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For this 2012 Mazda CX-7 vs. 2015 Subaru Forester price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The CX-7 vs. Forester Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the CX-7 and Forester will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring's price is $619 lower than the Mazda CX-7 s Grand Touring's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The CX-7 vs. Forester Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring, the Mazda CX-7 s Grand Touring includes additional features worth $0. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. Additional notes

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Mazda CX-7 vs. Subaru Forester Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. After a $2330 adjustment for the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring's additional features, the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring is $619 less than the Mazda CX-7 s Grand Touring.

Invoice Comparison: Mazda CX-7 vs. Subaru Forester

Price Comparison (MSRP): Mazda CX-7 vs. Subaru Forester

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Lowest Total Price

Mazda CX-7 s Grand Touring   
Difference: 1,711

Lowest Total Invoice

Mazda CX-7 s Grand Touring   
Difference: 688
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Model Year20122015
ModelCX-7Forester
Trims Grand Touring2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 31,840 33,095
Base Invoice 30,443 30,927
Rear spoiler 400  
Door sill trim plates 145 38
All-weather floor mats 80 72
Cargo tray 70  
Cargo net 50 90
Remote start 350 445
Class II trailer hitch 335 634
Universal garage door opener   76
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   199
Rear bumper protector   95
Cargo cover   182
Rear spoiler   0
Door sill trim plates   24
All-weather floor mats   46
Cargo tray   0
Cargo net   58
Remote start   333
Class II trailer hitch   475
Universal garage door opener   49
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   129
Rear bumper protector   61
Cargo cover   118
Options (show) (change) 1,430 1,831
Options (show) (change) 1,144 1,293
Destination 795 850
Total Price 34,065 35,776
Total Invoice 32,382 33,070

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda CX-7 vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 619
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 1,466
Model Year20122015
ModelCX-7Forester
Trims Grand Touring2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine244hp I4250hp H4
TransmissionT6CVT-8
DrivetrainFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/25 MPG23/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers240, 9440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-19225/55-18
Total Price34,06535,776
Adjustments for Features0-2,330
Feature-Adjusted Total Price34,06533,446
Total Invoice32,38233,070
Adjustments for Features0-2,154
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice32,38230,916

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Price of the the Mazda CX-7

Price of the Mazda CX-7: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20114dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
0.9% financing deal
20084dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Compared to similarly equipped crossovers, more style/options for the money.
20084dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I got mine with 30000 miles for $14,000. What a buy.
20074dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Lease deals are great - just watch for Mazda bait and switch
20074dr SUV turbocharged 244hp 2.3L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
About $6,000 less than other SUVs with similar room,size and power. Mazdas 3.9% financing.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Price of the the Subaru Forester

Price of the Subaru Forester: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20114dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I find the overall value exceptional compared to other makes given all that is offered with the vehicle.
20094dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Price very good for AWD.
20094dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
We bought a well equipped Forester X premium for 21,500, plus got discount financing from Subaru
20074dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
Incentive financing and rebates
20024dr SUV 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
Got it used with only 40000 miles on it for a song at a local dealer. Nice, clean vehicle.

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Features Comparison: Mazda CX-7 vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20122015
ModelCX-7Forester
Trims Grand Touring2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1300
FWD$0 
AWD $1700
Accessories 
Power liftgate $350
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Tilt steering wheel, manual$150 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Blind spot warning system$200 
Front seat active head restraints$50 
Hill descent control $250
Knee airbag, driver $100
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Roof rails $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD changer, in-dash$325 
CD player $125
Dual-zone climate control $125
HD radio $50
Navigation system$600 
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Satellite radio$200 
Surround sound$250 
USB port $100
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Voice control for nav and audio$100 
Wiper de-icer $25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Sunroof$900 
Sunroof, large $1100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights$125 
Automatic-off headlights $25
Compass $0
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50 
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25
Visor mirror, driver $10
Visor mirror, passenger $10
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual recliner, second row seats $75
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power release, second row seats $250
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$4,540$6,870
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,330
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,154

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda CX-7 vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20122015
ModelCX-7Forester
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.3 in103.9 in
Length184.3 in180.9 in
Width73.7 in70.7 in
Height64.8 in66.4 in
Curb Weight3,787 lb.3,624 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.4 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.7 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.0 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.8 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.7 in43.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.3 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.8 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.4 in38.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
29.9 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
58.6 ft374.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
2.0XT Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0No
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

 

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