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Price Comparison (MSRP): Nissan Murano vs. Subaru Forester

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Invoice Comparison: Nissan Murano vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Total Price

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: 5,543

Lowest Total Invoice

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: 5,491
Model Year201520152016
ModelMuranoMuranoForester
TrimSLPlatinum2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 36,950 39,000 33,795
Base Invoice 34,685 36,607 31,569
Rear bumper protector 190 190 95
Technology Package 2,260 2,260  
Floor mats 210 210  
Roof rack crossbars 280 280 199
AWD 1,600 1,600  
Illuminated door sill trim plates 350    
Navigation and Eyesight Package     1,395
Door sill trim plates     38
Universal garage door opener     76
Auto-dimming rearview mirror     199
Cargo net     90
Remote start     445
Rear bumper protector     61
Technology Package     0
Floor mats     0
Roof rack crossbars     117
AWD     0
Illuminated door sill trim plates     0
Navigation and Eyesight Package     1,195
Door sill trim plates     24
Universal garage door opener     49
Auto-dimming rearview mirror     129
Cargo net     58
Remote start     333
Options (show) (change) 4,890 4,540 2,537
Options (show) (change) 4,306 4,040 1,966
Destination 885 885 850
Total Price 42,725 44,425 37,182
Total Invoice 39,876 41,532 34,385

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Summary

For this 2015 Nissan Murano vs. 2016 Subaru Forester price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Murano vs. Forester Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Murano 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 $6,073 lower than the Nissan Murano SL's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Murano 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 Nissan Murano SL 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 Nissan Murano vs. Subaru Forester Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. After a $530 adjustment for the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring's additional features, the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring is $6,073 less than the Nissan Murano SL.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Murano vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 6,073
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 5,981
Model Year201520152016
ModelMuranoMuranoForester
TrimSLPlatinum2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine260hp V6260hp V6250hp H4
TransmissionCVTCVTCVT-8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/28 MPG21/28 MPG23/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 11?, 11440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/65-18235/55-20225/55-18
Total Price42,72544,42537,182
Adjustments for Features0-1,600-530
Feature-Adjusted Total Price42,72542,82536,652
Cost Above Minimum01000
Total Invoice39,87641,53234,385
Adjustments for Features0-1,496-490
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice39,87640,03633,895
Cost Above Minimum01600

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Features Comparison: Nissan Murano vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year201520152016
ModelMuranoMuranoForester
TrimSLPlatinum2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000$1000 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel $100 
Lead vehicle start alert  $25
PIN Code Access  $10
Remote window/roof operation$15$15 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras$500$500 
Automatic braking, low-speed  $250
Blind spot warning system$200$200 
Forward collision warning  $200
Front seat active head restraints$50$50 
Hill descent control  $250
Lane departure warning system  $200
Lane sway warning system  $25
Moving object detection, rear$25$25 
Pedestrian detection  $100
Predictive forward collision warning$250$250 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100
Rear cross-traffic detection$100$100 
Rearview camera  $200
Vehicle health reports  $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray  $40
Overhead sunglass holder  $25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input  $50
Rear air vents$100$100 
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $350
Wiper de-icer  $25
Exterior 
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Sunroof, large  $1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights$125$125 
Automatic-off headlights  $25
Compass  $0
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $600 
Steering-linked fog lights  $25
Visor mirror, driver  $10
Visor mirror, passenger  $10
Xenon HID headlights  $500
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300 
Door sill trim plates $100$100
Folding second row seats$300 $300
Heated second row seats $200 
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200  
Memory system, driver seat$200$200 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100 
Power release, second row seats  $100
Power-folding second row seats $700 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector  $200
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$6,840$8,440$7,370
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,600$530
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,496-490

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Murano vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20152016
ModelMuranoForester
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.2 in103.9 in
Length192.8 in180.9 in
Width75.4 in70.7 in
Height66.6 in66.4 in
Curb Weight3,920 lb.3,624 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.0 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.6 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.8 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.6 in43.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.8 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.2 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.7 in38.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
39.6 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
69.9 ft374.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Murano SL

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Predictive forward collision warning250No
Total Requested185088%
Total Not Requested25012%

Option Package Details
Nissan Murano Platinum

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Predictive forward collision warning250No
Total Requested185088%
Total Not Requested25012%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0No
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Navigation and Eyesight Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning system200No
Steering-linked fog lights25No
Automatic braking, low-speed250No
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection100No
Navigation system600Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested182572%
Total Not Requested72528%

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