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For this 2015 Subaru Forester vs. 2015 Mazda CX-5 price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Forester vs. CX-5 Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Forester and CX-5 will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring's price is $1,032 lower than the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Forester vs. CX-5 Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring, the Mazda CX-5 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 Subaru Forester vs. Mazda CX-5 Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. After a $3760 adjustment for the Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring's additional features, the Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring is $1,032 less than the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring.

Invoice Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Mazda CX-5

Price Comparison (MSRP): Subaru Forester vs. Mazda CX-5

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-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: 2,728

Lowest Total Invoice

Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring   
Difference: 1,297
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Model Year201520152015
ModelForesterForesterCX-5
Trim2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 30,095 33,095 27,970
Base Invoice 28,144 30,927 27,176
Navigation and Eyesight Package 1,895 1,895  
Rear bumper protector 95 95 100
All-weather floor mats 72 72 100
Cargo cover 182 182 190
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 199 199  
Class II trailer hitch 634 634 425
Remote start 445 445 525
Universal garage door opener 76 76  
Technology Package     1,425
Roof rails     250
Navigation and Eyesight Package     0
Rear bumper protector     80
All-weather floor mats     80
Cargo cover     152
Auto-dimming rearview mirror     0
Class II trailer hitch     340
Remote start     420
Universal garage door opener     0
Technology Package     1,268
Roof rails     200
Options (show) (change) 3,598 3,598 3,015
Options (show) (change) 2,849 2,849 2,540
Destination 850 850 830
Total Price 34,543 37,543 31,815
Total Invoice 31,843 34,626 30,546

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Mazda CX-5

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 1,032
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 2,169
Model Year201520152015
ModelForesterForesterCX-5
Trim2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine170hp H4250hp H4184hp I4
TransmissionCVTCVT-8T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers440, 8440, 8225, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18225/55-18225/55-19
Total Price34,54337,54331,815
Adjustments for Features-3,760-3,9600
Feature-Adjusted Total Price30,78333,58331,815
Cost Above Minimum02,8000
Total Invoice31,84334,62630,546
Adjustments for Features-3,466-3,6520
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice28,37730,97430,546
Cost Above Minimum02,5970

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year201520152015
ModelForesterForesterCX-5
Trim2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000  
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1100
AWD$1700$1700 
FWD  $0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$850$850 
Cruise control  $250
Lead vehicle start alert$25$25 
Power liftgate$350$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist  $25
Automatic braking, high-speed$150$150 
Blind spot warning system  $200
Forward collision alert$200$200 
Front seat active head restraints  $50
Hill descent control$250$250 
Knee airbag, driver$100$100 
Lane departure warning system$200$200 
Lane sway warning system$25$25 
Pedestrian detection$100$100 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$200$200 
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray$40$40 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100$100 
Pandora internet radio connectivity  $50
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Surround sound  $250
Traffic + travel information$25$25 
Traffic information  $25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Wiper de-icer$25$25 
Exterior 
Sunroof  $900
Sunroof, large$1100$1100 
Wheel-lip moldings  $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights  $125
Automatic-off headlights$25$25 
Compass$0$0 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver  $50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger  $50
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
Steering-linked headlights  $150
Visor mirror, driver$10$10 
Visor mirror, passenger$10$10 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75 
Power release, second row seats$250$250 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0 
Total Value of Features$7,235$7,435$3,475
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,760$3,960$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,466-3,6520

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20152015
ModelForesterCX-5
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in106.3 in
Length180.9 in178.7 in
Width70.7 in72.4 in
Height66.4 in65.7 in
Curb Weight3,297 lb.3,195 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.14.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in40.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in57.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in55.2 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in55.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in53.7 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in39.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft334.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft364.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
2.5i Touring

Navigation and Eyesight Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control600No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system200No
Lane departure warning system200No
Automatic braking, low-speed250Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150No
Forward collision alert200No
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 information25No
App support100No
Total Requested120042%
Total Not Requested162558%

Option Package Details
2.0XT Touring

Navigation and Eyesight Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control600No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system200No
Lane departure warning system200No
Automatic braking, low-speed250Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150No
Forward collision alert200No
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 information25No
App support100No
Total Requested120042%
Total Not Requested162558%

Option Package Details
Grand Touring

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Alarm100No
Voice control for nav and audio50Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed250Yes
Speed limit information0No
Total Requested167587%
Total Not Requested25013%

 

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