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For this 2014 Subaru Forester vs. 2014 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 Limited's price is $444 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 Limited, the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring includes additional features worth $840. 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. Despite a $840 adjustment for the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring's additional features, the Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited is $444 less than the Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited.

Invoice Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Mazda CX-5

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

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Lowest Total Price: Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited
Difference: 1,284
Lowest Total Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited
Difference: 2,335
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Model Year201420142014
ModelForesterForesterCX-5
Trim2.5i Limited2.5i TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 27,995 29,995 27,620
Base Invoice 26,222 28,051 26,824
Navigation system 1,100    
All-weather floor mats 72 72 100
Rear bumper protector 92 92 100
Cargo cover 182 182 190
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 198 198  
Class II trailer hitch 622 622 425
Remote start 436 436 525
Universal garage door opener 74 74  
Technology Package     1,625
Automatic braking, low-speed     0
Roof rails     250
AWD     1,250
Navigation system     0
All-weather floor mats     80
Rear bumper protector     80
Cargo cover     152
Auto-dimming rearview mirror     0
Class II trailer hitch     340
Remote start     420
Universal garage door opener     0
Technology Package     1,446
Automatic braking, low-speed     0
Roof rails     200
AWD     1,213
Options (show) (change) 2,776 1,676 4,465
Options (show) (change) 2,168 1,193 3,931
Destination 825 825 795
Total Price 31,596 32,496 32,880
Total Invoice 29,215 30,069 31,550

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 444
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 1,529
Model Year201420142014
ModelForesterForesterCX-5
Trim2.5i Limited2.5i TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine170hp H4170hp H4184hp I4
TransmissionCVTCVTT6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)24/32 MPG24/32 MPG24/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 6440, 8225, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-17225/60-17225/55-19
Total Price31,59632,49632,880
Adjustments for Features0-400-840
Feature-Adjusted Total Price31,59632,09632,040
Cost Above Minimum05000
Total Invoice29,21530,06931,550
Adjustments for Features0-370-806
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice29,21529,69930,744
Cost Above Minimum04840

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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: Subaru Forester vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year201420142014
ModelForesterForesterCX-5
Trim2.5i Limited2.5i TouringGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000$1000 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Power liftgate$350$350 
Proximity key  $250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist  $25
Automatic braking, low-speed  $250
Blind spot warning system  $200
Front seat active head restraints  $50
Hill descent control$250$250 
Knee airbag, driver$100$100 
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray$40$40 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100$100 
Dual-zone climate control $125$125
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
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25
Visor mirror, driver$10$10 
Visor mirror, passenger$10$10 
Xenon HID headlights  $500
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75 
Power release, second row seats $250 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 
Total Value of Features$5,235$5,635$6,075
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$400$840
Value of Feature Adjustments0-370-806

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Mazda CX-5

Model Year20142014
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 Weight3,366 lb.3,532 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 Limited

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
App support100No
Total Requested95088%
Total Not Requested12512%

Option Package Details
Grand Touring

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Proximity key250No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500No
Alarm100No
Voice control for nav and audio50Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Navigation system600Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Total Requested92548%
Total Not Requested100052%

 

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