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For this 2015 Subaru Forester vs. 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Forester vs. Tiguan Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Forester and Tiguan 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 $3,474 lower than the Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Forester vs. Tiguan 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 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line includes additional features worth $1930. 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. Volkswagen Tiguan Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $1930 adjustment for the Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line's additional features, the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring is $3,474 less than the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring.

Invoice Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Price Comparison (MSRP): Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

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

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: 5,404

Lowest Total Invoice

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: 6,190
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Model Year20152014
ModelForesterTiguan
Trim2.0XT TouringR-Line
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 33,095 36,880
Base Invoice 30,927 35,406
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 199  
Class II trailer hitch 634 520
Door sill trim plates 38  
AWD   1,955
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   0
Class II trailer hitch   447
Door sill trim plates   0
AWD   1,877
Options (show) (change) 871 2,475
Options (show) (change) 628 2,324
Destination 850 865
Total Price 34,816 40,220
Total Invoice 32,405 38,595

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 3,474
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 4,338
Model Year20152014
ModelForesterTiguan
Trim2.0XT TouringR-Line
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp H4200hp I4
TransmissionCVT-8T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/28 MPG20/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers440, 8400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18255/40-19
Total Price34,81640,220
Adjustments for Features0-1,930
Feature-Adjusted Total Price34,81638,290
Total Invoice32,40538,595
Adjustments for Features0-1,852
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice32,40536,743

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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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What Our Members Are Saying about the Price of the the Volkswagen Tiguan

Price of the Volkswagen Tiguan: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20114dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
VW Credit gave me incredible financing even though I had a foreclosure and a bankruptcy the previous year.
Price of the Volkswagen Tiguan: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20134dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
That speaks for itself. My wife saw an ad for the Mercedes CUV, at a better price. "We bought a VW for more than a Mercedes-Benz?" she asked sardonicaly. "Yes, but it doesn't have the VW's goodies." The Tiguan's frills quickly feel like necessities. You NEED the micro-adjustments and seat-cushion tilt of the power seats. My teen driver needs the backup camera. The sunroof is a marvel. And aren't those the best headlights ever, bending 15% so I can pretend to schase them around curves? On a dark road, the left-side high beam rises high as the left, spotlighting that roadside deer you wouldn't see with a fixed high beam. A base Tiguan, in the low $20Ks, probably makes more sense than a Golf. You get a better engine and more interior space, even wothout the options.
20094dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Without large discounts, this vehicle is pricey.

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20152014
ModelForesterTiguan
Trim2.0XT TouringR-Line
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Power liftgate$350 
Remote app $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Hill descent control$250 
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Rollover sensor$50 
Trailer sway control $25
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Cargo tray$40 
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
HD radio$50 
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
iPod integration $100
Navigation system $600
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
Satellite radio $200
SD Card slot $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar $350
USB port$100 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Wiper de-icer$25 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Larger rear spoiler $200
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Rear spoiler$200 
Sunroof, large$1100 
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights $125
Automatic-off headlights$25 
Cornering lights $25
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50
Power-folding mirrors $50
Steering-linked headlights $150
Visor mirror, driver$10 
Visor mirror, passenger$10 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Memory system, driver seat $200
Metal pedals $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power release, second row seats$250 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Total Value of Features$5,985$7,915
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,930
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,852

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20152014
ModelForesterTiguan
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in102.5 in
Length180.9 in174.5 in
Width70.7 in71.2 in
Height66.4 in65.6 in
Curb Weight3,624 lb.3,591 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.16.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in56.2 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in40.1 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in35.8 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft323.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft356.1 ft3

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