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Audi Q5 vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi Q5 vs. Subaru Forester Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $38,353

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $17,072

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,525

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $16,093

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelQ5Forester
Trim2.0T2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $41,500 $36,090
Base Invoice $38,596 $33,675
Premium Plus Package 4,000  
Driver Assistance Package 1,800  
Prestige Package 5,300  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575  
All-weather floor mats 200 81
Cargo cover 225  
Class III trailer hitch 850  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   245
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror   230
Door sill trim plates   53
Universal garage door opener   120
Class II trailer hitch   619
Premium Plus Package 3,720  
Driver Assistance Package 1,674  
Prestige Package 4,930  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536  
All-weather floor mats 186 52
Cargo cover 209  
Class III trailer hitch 792  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   158
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror   149
Door sill trim plates   34
Universal garage door opener   78
Class II trailer hitch   464
Options (change) 12,950 1,348
Options (change) 12,047 935
Destination 975 915
Total Price $55,425 $38,353
Total Invoice $51,618 $35,525

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi Q5 vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $12,017
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $11,385
Model Year20182018
ModelQ5Forester
Trim2.0T2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine252hp I4250hp H4
TransmissionS7CVT-8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/27 MPG23/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)755, 19440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/45-20225/55-18
Total Price$55,425$38,353
Adjustments for Features-5,0550
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$50,370$38,353
Total Invoice$51,618$35,525
Adjustments for Features-4,7080
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$46,910$35,525

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Features Comparison: Audi Q5 vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182018
ModelQ5Forester
Trim2.0T2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed plus topography and road sign aware$1400 
Heated steering wheel $100
Lead vehicle start alert $25
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving$100 
PIN Code Access $10
Remote app$25 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras$500 
Backup collision intervention $150
Collision preparation system, rear$100 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Evasive maneuver assist$200 
Following distance indicator$25 
Knee airbag, driver $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Lane sway warning $25
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Rearview camera $200
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Turn assist$25 
Vehicle exit assist$25 
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view front camera$150 
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Aluminum roof rails$250 
Cargo tray $40
Class II trailer hitch $200
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Roof rails $250
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support$0 
App support $100
Apple CarPlay support$0 
Automatic air recirculation$100 
CD player $125
CD player, remote$100 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Handwriting recognition$200 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
In-vehicle Internet$150 
Media drive$15 
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
SD Card slot$25 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Surround sound$250 
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Wiper de-icer $25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Laminated front side windows$200 
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof, large $1100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Fog light, rear$100 
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Predictive efficiency assist$0 
Road sign information$75 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Regenerative braking$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver 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 $50
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Upholstered door armrests (optional)$0 
Wood trim$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Terrain selector $200
Total Value of Features$12,280$7,225
Value of Feature Adjustments$5,055$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,7080

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Specifications Comparison: Audi Q5 vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182018
ModelQ5Forester
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.0 in103.9 in
Length183.6 in180.9 in
Width74.5 in70.7 in
Height65.3 in66.4 in
Curb Weight4,045 lb.3,653 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.7 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.7 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in53.9 in
Row 1 Legroom40.9 in43.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.3 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in53.0 in
Row 2 Legroom37.8 in38.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
26.8 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
60.4 ft374.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi Q5 2.0T

Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Electronic systems calibration selector200No
LED headlights500Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Vehicle exit assist25No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Total Requested240057%
Total Not Requested177543%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving100No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed plus topography and road sign aware1150No
Total Requested80034%
Total Not Requested157566%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Surround sound250No
Laminated front side windows200No
Around view cameras300No
255/45HR20 tires400No
Wide-view front camera150No
Wide-view rear camera0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Bang & Olufsen, 755W, 19 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Upholstered door armrests (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25No
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested105028%
Total Not Requested274072%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Total Requested15086%
Total Not Requested2514%

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