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BMW X1 vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW X1 vs. Subaru Forester Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $36,593

Subaru Forester Touring   
Difference: $14,652

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212021
ModelX1Forester
TrimxDrive28iTouring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $37,400 $34,895
M Sport Design 3,500  
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats 300  
Premium Tier 3,250  
Driving Assistance Package 700  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,000  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550  
Temporary spare tire 150  
Leather seating surfaces 1,450  
Obstacle detection, rear 800  
Panoramic sunroof 1,150  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   245
Door sill trim plates   53
Universal garage door opener   120
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror   230
M Sport Design 3,220  
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats 275  
Premium Tier 2,990  
Driving Assistance Package 645  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 920  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505  
Temporary spare tire 140  
Leather seating surfaces 1,335  
Obstacle detection, rear 735  
Panoramic sunroof 1,060  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   158
Door sill trim plates   34
Universal garage door opener   78
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror   149
Options (change) 12,850 648
Options (change) 11,825 419
Destination 995 1,050
Total Price $51,245 $36,593

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW X1 vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $11,507
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $10,733
Model Year20212021
ModelX1Forester
TrimxDrive28iTouring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine228hp I4182hp H4
TransmissionT8CVT-7
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/31 MPG26/33 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 7440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/50-18225/55-18
Total Price$51,245$36,593
Adjustments for Features-3,1450
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$48,100$36,593

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Features Comparison: BMW X1 vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20212021
ModelX1Forester
TrimxDrive28iTouring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Heated steering wheel $100
Lead vehicle start alert $25
PIN Code Access $10
Remote app$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Semi-automated parking system$500 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Backup collision intervention $150
Blind spot warning system $200
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100
Knee airbag, passenger$75 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane sway warning $25
Obstacle detection, front$150 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100
Terrain selector $200
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray $40
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Storage compartment under front seat(s)$50 
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Automatic air recirculation$100 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Handwriting recognition$200 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
In-vehicle Internet$150 
Media drive$15 
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Rear air vents$100 
S Voice support$0 
Satellite radio $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250 
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wiper de-icer $25
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0 
Bodyside cladding$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof, large $1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Cornering lights$50 
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
LED headlights $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Regenerative braking$0 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50 
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 seatback bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Wood trim$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Total Value of Features$10,720$7,575
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,145$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-7980

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Specifications Comparison: BMW X1 vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20212021
ModelX1Forester
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.1 in105.1 in
Length174.8 in182.1 in
Width71.7 in71.5 in
Height63.5 in67.5 in
Curb Weight3,660 lb.3,449 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.1 gal.16.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom42.0 in41.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.7 in58.2 in
Row 1 Legroom40.4 in43.3 in
Row 2 Headroom39.4 in39.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in57.2 in
Row 2 Legroom37.0 in39.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
27.1 ft335.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
58.7 ft376.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW X1 xDrive28i

M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Wood trim300No
Bodyside cladding100No
Special interior trim0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100No
Front sport buckets100No
Power-folding mirrors50No
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Compass0Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested57527%
Total Not Requested152573%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Cornering lights50No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested167562%
Total Not Requested104038%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested850100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 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 mirror75No
Total Requested7543%
Total Not Requested10057%

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