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Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Subaru Forester Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $38,925

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $6,040

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,941

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $6,575

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelSanta FeSanta FeForester
TrimSE UltimateLimited Ultimate2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $38,850 $39,550 $36,090
Base Invoice $36,894 $37,156 $33,675
AWD 1,750 1,750  
Tech Package 2,100 2,100  
Floor mats 150 150  
Cargo net 50 50 68
Cargo tray 100 100  
All-weather floor mats 155 155 81
Rear bumper protector 70 70 98
Cargo cover 190 190  
Roof rack crossbars 250 250 181
Class II trailer hitch 350 350 619
Auto-dimming rearview mirror     245
Door sill trim plates     53
Universal garage door opener     120
Remote start     455
AWD 1,643 1,626  
Tech Package 1,911 1,911  
Floor mats 121 121  
Cargo net 41 41 44
Cargo tray 80 80  
All-weather floor mats 124 124 52
Rear bumper protector 57 57 63
Cargo cover 153 153  
Roof rack crossbars 226 226 117
Class II trailer hitch 316 316 464
Auto-dimming rearview mirror     158
Door sill trim plates     34
Universal garage door opener     78
Remote start     341
Options (change) 5,165 5,165 1,920
Options (change) 4,672 4,655 1,351
Destination 950 950 915
Total Price $44,965 $45,665 $38,925
Total Invoice $42,516 $42,761 $35,941

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,575
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,244
Model Year201820182018
ModelSanta FeSanta FeForester
TrimSE UltimateLimited Ultimate2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp V6290hp V6250hp H4
TransmissionT6T6CVT-8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/24 MPG18/24 MPG23/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 12?, 12440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-19235/55-19225/55-18
Total Price$44,965$45,665$38,925
Adjustments for Features-2,465-2,4650
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$42,500$43,200$38,925
Cost Above Minimum$0$700$0
Total Invoice$42,516$42,761$35,941
Adjustments for Features-2,331-2,3080
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$40,185$40,453$35,941
Cost Above Minimum$0$268$0

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Features Comparison: Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year201820182018
ModelSanta FeSanta FeForester
TrimSE UltimateLimited Ultimate2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100 
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000 
Lead vehicle start alert  $25
PIN Code Access  $10
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125$125 
Remote app$25$25 
Remote climate control$25$25 
Remote start  $150
Remote start via app$75$75 
Sunshades, second row$125$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras$500$500 
Backup collision intervention  $150
Lane departure prevention, steering-based  $200
Lane sway warning  $25
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100
Rearview camera  $200
Side curtain airbags  $350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500$500 
Terrain selector  $200
Cargo Management 
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100$100 
App support  $100
Apple CarPlay support$100$100 
Ionizing air filtration$50$50 
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150 
Rear HVAC unit$400$400 
Siri Eyes Free support  $0
SMS text-to-speech reader  $25
Surround sound$250$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $300
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325$325 
Traffic + travel information  $25
Exterior 
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Sunroof, large  $1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting  $150
LED headlights  $1000
Xenon HID headlights$500$500 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300 
Folding third row seats$600$600 
Heated second row seats$200$200 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75$75 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $100
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100 
Power release, second row seats  $50
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$10,375$10,375$7,910
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,465$2,465$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,331-2,3080

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Specifications Comparison: Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182018
ModelSanta FeForester
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase110.2 in103.9 in
Length193.1 in180.9 in
Width74.2 in70.7 in
Height66.5 in66.4 in
Curb Weight4,178 lb.3,653 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.8 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.4 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.7 in53.9 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in43.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.4 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.3 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.4 in53.0 in
Row 2 Legroom40.4 in38.0 in
Row 3 Headroom35.7 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room53.9 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room44.1 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom30.9 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
13.5 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
40.9 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
80.0 ft374.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Hyundai Santa Fe SE Ultimate

Tech Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested170069%
Total Not Requested75031%

Option Package Details
Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Ultimate

Tech Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested170069%
Total Not Requested75031%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

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