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Jeep Cherokee vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Jeep Cherokee vs. Subaru Forester Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $38,795

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $4,035

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,858

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $5,477

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172018
ModelCherokeeCherokeeForester
TrimLimitedOverland2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $29,495 $34,895 $36,090
Base Invoice $28,781 $33,857 $33,675
AWD 2,000 1,055  
CD player, remote 495 495  
Uconnect 8.4N 1,195    
Technology Group 1,645 1,645  
SafetyTec Group 1,095    
Luxury Group 1,815    
Trailer Tow Group 795    
Cargo cover 145 145  
3.2L V6 1,745 1,745  
Panoramic sunroof 1,755 1,755  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror     245
Door sill trim plates     53
Cargo net     68
Universal garage door opener     120
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror     230
Remote start     455
Class II trailer hitch     619
AWD 1,955 1,119  
CD player, remote 450 450  
Uconnect 8.4N 1,087    
Technology Group 1,497 1,497  
SafetyTec Group 996    
Luxury Group 1,652    
Trailer Tow Group 723    
Cargo cover 132 132  
3.2L V6 1,588 1,588  
Panoramic sunroof 1,597 1,597  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror     158
Door sill trim plates     34
Cargo net     44
Universal garage door opener     78
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror     149
Remote start     341
Class II trailer hitch     464
Options (change) 12,685 6,840 1,790
Options (change) 11,677 6,383 1,268
Destination 1,095 1,095 915
Total Price $43,275 $42,830 $38,795
Total Invoice $41,553 $41,335 $35,858

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Jeep Cherokee vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $810
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,365
Model Year201720172018
ModelCherokeeCherokeeForester
TrimLimitedOverland2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine271hp V6271hp V6250hp H4
TransmissionT9T9CVT-8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG23/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6506, 10440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18225/55-18225/55-18
Total Price$43,275$42,830$38,795
Adjustments for Features-2,000-3,2250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$41,275$39,605$38,795
Cost Above Minimum$1,670$0$0
Total Invoice$41,553$41,335$35,858
Adjustments for Features-1,920-3,1120
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$39,633$38,223$35,858
Cost Above Minimum$1,410$0$0

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Features Comparison: Jeep Cherokee vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year201720172018
ModelCherokeeCherokeeForester
TrimLimitedOverland2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400$1400 
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
Remote app$25$25 
Semi-automated parking system$500$500 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0 
Backup collision intervention  $150
Full-size spare tire$225  
Hill descent control  $250
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100 
Lane sway warning  $25
Obstacle detection, front$200$200 
Pedestrian detection  $50
Temporary spare tire $150$150
Trailer sway control$25$25 
Cargo Management 
Cargo organizer$100$100 
Cargo tray  $40
Class II trailer hitch  $200
Class III trailer hitch$250  
Storage compartment under front seat(s)$50$50 
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player  $125
CD player, remote$100$100 
Navigation map updates, three years  $0
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175 
Rear air vents$100$100 
Satellite radio  $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250 
SD Card slot$25$25 
Text dictation$50$50 
Variable intermittent wipers  $75
Voice control for external devices$0$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 $250
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Sunroof, large  $1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror  $75
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250 
LED headlights  $1000
Steering-linked headlights  $150
Xenon HID headlights$500$500 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300 
Door sill trim plates $100$100
Folding passenger seat$150$150 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 $150
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75$75 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$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  $50
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100 
Upgraded floor mats $0 
Upholstered instrument cluster hood$50$50 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather $1000 
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel $150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels  $350
Polished alloy wheels$350$350 
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$10,275$11,500$8,275
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,000$3,225$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,920-3,1120

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Specifications Comparison: Jeep Cherokee vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20172018
ModelCherokeeForester
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase106.3 in103.9 in
Length182.0 in180.9 in
Width73.2 in70.7 in
Height65.7 in66.4 in
Curb Weight4,044 lb.3,653 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.4 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.6 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.8 in53.9 in
Row 1 Legroom41.1 in43.0 in
Row 2 Headroom38.5 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room49.9 in53.0 in
Row 2 Legroom40.3 in38.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
24.8 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
54.9 ft374.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Jeep Cherokee Limited

Uconnect 8.4N
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested750100%
Total Not Requested00%
Technology Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Obstacle detection, front200No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested130046%
Total Not Requested155054%
SafetyTec Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested600100%
Total Not Requested00%
Luxury Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Power liftgate350Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Total Requested55065%
Total Not Requested30035%
Trailer Tow Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Full-size spare tire75No
Class III trailer hitch250No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested475100%

Option Package Details
Jeep Cherokee Overland

Technology Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Obstacle detection, front200No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested130046%
Total Not Requested155054%

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 mirror75No
Total Requested7543%
Total Not Requested10057%

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