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Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Subaru Forester Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,974

Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring   
Difference: $10,346

Lowest Total Invoice: $33,185

Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring   
Difference: $11,100

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182018201820182018
ModelGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeForesterForester
TrimLimitedLimited Sterling EditionTrailhawkOverlandOverland High AltitudeSummit2.5i Touring2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $38,195 $42,195 $43,295 $44,995 $47,490 $50,995 $33,090 $36,090
Base Invoice $36,932 $40,492 $41,755 $43,256 $45,477 $48,836 $30,887 $33,675
Active Safety Group 1,495 1,495 1,495 1,495        
Blind spot warning system 595   595 595        
Luxury Group II 4,495              
CD player, remote 445 445 445 445 445 445    
Luxury Group   1,795            
Trailhawk Luxury Group     2,995          
Trailer Tow Group IV       795   795    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror             245 245
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror             230 230
Door sill trim plates             53 53
Cargo net             68 68
All-weather floor mats             81 81
Rear bumper protector             98 98
Universal garage door opener             120 120
Remote start             455 455
Class II trailer hitch             619 619
Active Safety Group 1,331 1,331 1,331 1,331        
Blind spot warning system 530   530 530        
Luxury Group II 4,001              
CD player, remote 396 396 396 396 396 396    
Luxury Group   1,598            
Trailhawk Luxury Group     2,666          
Trailer Tow Group IV       708   708    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror             158 158
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror             149 149
Door sill trim plates             34 34
Cargo net             44 44
All-weather floor mats             52 52
Rear bumper protector             63 63
Universal garage door opener             78 78
Remote start             341 341
Class II trailer hitch             464 464
Options (change) 7,030 3,735 5,530 3,330 445 1,240 1,969 1,969
Options (change) 6,258 3,325 4,923 2,965 396 1,104 1,383 1,383
Destination 1,095 1,095 1,095 1,095 1,095 1,095 915 915
Total Price $46,320 $47,025 $49,920 $49,420 $49,030 $53,330 $35,974 $38,974
Total Invoice $44,285 $44,912 $47,773 $47,316 $46,968 $51,035 $33,185 $35,973

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $9,156
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $10,004
Model Year20182018201820182018201820182018
ModelGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeForesterForester
TrimLimitedLimited Sterling EditionTrailhawkOverlandOverland High AltitudeSummit2.5i Touring2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Enginehp 293hp V6293hp V6293hp V6293hp V6293hp V6170hp H4250hp H4
TransmissionT8T8T8T8T8T8CVTCVT-8
DrivetrainRWDAWD w/4LRWDRWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)506, 10506, 10506, 10506, 10506, 10825, 19440, 8440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/60-18265/50-20265/60-18265/50-20265/50-20265/50-20225/55-18225/55-18
Total Price$46,320$47,025$49,920$49,420$49,030$53,330$35,974$38,974
Adjustments for Features-525-525-4,790-2,890-3,040-3,8300-300
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$45,795$46,500$45,130$46,530$45,990$49,500$35,974$38,674
Cost Above Minimum$665$1,370$0$1,400$860$4,370$0$2,700
Total Invoice$44,285$44,912$47,773$47,316$46,968$51,035$33,185$35,973
Adjustments for Features-502-501-4,584-2,767-2,912-3,6650-277
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$43,783$44,411$43,189$44,549$44,056$47,370$33,185$35,696
Cost Above Minimum$594$1,222$0$1,360$867$4,181$0$2,511

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Features Comparison: Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182018201820182018201820182018
ModelGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeGrand CherokeeForesterForester
TrimLimitedLimited Sterling EditionTrailhawkOverlandOverland High AltitudeSummit2.5i Touring2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300$1300$1300$1300  
CVT      $1000 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT       $1100
RWD$0  $0 $0  
 $0  $0   
AWD w/low range  $2200     
AWD      $1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100$100$100$100$100  
Active noise reduction$0$0$0$0$0$0  
Adaptive cruise control      $750$750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000$1000$1000$1000$1000  
Lead vehicle start alert      $25$25
PIN Code Access      $10$10
Remote app$25$25$25$25$25$25  
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15$15$15$15  
Semi-automated parking system$500$500$500$500$500$500  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual      $250$250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350$350$350$350$350  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0$0$0$0$0  
Automatic braking, low-speed      $200$200
Backup collision intervention      $150$150
Crawl control  $500     
Full-size spare tire  $225$225$225$225  
Hill descent control      $250$250
Lane departure prevention, steering-based      $200$200
Lane sway warning      $25$25
Obstacle detection, front$200$200$200$200$200$200  
Pedestrian detection      $50$50
Temporary spare tire$150$150    $150$150
Terrain selector  $200   $200$200
Torque vectoring, brake-based       $100
Trailer sway control$25$25$25$25$25$25  
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover$75 $75$75$75$75$75$75
Cargo mat     $40  
Cargo net   $40$40$40$40$40
Cargo tray      $40$40
Class II trailer hitch      $200$200
Class IV trailer hitch  $300$300$300$300  
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150$150$150$150$150$150  
Towing camera$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Trailering equipment (7 wire)  $150$150$150$150  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100$100$100$100$100$100  
Apple CarPlay support$100$100$100$100$100$100  
CD player      $125$125
CD player, remote$100$100$100$100$100$100  
Navigation map updates, three years      $0$0
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175$175$175$175$175  
Rear air vents$100$100$100$100$100$100  
Satellite radio      $200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250$250$250$250$250  
Siri Eyes Free support      $0$0
Surround sound$250 $250$250$250$250  
Text dictation$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Variable intermittent wipers      $75$75
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0$0$0$0  
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Wiper de-icer      $25$25
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)    $0   
Black grille (optional)    $0   
Body kit    $0   
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)      $250$250
Laminated front side windows$200$200$200$200$200$200  
Laminated rear side windows     $100  
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200$1200$1200$1200$1200  
Skid plates  $150     
Sunroof, large      $1100$1100
Tow hook(s), front  $40     
Tow hook(s), rear    $25   
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75$75$75$75$75  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 $75$75$75$75$75$75
Headlight washers    $50$50  
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250$250$250$250$250  
LED headlights      $1000$1000
Power-folding mirrors  $50$50$50$50  
Steering-linked headlights      $150$150
Xenon HID headlights$500$500$500$500$500$500  
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150 $150$150$150  
Limited-slip rear differential  $300     
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100$100$100 $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
All-weather floor mats  $75   $75$75
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 $300$300$300$300  
Door sill trim plates$100$100$100$100$100 $100$100
Floor mats$75$75 $75$75$75$75$75
Heated second row seats$200$200$200$200$200$200  
Illuminated door sill trim plates     $200  
Leather door panel trim $250 $250$250$250  
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150   $150$150
Metal accent trim (optional) $0   $0  
Metal pedals    $75   
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150$150$150$150$150  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150  $150$150$150  
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100  $100$100$100  
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100  $100$100$100  
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat      $100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat$100  $100$100$100  
Power release, second row seats      $50$50
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100  $100$100$100  
Synthetic suede headliner     $650  
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces  $0     
Upholstered instrument panel, leather $1000 $1000$1000$1000  
Wood trim   $300$300$300  
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel   $150$150$150  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable  $1000     
All-terrain tires$0       
Alloy wheels$350$350$350$350$350 $350$350
Auto-leveling rear shocks   $200$200$200  
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200$200$200$200$200  
Off-road suspension (upgrade)  $0     
Off-road tires  $0     
Polished alloy wheels     $350  
Sport suspension (upgrade)       $0
Wheels, dark finish    $0   
Total Value of Features$9,740$9,740$14,005$12,105$12,255$13,045$9,215$9,515
Value of Feature Adjustments$525$525$4,790$2,890$3,040$3,830$0$300
Value of Feature Adjustments-502-501-4,584-2,767-2,912-3,6650-277

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Specifications Comparison: Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182018
ModelGrand CherokeeForester
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase114.8 in103.9 in
Length189.8 in180.9 in
Width76.5 in70.7 in
Height69.3 in66.4 in
Curb Weight4,514 lb.3,323 lb.
Fuel Capacity24.6 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.0 in53.9 in
Row 1 Legroom40.3 in43.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.2 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.0 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.2 in53.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.6 in38.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
36.3 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
68.3 ft374.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

Active Safety Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Obstacle detection, front200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested70031%
Total Not Requested155069%
Luxury Group II
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Cargo cover75Yes
Surround sound250No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Active noise reduction0No
Alpine, 506W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Towing camera50No
265/60R18 tires400No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Vehicle health reports0Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
App support100Yes
Remote app25No
Text dictation50No
Total Requested192540%
Total Not Requested287560%

Option Package Details
Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited Sterling Edition

Active Safety Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Obstacle detection, front200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested70031%
Total Not Requested155069%
Luxury Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Panoramic sunroof300No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested70064%
Total Not Requested40036%

Option Package Details
Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk

Trailhawk Luxury Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Cargo cover75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
265/60R18 tires400No
Total Requested77530%
Total Not Requested180070%
Active Safety Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Obstacle detection, front200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested70031%
Total Not Requested155069%

Option Package Details
Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland

Active Safety Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested70033%
Total Not Requested145067%
Trailer Tow Group IV
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-leveling rear shocks200No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Class IV trailer hitch300No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested650100%

Option Package Details
Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit

Trailer Tow Group IV
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-leveling rear shocks200No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Class IV trailer hitch300No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested650100%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.5i 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%

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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