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Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Forester Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,960

Kia Sportage EX   
Difference: $1,369

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212021
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $27,290 $34,895
Technology Package 4,560  
Illuminated door sill trim plates 295  
AWD 1,500  
Class II trailer hitch 425 619
Roof rack crossbars 225 181
Cargo cover 150  
Rear bumper protector 75 98
Cargo tray 115  
Cargo net 50 68
Floor mats 155  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   245
Door sill trim plates   53
Universal garage door opener   120
Technology Package 0  
Illuminated door sill trim plates 0  
AWD 0  
Class II trailer hitch 0 464
Roof rack crossbars 0 117
Cargo cover 0  
Rear bumper protector 0 63
Cargo tray 0  
Cargo net 0 44
Floor mats 0  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   158
Door sill trim plates   34
Universal garage door opener   78
Options (change) 7,550 1,384
Options (change) 0 958
Destination 1,120 1,050
Total Price $35,960 $37,329

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Sportage EX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,384
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $888
Model Year20212021
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine181hp I4182hp H4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/25 MPG26/33 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)320, 8440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18225/55-18
Total Price$35,960$37,329
Adjustments for Features-150
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,945$37,329

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Features Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20212021
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100
Adaptive cruise control $600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850 
Lead vehicle start alert $25
PIN Code Access $10
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125 
Remote app$25 
Remote climate control$25 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Backup collision intervention $150
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Knee airbag, driver $75
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Lane sway warning $25
Obstacle detection, front$150 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100
Terrain selector $200
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100 
App support $100
Apple CarPlay support$100 
CD player $125
HD radio $50
Interior air filter $0
Ionizing air filtration$50 
MP3-compatible player $50
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rear air vents$100 
Rear seat USB outlets (optional)$0 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Surround sound$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200
Traffic + travel information $25
Wireless charging station$75 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof, large $1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting $150
LED headlights $1000
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Lockable center differential$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Door sill trim plates $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Memory system, driver seat $200
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 
Power release, second row seats $50
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Total Value of Features$8,150$8,135
Value of Feature Adjustments$15$0
Value of Feature Adjustments00

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20212021
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.1 in105.1 in
Length176.4 in182.1 in
Width73.0 in71.5 in
Height64.8 in67.5 in
Curb Weight3,448 lb.3,449 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.4 gal.16.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.3 in41.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.1 in58.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.3 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.5 in43.3 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in39.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in57.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.2 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.2 in39.4 in
Cargo Volume,
30.7 ft335.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
60.1 ft376.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Kia Sportage EX

Technology Package
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Power recliner, passenger seat100No
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Obstacle detection, front150No
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Surround sound250No
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Interior lights, additional0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Temporary spare tire150Yes
Harman/Kardon, 320W, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700No
Wireless charging station75No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
911 assist25Yes
Remote climate control25No
Remote app25No
Vehicle health reports0Yes
Total Requested257543%
Total Not Requested347557%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

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