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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: $37,620

Kia Sportage SX   
Difference: $769

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212018
ModelSportageForester
TrimSX2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $33,750 $36,090
Floor mats 155  
Cargo net 50 68
Cargo tray 115  
Rear bumper protector 75 98
Cargo cover 150  
Roof rack crossbars 225 181
Class II trailer hitch 425 619
AWD 1,500  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   245
Door sill trim plates   53
Universal garage door opener   120
Floor mats 0  
Cargo net 0 44
Cargo tray 0  
Rear bumper protector 0 63
Cargo cover 0  
Roof rack crossbars 0 117
Class II trailer hitch 0 464
AWD 0  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   158
Door sill trim plates   34
Universal garage door opener   78
Options (change) 2,695 1,384
Options (change) 0 958
Destination 1,175 915
Total Price $37,620 $38,389

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Sportage SX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,884
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $34,408
Model Year20212018
ModelSportageForester
TrimSX2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine240hp I4250hp H4
TransmissionT6CVT-8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/24 MPG23/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)320, 8440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-19225/55-18
Total Price$37,620$38,389
Adjustments for Features-1,1150
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$36,505$38,389

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Features Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20212018
ModelSportageForester
TrimSX2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
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 $0
Terrain selector $200
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Climate Control 
Interior air filter $0
Ionizing air filtration$50 
Rear air vents$100 
Drivetrain 
Lockable center differential$150 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia$0 
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia$0 
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof, large $1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100 
App support $0
Apple CarPlay support$100 
CD player $125
HD radio $50
MP3-compatible player $50
Navigation map updates, three years $0
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 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Memory system, driver seat $200
Metal pedals$75 
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 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Total Value of Features$7,675$6,560
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,115$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-350

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20212018
ModelSportageForester
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.1 in103.9 in
Length176.4 in180.9 in
Width73.0 in70.7 in
Height64.8 in66.4 in
Curb Weight3,765 lb.3,653 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.4 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.3 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.1 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.3 in53.9 in
Row 1 Legroom41.5 in43.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.2 in53.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.2 in38.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
30.7 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
60.1 ft374.7 ft3

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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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