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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: $36,335

Kia Sportage SX   
Difference: $1,890

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,302

Kia Sportage SX   
Difference: $1,123

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
TrimSX2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $32,800 $36,090
Base Invoice $31,043 $33,675
Floor mats 135  
Cargo net 50 68
Cargo tray 80  
Rear bumper protector 75 98
Cargo cover 150  
Roof rack crossbars 225 181
Remote start 425 455
AWD 1,500  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   245
Door sill trim plates   53
Universal garage door opener   120
Floor mats 108  
Cargo net 42 44
Cargo tray 67  
Rear bumper protector 62 63
Cargo cover 120  
Roof rack crossbars 187 117
Remote start 353 341
AWD 1,425  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   158
Door sill trim plates   34
Universal garage door opener   78
Options (change) 2,640 1,220
Options (change) 2,364 835
Destination 895 915
Total Price $36,335 $38,225
Total Invoice $34,302 $35,425

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Sportage SX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,280
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $558
Model Year20182018
TrimSX2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine240hp I4250hp H4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/23 MPG23/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)320, 8440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-19225/55-18
Total Price$36,335$38,225
Adjustments for Features0-610
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$36,335$37,615
Total Invoice$34,302$35,425
Adjustments for Features0-565
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$34,302$34,860

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Features Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182018
TrimSX2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100
Adaptive cruise control $750
Cruise control$250 
Lead vehicle start alert $25
PIN Code Access $10
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Backup collision intervention $150
Knee airbag, driver $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane sway warning $25
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100
Terrain selector $200
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100 
Interior air filter $0
Ionizing air filtration$50 
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rear air vents$100 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
Surround sound$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Traffic + travel information $25
Traffic information$25 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof, large $1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting $150
LED headlights $1000
Outside temperature display $50
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Lockable center differential$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 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$6,975$7,585
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$610
Value of Feature Adjustments0-565

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Sportage vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182018
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,
30.7 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
60.1 ft374.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring

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

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