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Mazda Mazda5 vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mazda Mazda5 vs. Subaru Forester Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $26,640

Mazda Mazda5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $4,737

Lowest Total Invoice: $25,358

Mazda Mazda5 Grand Touring   
Difference: $3,798

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2015201820182018
ModelMazda5ForesterForesterForester
TrimGrand Touring2.5i Limited2.5i Touring2.0XT Touring
Body4dr Minivan4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $24,770 $29,395 $33,090 $36,090
Base Invoice $23,698 $27,505 $30,887 $33,675
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 295 245 245 245
Cargo net 40 68 68 68
All-weather floor mats 80 81 81 81
Rear bumper protector 50 98 98 98
Cargo cover 185      
Remote start 400 455 455 455
Universal garage door opener   120 120 120
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 236 158 158 158
Cargo net 32 44 44 44
All-weather floor mats 64 52 52 52
Rear bumper protector 40 63 63 63
Cargo cover 148      
Remote start 320 341 341 341
Universal garage door opener   78 78 78
Options (change) 1,050 1,067 1,067 1,067
Options (change) 840 736 736 736
Destination 820 915 915 915
Total Price $26,640 $31,377 $35,072 $38,072
Total Invoice $25,358 $29,156 $32,538 $35,326

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mazda Mazda5 vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mazda Mazda5 Grand Touring
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $277
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $386
Model Year2015201820182018
ModelMazda5ForesterForesterForester
TrimGrand Touring2.5i Limited2.5i Touring2.0XT Touring
Body4dr Minivan4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine157hp I4170hp H4170hp H4250hp H4
TransmissionT5CVTCVTCVT-8
DrivetrainFWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6440, 8440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/50-17225/60-17225/55-18225/55-18
Total Price$26,640$31,377$35,072$38,072
Adjustments for Features0-3,170-8,155-8,455
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$26,640$28,207$26,917$29,617
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,290$0$2,700
Total Invoice$25,358$29,156$32,538$35,326
Adjustments for Features0-2,946-7,566-7,845
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$25,358$26,210$24,972$27,481
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,238$0$2,509

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Features Comparison: Mazda Mazda5 vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year2015201820182018
ModelMazda5ForesterForesterForester
TrimGrand Touring2.5i Limited2.5i Touring2.0XT Touring
Body4dr Minivan4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1000   
CVT $1000$1000 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT   $1100
FWD$0   
AWD $1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control  $750$750
Cruise control$250$250  
Heated steering wheel  $100$100
Lead vehicle start alert  $25$25
PIN Code Access  $10$10
Power liftgate $350$350$350
Proximity key  $250$250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200$200
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200$200
Backup collision intervention  $150$150
Blind spot warning system $200$200$200
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100$100$100
Forward collision warning  $200$200
Hill descent control $250$250$250
Knee airbag, driver $100$100$100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based  $200$200
Lane departure warning  $200$200
Lane sway warning  $25$25
Obstacle detection, rear$300 $300$300
Pedestrian detection  $50$50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100$100
Rearview camera $200$200$200
Rollover sensor $50$50$50
Side curtain airbags $350$350$350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500   
Terrain selector $200$200$200
Torque vectoring, brake-based   $100
Vehicle health reports $0$0$0
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray $40$40$40
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25$25
Roof rails $250$250$250
Storage compartment under second row seats$50   
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100$100$100
CD changer, in-dash$325   
CD player $125$125$125
Dual-zone climate control  $125$125
HD radio $50$50$50
Navigation map updates, three years  $0$0
Navigation system  $600$600
Rain-sensing wipers$175   
Rear air vents with manual controls$150   
Siri Eyes Free support $0$0$0
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25$25
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300$300
Traffic + travel information  $25$25
Variable intermittent wipers $75$75$75
Voice control for nav and audio  $100$100
Wiper de-icer $25$25$25
Exterior 
Body kit$0   
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250$250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25$25$25
Deep-tinted rear windows $275$275$275
Sunroof$900   
Sunroof, large $1100$1100$1100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights  $200$200
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50$50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50$50$50
Interior ambient lighting $150$150$150
LED headlights  $1000$1000
Steering-linked headlights  $150$150
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25 $25$25
Visor mirror, driver$10   
Visor mirror, passenger$10   
Xenon HID headlights$500   
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls   $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row $50$50$50
Foldaway tray table, second row$75   
Folding third row seats$600   
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75   
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50   
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50   
Memory system, driver seat  $200$200
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100
Power recliner, driver seat $100$100$100
Power release, second row seats  $50$50
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0
Total Value of Features$5,045$8,215$13,200$13,500
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,170$8,155$8,455
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,946-7,566-7,845

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Specifications Comparison: Mazda Mazda5 vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20152018
ModelMazda5Forester
Body4dr Minivan4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.3 in103.9 in
Length180.5 in180.9 in
Width68.9 in70.7 in
Height63.6 in66.4 in
Curb Weight3,458 lb.3,323 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.5 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.1 in53.9 in
Row 1 Legroom40.7 in43.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.4 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.5 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.8 in53.0 in
Row 2 Legroom39.4 in38.0 in
Row 3 Headroom37.1 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room49.3 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.9 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom30.5 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
11.3 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
44.4 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
70.9 ft374.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

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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