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Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q3 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q3 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,653

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $2,092

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,009

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $2,024

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelForesterQ3
Trim2.0XT Touring2.0 TFSI
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,090 $32,900
Base Invoice $33,675 $30,596
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245  
Door sill trim plates 53  
Universal garage door opener 120 295
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 230  
Premium Plus Package   2,900
Navigation Plus Package   2,100
Metallic paint (extra cost)   575
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158  
Door sill trim plates 34  
Universal garage door opener 78 274
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 149  
Premium Plus Package   2,698
Navigation Plus Package   1,954
Metallic paint (extra cost)   536
Options (change) 648 5,870
Options (change) 419 5,462
Destination 915 975
Total Price $37,653 $39,745
Total Invoice $35,009 $37,033

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q3

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,587
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,274
Model Year20182018
ModelForesterQ3
Trim2.0XT Touring2.0 TFSI
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp H4200hp I4
TransmissionCVT-8T6
DrivetrainAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/27 MPG20/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8180, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18235/50-18
Total Price$37,653$39,745
Adjustments for Features-3,4950
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$34,158$39,745
Total Invoice$35,009$37,033
Adjustments for Features-3,2500
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$31,759$37,033

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q3

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterQ3
Trim2.0XT Touring2.0 TFSI
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
AWD$1700 
FWD $0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Cruise control $250
Heated steering wheel$100 
Lead vehicle start alert$25 
PIN Code Access$10 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Backup collision intervention$150 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100 
Forward collision warning$200 
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Lane departure warning$200 
Lane sway warning$25 
Obstacle detection, front $200
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Terrain selector$200 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rails $250
Cargo tray$40 
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Rear seat pass-through $100
Roof rails$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100 
Automatic air recirculation $100
DVD-compatible player $0
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
In-vehicle Internet $150
iPod integration $100
Media drive $15
Navigation map updates, three years$0 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
SMS text-to-speech reader$25 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
USB port$100 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Wiper de-icer$25 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof, large$1100 
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Fog light, rear $100
Headlight washers $50
Power-folding mirrors $50
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim $100
Manual recliner, second row seats$75 
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power release, second row seats$50 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$8,750$5,255
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,495$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,2500

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q3

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterQ3
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in102.5 in
Length180.9 in172.8 in
Width70.7 in72.1 in
Height66.4 in62.6 in
Curb Weight3,653 lb.3,494 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.16.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in37.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in55.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in40.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in37.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in53.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in31.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft316.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft348.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI

Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Additional chrome trim0No
Power-folding mirrors50No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
LED headlights500Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Compass0Yes
Aluminum trim100No
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested152591%
Total Not Requested1509%
Navigation Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested77578%
Total Not Requested21522%

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