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Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q5 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q5 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $38,353

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $17,072

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,525

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $16,093

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelForesterQ5
Trim2.0XT Touring2.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,090 $41,500
Base Invoice $33,675 $38,596
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245  
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 230  
Door sill trim plates 53  
Universal garage door opener 120  
All-weather floor mats 81 200
Class II trailer hitch 619  
Premium Plus Package   4,000
Driver Assistance Package   1,800
Prestige Package   5,300
Metallic paint (extra cost)   575
Cargo cover   225
Class III trailer hitch   850
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158  
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 149  
Door sill trim plates 34  
Universal garage door opener 78  
All-weather floor mats 52 186
Class II trailer hitch 464  
Premium Plus Package   3,720
Driver Assistance Package   1,674
Prestige Package   4,930
Metallic paint (extra cost)   536
Cargo cover   209
Class III trailer hitch   792
Options (change) 1,348 12,950
Options (change) 935 12,047
Destination 915 975
Total Price $38,353 $55,425
Total Invoice $35,525 $51,618

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q5

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $12,017
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $11,385
Model Year20182018
ModelForesterQ5
Trim2.0XT Touring2.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp H4252hp I4
TransmissionCVT-8S7
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/27 MPG23/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8755, 19
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18255/45-20
Total Price$38,353$55,425
Adjustments for Features0-5,055
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$38,353$50,370
Total Invoice$35,525$51,618
Adjustments for Features0-4,708
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,525$46,910

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q5

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterQ5
Trim2.0XT Touring2.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
7-speed automated manual $1200
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed plus topography and road sign aware $1400
Heated steering wheel$100 
Lead vehicle start alert$25 
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving $100
PIN Code Access$10 
Remote app $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras $500
Backup collision intervention$150 
Collision preparation system, rear $100
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Evasive maneuver assist $200
Following distance indicator $25
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Lane keeping assist $400
Lane sway warning$25 
Obstacle detection, front $200
Rearview camera$200 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Turn assist $25
Vehicle exit assist $25
Vehicle health reports$0 
Wide-view front camera $150
Wide-view rear camera $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Aluminum roof rails $250
Cargo tray$40 
Class II trailer hitch$200 
Class III trailer hitch $250
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Roof rails$250 
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Android Auto support $0
App support$100 
Apple CarPlay support $0
Automatic air recirculation $100
CD player$125 
CD player, remote $100
DVD-compatible player $0
Handwriting recognition $200
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
In-vehicle Internet $150
Media drive $15
Navigation map updates, three years$0 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
SMS text-to-speech reader$25 
Surround sound $250
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Wiper de-icer$25 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Laminated front side windows $200
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof, large$1100 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Fog light, rear $100
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
Power-folding mirrors $50
Predictive efficiency assist $0
Road sign information $75
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Regenerative braking $0
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver 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
Upholstered door armrests (optional) $0
Wood trim $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Terrain selector$200 
Total Value of Features$7,225$12,280
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$5,055
Value of Feature Adjustments0-4,708

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q5

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterQ5
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in111.0 in
Length180.9 in183.6 in
Width70.7 in74.5 in
Height66.4 in65.3 in
Curb Weight3,653 lb.4,045 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in41.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in57.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in39.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in37.8 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft326.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft360.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi Q5 2.0T

Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Electronic systems calibration selector200No
LED headlights500Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Vehicle exit assist25No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Total Requested240057%
Total Not Requested177543%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving100No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed plus topography and road sign aware1150No
Total Requested80034%
Total Not Requested157566%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Surround sound250No
Laminated front side windows200No
Around view cameras300No
255/45HR20 tires400No
Wide-view front camera150No
Wide-view rear camera0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Bang & Olufsen, 755W, 19 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Upholstered door armrests (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25No
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested105028%
Total Not Requested274072%

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