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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: $37,265

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $18,160

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,401

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $17,217

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20152018
ModelForesterQ5
Trim2.0XT Touring2.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $33,095 $41,500
Base Invoice $30,927 $38,596
Navigation and Eyesight Package 1,895  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 199  
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 224  
Universal garage door opener 76  
Door sill trim plates 38  
All-weather floor mats 72 200
Cargo cover 182 225
Class II trailer hitch 634  
Driver Assistance Package   1,800
Premium Plus Package   4,000
Prestige Package   5,300
Metallic paint (extra cost)   575
Class III trailer hitch   850
Navigation and Eyesight Package 1,638  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 129  
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 145  
Universal garage door opener 49  
Door sill trim plates 24  
All-weather floor mats 46 186
Cargo cover 118 209
Class II trailer hitch 475  
Driver Assistance Package   1,674
Premium Plus Package   3,720
Prestige Package   4,930
Metallic paint (extra cost)   536
Class III trailer hitch   792
Options (change) 3,320 12,950
Options (change) 2,624 12,047
Destination 850 975
Total Price $37,265 $55,425
Total Invoice $34,401 $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: $10,315
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $9,911
Model Year20152018
ModelForesterQ5
Trim2.0XT Touring2.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp H4252hp I4
TransmissionCVT-8S7
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/28 MPG23/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8755, 19
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18255/45-20
Total Price$37,265$55,425
Adjustments for Features0-7,845
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$37,265$47,580
Total Invoice$34,401$51,618
Adjustments for Features0-7,306
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$34,401$44,312

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q5

Model Year20152018
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, topography and road sign aware $1300
Lead vehicle start alert$25 
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving $200
Remote app $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras $500
Blind spot warning system $200
Collision preparation system, rear $100
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Evasive maneuver assist $200
Following distance indicator $25
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Lane keeping assist $400
Lane sway warning$25 
Obstacle detection, front $200
Obstacle detection, rear $300
Rearview camera$200 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Terrain selector$200 
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Turn assist $25
Vehicle exit assist $25
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 $100
App support$100 
Apple CarPlay support $100
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
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
SD Card slot $25
SMS text-to-speech reader$25 
Surround sound $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
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 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Fog light, rear $100
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
LED headlights $1000
Power-folding mirrors $50
Predictive efficiency assist $0
Road sign information $75
Visor mirror, driver$10 
Visor mirror, passenger$10 
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Regenerative braking $0
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Memory system, driver seat $200
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 
Total Value of Features$7,135$14,980
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$7,845
Value of Feature Adjustments0-7,306

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q5

Model Year20152018
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 Weight3,624 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 Legroom43.0 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in39.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in56.5 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
Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring

Navigation and Eyesight Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100No
Total Requested237593%
Total Not Requested1757%

Option Package Details
Audi Q5 2.0T

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist400No
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware1050No
Total Requested2008%
Total Not Requested217592%
Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Blind spot warning system200No
Electronic systems calibration selector200No
LED headlights500No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Vehicle exit assist25No
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Memory system, driver seat200No
Total Requested80019%
Total Not Requested337581%
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
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25No
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested75020%
Total Not Requested304080%

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