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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: $37,653

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $18,642

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,009

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $17,412

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182014
ModelForesterQ5
Trim2.0XT Touring3.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,090 $44,400
Base Invoice $33,675 $41,292
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 230  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245  
Door sill trim plates 53  
Universal garage door opener 120  
Prestige Package   7,500
Driver Assist Package   3,000
Metallic paint (extra cost)   500
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 149  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158  
Door sill trim plates 34  
Universal garage door opener 78  
Prestige Package   6,977
Driver Assist Package   2,790
Metallic paint (extra cost)   467
Options (change) 648 11,000
Options (change) 419 10,234
Destination 915 895
Total Price $37,653 $56,295
Total Invoice $35,009 $52,421

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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: $17,062
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $15,941
Model Year20182014
ModelForesterQ5
Trim2.0XT Touring3.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp H4272hp V6
TransmissionCVT-8T8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/27 MPG18/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8505, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18235/55-19
Total Price$37,653$56,295
Adjustments for Features0-1,580
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$37,653$54,715
Total Invoice$35,009$52,421
Adjustments for Features0-1,471
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,009$50,950

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q5

Model Year20182014
ModelForesterQ5
Trim2.0XT Touring3.0T
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row $75
Heated steering wheel$100 
Lead vehicle start alert$25 
PIN Code Access$10 
Sunshades, second row $125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Backup collision intervention$150 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100 
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 
Terrain selector$200 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Aluminum roof rack $300
Cargo tray$40 
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Roof rails$250 
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
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 with automatic controls $250
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
SMS text-to-speech reader$25 
Surround sound $250
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
Sport rocker panels (optional) $0
Sunroof, large$1100 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Cornering lights $50
Fog light, rear $100
Headlight washers $50
LED headlights$1000 
Power-folding mirrors $50
Xenon HID headlights $500
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
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
Wood trim $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Active steering $1000
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$8,000$9,580
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,580
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,471

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Audi Q5

Model Year20182014
ModelForesterQ5
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in110.5 in
Length180.9 in182.6 in
Width70.7 in74.0 in
Height66.4 in65.2 in
Curb Weight3,653 lb.4,354 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.19.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in57.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in56.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in37.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft329.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft357.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi Q5 3.0T

Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Sunshades, second row125No
Surround sound250No
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row75No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Bang & Olufsen, 505W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Media drive, large15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Bluetooth audio streaming25Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Navigation system600Yes
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Total Requested165058%
Total Not Requested121542%
Driver Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Active steering1000No
Electronic systems calibration selector200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision alert200Yes
Total Requested100045%
Total Not Requested120055%

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