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Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $39,167

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $2,463

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,098

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $3,367

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelForesterEquinoxEquinox
Trim2.0XT TouringPremierPremier Turbo Diesel
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,090 $30,800 $33,000
Base Invoice $33,675 $29,260 $31,350
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 230    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245    
Rear bumper protector 98    
All-weather floor mats 81 150 150
Roof rack crossbars 181 270 270
Cargo area partition net 65    
Remote start 455    
Universal garage door opener 120    
Class II trailer hitch 619    
Cargo net 68    
Cargo Package   295 295
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine   2,800 2,800
Confidence & Convenience II Package   1,895 1,895
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package   2,620 2,620
4WD   1,805 1,800
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 149    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158    
Rear bumper protector 63    
All-weather floor mats 52 137 137
Roof rack crossbars 117 246 246
Cargo area partition net 42    
Remote start 341    
Universal garage door opener 78    
Class II trailer hitch 464    
Cargo net 44    
Cargo Package   268 268
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine   2,660 2,660
Confidence & Convenience II Package   1,724 1,724
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package   2,384 2,384
4WD   1,791 1,710
Options (change) 2,162 9,835 9,830
Options (change) 1,508 9,210 9,129
Destination 915 995 995
Total Price $39,167 $41,630 $43,825
Total Invoice $36,098 $39,465 $41,474

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,143
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $3,064
Model Year201820182018
ModelForesterEquinoxEquinox
Trim2.0XT TouringPremierPremier Turbo Diesel
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp H4252hp I4252hp I4
TransmissionCVT-8T9T9
DrivetrainAWD4WD4WD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/27 MPG22/28 MPG22/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8?, 7?, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18235/50-19235/50-19
Total Price$39,167$41,630$43,825
Adjustments for Features0-320-320
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$39,167$41,310$43,505
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,195
Total Invoice$36,098$39,465$41,474
Adjustments for Features0-303-303
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$36,098$39,162$41,171
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,009

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Model Year201820182018
ModelForesterEquinoxEquinox
Trim2.0XT TouringPremierPremier Turbo Diesel
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100  
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400$1400
AWD$1700  
4WD $1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100$100
Active noise reduction $0$0
Adaptive cruise control$750  
Cruise control $250$250
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100
Lead vehicle start alert$25  
PIN Code Access$10  
Remote app $25$25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras $500$500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200  
Backup collision intervention$150  
Following distance indicator $25$25
Hill descent control$250  
Knee airbag, driver$100  
Lane sway warning$25  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100  
Rearview camera$200  
Safety key $5$5
Terrain selector$200  
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100  
Cargo Management 
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50
Android Auto support $100$100
Apple CarPlay support $100$100
CD player$125  
Electric heater (optional)  $0
Larger infotainment display $0$0
MP3-compatible player$50  
Navigation map updates, three years$0  
Rear air vents $100$100
SD Card slot $25$25
Siri Eyes Free support$0  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300  
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325
Traffic + travel information$25  
Voice control for external devices $0$0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50
Wiper de-icer$25  
Wireless charging station $75$75
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0$0
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200
Sunroof, large$1100  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0  
LED headlights$1000  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750
Steering-linked headlights$150  
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300$300
Floor mats, second row (optional) $0$0
Heated second row seats $200$200
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100
Power release, second row seats$50  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350  
Machined alloy wheels $350$350
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0  
Total Value of Features$8,185$8,505$8,505
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$320$320
Value of Feature Adjustments0-303-303

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterEquinox
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in107.3 in
Length180.9 in183.1 in
Width70.7 in72.6 in
Height66.4 in65.4 in
Curb Weight3,653 lb.3,610 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.14.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in57.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in54.2 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in55.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in51.7 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in39.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft329.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft363.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
Chevrolet Equinox Premier

Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo area partition net40Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested155100%
Total Not Requested00%
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine
FeatureValueRequested?
Machined alloy wheels0No
235/50HR19 tires400No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic0Yes
turbocharged
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
252 hp@5500
260 lb-ft@2500
1000Yes
Total Requested122570%
Total Not Requested52530%
Confidence & Convenience II Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Power recliner, passenger seat100No
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Around view cameras300No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested115046%
Total Not Requested132554%
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof1200No
HD radio50Yes
Speed limit information0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Bose, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested72532%
Total Not Requested155068%

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Equinox Premier Turbo Diesel

Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo area partition net40Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested155100%
Total Not Requested00%
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine
FeatureValueRequested?
Machined alloy wheels0No
235/50HR19 tires400No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic0Yes
turbocharged
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
252 hp@5500
260 lb-ft@2500
1000Yes
Total Requested122570%
Total Not Requested52530%
Confidence & Convenience II Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Power recliner, passenger seat100No
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Around view cameras300No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested115046%
Total Not Requested132554%
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof1200No
HD radio50Yes
Speed limit information0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Bose, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested72532%
Total Not Requested155068%

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