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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: $2,863

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Model Year20182019
ModelForesterEquinox
Trim2.0XT TouringPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,090 $31,000
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 230  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245  
Rear bumper protector 98  
All-weather floor mats 81 150
Roof rack crossbars 181 270
Cargo area partition net 65  
Universal garage door opener 120  
Remote start 455  
Class II trailer hitch 619  
Cargo net 68  
Cargo Package   295
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine   2,800
Confidence & Convenience II Package   1,895
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package   2,620
4WD   1,805
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 149  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158  
Rear bumper protector 63  
All-weather floor mats 52 137
Roof rack crossbars 117 246
Cargo area partition net 42  
Universal garage door opener 78  
Remote start 341  
Class II trailer hitch 464  
Cargo net 44  
Cargo Package   268
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine   2,660
Confidence & Convenience II Package   1,724
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package   2,384
4WD   1,791
Options (change) 2,162 9,835
Options (change) 1,508 9,210
Destination 915 1,195
Total Price $39,167 $42,030

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Lowest Adjusted Price: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Chevrolet Equinox Premier
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,543
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $25,772
Model Year20182019
ModelForesterEquinox
Trim2.0XT TouringPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp H4252hp I4
TransmissionCVT-8T9
DrivetrainAWD4WD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/27 MPG22/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8?, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18235/50-19
Total Price$39,167$42,030
Adjustments for Features0-320
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$39,167$41,710

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Model Year20182019
ModelForesterEquinox
Trim2.0XT TouringPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400
AWD$1700 
4WD $1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Active noise reduction $0
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Cruise control $250
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Lead vehicle start alert$25 
PIN Code Access$10 
Remote app $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras $500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Backup collision intervention$150 
Following distance indicator $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
Terrain selector$200 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Cargo Management 
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Android Auto support $100
Apple CarPlay support $100
CD player$125 
Larger infotainment display $0
MP3-compatible player$50 
Navigation map updates, three years$0 
Rear air vents $100
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Traffic + travel information$25 
Voice control for external devices $0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Wiper de-icer$25 
Wireless charging station $75
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof, large$1100 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0 
LED headlights$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Floor mats, second row (optional) $0
Heated second row seats $200
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power release, second row seats$50 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350 
Machined alloy wheels $350
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$8,185$8,505
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$320
Value of Feature Adjustments0-79

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Model Year20182019
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
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
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
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Speed limit information0No
Bose, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested72532%
Total Not Requested155068%

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