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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: $30,784

Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Limited   
Difference: $3,786

Lowest Total Invoice: $28,462

Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Limited   
Difference: $4,125

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year200720132013
ModelForesterEquinoxEquinox
Trim2.5 XT LimitedLTLTZ
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $27,895 $25,870 $30,985
Base Invoice $26,116 $24,576 $29,436
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 183    
Rear spoiler 353    
Satellite radio 445    
Class II trailer hitch 295 355 355
Universal garage door opener 87    
Cargo net 46    
All-weather floor mats 55    
4-speed automatic 800    
3.6L V6   1,500 1,500
Mud guards   300 300
Cargo cover   175  
2LT Equipment Group   1,870  
AWD   1,750 1,750
Sunroof   900 900
Leather seating surfaces   800  
Roof rack crossbars   190  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 119    
Rear spoiler 230    
Satellite radio 334    
Class II trailer hitch 192 312 312
Universal garage door opener 56    
Cargo net 30    
All-weather floor mats 33    
4-speed automatic 727    
3.6L V6   1,320 1,320
Mud guards   264 264
Cargo cover   154  
2LT Equipment Group   1,776  
AWD   1,662 1,662
Sunroof   792 792
Leather seating surfaces   704  
Roof rack crossbars   167  
Options (change) 2,264 7,840 4,805
Options (change) 1,721 7,151 4,350
Destination 625 860 860
Total Price $30,784 $34,570 $36,650
Total Invoice $28,462 $32,587 $34,646

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,206
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,693
Model Year200720132013
ModelForesterEquinoxEquinox
Trim2.5 XT LimitedLTLTZ
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine224hp H4301hp V6301hp V6
TransmissionA4T6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/26 MPG16/23 MPG16/23 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)155, 7250, 8250, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17225/65-17225/65-17
Total Price$30,784$34,570$36,650
Adjustments for Features0-2,580-4,330
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$30,784$31,990$32,320
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$330
Total Invoice$28,462$32,587$34,646
Adjustments for Features0-2,432-4,093
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$28,462$30,155$30,553
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$398

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Model Year200720132013
ModelForesterEquinoxEquinox
Trim2.5 XT LimitedLTLTZ
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
4-speed automatic$800  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Power liftgate  $350
Remote start $150$150
Tilt steering wheel, manual$150  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250$250
Universal garage door opener$100 $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Brake assist $50$50
Forward collision warning  $200
Lane departure warning  $200
Obstacle detection, rear  $300
Rearview camera $200$200
Rollover sensor $50$50
Side curtain airbags $350$350
Stability control $400$400
Tire-pressure monitor $75$75
Traction control $100$100
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat  $40
Cargo net$40$40 
Overhead sunglass holder$25  
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100$100
Audio controls on steering wheel $125$125
Bluetooth audio streaming $25$25
Bluetooth cell phone link $100$100
CD changer, in-dash$325  
CD player $125$125
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325
Voice control for audio system $25$25
Voice control for external devices $0$0
Wiper de-icer$25  
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250
Deep-tinted rear windows $275$275
Hood scoop$100  
Laminated front side windows $200$200
Sunroof $900$900
Sunroof, large$1100  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights $125$125
Automatic-off headlights$25  
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50$50
Spotter mirror(s) $50$50
Trip computer $150$150
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25  
Visor mirror, driver$10  
Visor mirror, passenger$10  
Powertrain 
Limited-slip rear differential$300  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75$75
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50  
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75
Memory system, driver seat  $200
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat  $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat  $100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat  $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat  $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350 
Machined alloy wheels  $350
Total Value of Features$5,485$8,065$9,815
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,580$4,330
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,432-4,093

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Model Year20072013
ModelForesterEquinox
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase99.4 in112.5 in
Length176.6 in187.8 in
Width68.3 in72.5 in
Height65.0 in66.3 in
Curb Weight3,350 lb.4,083 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.18.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in40.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room53.5 in55.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room51.6 in54.6 in
Row 1 Legroom43.6 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom39.7 in39.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.6 in55.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.6 in51.1 in
Row 2 Legroom33.7 in39.9 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
32.0 ft331.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
57.7 ft363.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Chevrolet Equinox LT

Mud guards
FeatureValueRequested?
Mud guards75No
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Total Requested7550%
Total Not Requested7550%
Cargo cover
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo net40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%
3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
301 hp@6500
272 lb-ft@4800
FeatureValueRequested?
3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
301 hp@6500
272 lb-ft@4800
1000Yes
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Total Requested1025100%
Total Not Requested00%
2LT Equipment Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Remote start150No
Pioneer, 250W, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested97566%
Total Not Requested50034%

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Equinox LTZ

Mud guards
FeatureValueRequested?
Mud guards75No
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Total Requested7550%
Total Not Requested7550%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%
3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
301 hp@6500
272 lb-ft@4800
FeatureValueRequested?
3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
301 hp@6500
272 lb-ft@4800
1000Yes
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Total Requested1025100%
Total Not Requested00%

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