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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: $10,846

Lowest Total Invoice: $28,462

Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Limited   
Difference: $11,003

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20072018
ModelForesterEquinox
Trim2.5 XT LimitedPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $27,895 $30,800
Base Invoice $26,116 $29,260
Satellite radio 445  
Rear spoiler 353  
All-weather floor mats 55 150
Universal garage door opener 87  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 183  
Class II trailer hitch 295  
Cargo net 46  
4-speed automatic 800  
Cargo Package   295
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine   2,800
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package   2,620
Confidence & Convenience II Package   1,895
Roof rack crossbars   270
4WD   1,805
Satellite radio 334  
Rear spoiler 230  
All-weather floor mats 33 137
Universal garage door opener 56  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 119  
Class II trailer hitch 192  
Cargo net 30  
4-speed automatic 727  
Cargo Package   268
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine   2,660
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package   2,384
Confidence & Convenience II Package   1,724
Roof rack crossbars   246
4WD   1,791
Options (change) 2,264 9,835
Options (change) 1,721 9,210
Destination 625 995
Total Price $30,784 $41,630
Total Invoice $28,462 $39,465

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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: $1,431
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,078
Model Year20072018
ModelForesterEquinox
Trim2.5 XT LimitedPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine224hp H4252hp I4
TransmissionA4T9
DrivetrainAWD4WD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/26 MPG22/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)155, 7?, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17235/50-19
Total Price$30,784$41,630
Adjustments for Features0-9,415
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$30,784$32,215
Total Invoice$28,462$39,465
Adjustments for Features0-8,925
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$28,462$30,540

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Model Year20072018
ModelForesterEquinox
Trim2.5 XT LimitedPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
4-speed automatic$800 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400
AWD$1700 
4WD $1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Active noise reduction $0
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Heated steering wheel $100
Power liftgate $350
Proximity key $250
Remote app $25
Remote start $150
Tilt steering wheel, manual$150 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Around view cameras $500
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Blind spot warning system $200
Brake assist $50
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100
Following distance indicator $25
Forward collision warning $200
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane departure warning $200
Obstacle detection, rear $300
Pedestrian detection $50
Rollover sensor $50
Safety key $5
Side curtain airbags $350
Stability control $400
Tire-pressure monitor $75
Traction control $100
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo area partition net $40
Cargo tray $40
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Android Auto support $100
App support $100
Apple CarPlay support $100
Audio controls on steering wheel $125
Bluetooth audio streaming $25
Bluetooth cell phone link $100
CD changer, in-dash$325 
Dual-zone climate control $125
HD radio $50
Larger infotainment display $0
MP3-compatible player$50 
Navigation system $600
Rear air vents $100
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Voice control for external devices $0
Voice control for nav and audio $100
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Wiper de-icer$25 
Wireless charging station $75
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0
Bodyside cladding$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Deep-tinted rear windows $275
Hood scoop$100 
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof, large$1100 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Automatic headlights $125
Automatic-off headlights$25 
Compass$0 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Trip computer $150
Visor mirror, driver$10 
Visor mirror, passenger$10 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Limited-slip rear differential$300 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Floor mats, second row (optional) $0
Heated second row seats $200
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual recliner, second row seats $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
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350 
Machined alloy wheels $350
Total Value of Features$5,345$14,760
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$9,415
Value of Feature Adjustments0-8,925

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Model Year20072018
ModelForesterEquinox
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase99.4 in107.3 in
Length176.6 in183.1 in
Width68.3 in72.6 in
Height65.0 in65.4 in
Curb Weight3,350 lb.3,610 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.14.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room53.5 in57.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room51.6 in54.2 in
Row 1 Legroom43.6 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.7 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.6 in55.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.6 in51.7 in
Row 2 Legroom33.7 in39.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
32.0 ft329.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
57.7 ft363.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
Chevrolet Equinox Premier

Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo area partition net40No
Cargo tray40No
Total Requested7548%
Total Not Requested8052%
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%
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Navigation system600No
Voice control for nav and audio75No
HD radio50No
Speed limit information0No
Bose, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested2275100%
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 wheel100No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning200No
Around view cameras300No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested2475100%

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