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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: $34,175

Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Touring   
Difference: $7,455

Lowest Total Invoice: $31,428

Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Touring   
Difference: $8,037

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201320182018
ModelForesterEquinoxEquinox
Trim2.5 XT TouringPremierPremier Turbo Diesel
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $29,995 $30,800 $33,000
Base Invoice $28,084 $29,260 $31,350
Navigation system 1,000    
Bodyside moldings 240    
Rear bumper protector 78    
All-weather floor mats 69 150 150
Roof rack crossbars 195 270 270
Cargo cover 166    
Cargo area partition net 48    
Remote start 432    
Universal garage door opener 93    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 185    
Obstacle detection, rear 363    
Class II trailer hitch 468    
Cargo net 48    
Cargo Package   295 295
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine   2,800 2,800
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package   2,620 2,620
Confidence & Convenience II Package   1,895 1,895
4WD   1,805 1,800
Navigation system 888    
Bodyside moldings 156    
Rear bumper protector 51    
All-weather floor mats 39 137 137
Roof rack crossbars 117 246 246
Cargo cover 108    
Cargo area partition net 31    
Remote start 324    
Universal garage door opener 61    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 120    
Obstacle detection, rear 272    
Class II trailer hitch 351    
Cargo net 31    
Cargo Package   268 268
turbocharged 2.0-liter engine   2,660 2,660
Sun, Sound, & Navigation Package   2,384 2,384
Confidence & Convenience II Package   1,724 1,724
4WD   1,791 1,710
Options (change) 3,385 9,835 9,830
Options (change) 2,549 9,210 9,129
Destination 795 995 995
Total Price $34,175 $41,630 $43,825
Total Invoice $31,428 $39,465 $41,474

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,645
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,529
Model Year201320182018
ModelForesterEquinoxEquinox
Trim2.5 XT TouringPremierPremier Turbo Diesel
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine224hp H4252hp I4252hp I4
TransmissionT4T9T9
DrivetrainAWD4WD4WD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/24 MPG22/28 MPG22/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 7?, 7?, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-17235/50-19235/50-19
Total Price$34,175$41,630$43,825
Adjustments for Features0-5,810-5,810
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$34,175$35,820$38,015
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,195
Total Invoice$31,428$39,465$41,474
Adjustments for Features0-5,508-5,498
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$31,428$33,957$35,976
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,019

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Model Year201320182018
ModelForesterEquinoxEquinox
Trim2.5 XT TouringPremierPremier Turbo Diesel
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
4-speed manually-shiftable automatic$900  
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400$1400
AWD$1700  
4WD $1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100$100
Active noise reduction $0$0
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100
Heated steering wheel $100$100
Power liftgate $350$350
Proximity key $250$250
Remote app $25$25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Around view cameras $500$500
Automatic braking, low-speed $200$200
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100$100
Following distance indicator $25$25
Forward collision warning $200$200
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200$200
Lane departure warning $200$200
Pedestrian detection $50$50
Rearview camera$200  
Safety key $5$5
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Cargo Management 
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50
Android Auto support $100$100
App support $100$100
Apple CarPlay support $100$100
CD player$125  
Electric heater (optional)  $0
Larger infotainment display $0$0
MP3-compatible player$50  
Rear air vents $100$100
SD Card slot $25$25
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325
Traffic 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
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250
Bodyside moldings$75  
Hood scoop$100  
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200
Sunroof, large$1100  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75$75
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75$75
Automatic headlights $125$125
Automatic-off headlights$25  
Compass$0  
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50$50
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750
Visor mirror, driver$10  
Visor mirror, passenger$10  
Xenon HID headlights$500  
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300$300
Floor mats, second row (optional) $0$0
Foldaway tray table, second row$75  
Heated second row seats $200$200
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50  
Memory system, driver seat $200$200
Metal pedals$75  
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
Total Value of Features$5,445$11,255$11,255
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$5,810$5,810
Value of Feature Adjustments0-5,508-5,498

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Model Year20132018
ModelForesterEquinox
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.0 in107.3 in
Length169.5 in183.1 in
Width70.1 in72.6 in
Height65.9 in65.4 in
Curb Weight3,440 lb.3,610 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.9 gal.14.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.6 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.1 in57.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in54.2 in
Row 1 Legroom43.1 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom40.0 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.6 in55.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in51.7 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in39.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
33.5 ft329.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
68.3 ft363.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Touring

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25No
Total Requested90097%
Total Not Requested253%

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%
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%
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%

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
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 system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Speed limit information0No
Bose, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested72532%
Total Not Requested155068%
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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