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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: $38,862

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $2,868

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,579

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $3,977

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201620182018
ModelForesterEquinoxEquinox
Trim2.0XT TouringPremierPremier Turbo Diesel
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $33,795 $30,800 $33,000
Base Invoice $31,569 $29,260 $31,350
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 224    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 199    
Navigation and Eyesight Package 1,395    
Rear bumper protector 95    
Engine-block heater 133 100 100
All-weather floor mats 72 150 150
Roof rack crossbars 199 270 270
Cargo cover 182    
Cargo area partition net 58    
AC power outlet 415    
Remote start 445    
Universal garage door opener 76    
Class II trailer hitch 634    
Cargo net 90    
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
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 145    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 129    
Navigation and Eyesight Package 1,195    
Rear bumper protector 61    
Engine-block heater 86 91 91
All-weather floor mats 46 137 137
Roof rack crossbars 117 246 246
Cargo cover 118    
Cargo area partition net 37    
AC power outlet 311    
Remote start 333    
Universal garage door opener 49    
Class II trailer hitch 475    
Cargo net 58    
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) 4,217 9,935 9,930
Options (change) 3,160 9,301 9,220
Destination 850 995 995
Total Price $38,862 $41,730 $43,925
Total Invoice $35,579 $39,556 $41,565

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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: $418
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,655
Model Year201620182018
ModelForesterEquinoxEquinox
Trim2.0XT TouringPremierPremier Turbo Diesel
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp H4252hp I4252hp I4
TransmissionCVT-8T9T9
DrivetrainAWD4WD4WD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/28 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$38,862$41,730$43,925
Adjustments for Features0-2,450-2,450
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$38,862$39,280$41,475
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,195
Total Invoice$35,579$39,556$41,565
Adjustments for Features0-2,322-2,318
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,579$37,234$39,247
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,013

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Model Year201620182018
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 
Active noise reduction $0$0
Adaptive cruise control$750  
Cruise control $250$250
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100
Heated steering wheel $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  
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100$100
Following distance indicator $25$25
Hill descent control$250  
Knee airbag, driver$100  
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200$200
Lane sway warning$25  
Obstacle detection, rear $300$300
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100  
Rearview camera$200  
Safety key $5$5
Terrain selector$200  
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
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 
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200
Compass$0  
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50$50
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750
Steering-linked fog lights$50  
Visor mirror, driver$10  
Visor mirror, passenger$10  
Xenon HID headlights$500  
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
Memory system, driver seat $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$7,355$9,805$9,805
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,450$2,450
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,322-2,318

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Chevrolet Equinox

Model Year20162018
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 Weight3,624 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 Room0.0 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 Room0.0 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
Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring

Navigation and Eyesight Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Adaptive cruise control500No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Steering-linked fog lights50No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Total Requested135059%
Total Not Requested92541%

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 warning200Yes
Around view cameras300No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested65026%
Total Not Requested182574%

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 warning200Yes
Around view cameras300No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested65026%
Total Not Requested182574%

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