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Subaru Forester vs. GMC Terrain Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. GMC Terrain Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,031

Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Touring   
Difference: $7,624

Lowest Total Invoice: $32,058

Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Touring   
Difference: $8,172

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201120182018
ModelForesterTerrainTerrain
Trim2.5 XT TouringSLTDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $29,995 $31,400 $37,600
Base Invoice $28,084 $29,830 $35,720
Rugged Package 887    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 185    
All-weather floor mats 69 200 200
Class II trailer hitch 468 450 450
Cargo cover 166    
Cargo area partition net 48    
Obstacle detection, rear 363    
Navigation system 1,600    
Remote start 432    
Universal garage door opener 93    
Cargo Package   295 295
Driver Alert Package I   1,180  
Preferred Package   1,250  
Infotainment Package II   1,180  
2.0L I4   1,845  
Metallic paint (extra cost)   395 395
Roof rack crossbars   270 270
4WD   1,700 1,700
Panoramic sunroof   1,495 1,495
Rugged Package 608    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 120    
All-weather floor mats 39 182 182
Class II trailer hitch 351 410 410
Cargo cover 108    
Cargo area partition net 31    
Obstacle detection, rear 272    
Navigation system 1,335    
Remote start 324    
Universal garage door opener 61    
Cargo Package   268 268
Driver Alert Package I   1,074  
Preferred Package   1,138  
Infotainment Package II   1,074  
2.0L I4   1,679  
Metallic paint (extra cost)   359 359
Roof rack crossbars   246 246
4WD   1,615 1,615
Panoramic sunroof   1,360 1,360
Options (change) 4,311 10,260 4,805
Options (change) 3,249 9,405 4,440
Destination 725 995 995
Total Price $35,031 $42,655 $43,400
Total Invoice $32,058 $40,230 $41,155

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. GMC Terrain

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,359
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,346
Model Year201120182018
ModelForesterTerrainTerrain
Trim2.5 XT TouringSLTDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine224hp H4252hp I4252hp I4
TransmissionT4T9T9
DrivetrainAWD4WD4WD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/24 MPG21/26 MPG21/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)140, 6?, 7?, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-17235/50-19235/50-19
Total Price$35,031$42,655$43,400
Adjustments for Features0-4,010-5,010
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,031$38,645$38,390
Cost Above Minimum$0$255$0
Total Invoice$32,058$40,230$41,155
Adjustments for Features0-3,782-4,751
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$32,058$36,448$36,404
Cost Above Minimum$0$44$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. GMC Terrain

Model Year201120182018
ModelForesterTerrainTerrain
Trim2.5 XT TouringSLTDenali
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  
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100$100
Hill descent control $250$250
Safety key $5$5
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat $40$40
Console with shifter$150  
Console without shifter $150$150
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  
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
Voice control for external devices $0$0
Voice control for nav and audio $100$100
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50
Wiper de-icer$25  
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0$0
Bodyside cladding  $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250 
Bodyside moldings$75  
Hood scoop$100  
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200
Rear bumper protector$40  
Sunroof, large$1100  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75$75
Automatic headlights $125$125
Automatic-off headlights$25  
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50$50
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750
Visor mirror, driver$10  
Visor mirror, passenger$10  
Xenon HID headlights$500$500 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates  $100
Floor mats, second row (optional) $0$0
Foldaway tray table, second row$75  
Folding passenger seat $150$150
Leather door panel trim  $250
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150 
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 release, second row seats$50  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Upholstered instrument panel  $300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350  
Machined alloy wheels $350$350
Touring suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$5,510$9,520$10,520
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$4,010$5,010
Value of Feature Adjustments0-3,782-4,751

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. GMC Terrain

Model Year20112018
ModelForesterTerrain
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.0 in107.3 in
Length179.5 in182.3 in
Width70.1 in72.4 in
Height65.9 in65.4 in
Curb Weight3,440 lb.3,756 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 in54.4 in
Row 1 Legroom43.1 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom40.0 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.6 in55.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in51.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in39.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
33.5 ft329.6 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
68.3 ft363.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Touring

Rugged Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Bodyside moldings75Yes
Roof rack crossbars50Yes
Mud guards75No
Rear bumper protector40No
Wheel-lip moldings75Yes
Total Requested20063%
Total Not Requested11537%

Option Package Details
GMC Terrain SLT

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%
Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo area partition net40Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested155100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Alert Package I
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Total Requested30050%
Total Not Requested30050%
Preferred Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power liftgate350No
Heated steering wheel100No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested1008%
Total Not Requested115092%
Infotainment Package II
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75No
Bose, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
HD radio50Yes
Speed limit information0No
Total Requested65060%
Total Not Requested42540%
turbocharged
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
252 hp@5500
260 lb-ft@2500
FeatureValueRequested?
turbocharged
2.0L I4
DOHC-4v
252 hp@5500
260 lb-ft@2500
1000Yes
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
235/50HR19 tires400No
Total Requested102572%
Total Not Requested40028%

Option Package Details
GMC Terrain Denali

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%
Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo area partition net40Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested155100%
Total Not Requested00%

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