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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: $38,515

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $4,735

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,285

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $5,486

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201520182018
ModelForesterTerrainTerrain
Trim2.0XT TouringSLTDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $33,095 $31,400 $37,600
Base Invoice $30,927 $29,830 $35,720
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 199    
Navigation and Eyesight Package 1,895    
Engine-block heater 133 100 100
All-weather floor mats 72 200 200
Roof rack crossbars 199 270 270
Class II trailer hitch 634 450 450
Cargo cover 182    
Cargo area partition net 58    
AC power outlet 415    
Remote start 445    
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 224    
Universal garage door opener 76    
Door sill trim plates 38    
Cargo Package   295 295
Infotainment Package II   1,180  
Preferred Package   1,250  
2.0L I4   1,845  
Driver Alert Package II   495 495
Driver Alert Package I   1,180  
Metallic paint (extra cost)   395 395
4WD   1,700 1,700
Panoramic sunroof   1,495 1,495
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 129    
Navigation and Eyesight Package 1,638    
Engine-block heater 86 91 91
All-weather floor mats 46 182 182
Roof rack crossbars 117 246 246
Class II trailer hitch 475 410 410
Cargo cover 118    
Cargo area partition net 37    
AC power outlet 311    
Remote start 333    
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 145    
Universal garage door opener 49    
Door sill trim plates 24    
Cargo Package   268 268
Infotainment Package II   1,074  
Preferred Package   1,138  
2.0L I4   1,679  
Driver Alert Package II   450 450
Driver Alert Package I   1,074  
Metallic paint (extra cost)   359 359
4WD   1,615 1,615
Panoramic sunroof   1,360 1,360
Options (change) 4,570 10,855 5,400
Options (change) 3,508 9,946 4,981
Destination 850 995 995
Total Price $38,515 $43,250 $43,995
Total Invoice $35,285 $40,771 $41,696

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. GMC Terrain

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,555
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $3,639
Model Year201520182018
ModelForesterTerrainTerrain
Trim2.0XT TouringSLTDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp H4252hp I4252hp I4
TransmissionCVT-8T9T9
DrivetrainAWD4WD4WD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/28 MPG21/26 MPG21/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8?, 7?, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18235/50-19235/50-19
Total Price$38,515$43,250$43,995
Adjustments for Features0-1,925-2,925
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$38,515$41,325$41,070
Cost Above Minimum$0$255$0
Total Invoice$35,285$40,771$41,696
Adjustments for Features0-1,815-2,772
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,285$38,956$38,924
Cost Above Minimum$0$32$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. GMC Terrain

Model Year201520182018
ModelForesterTerrainTerrain
Trim2.0XT TouringSLTDenali
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  
Remote app $25$25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200  
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100$100
Following distance indicator $25$25
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  
Safety key $5$5
Terrain selector$200  
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
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
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  
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0$0
Bodyside cladding  $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250 
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200
Sunroof, large$1100  
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75  
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
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 $100
Floor mats, second row (optional) $0$0
Folding passenger seat $150$150
Leather door panel trim  $250
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150 
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 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
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0  
Touring suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$7,270$9,195$10,195
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,925$2,925
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,815-2,772

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. GMC Terrain

Model Year20152018
ModelForesterTerrain
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in107.3 in
Length180.9 in182.3 in
Width70.7 in72.4 in
Height66.4 in65.4 in
Curb Weight3,624 lb.3,756 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 in54.4 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in55.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in51.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in39.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft329.6 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft363.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring

Navigation and Eyesight Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
App support100Yes
Total Requested167566%
Total Not Requested87534%

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%
Infotainment Package II
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Bose, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
HD radio50Yes
Speed limit information0No
Total Requested72567%
Total Not Requested35033%
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 liftgate350Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested45036%
Total Not Requested80064%
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%
Driver Alert Package II
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested65060%
Total Not Requested42540%
Driver Alert Package I
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Blind spot warning system200No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested600100%

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%
Driver Alert Package II
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested65060%
Total Not Requested42540%

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