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Subaru Forester vs. Honda HR-V Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Honda HR-V Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $26,365

Honda HR-V EX-L   
Difference: $5,540

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820192019
ModelForesterForesterForesterHR-VHR-V
Trim2.5i Limited2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringEX-LTouring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $29,395 $33,090 $36,090 $25,320 $28,540
Navigation system 1,350        
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245 245 245    
Navigation system 1,156        
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158 158 158    
Options (change) 1,595 245 245 0 0
Options (change) 1,314 158 158 0 0
Destination 915 915 915 1,045 1,045
Total Price $31,905 $34,250 $37,250 $26,365 $29,585

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Honda HR-V

Lowest Adjusted Price: Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Honda HR-V Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $140
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $23,487
Model Year20182018201820192019
ModelForesterForesterForesterHR-VHR-V
Trim2.5i Limited2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringEX-LTouring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine170hp H4170hp H4250hp H4141hp I4141hp I4
TransmissionCVTCVTCVT-8CVT-7CVT-7
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8440, 8440, 8180, 6180, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-17225/55-18225/55-18215/55-17215/55-17
Total Price$31,905$34,250$37,250$26,365$29,585
Adjustments for Features-3,765-8,025-8,3250-1,700
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$28,140$26,225$28,925$26,365$27,885
Cost Above Minimum$1,915$0$2,700$0$1,520

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Honda HR-V

Model Year20182018201820192019
ModelForesterForesterForesterHR-VHR-V
Trim2.5i Limited2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringEX-LTouring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000$1000   
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100  
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT   $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700 $1700
FWD   $0 
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750$750  
Cruise control$250  $250$250
Heated steering wheel $100$100  
Lead vehicle start alert $25$25  
PIN Code Access $10$10  
Power liftgate$350$350$350  
Proximity key $250$250$250$250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist   $25$25
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200$200  
Automatic braking, low-speed $200$200  
Backup collision intervention $150$150  
Blind spot camera, passenger side   $150$150
Blind spot warning system$200$200$200  
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100$100  
Forward collision warning $200$200  
Hill descent control$250$250$250  
Knee airbag, driver$100$100$100  
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200$200  
Lane departure warning $200$200  
Lane sway warning $25$25  
Obstacle detection, rear $300$300  
Pedestrian detection $50$50  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100$100  
Terrain selector$200$200$200  
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100  
Vehicle health reports$0$0$0  
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover$75$75$75  
Cargo tray$40$40$40  
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25$25  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Dual-zone climate control $125$125  
HDMI port   $25$25
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300$300  
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25  
Traffic information   $25$25
Wiper de-icer$25$25$25  
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250$250  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25$25  
Sunroof   $900$900
Sunroof, large$1100$1100$1100  
Wheel-lip moldings   $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200  
Compass$0$0$0  
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150  
LED headlights $1000$1000  
Spotter mirror(s)   $50$50
Steering-linked headlights $150$150  
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25$25$25
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100$100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50$50  
Manual height adjuster, driver seat   $50$50
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75$75  
Memory system, driver seat $200$200  
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100  
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100  
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100  
Power recliner, driver seat$100$100$100  
Power release, second row seats $50$50  
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0  
Total Value of Features$6,790$11,050$11,350$3,025$4,725
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,765$8,025$8,325$0$1,700
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,509-7,488-7,7660-60

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Honda HR-V

Model Year20182019
ModelForesterHR-V
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in102.8 in
Length180.9 in170.4 in
Width70.7 in69.8 in
Height66.4 in63.2 in
Curb Weight3,323 lb.2,889 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in56.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in53.1 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in38.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in54.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in47.4 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in39.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft324.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft358.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Harman/Kardon, 440W, 8 speakers350No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Total Requested70065%
Total Not Requested37535%

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