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Subaru Forester vs. Jeep Compass Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Jeep Compass Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $34,655

Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited   
Difference: $600

Lowest Total Invoice: $31,933

Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited   
Difference: $2,136

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelForesterForesterForesterCompassCompass
Trim2.5i Limited2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringLimitedTrailhawk
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $29,395 $33,090 $36,090 $29,740 $28,595
Base Invoice $27,505 $30,887 $33,675 $28,954 $27,900
Navigation and Eyesight Package 2,945        
All-weather floor mats 81 81 81    
Remote start 455 455 455    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245 245 245    
Class II trailer hitch 619 619 619    
Advanced Safety & Lighting Group       895 895
Navigation Group       995 995
Trailer Tow Group       495 395
Temporary spare tire       245  
Power liftgate       495 495
Panoramic sunroof       1,295 1,295
Cold Weather Group         695
Safety and Security Group         795
Popular Equipment Group         395
Leather Interior Group         1,595
Navigation and Eyesight Package 2,498        
All-weather floor mats 52 52 52    
Remote start 341 341 341    
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158 158 158    
Class II trailer hitch 464 464 464    
Advanced Safety & Lighting Group       814 814
Navigation Group       905 905
Trailer Tow Group       450 359
Temporary spare tire       223  
Power liftgate       450 450
Panoramic sunroof       1,178 1,178
Cold Weather Group         632
Safety and Security Group         723
Popular Equipment Group         359
Leather Interior Group         1,451
Options (change) 4,345 1,400 1,400 4,420 7,555
Options (change) 3,513 1,015 1,015 4,020 6,871
Destination 915 915 915 1,095 1,095
Total Price $34,655 $35,405 $38,405 $35,255 $37,245
Total Invoice $31,933 $32,817 $35,605 $34,069 $35,866

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Jeep Compass

Lowest Adjusted Price: Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,285
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,588
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelForesterForesterForesterCompassCompass
Trim2.5i Limited2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringLimitedTrailhawk
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine170hp H4170hp H4250hp H4180hp I4180hp I4
TransmissionCVTCVTCVT-8T6T9
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDFWDAWD w/4L
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8440, 8440, 8?, 6?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-17225/55-18225/55-18225/55-18215/65-17
Total Price$34,655$35,405$38,405$35,255$37,245
Adjustments for Features-1,900-2,660-2,9600-3,215
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$32,755$32,745$35,445$35,255$34,030
Cost Above Minimum$10$0$2,700$1,225$0
Total Invoice$31,933$32,817$35,605$34,069$35,866
Adjustments for Features-1,751-2,466-2,7440-3,096
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$30,182$30,351$32,861$34,069$32,770
Cost Above Minimum$0$169$2,679$1,299$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Jeep Compass

Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelForesterForesterForesterCompassCompass
Trim2.5i Limited2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringLimitedTrailhawk
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000$1000   
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1100 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1400
AWD$1700$1700$1700  
FWD   $0 
AWD w/low range    $2200
Accessories 
AC power outlet   $100$100
Adaptive cruise control$750$750$750  
Cruise control   $250$250
Heated steering wheel $100$100$100$100
Lead vehicle start alert$25$25$25  
PIN Code Access $10$10  
Proximity key $250$250$250$250
Remote app   $25$25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Backup collision intervention$150$150$150  
Full-size spare tire    $225
Hill descent control$250$250$250 $250
Lane sway warning$25$25$25  
Pedestrian detection$50$50$50  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100$100  
Temporary spare tire$150$150$150$150 
Terrain selector$200$200$200 $200
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100  
Trailer sway control   $25$25
Vehicle health reports$0$0$0  
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover$75$75$75  
Cargo mat   $40$40
Cargo tray$40$40$40  
Class II trailer hitch$200$200$200  
Class III trailer hitch   $250$250
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25$25  
Trailering equipment (7 wire)   $150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support   $100$100
App support$100$100$100  
Apple CarPlay support   $100$100
CD player$125$125$125  
Dual-zone climate control $125$125$125$125
MP3-compatible player$50$50$50  
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0  
Rain-sensing wipers   $175$175
Rear air vents   $100$100
Satellite radio$200$200$200  
Satellite radio - one year subscription   $250$250
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0$0  
Text dictation   $50$50
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75$75  
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25$25$25 
Panoramic sunroof   $1200$1200
Skid plates    $150
Sunroof, large$1100$1100$1100  
Tow hook(s), front    $40
Tow hook(s), rear    $25
Wheel-lip moldings   $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0$0$0  
Cornering lights   $50$50
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display   $250$250
LED headlights$1000$1000$1000  
Outside temperature display$50$50$50  
Steering-linked headlights$150$150$150  
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25$25$25
Xenon HID headlights   $500$500
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop   $150$150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
All-weather floor mats$75$75$75 $75
Floor mats$75$75$75$75 
Folding passenger seat   $150$150
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat   $50$50
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75$75  
Memory system, driver seat $200$200  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat   $150$150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100  
Power release, second row seats $50$50  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350$350  
Off-road suspension (upgrade)    $0
Polished alloy wheels   $350$350
Raised heavy-duty suspension    $0
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0  
Total Value of Features$8,290$9,050$9,350$6,390$9,605
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,900$2,660$2,960$0$3,215
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,751-2,466-2,7440-3,096

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Jeep Compass

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterCompass
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in103.8 in
Length180.9 in173.0 in
Width70.7 in73.8 in
Height66.4 in64.6 in
Curb Weight3,323 lb.3,185 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.13.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in56.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in54.1 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in41.8 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in55.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in49.2 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in38.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft327.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft359.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited

Navigation and Eyesight Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Upgraded instruments0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights1000No
Backup collision intervention150No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Adaptive cruise control500No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Harman/Kardon, 440W, 8 speakers350No
Total Requested222549%
Total Not Requested235051%

Option Package Details
Jeep Compass Limited

Advanced Safety & Lighting Group
FeatureValueRequested?
LED tail lights0No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested1700100%
Total Not Requested00%
Navigation Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested105098%
Total Not Requested252%
Trailer Tow Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Class III trailer hitch250No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

Option Package Details
Jeep Compass Trailhawk

Cold Weather Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Cargo mat40No
Wiper de-icer25Yes
Total Requested32589%
Total Not Requested4011%
Safety and Security Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Alarm100No
Remote start150Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Total Requested75079%
Total Not Requested20021%
Advanced Safety & Lighting Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested1850100%
Total Not Requested00%
Navigation Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested105098%
Total Not Requested252%
Popular Equipment Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Remote start150Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Total Requested65081%
Total Not Requested15019%
Leather Interior Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces450Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested750100%
Total Not Requested00%
Trailer Tow Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Class III trailer hitch250No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

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