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Subaru Forester vs. Lexus NX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Lexus NX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,721

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $11,042

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,053

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $10,338

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelForesterNX
Trim2.0XT Touring300
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,090 $35,285
Base Invoice $33,675 $32,993
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245  
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 230  
Cargo net 68 69
Universal garage door opener 120  
Door sill trim plates 53  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   900
Lane departure warning   250
LED headlights   1,160
Luxury Package   7,365
AWD   1,400
Power-folding second row seats   400
Illuminated door sill trim plates   459
Obstacle detection, rear   500
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158  
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror 149  
Cargo net 44 49
Universal garage door opener 78  
Door sill trim plates 34  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   828
Lane departure warning   232
LED headlights   1,068
Luxury Package   6,784
AWD   1,309
Power-folding second row seats   368
Illuminated door sill trim plates   325
Obstacle detection, rear   460
Options (change) 716 12,503
Options (change) 463 11,423
Destination 915 975
Total Price $37,721 $48,763
Total Invoice $35,053 $45,391

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Lexus NX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $9,662
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $9,053
Model Year20182018
ModelForesterNX
Trim2.0XT Touring300
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp H4235hp I4
TransmissionCVT-8T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/27 MPG22/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18225/60-18
Total Price$37,721$48,763
Adjustments for Features0-1,380
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$37,721$47,383
Total Invoice$35,053$45,391
Adjustments for Features0-1,285
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,053$44,106

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Lexus NX

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterNX
Trim2.0XT Touring300
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000
Lead vehicle start alert$25 
PIN Code Access$10 
Remote app $25
Remote window/roof operation $15
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Backup collision intervention$150 
Hill descent control$250 
Lane sway warning$25 
Obstacle detection, front $200
Pedestrian detection$50 
Terrain selector$200 
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray$40 
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input$50 
DVD-compatible player $0
Handwriting recognition $200
Navigation map updates, three years$0 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Water-repellent front-door glass $15
Wiper de-icer$25 
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25 
Self-repairing paint $0
Sunroof $900
Sunroof, large$1100 
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Door sill trim plates$100 
Folding second row seats$300 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Manual recliner, second row seats$75 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power recliner, second row seats $150
Power release, second row seats$50 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power-folding second row seats $700
Wood trim $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$6,975$8,355
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,380
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,285

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Lexus NX

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterNX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in104.7 in
Length180.9 in182.3 in
Width70.7 in73.6 in
Height66.4 in64.8 in
Curb Weight3,653 lb.4,050 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in55.1 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in42.8 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in55.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in53.9 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in36.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft317.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft354.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lexus NX 300

Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested50040%
Total Not Requested75060%
Lane departure warning
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested600100%
Total Not Requested00%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Torque vectoring, brake-based100Yes
Total Requested100100%
Total Not Requested00%
Power-folding second row seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power-folding second row seats400No
Power recliner, second row seats75No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested475100%
Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200No
Total Requested30060%
Total Not Requested20040%
Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Wood trim300No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Power liftgate350Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Speed limit information0No
Unbranded, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
225/60HR18 tires400No
Vehicle health reports0Yes
App support100Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Compass0Yes
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25No
Heated front seats200Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Total Requested395067%
Total Not Requested197533%

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