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Subaru Forester vs. Subaru Legacy Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Subaru Legacy Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,797

Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $2,230

Lowest Total Invoice: $33,040

Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $2,257

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
Trim2.0XT Touring3.6R Limited
Body4dr SUV4dr Sedan
Base Price $36,090 $31,945
Base Invoice $33,675 $29,897
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245  
Door sill trim plates 53  
Universal garage door opener 120  
Cargo net 68 90
All-weather floor mats 81 101
Remote start 455 470
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,595
Cargo tray   81
Bodyside moldings   290
Rear spoiler   365
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158  
Door sill trim plates 34  
Universal garage door opener 78  
Cargo net 44 58
All-weather floor mats 52 65
Remote start 341 352
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,331
Cargo tray   52
Bodyside moldings   188
Rear spoiler   237
Options (change) 1,022 2,992
Options (change) 707 2,283
Destination 915 860
Total Price $38,027 $35,797
Total Invoice $35,297 $33,040

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Subaru Legacy

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $805
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $934
Model Year20182018
Trim2.0XT Touring3.6R Limited
Body4dr SUV4dr Sedan
Engine250hp H4256hp H6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/27 MPG20/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18225/50-18
Total Price$38,027$35,797
Adjustments for Features-1,4250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$36,602$35,797
Total Invoice$35,297$33,040
Adjustments for Features-1,3230
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$33,974$33,040

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Subaru Legacy

Model Year20182018
Trim2.0XT Touring3.6R Limited
Body4dr SUV4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000
Heated steering wheel$100 
Power liftgate$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Hill descent control$250 
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Seat cushion airbag, driver $75
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75
Terrain selector$200 
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover$75 
Roof rails$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100
Apple CarPlay support $100
Rear air vents $100
Rear wiper$175 
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Active grille shutters $0
Body kit $0
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Bodyside moldings $75
Deep-tinted rear windows$275 
Sunroof $900
Sunroof, large$1100 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
LED headlights$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Seats and Interior Trim 
Heated second row seats $200
Manual recliner, second row seats$75 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power release, second row seats$50 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$7,800$6,375
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,425$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,3230

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Subaru Legacy

Model Year20182018
Body4dr SUV4dr Sedan
Wheelbase103.9 in108.3 in
Length180.9 in189.1 in
Width70.7 in72.4 in
Height66.4 in59.0 in
Curb Weight3,653 lb.3,748 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in58.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in42.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in37.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume,
34.4 ft315.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
74.7 ft315.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
Navigation system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25Yes
Lead vehicle start alert25Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Total Requested3250100%
Total Not Requested00%

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