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Subaru Forester vs. Subaru WRX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Subaru WRX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $34,572

Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring   
Difference: $2,198

Lowest Total Invoice: $32,168

Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring   
Difference: $1,984

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelForesterForesterWRX
Trim2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Sedan
Base Price $33,090 $36,090 $31,595
Base Invoice $30,887 $33,675 $29,708
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245 245 233
Cargo net 68 68 81
All-weather floor mats 81 81 81
Universal garage door opener 120 120 111
Door sill trim plates 53 53 161
Navigation Package with Eyesight     3,300
Cargo tray     81
Bodyside moldings     267
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158 158 151
Cargo net 44 44 52
All-weather floor mats 52 52 52
Universal garage door opener 78 78 72
Door sill trim plates 34 34 104
Navigation Package with Eyesight     2,928
Cargo tray     52
Bodyside moldings     173
Options (change) 567 567 4,315
Options (change) 366 366 3,584
Destination 915 915 860
Total Price $34,572 $37,572 $36,770
Total Invoice $32,168 $34,956 $34,152

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Subaru WRX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,448
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,008
Model Year201820182018
ModelForesterForesterWRX
Trim2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Sedan
Engine170hp H4250hp H4268hp H4
TransmissionCVTCVT-8M6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8440, 8440, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18225/55-18245/40-18
Total Price$34,572$37,572$36,770
Adjustments for Features-3,250-3,5500
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$31,322$34,022$36,770
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,700$0
Total Invoice$32,168$34,956$34,152
Adjustments for Features-3,024-3,3030
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$29,144$31,653$34,152
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,509$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Subaru WRX

Model Year201820182018
ModelForesterForesterWRX
Trim2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000  
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100 
6-speed manual  $150
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$600$600 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed  $850
Heated steering wheel$100$100 
Power liftgate$350$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Hill descent control$250$250 
Terrain selector$200$200 
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover$75$75 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Roof rails$250$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player$125$125 
Dual-zone climate control$125$125 
HD radio$50$50 
MP3-compatible player$50$50 
Rear wiper$175$175 
Exterior 
Body kit  $0
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250 
Bodyside moldings  $75
Deep-tinted rear windows$275$275 
Front splitter spoiler  $200
Hood scoop  $100
Sunroof  $900
Sunroof, large$1100$1100 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Boost gauge  $75
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
LED headlights$1000$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50 
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75 
Memory system, driver seat$200$200 
Metal pedals  $75
Power release, second row seats$50$50 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0
Wheels, dark finish  $0
Total Value of Features$8,225$8,525$4,975
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,250$3,550$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,024-3,3030

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Subaru WRX

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterWRX
Body4dr SUV4dr Sedan
Wheelbase103.9 in104.3 in
Length180.9 in180.9 in
Width70.7 in70.7 in
Height66.4 in58.1 in
Curb Weight3,323 lb.3,277 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in55.6 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in52.2 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in43.3 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in54.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in53.1 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in35.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft312.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft312.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru WRX Limited

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Navigation Package with Eyesight
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Backup collision intervention150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Turn signals on or near mirrors25Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Harman/Kardon, 440W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25Yes
Lead vehicle start alert25Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested350091%
Total Not Requested3509%

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