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Subaru Forester vs. Subaru XV Crosstrek Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Subaru XV Crosstrek Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $32,537

Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Limited   
Difference: $2,183

Lowest Total Invoice: $30,092

Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Limited   
Difference: $1,836

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelForesterForesterForesterXV Crosstrek
Trim2.5i Limited2.5i Touring2.0XT Touring2.0i Limited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Hatch
Base Price $29,395 $33,090 $36,090 $26,295
Base Invoice $27,505 $30,887 $33,675 $24,840
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245 245 245 245
Navigation and Eyesight Package 2,945      
Cargo net 68 68 68 72
All-weather floor mats 81 81 81 81
Rear bumper protector 98 98 98 113
Universal garage door opener 120 120 120 120
Door sill trim plates 53 53 53 161
Roof rack crossbars 181 181 181 201
Class II trailer hitch 619 619 619 599
EyeSight, High Beam Assist, Moonroof, Nav, and HK Pkg.       3,445
Bodyside moldings       290
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158 158 158 158
Navigation and Eyesight Package 2,498      
Cargo net 44 44 44 46
All-weather floor mats 52 52 52 52
Rear bumper protector 63 63 63 73
Universal garage door opener 78 78 78 78
Door sill trim plates 34 34 34 104
Roof rack crossbars 117 117 117 130
Class II trailer hitch 464 464 464 449
EyeSight, High Beam Assist, Moonroof, Nav, and HK Pkg.       3,059
Bodyside moldings       188
Options (change) 4,410 1,465 1,465 5,327
Options (change) 3,508 1,010 1,010 4,337
Destination 915 915 915 915
Total Price $34,720 $35,470 $38,470 $32,537
Total Invoice $31,928 $32,812 $35,600 $30,092

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Subaru XV Crosstrek

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,033
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $788
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelForesterForesterForesterXV Crosstrek
Trim2.5i Limited2.5i Touring2.0XT Touring2.0i Limited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Hatch
Engine170hp H4170hp H4250hp H4152hp H4
TransmissionCVTCVTCVT-8CVT-7
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8440, 8440, 8432, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-17225/55-18225/55-18225/55-18
Total Price$34,720$35,470$38,470$32,537
Adjustments for Features-1,140-1,900-2,2000
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$33,580$33,570$36,270$32,537
Cost Above Minimum$10$0$2,700$0
Total Invoice$31,928$32,812$35,600$30,092
Adjustments for Features-1,048-1,758-2,0360
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$30,880$31,054$33,564$30,092
Cost Above Minimum$0$174$2,684$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Subaru XV Crosstrek

Model Year2018201820182018
ModelForesterForesterForesterXV Crosstrek
Trim2.5i Limited2.5i Touring2.0XT Touring2.0i Limited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000$1000  
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT   $1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel $100$100 
PIN Code Access $10$10$10
Power liftgate$350$350$350 
Proximity key $250$250$250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats   $0
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100$100
Vehicle health reports$0$0$0 
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25$25 
Trailering equipment (4 wire)   $125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support   $0
Apple CarPlay support   $0
Dual-zone climate control $125$125 
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0$0 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250$250 
Bodyside moldings   $75
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25$25 
Deep-tinted rear windows$275$275$275 
Sunroof   $900
Sunroof, large$1100$1100$1100 
Wheel-lip moldings   $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150 
LED headlights$1000$1000$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only   $750
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25$25
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75$75 
Memory system, driver seat $200$200 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power release, second row seats $50$50 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350$350 
Machined alloy wheels   $350
Raised heavy-duty suspension   $0
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0 
Terrain selector$200$200$200 
Total Value of Features$6,700$7,460$7,760$5,560
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,140$1,900$2,200$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,048-1,758-2,0360

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Subaru XV Crosstrek

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterXV Crosstrek
Body4dr SUV4dr Hatch
Wheelbase103.9 in104.9 in
Length180.9 in175.8 in
Width70.7 in71.0 in
Height66.4 in63.6 in
Curb Weight3,323 lb.3,114 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.16.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in56.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in55.1 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in43.1 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in38.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in55.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in55.2 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in36.5 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft320.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft355.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited

Navigation and Eyesight Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Upgraded instruments0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights1000No
Backup collision intervention150Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25Yes
Lead vehicle start alert25Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Harman/Kardon, 440W, 8 speakers350No
Total Requested322570%
Total Not Requested135030%

Option Package Details
Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Limited

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%
EyeSight, High Beam Assist, Moonroof, Nav, and HK Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Harman/Kardon, 432W, 8 speakers350No
Sunroof900Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Backup collision intervention150Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25Yes
Lead vehicle start alert25Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Total Requested395092%
Total Not Requested3508%

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