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Subaru Forester vs. Toyota 4Runner Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Toyota 4Runner Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $38,872

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $1,798

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,907

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: $1,452

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelForester4Runner4Runner
Trim2.0XT TouringSR5TRD Off-Road
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,090 $33,910 $37,035
Base Invoice $33,675 $31,222 $34,097
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245    
Class II trailer hitch 619    
Rear bumper protector 98    
Cargo net 68 49 49
Roof rack crossbars 181    
All-weather floor mats 81    
Remote start 455 499 499
Universal garage door opener 120    
Wilderness Package   434 434
Premium Package   1,580 1,710
4WD, part-time w/low range   1,875  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)   99 99
Cargo cover   155 155
Floor mats   224  
Sunroof   850 850
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158    
Class II trailer hitch 464    
Rear bumper protector 63    
Cargo net 44 35 35
Roof rack crossbars 117    
All-weather floor mats 52    
Remote start 341 380 380
Universal garage door opener 78    
Wilderness Package   255 255
Premium Package   1,684 1,802
4WD, part-time w/low range   1,725  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)   72 72
Cargo cover   95 95
Floor mats   139  
Sunroof   757 757
Options (change) 1,867 5,765 3,796
Options (change) 1,317 5,142 3,396
Destination 915 995 995
Total Price $38,872 $40,670 $41,826
Total Invoice $35,907 $37,359 $38,488

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Toyota 4Runner

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,828
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,022
Model Year201820182018
ModelForester4Runner4Runner
Trim2.0XT TouringSR5TRD Off-Road
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine250hp H4270hp V6270hp V6
TransmissionCVT-8T5T5
DrivetrainAWD4WD, PT w/4L4WD, PT w/4L
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/27 MPG17/20 MPG17/20 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8?, 8?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18265/70-17265/70-17
Total Price$38,872$40,670$41,826
Adjustments for Features-6,0300-635
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$32,842$40,670$41,191
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$521
Total Invoice$35,907$37,359$38,488
Adjustments for Features-5,5700-584
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$30,337$37,359$37,904
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$545

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Toyota 4Runner

Model Year201820182018
ModelForester4Runner4Runner
Trim2.0XT TouringSR5TRD Off-Road
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100  
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1000$1000
AWD$1700  
4WD, part-time w/low range $1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100$100
Adaptive cruise control$750  
Cruise control $250$250
Heated steering wheel$100  
Lead vehicle start alert$25  
PIN Code Access$10  
Power liftgate$350  
Power retractable rear window $350$350
Proximity key$250  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0$0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200  
Automatic braking, low-speed$200  
Backup collision intervention$150  
Blind spot warning system$200  
Crawl control  $500
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100  
Forward collision warning$200  
Full-size spare tire $225$225
Hill descent control$250$250 
Knee airbag, passenger $100$100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200  
Lane departure warning$200  
Lane sway warning$25  
Obstacle detection, rear$300  
Pedestrian detection$50  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100  
Temporary spare tire$150  
Terrain selector$200 $200
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100  
Trailer sway control $25$25
Vehicle health reports$0  
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat $40 
Class II trailer hitch$200  
Class III trailer hitch $250$250
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Trailering equipment (7 wire) $150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic climate control, front$200  
Dual-zone climate control$125  
DVD-compatible player $0$0
Navigation map updates, three years$0  
Rear air vents $100$100
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300  
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250  
Hood scoop  $100
Skid plates $150$150
Sunroof $900$900
Sunroof, large$1100  
Tow hook(s), front $40$40
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200  
Automatic headlights$125  
Automatic-off headlights $25$25
Interior ambient lighting$150  
LED headlights$1000  
Steering-linked headlights$150  
Powertrain 
Lockable rear differential  $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces$900  
Memory system, driver seat$200  
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100
Power release, second row seats$50  
Synthetic leather seating surfaces $0$0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0  
Total Value of Features$11,985$5,955$6,590
Value of Feature Adjustments$6,030$0$635
Value of Feature Adjustments-5,5700-584

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Toyota 4Runner

Model Year20182018
ModelForester4Runner
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in109.8 in
Length180.9 in190.2 in
Width70.7 in75.8 in
Height66.4 in71.5 in
Curb Weight3,653 lb.4,675 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.23.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in57.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in56.5 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in38.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in57.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in55.7 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in32.9 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in34.3 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in57.7 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in43.3 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in29.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft39.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
34.446.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft388.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Toyota 4Runner SR5

4WD, part-time w/low range
FeatureValueRequested?
4WD, part-time w/low range0Yes
Hill descent control250Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Wilderness Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Roof rack crossbars50Yes
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested165100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Turn signals on or near mirrors25Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Heated front seats200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100No
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Synthetic leather seating surfaces0No
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested120084%
Total Not Requested22516%

Option Package Details
Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road

Wilderness Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Roof rack crossbars50Yes
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested165100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Turn signals on or near mirrors25Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Heated front seats200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100No
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Synthetic leather seating surfaces0No
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested120084%
Total Not Requested22516%

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