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Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $33,435

Toyota RAV4 Limited   
Difference: $1,773

Lowest Total Invoice: $30,910

Toyota RAV4 Limited   
Difference: $1,716

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelForesterForesterRAV4RAV4RAV4RAV4
Trim2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringSELimitedHybrid LimitedPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $33,090 $36,090 $28,790 $30,905 $34,030 $34,750
Base Invoice $30,887 $33,675 $26,919 $28,897 $31,988 $32,491
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245 245        
Cargo net 68 68 49 49 49 49
Door sill trim plates 53 53   199 199  
All-weather floor mats 81 81 249 249 249 249
Roof rack crossbars 181 181 315 315 315 315
Universal garage door opener 120 120        
Remote start 455 455 499 499 499 499
Power Extra Value Package     1,010      
Advanced Technology Package     2,460      
Floor mats       224 224  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158 158        
Cargo net 44 44 35 35 35 35
Door sill trim plates 34 34   179 179  
All-weather floor mats 52 52 145 145 145 145
Roof rack crossbars 117 117 210 210 210 210
Universal garage door opener 78 78        
Remote start 341 341 310 310 310 310
Power Extra Value Package     959      
Advanced Technology Package     2,189      
Floor mats       139 139  
Options (change) 1,203 1,203 4,582 1,535 1,535 1,112
Options (change) 824 824 3,848 1,018 1,018 700
Destination 915 915 995 995 995 995
Total Price $35,208 $38,208 $34,367 $33,435 $36,560 $36,857
Total Invoice $32,626 $35,414 $31,762 $30,910 $34,001 $34,186

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,772
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,569
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelForesterForesterRAV4RAV4RAV4RAV4
Trim2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringSELimitedHybrid LimitedPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine170hp H4250hp H4176hp I4176hp I4150hp I4 H176hp I4
TransmissionCVTCVT-8T6T6CVTT6
DrivetrainAWDAWDFWDFWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8440, 8576, 11?, 6?, 6576, 11
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18225/55-18235/55-18235/55-18235/55-18235/55-18
Total Price$35,208$38,208$34,367$33,435$36,560$36,857
Adjustments for Features-3,545-3,845-3100-1,550-885
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$31,663$34,363$34,057$33,435$35,010$35,972
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,700$622$0$1,575$2,537
Total Invoice$32,626$35,414$31,762$30,910$34,001$34,186
Adjustments for Features-3,285-3,564-2870-1,442-821
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$29,341$31,850$31,475$30,910$32,559$33,365
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,509$565$0$1,649$2,455

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4

Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelForesterForesterRAV4RAV4RAV4RAV4
Trim2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringSELimitedHybrid LimitedPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000   $1000 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100    
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1100$1100 $1100
AWD$1700$1700  $1700 
FWD  $0$0 $0
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate     $100
Heated steering wheel$100$100   $100
Lead vehicle start alert$25$25    
PIN Code Access$10$10    
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras  $500  $500
Backup collision intervention$150$150    
Hill descent control$250$250    
Lane sway warning$25$25    
Obstacle detection, front  $200$200$200$200
Perimeter scan  $25  $25
Rearview camera$200$200 $200$200 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger  $75$75$75$75
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100    
Trailer sway control   $25$25$25
Vehicle health reports$0$0    
Wide-view front camera  $150  $150
Wide-view rear camera  $0  $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat   $40$40 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
DVD-compatible player  $0$0$0$0
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0    
Surround sound  $250  $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300    
Wiper de-icer$25$25    
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25    
Sunroof  $900$900$900$900
Sunroof, large$1100$1100    
Wheel-lip moldings  $75$75$75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150    
Large energy flow and fuel economy display    $25 
LED headlights$1000$1000    
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750$750$750$750
Steering-linked headlights$150$150    
Tachometer$75$75$75$75 $75
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100   
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces$900$900    
Memory system, driver seat$200$200 $200$200$200
Power release, second row seats$50$50    
Synthetic leather seating surfaces  $0$0$0$0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350$350   
Chrome-coated alloy wheels   $600$600$600
Electronic systems calibration selector  $200$200$200$200
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0   
Terrain selector$200$200    
Total Value of Features$7,985$8,285$4,750$4,440$5,990$5,325
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,545$3,845$310$0$1,550$885
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,285-3,564-2870-1,442-821

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterRAV4
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.9 in104.7 in
Length180.9 in183.5 in
Width70.7 in72.6 in
Height66.4 in65.9 in
Curb Weight3,323 lb.3,456 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in54.3 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in42.6 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in55.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in48.9 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in37.2 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft338.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft373.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Toyota RAV4 SE

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Power Extra Value Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested1150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Surround sound250No
JBL, 576W, 11 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Perimeter scan25No
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Wide-view rear camera0No
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested102545%
Total Not Requested127555%

Option Package Details
Toyota RAV4 Limited

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

Option Package Details
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

Option Package Details
Toyota RAV4 Platinum

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%

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