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Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $34,633

Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring   
Difference: $2,572

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Model Year201820182018
ModelForesterForesterGolf Alltrack
Trim2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringSEL
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Base Price $33,090 $36,090 $35,660
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245 245  
Door sill trim plates 53 53  
Cargo net 68 68 100
All-weather floor mats 81 81 235
Roof rack crossbars 181 181 360
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158 158  
Door sill trim plates 34 34  
Cargo net 44 44 80
All-weather floor mats 52 52 185
Roof rack crossbars 117 117 300
Options (change) 628 628 695
Options (change) 405 405 565
Destination 915 915 850
Total Price $34,633 $37,633 $37,205

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

Lowest Adjusted Price: Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Volkswagen Golf Alltrack SEL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,767
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $30,611
Model Year201820182018
ModelForesterForesterGolf Alltrack
Trim2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringSEL
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Engine170hp H4250hp H4170hp I4
TransmissionCVTCVT-8S6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8440, 8400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18225/55-18225/45-18
Total Price$34,633$37,633$37,205
Adjustments for Features-195-4950
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$34,438$37,138$37,205
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,700$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

Model Year201820182018
ModelForesterForesterGolf Alltrack
Trim2.5i Touring2.0XT TouringSEL
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000  
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100 
6-speed automated manual  $1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100
Heated steering wheel$100$100 
Lead vehicle start alert$25$25 
PIN Code Access$10$10 
Power liftgate$350$350 
Remote app  $25
Semi-automated parking system  $500
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200 
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear  $100
Lane sway warning$25$25 
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Pedestrian detection$50$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100 
Rollover sensor$50$50 
Secondary collision brake assist  $25
Terrain selector$200$200 
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment  $50
Cargo mat  $40
Cargo tray$40$40 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Rear seat pass-through  $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $100
Apple CarPlay support  $100
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15
Larger infotainment display  $0
Mirrorlink support  $0
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0 
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Rear air vents  $100
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0 
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Wiper de-icer$25$25 
Exterior 
Deep-tinted rear windows$275$275 
Panoramic sunroof  $1200
Sunroof, large$1100$1100 
Wheel-lip moldings  $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Altimeter  $25
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces$900$900 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75 
Memory system, driver seat$200$200 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat  $100
Power release, second row seats$50$50 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces  $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector  $200
Raised heavy-duty suspension  $0
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0 
Total Value of Features$6,675$6,975$6,480
Value of Feature Adjustments$195$495$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-181-4600

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

Model Year20182018
ModelForesterGolf Alltrack
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Wheelbase103.9 in103.5 in
Length180.9 in180.2 in
Width70.7 in70.8 in
Height66.4 in59.6 in
Curb Weight3,323 lb.3,352 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in38.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.0 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in38.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in53.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.4 ft330.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
74.7 ft366.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf Alltrack SEL

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

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