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Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,374

Subaru Forester Touring   
Difference: $2,741

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202020192019
ModelForesterTiguanTiguan
TrimTouringSEL PremiumSEL Premium R-Line
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $34,595 $37,195 $38,895
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245    
Cargo net 68 100 100
All-weather floor mats 81 235 235
Universal garage door opener 120 325 325
Roof rack crossbars 181 365 365
Class II trailer hitch 619 700 700
Remote start 455    
Cargo cover   200 200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158    
Cargo net 44 80 80
All-weather floor mats 52 185 185
Universal garage door opener 78 270 270
Roof rack crossbars 117 300 300
Class II trailer hitch 464 600 600
Remote start 341    
Cargo cover   152 152
Options (change) 1,769 1,925 1,925
Options (change) 1,254 1,587 1,587
Destination 1,010 995 995
Total Price $37,374 $40,115 $41,815

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $836
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $195
Model Year202020192019
ModelForesterTiguanTiguan
TrimTouringSEL PremiumSEL Premium R-Line
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine182hp H4184hp I4184hp I4
TransmissionCVT-7T8T8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)26/33 MPG21/29 MPG21/29 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8480, 9480, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18235/50-19255/40-20
Total Price$37,374$40,115$41,815
Adjustments for Features0-1,905-1,905
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$37,374$38,210$39,910
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,700

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year202020192019
ModelForesterTiguanTiguan
TrimTouringSEL PremiumSEL Premium R-Line
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100  
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300$1300
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000$1000
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100
Lead vehicle start alert$25  
PIN Code Access$10  
Remote app $25$25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras $500$500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200  
Blind spot collision prevention $150$150
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear $100$100
Hill descent control$250  
Knee airbag, driver$100  
Lane sway warning$25  
Obstacle detection, front $200$200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100  
Rearview camera$200  
Secondary collision brake assist $25$25
Terrain selector$200  
Trailer sway control $25$25
Wide-view front camera $150$150
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat $40$40
Cargo tray$40  
Overhead sunglass holder$25  
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100$100
Apple CarPlay support $100$100
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15$15
Mirrorlink support $0$0
Navigation map updates, three years$0  
Rain-sensing wipers $175$175
Rear air vents $100$100
SD Card slot $25$25
Siri Eyes Free support$0  
Variable intermittent wipers$75  
Wiper de-icer$25  
Exterior 
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200
Sunroof, large$1100  
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Cornering lights $50$50
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250$250
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25$25
Power-folding mirrors $50$50
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75$75
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50
Power release, second row seats$50  
Total Value of Features$5,975$7,880$7,880
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,905$1,905
Value of Feature Adjustments0-123-118

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20202019
ModelForesterTiguan
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.1 in109.8 in
Length182.1 in185.1 in
Width71.5 in72.4 in
Height67.5 in66.3 in
Curb Weight3,449 lb.3,858 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.6 gal.15.3 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.2 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.2 in57.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.3 in40.2 in
Row 2 Headroom39.6 in39.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in55.9 in
Row 2 Legroom39.4 in36.5 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in33.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in47.8 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in27.9 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.4 ft312.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
35.433.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
76.1 ft365.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium R-Line

All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%

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