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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: $37,714

Subaru Forester Touring   
Difference: $4,501

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212021
TrimTouringSEL Premium R-Line
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $34,895 $39,095
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245  
Cargo net 68 100
All-weather floor mats 81 235
Universal garage door opener 120 325
Roof rack crossbars 181 365
Class II trailer hitch 619 700
Remote start 455  
Cargo cover   200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158  
Cargo net 44 80
All-weather floor mats 52 185
Universal garage door opener 78 270
Roof rack crossbars 117 300
Class II trailer hitch 464 600
Remote start 341  
Cargo cover   152
Options (change) 1,769 1,925
Options (change) 1,254 1,587
Destination 1,050 1,195
Total Price $37,714 $42,215

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,621
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $354
Model Year20212021
TrimTouringSEL Premium R-Line
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine182hp H4184hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)26/33 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8480, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18255/40-20
Total Price$37,714$42,215
Adjustments for Features0-1,880
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$37,714$40,335

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20212021
TrimTouringSEL Premium R-Line
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
Adaptive cruise control$600 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $850
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Lead vehicle start alert$25 
PIN Code Access$10 
Remote app $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras $500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Blind spot collision prevention $150
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear $100
Hill descent control$250 
Knee airbag, driver$75 
Lane sway warning$25 
Obstacle detection, front $150
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rearview camera$200 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Terrain selector$200 
Trailer sway control $25
Wide-view front camera $150
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat $40
Cargo tray$40 
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100
Apple CarPlay support $100
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Mirrorlink support $0
Navigation map updates, three years$0 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Wiper de-icer$25 
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof, large$1100 
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Cornering lights $50
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Power-folding mirrors $50
Automatic start / stop $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power release, second row seats$50 
Total Value of Features$5,800$7,680
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,880
Value of Feature Adjustments0-124

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20212021
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,
35.4 ft312.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
35.433.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
76.1 ft365.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium R-Line

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

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