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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: $36,522

Subaru Forester Touring   
Difference: $3,698

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20202014
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $34,595 $36,880
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245  
Class II trailer hitch 619 520
Door sill trim plates 53  
AWD   1,955
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158  
Class II trailer hitch 464 447
Door sill trim plates 34  
AWD   1,877
Options (change) 917 2,475
Options (change) 656 2,324
Destination 1,010 865
Total Price $36,522 $40,220

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,658
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $37,064
Model Year20202014
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine182hp H4200hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)26/33 MPG20/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)440, 8400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18255/40-19
Total Price$36,522$40,220
Adjustments for Features-2,9600
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$33,562$40,220

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Features Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20202014
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Cruise control $250
Heated steering wheel$100 
Lead vehicle start alert$25 
PIN Code Access$10 
Power liftgate$350 
Remote app $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Backup collision intervention$150 
Blind spot warning system$200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100 
Forward collision warning$200 
Hill descent control$250 
Knee airbag, driver$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 
Terrain selector$200 
Trailer sway control $25
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Cargo cover$75 
Cargo tray$40 
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100 
HD radio$50 
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
iPod integration $100
Navigation map updates, three years$0 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
SMS text-to-speech reader$25 
Traffic + travel information$25 
USB port$100 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Voice control for nav and audio$100 
Wiper de-icer$25 
Bodyside cladding $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Larger rear spoiler $200
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Rear spoiler$200 
Sunroof, large$1100 
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Cornering lights $50
LED headlights$1000 
Power-folding mirrors $50
Xenon HID headlights $500
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Metal pedals $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power release, second row seats$50 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$10,025$7,065
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,960$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1350

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Forester vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20202014
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.1 in102.5 in
Length182.1 in174.5 in
Width71.5 in71.2 in
Height67.5 in65.6 in
Curb Weight3,449 lb.3,591 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.6 gal.16.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.2 in39.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.2 in56.2 in
Row 1 Legroom43.3 in40.1 in
Row 2 Headroom39.6 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom39.4 in35.8 in
Cargo Volume,
35.4 ft323.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
76.1 ft356.1 ft3

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