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Subaru Legacy vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Legacy vs. Subaru Forester Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,797

Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $2,230

Lowest Total Invoice: $33,040

Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $2,257

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelLegacyForester
Trim3.6R Limited2.0XT Touring
Body4dr Sedan4dr SUV
Base Price $31,945 $36,090
Base Invoice $29,897 $33,675
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,595  
Rear spoiler 365  
Cargo net 90 68
Cargo tray 81  
All-weather floor mats 101 81
Bodyside moldings 290  
Remote start 470 455
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   245
Door sill trim plates   53
Universal garage door opener   120
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,331  
Rear spoiler 237  
Cargo net 58 44
Cargo tray 52  
All-weather floor mats 65 52
Bodyside moldings 188  
Remote start 352 341
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   158
Door sill trim plates   34
Universal garage door opener   78
Options (change) 2,992 1,022
Options (change) 2,283 707
Destination 860 915
Total Price $35,797 $38,027
Total Invoice $33,040 $35,297

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Legacy vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $605
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $749
Model Year20182018
ModelLegacyForester
Trim3.6R Limited2.0XT Touring
Body4dr Sedan4dr SUV
Engine256hp H6250hp H4
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/28 MPG23/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/50-18225/55-18
Total Price$35,797$38,027
Adjustments for Features0-1,625
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,797$36,402
Total Invoice$33,040$35,297
Adjustments for Features0-1,508
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$33,040$33,789

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Features Comparison: Subaru Legacy vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182018
ModelLegacyForester
Trim3.6R Limited2.0XT Touring
Body4dr Sedan4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Heated steering wheel $100
Power liftgate $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Hill descent control $250
Knee airbag, driver $100
Seat cushion airbag, driver$75 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75 
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover $75
Roof rails $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0 
Apple CarPlay support$0 
Rear air vents$100 
Rear wiper $175
Siri Eyes Free support $0
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0 
Body kit$0 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Bodyside moldings$75 
Deep-tinted rear windows $275
Sunroof$900 
Sunroof, large $1100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
LED headlights $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Heated second row seats$200 
Manual recliner, second row seats $75
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 
Power release, second row seats $50
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Terrain selector $200
Total Value of Features$6,175$7,800
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,625
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,508

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Legacy vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182018
ModelLegacyForester
Body4dr Sedan4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.3 in103.9 in
Length189.1 in180.9 in
Width72.4 in70.7 in
Height59.0 in66.4 in
Curb Weight3,748 lb.3,653 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.0 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in53.9 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in43.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.0 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in53.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in38.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
15.0 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
15.074.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25Yes
Lead vehicle start alert25Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Total Requested3250100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

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