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Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Forester Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $25,854

Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i   
Difference: $5,633

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201920192019
ModelCrosstrekForesterForesterForester
Trim2.0iSportLimitedTouring
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $21,795 $28,795 $30,795 $34,295
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245 245 245 245
CVT 1,000      
Door sill trim plates 161 53 53 53
Cargo net 72 68 68 68
Cargo tray 81 80    
All-weather floor mats 81 81 81 81
Rear bumper protector 113 98 98 98
Universal garage door opener 120 120 120 120
Cargo cover 181 172    
Roof rack crossbars 201 181 181 181
Bodyside moldings 290      
Class II trailer hitch 599 619 619 619
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158 158 158 158
CVT 917      
Door sill trim plates 104 34 34 34
Cargo net 46 44 44 44
Cargo tray 52 52    
All-weather floor mats 52 52 52 52
Rear bumper protector 73 63 63 63
Universal garage door opener 78 78 78 78
Cargo cover 117 111    
Roof rack crossbars 130 117 117 117
Bodyside moldings 188      
Class II trailer hitch 449 464 464 464
Options (change) 3,144 1,717 1,465 1,465
Options (change) 2,364 1,173 1,010 1,010
Destination 915 975 975 975
Total Price $25,854 $31,487 $33,235 $36,735

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price: Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Subaru Forester Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $566
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $22,543
Model Year2018201920192019
ModelCrosstrekForesterForesterForester
Trim2.0iSportLimitedTouring
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine152hp H4182hp H4182hp H4182hp H4
TransmissionCVTCVT-7CVT-7CVT-7
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)27/33 MPG26/33 MPG26/33 MPG26/33 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 4?, 6?, 6440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-17225/55-18225/55-18225/55-18
Total Price$25,854$31,487$33,235$36,735
Adjustments for Features0-3,755-5,330-10,315
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$25,854$27,732$27,905$26,420
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,312$1,485$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year2018201920192019
ModelCrosstrekForesterForesterForester
Trim2.0iSportLimitedTouring
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000   
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control   $750
Cruise control$250$250$250 
Heated steering wheel   $100
Lead vehicle start alert   $25
PIN Code Access   $10
Power liftgate  $350$350
Proximity key   $250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0   
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial   $200
Automatic braking, low-speed   $200
Backup collision intervention   $150
Blind spot warning system  $200$200
Cross-traffic warning, rear  $100$100
Forward collision warning   $200
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$200$200
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100   
Vehicle health reports $0$0$0
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25$25
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125   
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100   
Apple CarPlay support$100   
Automatic climate control, front $200$200$200
CD player $125$125$125
Dual-zone climate control   $125
HD radio $50$50$50
MP3-compatible player $50$50$50
Navigation map updates, three years   $0
Navigation system   $600
Satellite radio $200$200$200
Siri Eyes Free support $0$0$0
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25$25
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300$300
Traffic + travel information   $25
Voice control for nav and audio   $100
Wiper de-icer $25$25$25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250$250
Bodyside moldings$75   
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25$25$25
Deep-tinted rear windows $275$275$275
Sunroof, large $1100$1100$1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75   
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights   $200
Automatic headlights $125$125$125
Automatic-off headlights$25   
Fog lights  $125$125
Heated mirrors $25$25$25
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50$50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50$50$50
Interior ambient lighting $150$150$150
LED headlights   $1000
Steering-linked headlights   $150
Turn signals on or near mirrors   $25
Visor mirror, driver$10   
Visor mirror, passenger$10   
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row $50$50$50
Heated front seats $200$200$200
Leather seating surfaces  $900$900
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150$150$150
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50   
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75$75
Memory system, driver seat   $200
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100
Power recliner, driver seat $100$100$100
Power release, second row seats   $50
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350$350$350
Machined alloy wheels$350   
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0   
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0  
Total Value of Features$3,970$7,725$9,300$14,285
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,755$5,330$10,315
Value of Feature Adjustments0-256-318-557

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182019
ModelCrosstrekForester
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV
Wheelbase104.9 in105.1 in
Length175.8 in182.1 in
Width71.0 in71.5 in
Height63.6 in67.5 in
Curb Weight3,157 lb.3,449 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.6 gal.16.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in41.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.7 in58.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.1 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.1 in43.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.0 in39.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.6 in57.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.2 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in39.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
20.8 ft335.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
55.3 ft376.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Forester Sport

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

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester Limited

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

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester Touring

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

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