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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: $28,356

Subaru Forester 2.5 X L.L. Bean Edition   
Difference: $1,422

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2019201920062006
ModelCrosstrekCrosstrekForesterForester
Trim2.0i LimitedHybrid2.5 X L.L. Bean Edition2.5 XT Limited
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $27,195 $34,995 $26,895 $27,895
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 245 245   183
Roof rack crossbars 201 201    
Bodyside moldings 290 290    
Cargo net 72 72 46 46
All-weather floor mats 81 81 55 55
Universal garage door opener 120 120 87 87
Class II trailer hitch 599 599 295 295
Rear spoiler     353 353
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 158 158   119
Roof rack crossbars 130 130    
Bodyside moldings 188 188    
Cargo net 46 46 30 30
All-weather floor mats 52 52 33 33
Universal garage door opener 78 78 56 56
Class II trailer hitch 449 449 192 192
Rear spoiler     230 230
Options (change) 1,608 1,608 836 1,019
Options (change) 1,101 1,101 541 660
Destination 975 975 625 625
Total Price $29,778 $37,578 $28,356 $29,539

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,783
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $23,568
Model Year2019201920062006
ModelCrosstrekCrosstrekForesterForester
Trim2.0i LimitedHybrid2.5 X L.L. Bean Edition2.5 XT Limited
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine152hp H4137hp H4 H173hp H4230hp H4
TransmissionCVT-7CVTA4M5
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 6?, 6120, 4?, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/55-18225/55-18215/60-16215/60-16
Total Price$29,778$37,578$28,356$29,539
Adjustments for Features-4,080-3,980-8750
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$25,698$33,598$27,481$29,539
Cost Above Minimum$0$7,900$0$2,058

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Features Comparison: Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year2019201920062006
ModelCrosstrekCrosstrekForesterForester
Trim2.0i LimitedHybrid2.5 X L.L. Bean Edition2.5 XT Limited
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100   
CVT $1000  
4-speed automatic  $800 
5-speed manual   $0
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
PIN Code Access$10$10  
Proximity key$250$250  
Tilt steering wheel, manual  $150$150
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Blind spot warning system$200$200  
Brake assist$50$50  
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100  
Hill descent control$250$250  
Knee airbag, driver$100$100  
Rearview camera$200$200  
Rollover sensor$50$50  
Side curtain airbags$350$350  
Stability control$400$400  
Tire-pressure monitor$75$75  
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100  
Traction control$100$100  
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray$40$40  
Overhead sunglass holder  $25$25
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100$100  
App support$100$100  
Apple CarPlay support$100$100  
Audio controls on steering wheel$125$125  
Aux input$50$50  
Bluetooth audio streaming$25$25  
Bluetooth cell phone link$100$100  
CD changer, in-dash  $325$325
CD player$125$125  
HD radio$50$50  
MP3-compatible player$50$50  
Satellite radio$200$200  
SMS text-to-speech reader$25$25  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300  
Voice control for audio system$25$25  
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding  $350$350
Bodyside moldings$75$75  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)   $25
Hood scoop   $100
Sunroof, large  $1100$1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights$125$125  
Automatic-off headlights  $25$25
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50  
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750  
Steering-linked headlights$150$150  
Trip computer$150$150  
Visor mirror, driver  $10$10
Visor mirror, passenger  $10$10
Powertrain 
Limited-slip rear differential  $300$300
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150 $150
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $50$50
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces  $0 
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels  $350$350
Auto-leveling rear shocks  $200 
Machined alloy wheels$350$350  
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0  
Total Value of Features$8,850$8,750$5,645$4,770
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,080$3,980$875$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-284-220-8070

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20192006
ModelCrosstrekForester
Body4dr Hatch4dr SUV
Wheelbase104.9 in99.4 in
Length175.8 in176.6 in
Width71.0 in68.3 in
Height63.6 in65.0 in
Curb Weight3,114 lb.3,166 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.6 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in39.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.7 in53.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.1 in51.6 in
Row 1 Legroom43.1 in43.6 in
Row 2 Headroom38.0 in39.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.6 in53.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.2 in51.6 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in33.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
20.8 ft332.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
55.3 ft357.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Limited

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

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