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Toyota RAV4 vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Toyota RAV4 vs. Subaru Forester Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $33,435

Toyota RAV4 Limited   
Difference: $1,773

Lowest Total Invoice: $30,910

Toyota RAV4 Limited   
Difference: $1,716

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelRAV4RAV4RAV4RAV4ForesterForester
TrimSELimitedHybrid LimitedPlatinum2.5i Touring2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $28,790 $30,905 $34,030 $34,750 $33,090 $36,090
Base Invoice $26,919 $28,897 $31,988 $32,491 $30,887 $33,675
Power Extra Value Package 1,010          
Advanced Technology Package 2,460          
All-weather floor mats 249 249 249 249 81 81
Remote start 499 499 499 499 455 455
Roof rack crossbars 315 315 315 315 181 181
Cargo net 49 49 49 49 68 68
Floor mats   224 224      
Door sill trim plates   199 199   53 53
Auto-dimming rearview mirror         245 245
Universal garage door opener         120 120
Power Extra Value Package 959          
Advanced Technology Package 2,189          
All-weather floor mats 145 145 145 145 52 52
Remote start 310 310 310 310 341 341
Roof rack crossbars 210 210 210 210 117 117
Cargo net 35 35 35 35 44 44
Floor mats   139 139      
Door sill trim plates   179 179   34 34
Auto-dimming rearview mirror         158 158
Universal garage door opener         78 78
Options (change) 4,582 1,535 1,535 1,112 1,203 1,203
Options (change) 3,848 1,018 1,018 700 824 824
Destination 995 995 995 995 915 915
Total Price $34,367 $33,435 $36,560 $36,857 $35,208 $38,208
Total Invoice $31,762 $30,910 $34,001 $34,186 $32,626 $35,414

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Toyota RAV4 vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,772
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,569
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelRAV4RAV4RAV4RAV4ForesterForester
TrimSELimitedHybrid LimitedPlatinum2.5i Touring2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine176hp I4176hp I4150hp I4 H176hp I4170hp H4250hp H4
TransmissionT6T6CVTT6CVTCVT-8
DrivetrainFWDFWDAWDFWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 11?, 6?, 6576, 11440, 8440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-18235/55-18235/55-18235/55-18225/55-18225/55-18
Total Price$34,367$33,435$36,560$36,857$35,208$38,208
Adjustments for Features-3100-1,550-885-3,545-3,845
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$34,057$33,435$35,010$35,972$31,663$34,363
Cost Above Minimum$622$0$1,575$2,537$0$2,700
Total Invoice$31,762$30,910$34,001$34,186$32,626$35,414
Adjustments for Features-2870-1,442-821-3,285-3,564
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$31,475$30,910$32,559$33,365$29,341$31,850
Cost Above Minimum$565$0$1,649$2,455$0$2,509

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Features Comparison: Toyota RAV4 vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelRAV4RAV4RAV4RAV4ForesterForester
TrimSELimitedHybrid LimitedPlatinum2.5i Touring2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 $1100  
CVT  $1000 $1000 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT     $1100
FWD$0$0 $0  
AWD  $1700 $1700$1700
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate   $100  
Heated steering wheel   $100$100$100
Lead vehicle start alert    $25$25
PIN Code Access    $10$10
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras$500  $500  
Backup collision intervention    $150$150
Hill descent control    $250$250
Lane sway warning    $25$25
Obstacle detection, front$200$200$200$200  
Perimeter scan$25  $25  
Rearview camera $200$200 $200$200
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75$75$75  
Torque vectoring, brake-based     $100
Trailer sway control $25$25$25  
Vehicle health reports    $0$0
Wide-view front camera$150  $150  
Wide-view rear camera$0  $0  
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat $40$40   
Climate Control and Infotainment 
DVD-compatible player$0$0$0$0  
Navigation map updates, three years    $0$0
Surround sound$250  $250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar    $300$300
Wiper de-icer    $25$25
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)    $25$25
Sunroof$900$900$900$900  
Sunroof, large    $1100$1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75$75$75  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting    $150$150
Large energy flow and fuel economy display  $25   
LED headlights    $1000$1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750$750$750  
Steering-linked headlights    $150$150
Tachometer$75$75 $75$75$75
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100    $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces    $900$900
Memory system, driver seat $200$200$200$200$200
Power release, second row seats    $50$50
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0$0$0$0  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350   $350$350
Chrome-coated alloy wheels $600$600$600  
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200$200$200  
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0    $0
Terrain selector    $200$200
Total Value of Features$4,750$4,440$5,990$5,325$7,985$8,285
Value of Feature Adjustments$310$0$1,550$885$3,545$3,845
Value of Feature Adjustments-2870-1,442-821-3,285-3,564

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota RAV4 vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20182018
ModelRAV4Forester
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase104.7 in103.9 in
Length183.5 in180.9 in
Width72.6 in70.7 in
Height65.9 in66.4 in
Curb Weight3,456 lb.3,323 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.9 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.3 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.3 in53.9 in
Row 1 Legroom42.6 in43.0 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.4 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room48.9 in53.0 in
Row 2 Legroom37.2 in38.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
38.4 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.4 ft374.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Toyota RAV4 SE

Power Extra Value Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested1150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Surround sound250No
JBL, 576W, 11 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Wide-view rear camera0No
Perimeter scan25No
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested102545%
Total Not Requested127555%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
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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