2015 Subaru Forester vs Competitors

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2015 Subaru Forester vs Competitive Models


The table below compares the 2015 Subaru Forester Premium Package with the All-Weather Package to competitive models sold in New England. Comparisons are true "apples-to-apples" based on what is readily available and most popularly sold. Selections were NOT based on which makes Subaru "look" better. 

2015 Subaru Forester vs Competitive Models

The table below compares the 2015 Subaru Forester Premium Package with the All-Weather Package to competitive models sold in New England. Comparisons are true "apples-to-apples" based on what is readily available and most popularly sold. 

                                       
Vehicles
2015
  Subaru Forester Premium 
2014
  Honda CR-V EX
  EX AWD
2014
Ford Escape 
SE 4WD
2014
  Toyota RAV-4
       XLE AWD


Standard Optional N/A Subaru Advantage

Price

Base Price MSRP

$24,995$26,295$27,300$26,400

Destination Charge

$825$830$895$860

Total MSRP

$25,820$27,125$28,195$27,260

All-Wheel Drive

All-Wheel Drive (AWD)

All-Wheel Drive (Standard)All-Wheel Drive (Standard) All-Wheel Drive (Standard)

4 Wheel Drive

    

Limited-Slip Differential

    

Engine

Standard Engine

2.5L H42.4L I41.6L I42.5L I4

Displacement (CC)

2498235415992494

Horsepower

170@5800185@7000173@5700176@6000

Torque (lbs.-ft.)

174@4100163@4400184@2500172@4100

Valves

16161616

Valves Configuration

DOHCDOHCDOHCDOHC

Fuel System

SEFISEFIDISEFI

Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.)

15.915.315.115.9

Fuel Economy City (mpg)

24222222

Fuel Economy Highway (mpg)

32303029

Transmission

Manual Transmission

    

Automatic Transmission

Lineartronic 6-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive and Tow/Haul/Snow Mode (Standard)5-Speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission With Overdrive and Tow/Haul/Snow Mode (Standard)6-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive (Standard)6-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive and Tow/Haul/Snow Mode (Standard)

Chassis

Front Suspension

IndependentIndependentIndependentIndependent

Rear Suspension

IndependentIndependentIndependentIndependent

Front Brakes

DiscDiscDiscDisc

Rear Brakes

DiscDiscDiscDisc

Variable Assisted Steering

    

Turning Circle, curb-to-curb

34.837.338.834.7

Wheels

  Chrome Alloy Wheels Front 18-in. X 7.5-in. and Rear 18-in. X 7.5-in. (Standard) 

Tires

P225/60HR17 BSW All-Season TiresP225/65TR17 BSW All-Season TiresP235/55HR17 BSW All-Season TiresP225/65HR17 BSW All-Season Tires

Dimensions

Wheelbase (inches)

103.9103.1105.9104.7

Length (inches)

180.9178.3178.1179.9

Width (inches)

70.771.672.472.6

Height (inches)

68.265.166.367.1

Track (Front)

60.961.661.561.8

Track (Rear)

61.161.661.661.8

Minimum Road Clearance (inches)

Not ListedNot ListedNot ListedNot Listed

Headroom (Front)

40.038.039.938.9

Headroom (Rear)

37.538.639.038.9

Legroom (Front)

43.041.343.142.6

Legroom (Rear)

38.038.336.837.2

Shoulder Room (Front)

57.058.656.057.3

Shoulder Room (Rear)

56.556.455.355.4

Curb Weight (pounds) Manual Transmission

    

Curb Weight (pounds) Automatic Transmission

3325349036453585

Manufacturer Passenger Volume (cubic feet)

103.3101.598.1100.7

Manufacturer Cargo Volume (cubic feet)

34.437.234.338.4

Towing Capacity (pounds)

1500150020001500

Warranty

Basic Warranty Time (Months)

36363636

Basic Warranty Miles

36000360003600036000

Powertrain Warranty Time (Months)

60606060

Powertrain Warranty Miles

60000600006000060000

Rust Perforation Warranty Time (Months)

60606060

Rust Perforation Warranty Miles

UnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited


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