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Jeep Liberty
2012 Jeep Liberty
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$23,395
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Mazda CX-5
2021 Mazda CX-5
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$25,370
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8.8
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Subaru Forester
2021 Subaru Forester
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8.6
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Overview

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
210 hp @ 5200 rpm
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
235 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
N/A
6-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,076 lbs
3,552 lbs
3,449 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
2,000 lbs
1,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
28 MPG
29 MPG
City
16 MPG
25 MPG
26 MPG
Highway
22 MPG
31 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr
EPA rating
3
N/A
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
14.8 gallons
16.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
312 miles
370 miles
431.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
429 miles
458.8 miles
547.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
176.1 in
179.1 in
182.1 in
Height
71.3 in
65.4 in
67.5 in
Max Width
73.1 in
72.5 in
71.5 in
Front Width
61 in
62.8 in
61.6 in
Rear Width
61 in
62.8 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
106.1 in
106.2 in
105.1 in
Ground Clearance
7.8 in
7.5 in
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.8 in
41 in
43.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.4 in
39.7 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
57.1 in
58.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.7 in
55.2 in
54.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.2 in
39.6 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.8 in
39 in
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.6 in
54.8 in
57.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
52.6 in
55.3 in
53.6 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
60.9 ft³
59.6 ft³
76.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.2 ft³
30.9 ft³
31.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
30.9 ft³
31.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.5 ft
36 ft
35.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7.0"
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7.0"
17" x 7"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
A-Arms
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Live Axle
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P225/75R16
P225/65HR17
P225/60HR17
Rear Tire
P225/75R16
P225/65HR17
P225/60HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black Forest Green Pearl
  • Bright Silver Metallic
  • Bright White
  • Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl
  • Canyon Brown Pearl
  • Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Natural Green Pearl
  • Rescue Green Metallic
  • True Blue Pearl
  • Winter Chill Pearl
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Upholstery
  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Optional
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles