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2022 Subaru Forester
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$25,195
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2022 Toyota Highlander
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2022 Volkswagen Taos
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Overview

Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
3.5L V6 Gas
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
295 hp @ 6600 rpm
158 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
263 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,454 lbs
4,145 lbs
3,175 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
1,500 lbs
5,000 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
29 MPG
24 MPG
31 MPG
City
26 MPG
21 MPG
28 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
29 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr
5.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
17.9 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
431.6 miles
375.9 miles
369.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
547.8 miles
519.1 miles
475.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.7 in
194.9 in
175.8 in
Height
67.5 in
68.1 in
64.4 in
Max Width
71.5 in
76 in
72.5 in
Front Width
61.6 in
65.3 in
61.9 in
Rear Width
61.8 in
65.4 in
60.5 in
Wheelbase
105.1 in
112.2 in
105.9 in
Ground Clearance
8.7 in
N/A
6.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
8 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.3 in
42 in
40.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.2 in
41.2 in
40.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.1 in
59 in
56.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.5 in
57.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.4 in
41 in
37.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.6 in
39.4 in
39.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.2 in
58.7 in
55.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.5 in
57 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
27.7 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
N/A
36.1 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
55 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
45.6 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
74.2 ft³
84.3 ft³
65.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
28.9 ft³
48.4 ft³
27.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
28.9 ft³
16 ft³
27.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.4 ft
37.4 ft
37.6 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 8"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 8"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P225/60HR17
P235/65VR18
P215/55HR17
Rear Tire
P225/60HR17
P235/65VR18
P215/55HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Cascade Green Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber
  • Wind Chill Pearl
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Dusk Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery
  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Graphite, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Gray/Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
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
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Optional
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

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
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
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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