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Subaru Forester
2020 Subaru Forester
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$24,495
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8.6
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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
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$28,350
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9.0
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Toyota RAV4 Prime
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime
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$38,100
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9.1
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 41 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 40 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
2.5-liter Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Horsepower
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
219 hp @ 5700 rpm
302 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
163 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
165 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Other

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.4 ft
36.1 ft
36.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
18" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
18" x 7"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/60HR17
P225/65HR17
P225/60HR18
Rear Tire
P225/60HR17
P225/65HR17
P225/60HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
29 MPG
40 MPG
38 MPG
City
26 MPG
41 MPG
40 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
38 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 Tons/yr
4.4 (2019) Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
14.5 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
431.6 miles
594.5 miles
580 miles
Cruising Range Highway
547.8 miles
551 miles
522 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.1 in
180.9 in
180.9 in
Height
67.5 in
67 in
67 in
Max Width
71.5 in
73 in
73 in
Front Width
61.6 in
63 in
63 in
Rear Width
61.8 in
63.7 in
63.7 in
Wheelbase
105.1 in
105.9 in
105.9 in
Ground Clearance
8.7 in
8.1 in
8.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.3 in
41 in
41 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.2 in
39.5 in
39.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.2 in
57.8 in
57.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54.1 in
54.3 in
54.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.4 in
37.8 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.6 in
39.5 in
39.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.2 in
56.4 in
56.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.6 in
47.7 in
47.7 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,449 lbs
3,710 lbs
4,235 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
1,500 lbs
1,750 lbs
2,500 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
76.1 ft³
N/A
63.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
35.4 ft³
37.6 ft³
33.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
35.4 ft³
37.6 ft³
33.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Blue Flame
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Silver Sky Metallic
  • Super White
  • Blueprint
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Silver Sky Metallic
  • Super White
  • Supersonic Red

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Upholstery
  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery
  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Nutmeg, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim (FA)

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
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
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
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