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Here's how the 2009 Subaru Forester and the 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe measure up.
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Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

185.0-hp, 2.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
22 20 -
Size
179.5" length, 65.9" height 184.1" length, 67.9" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Beige

Gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
- Compact in -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in 16 x 7.0 in -
Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in 16 x 7.0 in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 130 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 600 -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas V6 -
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.7L/164 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 6000 185 @ 6000 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4400 183 @ 4000 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 17 MPG -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 MPG 20 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
338.00 mi 336.60 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 MPG 24 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
456.30 mi 475.20 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson-type Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone Independent -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 x -TBD- in 11.73 x -TBD- in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 x -TBD- in 11.89 x -TBD- in -
Brake Type
Power Pwr -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.9 gal 19.8 gal -

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.24 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
Variable 16.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.4 ft 35.8 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
37.4 ft N/A -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Front Tire Size
P215/65HR16 P235/70R16 -
Rear Tire Size
P215/65HR16 P235/70R16 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2400 lbs 2000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 200 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2400 lbs - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3250 lbs 3727 lbs -

Dimensions

Trunk Volume
N/A N/A -
Second Head Room
40.4 in 39.6 in -
Passenger Volume
107.6 ft³ 108.3 ft³ -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
61.8 in N/A -
Second Leg Room
38.0 in 36.8 in -
Rear Door Opening Height
32.8 in N/A -
Front Hip Room
52.9 in 55.8 in -
Track Width, Front
60.2 in 63.6 in -
Wheelbase
103 in 106.3 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
38.4 in N/A -
Track Width, Rear
60.2 in 63.8 in -
Liftover Height
27.4 in N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
55.6 in 58.6 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
68.3 ft³ 78.2 ft³ -
Second Hip Room
52.7 in 55.0 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
33.9 in N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
56.1 in 59.5 in -
Front Leg Room
43.1 in 42.6 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
53.25 in N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.1 in 74.4 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
33.5 ft³ 34.2 ft³ -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
37.5 in N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
42.2 in N/A -
Height, Overall
65.9 in 67.9 in -
Min Ground Clearance
8.7 in 8.1 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Length, Overall
179.5 in 184.1 in -
Front Head Room
41.6 in 40.2 in -

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