Comparison - Subaru Exiga Crossover 7 turbo 2017 - vs - Subaru Forester Limited 2018

General

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Other Names:

Also called:

Subaru Liberty Exiga,Subaru Exiga Crossover 7

Also called:

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Average Price: 
23,705
Converted from Japanese Yen
Updated: 
06 Jan 2017
29,395
Updated: 
18 Feb 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2018
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
5-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.17gals
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Crystal white pearl
#EBEDF0
Tungsten / metallic
#EAD5C2
Dark Blue Pearl
#484F79
Platinum Gray Metallic
#9CA1A7
Crystal black · silica
#1E2628
Color: 
Crystal Black Silica
#3D393A
Crystal White Pearl
#E7E7E7
Dark Gray Metallic
#333333
Ice Silver Metallic
#686672
Jasmine Green Metallic
#777581
Quartz Blue Pearl
#365890
Venetian Red Pearl
#882A3A

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

As a people mover the Exiga is a brilliant car, it will happily seat a family of six in comfort and entertain the kids with its rear DVD entertainment system (nine-inch wide screen setup comes standard). For the first look of the Exiga Subaru took Australia's motoring press to Canberra for a long journey through rural NSW.
Before getting into one, the most notable feature of the Exiga is of course its styling. It's hard to say how it will go down with the buyers but it's worth noting that despite the current Liberty, Outback and Impreza being regarded by some as not-the-prettiest-of-cars, all three models are selling better than ever.

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The Subaru Exiga (pronounced x-shiga) is a crossover utility vehicle (CUV) that debuted as a concept car during the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show. According to the Japanese Subaru press introduction materials, the name "Exiga" is a neologism combination of the words "exciting" and "active".
The vehicle boasts a supersize panoramic glass roof and theater-style seating, with rear passengers sitting a little higher than those in front. Seats in the concept vehicle were upholstered in leather and trimmed in pearl white and blue. The rear seatbacks incorporate fold-down tray tables, similar to those on airplanes.

By: 
wikipedia.org

The 2018 Subaru Forester ranked #5 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Subaru Forester has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 36 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent cargo capacity
Spacious rear seats
Good mpg ratings, even with standard all-wheel drive
Many available safety features

Cons
Interior design and build quality trail some rivals'
Fewer tech features than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Subaru Forester continues to offer top safety scores, remarkable space inside, and all-round versatility; it’s still one of the best small SUVs, and a good value for money.

Pros
Fun to drive, good ride
Excellent safety ratings and systems
Good outward visibility
Standard all-wheel drive
Peppy Turbo option, CVT among the best

Cons
Front seats small for some
Priciest trims still not that premium
No manual gearbox for turbo engine
Paddle shifters only on turbo

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2018, the Subaru Forester offers a new Black Edition trim package that adds black-finished wheels, body trim and grille. The interior also receives black cloth upholstery and black gloss dashboard trim. Limited trim levels also get a new cargo area cover, while Touring trims now include Subaru's EyeSight safety package as standard along with automatic high beams and reverse automatic braking.

PROS
All-wheel drive comes standard and doesn't sink fuel economy
High ground clearance offers better than average off-road ability
Airy interior with plenty of room for adults both front and rear
Optional turbocharged engine makes Forester very quick

CONS
Modest tow rating limits overall utility
Cabin design and materials are just average
Handling isn't as sporty as some rivals
CVT feels less responsive and refined than a traditional automatic

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
32.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Flat
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
2.50L
Torque: 
318ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
174ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
Horsepower: 
173hp
at 5 600rpm
170hp
at 5 800rpm
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electric storage type remote control colored door mirror
Water-repellent finished front door glass
The preceding vehicle start notification function
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Shift lever
Shift boots
Paddle shift
cargo hook
rear gate inner handle
large step for getting on and off
assist grip (passenger seat + second seat left and right)
Day Night inner mirror
Cargo Floor Mats

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
188.19in
181.50in
Width: 
70.87in
70.70in
Height: 
65.75in
68.20in
Ground Clearance: 
6.70in
8.70in
Front Track: 
60.43in
Rear Track: 
60.63in
Wheel Base: 
108.27in
103.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
Front Hip Room: 
53.90in
Front Leg Room: 
43.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.00in
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
Rear Hip Room: 
53.00in
Rear leg room: 
38.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
68.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
23.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
25.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3455.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no
More Instruments: 
Sports pedals with aluminum pads
Sports luminescent meter
Theft alarm system
meter illumination control
answer-back function with the radio remote controller door lock
fuel remaining amount warning lamp
cargo socket (DC12V / 120W)

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
HID headlamps
LED accessory liner
Heated mirrors
2 one-touch power windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Driver’s seat lumbar support
Fabric / synthetic leather sheet
Front seat heater
Driver's seat and front passenger seat 8-way power seat
Front seat armrest
second seat armrest (with cup holder)
soft flat seat (front seat split retractable third-row seats
front passenger seat back pocket
8 -way power driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Ultra suede / leather seats
second seat walk-in slide
second seat headrest
third seat headrest
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Strut type independent suspension
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
double wishbone type independent suspension
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Front & rear stabilizer
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Passenger seat instrument panel decorative
Front and rear large door pockets
Third seat side pocket & cup holder
driver's seat and front passenger seat vanity mirror (with lid)
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Leather Steering Wheel
Interior Air Filtration

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
4 speakers
Roof antenna
instrument panel accessory socket (DC12V / 120W)
6 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Large-sized plating front grill
Silver Door Handle
Rear gate garnish
Cladding
Large roof spoiler
Silver roof rail
Ando IR UV (infrared) cut front glass Tasu UV cut function with a dark-colored glass
Bright Wind Mall
front window © top shade
UV-cut front door glass
front hood
twin muffler with damper
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Roof rack
Power glass sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17"
17 x 7.0
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Vehicle Dynamics Control
brake operation priority control
electronically controlled brake force distribution system
pre-crash brake assist
AT false start suppression control / lane departure warning / stagger alarm
pretensioners (driver's seat double pretensioners) and variable with load limiters front 3-point ELR seat belts
ELR seat belt second sheet 3-point
third seat three-point ELR seat belt
ISO FIX child seat support structure and tether anchors (second seat left and right seat)
front seat belt shoulder adjuster
safety brake pedal
safety footrest (driver's seat)
high-mounted stop lamp
rear door child-proof
front and rear bumper beam
side door beams
steering support beam
Security System Shock Sensor
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Post-collision safety system
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
4-Wheel ABS
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests

Options

Packages: 
Standard Model - 2.5i Limited
Popular Package #2
EyeSight, Navigation System, Audio W/Harmon Kardon Amplifier And Speakers
Navigation System, Audio W/Harmon Kardon Amplifier And Speakers
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Lock Kit (Alloy Wheels)
Body Side Molding Kit Ice Silver Metallic
Wheel Arch Moldings
Body Side Molding Kit Dark Gray Metallic
Door Edge Guard Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guard Ice Silver Metallic
Door Edge Guard Crystal White Pearl
Door Edge Guard Jasmine Green
Splash Guards
Rear Bumper Cover
Door Edge Guard Quartz Blue Pearl
Door Edge Guard Venetian Red Pearl
Front Bumper Underguard
Cross Bar Set - Aero
Sport Grille
Trailer Hitch And Harness
Body Side Molding Kit Jasmine Green
Door Edge Guard Dark Gray Metallic
Rear Bumper Underguard
Body Side Molding Kit Venetian Red
Body Side Molding Kit Crystal Black Silica
Body Side Molding Kit Quartz Blue Pearl
Body Side Molding Kit Crystal White Pearl
Interior Options: 
Compartment Separator
Cargo Net Rear Seat Back
Sunshade
Cargo Net Side
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass
Cargo Net Rear
Tweeter Kit
Rear Seat Back Protector
All-Weather Floor Mats
STI Leather Shift Knob CVT
Footwell Illumination Kit - red
Kicker Audio Upgrade Package
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelink
Speaker Kit
Side Still Plate-Front
Interior & Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror W/ Approach Lighting & Blind Spot Detection
Interior & Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror W/ Homelink & Approach Lighting & Blind Spot Detection

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Synthetic leather
#B85A27
#3D4246
Color: 
Black, cloth
#343436
Gray, cloth
#A9A6A3