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2011 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2011 Jeep Wrangler 2011 Subaru Forester
     
2WD 4dr Man
  • 2WD 4dr Man
  • 2WD 4dr Auto Premium
  • 4WD 4dr Auto Premium
  • 4WD 4dr Auto Premium w/Alloy Wheels
  • 2WD 4dr Auto Limited
  • 4WD 4dr Auto Limited
4WD 2dr Sport
  • 4WD 2dr Sport
  • 4WD 2dr Mojave
  • 4WD 4dr Sport
  • 4WD 4dr Mojave
  • 4WD 2dr Sahara
  • 4WD 2dr 70th Anniversary *Ltd Avail*
  • 4WD 4dr Sport RHD
  • 4WD 2dr Rubicon
  • 4WD 4dr Sahara
  • 4WD 4dr 70th Anniversary *Ltd Avail*
  • 4WD 4dr Rubicon
2.5X Manual
  • 2.5X Manual
  • 2.5X Manual with Alloy Wheel Value Package
  • 2.5X Manual PZEV
  • 2.5X Manual with Alloy Wheel Value Package PZEV
  • 2.5X Automatic
  • 2.5X Automatic with Alloy Wheel Value Package
  • 2.5X Automatic PZEV
  • 2.5X Automatic with Alloy Wheel Value Package PZEV
  • 2.5X Premium Manual
  • 2.5X Premium Manual with All-Weather Package
  • 2.5X Premium Manual PZEV
  • 2.5X Premium Manual with All-Weather Package PZEV
  • 2.5X Premium Automatic
  • 2.5X Premium Automatic with All-Weather Package
  • 2.5X Premium Automatic with All-Weather Package and TomTom Navigation
  • 2.5X Premium Automatic PZEV
  • 2.5X Premium Automatic with All-Weather Package PZEV
  • 2.5X Premium Automatic with All-Weather Package and TomTom Navigation PZEV
  • 2.5X Limited
  • 2.5X Limited with Navigation
  • 2.5X Limited PZEV
  • 2.5X Limited with Navigation PZEV
  • 2.5XT Premium
  • 2.5X Touring
  • 2.5X Touring with Navigation
  • 2.5X Touring PZEV
  • 2.5X Touring with Navigation PZEV
  • 2.5XT Touring
  • 2.5XT Touring with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $19,199 $22,045 $20,495
Invoice $18,431 $21,431 $19,397
Avg. Paid $9,672 $19,459 $17,658

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.5 6.9 8.1
Critics' Rating 8.2 7.8 8.4
Performance 7.3 7.5 8.3
Interior 8.1 6.6 8.0
Operating Cost 7.7 7.4 7.9
Safety 8.5 7.4 8.8
Reliability 2.5 2.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good off-road capability
  • Spacious and comfortable interior
  • Excellent off-road performance
  • Standard four-wheel drive
  • Spacious interior and ample cargo space
  • Comfortable seats
  • Above-average reliability score
Cons
  • Low reliability rating
  • Bouncy on-road performance
  • Below-average fuel economy and safety scores for the class
  • Mediocre acceleration and passing power
  • Terrible safety and reliability ratings
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Uncomfortable rear seats
  • Not as refined as some competitors

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.4L/146 Gas V6 3.8L/231 Gas Flat 4 2.5L/152
MPG 19 City / 26 Hwy 15 City / 19 Hwy 21 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4-Door 2 Door 4 Door Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.9 95.4 103.0
Length, Overall (in) 175.8 152.8 179.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 73.7 70.1
Height, Overall (in) 66.3 - TBD - 65.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Optional Standard
Privacy Glass Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional Standard

Exterior Features

Convertible Hardtop Optional
Convertible Soft Top Standard
Targa Roof Optional
Running Boards Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3468 3760 - TBD -

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front On/Off Road Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Optional Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Optional Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 4 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 125.4 102.9 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 41.3 39.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.0 43.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 55.8 53.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 55.6 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 40.3 39.3
Second Leg Room (in) 37.2 35.6 33.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 61.6 53.6
Second Hip Room (in) 44.0 44.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) - TBD - 61.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) - TBD - 17.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Optional
Premium Sound System Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
A/C Standard Optional Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Optional Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Rollover Protection System Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional
Four Wheel Drive Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6 Gas Flat 4
Displacement 2.4L/146 3.8L/231 2.5L/152
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 166 @ 6000 202 @ 5200 170 @ 5800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 162 @ 4000 237 @ 4000 174 @ 4100
Transmission Manual Manual Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 36.7 34.9 34.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 15 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 19 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 18.6 16.9

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Live Axle MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Live Axle Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Optional
4-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard