Compact SUV, AWD/4WD (UNDER 106-in WB) -- M to Z
Vehicle Mercury Mariner Mitsubishi Outlander Nissan Rogue Subaru Forester
Base price $26,035 $23,955 $22,340 $20,990
Wheelbase 103.1 in 105.1 in 105.9 in 103.0 in
Engine 2.5L DOHC I-4 2.4L DOHC I-4 2.5L DOHC I-4 2.5L SOHC flat-4
Opt engines 3.0L V-6 $1000, 2.5L hyb $6545 3.0L V-6 $3200   2.5L turbo flat-4 $6200
Power, SAE 171 hp (240, 177) 168 hp (230) 170 hp 170 hp (224)
Torque, SAE 171 lb-ft (223, 136) 167 lb-ft (215) 175 lb-ft 170 lb-ft (226)
Airbags Fr, f side, f/r curt Fr, f side, f/r curt Fr, f side, f/r curt Fr, f side, f/r curt
Brakes, f/r Disc/drum, ABS Disc/disc, ABS Disc/disc, ABS Disc/disc, ABS
Tires 235/70R16 215/70R16 215/70R16 215/50R16
Fuel cap 16.5 gal 15.8 gal 15.9 gal 16.9 gal
EPA fuel econ, city/hwy 20/26 mpg (18/23, 30/27) 21/25 mpg (18/24) 21/26 mpg 20/26-27 mpg (19/24)
Seating cap 5 7 5 5
Curb weight 3493 lb 3527 lb 3435 lb 3250 lb
GVWR 4640 lb 5181 lb 4504 lb 4000 lb
Payload 1047 lb 1048 lb 1053 lb 900 lb
Cargo cap 67.2 cu ft 72.6 cu ft 57.9 cu ft 68.3 cu ft
Max towing cap 3500 lb 3500 lb 1500 lb 2400 lb
 
Vehicle Suzuki Grand Vitara Toyota FJ Cruiser Toyota RAV4 Volkswagen Tiguan
Base price $22,879 $26,160 $23,875 $30,155
Wheelbase 103.9 in 105.9 in 104.7 in 102.5 in
Engine 2.4L DOHC I-4 4.0L DOHC V-6 2.5L DOHC I-4 2.0L turbo I-4
Opt engines 3.2L V-6 $3500   3.5L V-6 $2035  
Power, SAE 166 hp (230) 259 hp 179 hp (269) 200 hp
Torque, SAE 162 lb-ft (213) 270 lb-ft 172 lb-ft (246) 207 lb-ft
Airbags Fr, f side ,f/r curt Fr, f side, f/r curt Fr, f side, f/r curt Fr, f side, f/r curt
Brakes, f/r Disc/disc, ABS Disc/disc, ABS Disc/disc, ABS Disc/disc, ABS
Tires 225/70R16 265/70R17 215/70R16 235/55R17
Fuel cap 17.4 gal 19.0 gal 15.9 gal 16.8 gal
EPA fuel econ, city/hwy 19/23-25 mpg (17/23) 15-17/19-21 mpg 21/27 mpg (19/26) 18/24 mpg
Seating cap 5 5 7 5
Curb weight 3611 lb 4290 lb 3494 lb 3433 lb
GVWR 4630 lb 5570 lb 5015 lb 4740 lb
Payload 1019 lb 1277 lb 1041 lb 1352 lb
Cargo cap 70.8 cu ft 66.8 cu ft 73.0 cu ft 56.1 cu ft
Max towing cap 3000 lb 5000 lb 3500 lb 2200 lb