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Selected Style 4-Door L Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Features

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual L 21 28 $18,504 $20,295
4-Door Automatic L 22 27 $19,223 $21,095
4-Door Manual S 21 28 $20,776 $22,895
4-Door Automatic S 22 27 $21,495 $23,695
4-Door Manual S w/Premium Pkg 21 28 $21,672 $23,895
4-Door Automatic S w/Premium Pkg 22 27 $22,391 $24,695
2-Door LS
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door LS 17 22 $17,348 $19,170
2-Door Xtreme 17 22 $19,217 $21,235
2-Door 4WD LS 15 18 $20,063 $22,170
4-Door LS 16 22 $22,539 $24,905
4-Door 4WD LS 15 20 $24,349 $26,905
4-Door LT 16 22 $24,489 $27,060
4-Door 4WD LT 15 20 $26,480 $29,260
4-Door TrailBlazer 16 22 $27,263 $30,125
4-Door 4WD TrailBlazer 15 20 $29,073 $32,125
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,504
$17,348
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,295
$19,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$338 / month
$320 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility -
Rear Door Type - Tailgate
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 55.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.4 52.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.3 -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 40.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 57.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 -
Length, Overall (in) 175.6 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 42.5 NA
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 64.9
Liftover Height (in) 21.5 -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 -
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 100.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.1 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 67.8
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 -
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 34.8
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 28.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 176.8
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.1
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 41.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 8.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.1 66.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 36.9 40.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 32.0 35.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.0 30.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.3 34.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 63.1 67.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.6 x 0.79
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.38 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.94 10.8 x 1.14
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 19.0
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - Behind Rear Axle
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 36.6
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 13.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 16.0
Tires
Front Tire Size 205/70SR15 P235/70R15
Spare Tire Size 205/70SR15 P235/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA QBF
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/70SR15 P235/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QBF
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - 743
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1643
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1643
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 743
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1643
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 743
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 5700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3140 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 2600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1664
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 8000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 1940
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 4450
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 11.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 525
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - NA
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 250 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA L35
Displacement 2.5L/150 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 190 @ 4400
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas V6
Engine Oil Cooler - Yes
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.49
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.40
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 2.16
Trans Order Code NA M50
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 2 Door
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester Chevrolet Blazer
Body Code - E55
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 1.30
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Link -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 46
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 0.91
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arm -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 46
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2600
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.42
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2400
Frame
Frame Type - Ladder w/Boxed Front End
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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