1998 Subaru Forester 4-Door Automatic QV Cold Pkg AWD S Specs

4-Door Automatic QV Cold Pkg AWD S
MSRP based on 4-Door S Automatic QV Cold Pkg AWD
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 21 mpg City/26 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas Flat 4 Cyl, 2.5L
EPA Class 4WD Special Purpose
Style Name 4dr S Auto QV Cold Pkg AWD
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Special Purpose
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3120
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.6
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 175.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1
Liftover Height (in) 21.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.1
Wheelbase (in) 99.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1
Height, Overall (in) 62.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 42.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 38.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 66.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 36.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 66.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600
Displacement 2.5L/150
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000
Fuel System SFI
Transmission
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.03
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.44
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Channel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.94
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.39
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size 215/60HR16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size 215/60HR16
Front Tire Size 215/60HR16
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Link

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features 4-channel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Driver & front passenger air bags
Child safety rear door locks
Impact-collapsible steering column
Side-impact door beams

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km 60,000
Drivetrain Years 5

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 85
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA