2002 Subaru Forester 4-Door Automatic L Specs

4-Door Automatic L
MSRP based on 4-Door L Automatic

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 22 mpg City/27 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas Flat 4-Cyl, 2.5L
EPA Class 4WD Sport Utility
Style Name 4dr L Auto
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD


EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3190
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.2
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) 175.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.1
Wheelbase (in) 99.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7
Height, Overall (in) 62.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 42.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 32.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 36.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 63.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22

Performance Specs

Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600
Displacement 2.5L/150
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000
Fuel System SMPI
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.619
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.272
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.027
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.694
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.444
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size 205/70SR15
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size 205/70SR15
Front Tire Size 205/70SR15
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
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

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 Yes
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-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Driver & front-passenger depowered airbags (SRS)
3-point seatbelts on all seating positions
Height adjustable shoulder belts on all outboard seating...
Child safety rear door locks
(3) rear child safety seat anchors
Energy-absorbing collapsible steering column
Front/rear 5-mph impact-absorbing bumpers
Side-impact door beams
Daytime running lights


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

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520
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