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4-Door 2.5 Manual X
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.5 Manual X 23 30 $19,843 $21,445
4-Door 2.5 Automatic X 22 28 $20,570 $22,245
4-Door 2.5 Manual XS 23 30 $21,942 $23,845
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XS 22 28 $22,669 $24,645
4-Door 2.5 Manual w/Moonroof XS 23 30 $22,850 $24,845
4-Door 2.5 Automatic w/Moonroof XS 22 28 $23,577 $25,645
4-Door 2.5 Manual XT 19 24 $23,856 $25,845
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XS L.L. Bean Edition 22 28 $24,393 $26,545
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XT 20 23 $24,583 $26,645
4-Door 2.5 Manual XT w/Premium Pkg 19 24 $25,395 $27,545
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XT w/Premium Pkg 20 23 $26,122 $28,345
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$19,843
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$21,445
Monthly Payment Estimate
N/A
$357 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
- 23 mpg
Highway
- 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
- 33.7
Front Head Room (in)
- 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 93.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 53.5
Second Head Room (in)
- 39.8
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
- 43.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- 51.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
- 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
- 175.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- 38.4
Height, Overall (in)
- 65.0
Liftover Height (in)
- 27.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
- 99.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- 32.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 68.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 33.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 67.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 64.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 37.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 37.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 32.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.4 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- NA
Brake Type
- Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- 9.0 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 34.8
Steering Type
- Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
- P215/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P215/60HR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3090
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
- Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
- Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 75
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 165 @ 5600
Engine Type
- Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System
- SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 2.5L/150
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 30
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Drivetrain
- All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.06
Trans Order Code
- NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.09
Trans Description Cont.
- Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.45
Clutch Size (in)
- 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.45
Trans Type
- 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
- Subaru Forester (Natl)
Body Style
- 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
- HD Raised
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- 32
Suspension Type - Front
- HD Raised

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