2012 Subaru Forester

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2012 Subaru Forester

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Available in 6 styles:  2012 Subaru Forester 4dr AWD shown
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Asking Price Range
$16,824–$26,572

Estimated MPG

19–21 city / 24–27 hwy


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Warranty

Basic
36 months/36,000 miles

Powertrain
60 months/60,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation
60 months/unlimited distance

Roadside Assistance Coverage
36 months/36,000 miles

Standard Features & Options


Available options vary by style
Standard Equipment
Available Options
 --  Not Available
6 Styles Available    

Styles2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
Starting MSRP$20,595$23,295$26,595$27,095$27,895$29,895

Body Exterior2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
Dual exhaust
Number of doors:4
Rear cargo:liftgate
Power door mirrors
Heated door mirrors -- $500 --
Turn signal indicator mirrors -- -- -- --
Spoiler $368 $368 $368 $368
Trailer hitch receiver $468 $468 $468 $468 $468 $468

Convenience Features2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
Speed control
Rear beverage holders
Front beverage holders
Navigation system -- $1,200 -- $1,000 $1,000
Air conditioning
Automatic temperature control -- -- --
Power moonroof --
Power front windows
Remote keyless entry
Tilt steering wheel
Telescoping steering wheel --
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $278 $278 $278 $278 $278 $278
Garage door transmitter $278 $278 $278 $278 $278 $278

Entertainment Features2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
AM/FM radio
CD player
MP3 decoder
Steering wheel mounted audio controls --

Speakers2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
4 -- -- --
6 $109 $109 $109 -- --
5 $270 $315 -- $315 -- --
7 -- -- $315 --

Lighting, Visibility and Instrumentation2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
High intensity discharge headlights -- -- -- --
Front fog lights $374 $374 $374
Variably intermittent wipers
Rear window wiper
Rear window defroster
Tachometer
Trip computer
Compass $278 $278 $278 $278 $278 $278
Outside temperature display
Low tire pressure warning

Reverse sensing system2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
Rear $363 $363 $363 $363 $363 $363
Rear camera only -- $227 $227 --

Off-Road Capability2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
Ramp breakover angle:20.8 deg
Approach angle:24.8 deg

Departure angle2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
25.6 deg -- -- -- --
24.8 deg -- --

Ground clearance (min)2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
221mm (8.7") -- --
226mm (8.9") -- -- -- --

Powertrain2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
Fuel tank capacity:16.9gal.
Cylinder configuration:H-4
Number of valves:16
Engine liters:2.5
Compressor:intercooled turbo -- -- -- --
Variable valve control
Mode select transmission $1,200 $1,000
Sequential sport shift $1,200 $1,000
Drive type:all-wheel drive
Block heater -- -- -- $40 -- $40

Fuel economy city2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
19mpg -- -- -- --
21mpg -- --

Fuel economy highway2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
27mpg -- --
24mpg -- -- -- --

Horsepower2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
224hp @ 5,200RPM -- -- -- --
170hp @ 5,800RPM -- --

Recommended fuel2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
Premium unleaded -- -- -- --
Regular unleaded -- --

Torque2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
226 lb.-ft. @ 2,800RPM -- -- -- --
174 lb.-ft. @ 4,100RPM -- --

Transmission2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
4 speed automatic $1,200 $1,000
5 speed manual -- -- -- --

Safety and Security2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
Occupant sensing airbag
Traction control
Stability control
Panic alarm
Immobilizer
Security system
Overhead airbag
ABS brakes
Brake assist
Dual front impact airbags
Dual front side impact airbags

Seats and Trim2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
Max. seating capacity:5
Front seats:bucket
Power driver seat --
Heated front seats -- $500 --
Leather shift knob $180 $180 $191
Leather upholstery -- -- --
Rear seat center armrest
Split folding rear seat
Rear seats:bench
Front center armrest

Suspension/Handling2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
Four wheel independent suspension
Power steering
Alloy wheels $400

Front tires2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
215/65HR16.0 BSW -- -- -- -- --
225/55HR17.0 BSW --

Rear tires2.5X2.5X Premium2.5X Limited2.5XT Premium2.5X Touring2.5XT Touring
215/65HR16.0 BSW -- -- -- -- --
225/55HR17.0 BSW --

6 Styles Available
   

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