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Here's how the 2001 Subaru Forester and the 2001 Subaru Outback measure up.
4dr L Manual
$20,295
Starting MSRP
5dr Wgn Outback Sport Manual
$18,195
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

165.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

142.0-hp, 2.2-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
175.6" length, 65.0" height 172.2" length, 55.5" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color
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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Small Station Wagon -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -
Spare Wheel Size
15 x 6 in 16 x 4 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
15 x 6 in 15 x 6 in -
Front Wheel Size
15 x 6 in 15 x 6 in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 75 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 420 -

Engine

Displacement
2.5L/150 2.2L/135 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
166 @ 4000 149 @ 3600 -
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas Flat 4 Cyl -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 142 @ 5600 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG 29 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
445.20 mi 461.10 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG 23 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
333.90 mi 365.70 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arm w/Lower L-Arms -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Link w/Parallel Links -
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut-Type Strut-Type -

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 x 0.94 in 10.1 x 0.94 in -
Brake Type
Power Power -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4 Channel -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal 15.9 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.0 16.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.7 ft 33.5 ft -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 3.2 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
37.4 ft 36.1 ft -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
205/70SR15 T135/70D16 -
Front Tire Size
205/70SR15 205/60R15 -
Rear Tire Size
205/70SR15 205/60R15 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 1500 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 150 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3140 lbs 2860 lbs -
Curb Weight
N/A - -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A - -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A - -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A - -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs - -

Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
36.9 in 38.2 in -
Min Ground Clearance
7.5 in 6.5 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
32.0 in 39.6 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
34.3 in 33.3 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
63.1 in 66.3 in -
Rear Door Opening Height
31.1 in 30.7 in -
Height, Overall
65.0 in 56.3 in -
Trunk Volume
- N/A -
Rear Door Opening Width
42.5 in 41.3 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
32.0 ft³ N/A -
Wheelbase
99.4 in 99.2 in -
Second Head Room
39.6 in 37.4 in -
Second Leg Room
33.4 in 32.4 in -
Second Hip Room
50.9 in 52.6 in -
Passenger Volume
94.3 ft³ 85.1 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
58.1 in 57.5 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
63.1 ft³ N/A -
Front Head Room
40.2 in 39.2 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
68.3 in 67.1 in -
Front Shoulder Room
53.5 in 52.6 in -
Front Leg Room
43.0 in 43.1 in -
Length, Overall
175.6 in 172.2 in -
Liftover Height
21.5 in N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
53.6 in 51.8 in -
Track Width, Rear
57.7 in 57.1 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
- N/A -
Front Hip Room
51.4 in 51.0 in -

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