1999 Subaru Forester NA specs & colors

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EPA Classification 4WD Special Purpose

Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Front Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel

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

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl
Displacement 2.5L/150

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 27 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Cruising Range - City 333.90 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 429.30 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 21 MPG

Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Trans Type 5
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High Not Available
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low Not Available

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

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.7 x 0.94 in
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Not Available
Brake Type Power

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

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

Spare Tire Size 205/70SR15
Front Tire Size 205/70SR15
Rear Tire Size 205/70SR15

Maximum Trailering Capacity N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 2000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 165 lbs

Maximum Payload Capacity N/A lbs
Curb Weight N/A lbs
Curb Weight - Rear N/A lbs
Curb Weight - Front N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3090 lbs
Total Option Weight 0.00 lbs

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline Not Available in
Front Shoulder Room 53.5 in
Height, Overall 62.8 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.3 in
Front Head Room 39.6 in
Second Leg Room 33.4 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 36.9 in
Rear Door Opening Height 31.1 in
Front Hip Room 51.4 in
Second Head Room 39.6 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 66.1 in
Length, Overall 175.2 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 27.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 Not Available ft³
Rear Door Opening Width 42.5 in
Passenger Volume 95.1 ft³
Front Leg Room 43.0 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 38.6 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 63.6 ft³
Track Width, Front 58.1 in
Track Width, Rear 57.1 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Cargo Box (Area) Height 34.3 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 Not Available in
Min Ground Clearance 7.5 in
Second Hip Room 50.9 in
Wheelbase 99.4 in
Second Shoulder Room 53.6 in
Liftover Height 21.5 in

Front/rear stabilizer bars Standard
Cargo area subfloor storage compartments Standard
12-volt pwr outlets (front & rear) Standard
City 21/hwy 27 (2.5L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Reclining front bucket seats w/cloth upholstery Standard
2.5L (150) SOHC 16-valve 4-cyl 165hp engine Standard
Cargo area light Standard
4-wheel independent HD raised suspension Standard
ETR AM/FM stereo w/cassette w/4 speakers Standard
Fog lights w/stone shields Standard
Front seat height-adjustable head restraints Standard
Split folding & reclining rear seat Standard
Roof rack Standard
Headlights off via ignition switch Standard
Child safety rear door locks Standard
Air conditioning Standard
All-wheel drive Standard
Side-impact door beams Standard
Driver seat height, tilt & lumbar adjusters Standard
Rear seat outboard head rests Standard
Pwr windows w/driver-side one-touch down feature Standard
Overhead console w/maplights & storage Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Front disc/rear drum brakes Standard
205/70R15 all-season RWL SBR tires Standard
Impact-collapsible steering column Standard
Driver & front passenger air bags Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard

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