• (4.4) 21 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,106$8,194
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 24
  • Engine: 165-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2001 Subaru Forester

Our Take on the 2001 Subaru Forester

Our Take

Sales of the 2001 Forester started in the spring when a restyled version of this car-based SUV arrived. Forester is based on the subcompact Impreza passenger-car platform but comes with SUV styling.Subaru created the first car-based, quasi SUV with the Legacy Outback, a station wagon modified to... Read Full Report

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I thought I had a six. It felt like it, drove like it, made me smile. But when I popped the hood of the 2001 Subaru Forester S AWD, there it was — the workhorse horizontally opposed, 165-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine routinely used in the Subaru Legacy Outback wagon. I'd been primed for a six-cylinder version because of the hype over Subaru's soon-to-arrive H... Read full review for the 2001 Subaru Forester

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4.4

Average based on 21 reviews

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My Forester is a True, Reliable Friend

by OTL Himself from Collinsville, VA on November 29, 2011

I bought my '01 Forester in 2005, and it had 59,000 miles on it. Six years later, it's approaching 172,000 miles and has given me and my family outstanding service. I'm the type of driver who tends to... Read Full Review

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Recalls

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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