2001 Subaru Forester L specs & colors

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EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility

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

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

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 28 MPG
Cruising Range - City 333.90 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 21 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 445.20 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi

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

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

Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.7 x 0.94 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 34.7 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall 37.4 ft

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

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 2000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 200 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity N/A lbs

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

Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 94.3 ft³
Front Head Room 40.2 in
Front Leg Room 43.0 in
Front Shoulder Room 53.5 in
Front Hip Room 51.4 in
Second Head Room 39.6 in
Second Leg Room 33.4 in
Second Shoulder Room 53.6 in
Second Hip Room 50.9 in
Wheelbase 99.4 in
Length, Overall 175.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.3 in
Height, Overall 65.0 in
Track Width, Front 58.1 in
Track Width, Rear 57.7 in
Min Ground Clearance 7.5 in
Rear Door Opening Height 31.1 in
Rear Door Opening Width 42.5 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 63.1 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 32.0 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 Not Available in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline Not Available in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 36.9 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 34.3 in
Liftover Height 21.5 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 63.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 32.0 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 Not Available ft³

(5) cupholders-inc: dual retractable front/rear, center console Standard
Two-tone paint Standard
Height adjustable shoulder belts on all outboard seating positions Standard
Cruise control Standard
Electronic AM/FM stereo w/cassette-inc: (4) speakers Standard
Pre-wired trailer harness connector Standard
Pwr door locks Standard
(3) rear child safety seat anchors Standard
Rear window defroster w/timer Standard
Gray body-side cladding & bumpers Standard
60/40 split fold down rear bench seat Standard
Tilt adjustable steering column Standard
Automatic-off multi-reflector halogen headlights Standard
(2) cargo area hooks Standard
In-glass antenna Standard
Child safety rear door locks Standard
Pwr vented front disc/rear drum brakes Standard
Speed-sensitive variable assist pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Rear seat head restraints on all seating positions Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Multi-reflector fog lights w/stone shields Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Instrumentation-inc: tachometer, digital dual-mode trip odometer, ambient temp gauge, engine coolant temp guage, low-fuel light Standard
3-point seatbelts on all seating positions Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
(3) Cargo area subfloor storage compartments/(1) storage bucket Standard
Fixed intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Front/rear splash guards Standard
Reclining front bucket seats w/height adjustable head restraints Standard
Dual cargo area storage pockets Standard
Air conditioning Standard
Driver seat height, tilt & lumbar adjusters Standard
Woven cloth seat trim Standard
P205/70SR15 all-season SBR RWL tires Standard
Pwr windows w/driver-side one-touch down feature Standard
Dual black fold away pwr mirrors Standard
Pwr rear gate lock Standard
Protective rear bumper step pad & cover Standard
Front/rear 5-mph impact-absorbing bumpers Standard
Roof rack w/crossbars Standard
Removable rear cargo tray Standard
Overhead console w/dual map lights, storage, digital clock Standard
Energy-absorbing collapsible steering column Standard
Dome light w/delay feature Standard
Front/rear 12-volt pwr outlets Standard
Fixed intermittent rear window wiper/washer Standard
Driver & front passenger airbags (SRS) Standard
City 21/hwy 28 (2.5L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Cargo area light Standard
All-wheel drive Standard
Side-impact door beams Standard
2.5L SOHC SMPI 16-valve 4-cyl horizontally opposed "Boxer" engine Standard
15.9 gallon fuel tank Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bar Standard
HD raised independent front/rear suspension Standard

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