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2002 Subaru Forester L specs & colors

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2002 Subaru Forester L

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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) 520
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 27 MPG
Cruising Range - City 349.80 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 22 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 429.30 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 4
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.027
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.619
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.694
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.272
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.444
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low N/A
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 -TBD- 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. 165 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 3190 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 93.5 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 62.8 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 N/A in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 36.9 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 34.4 in
Liftover Height N/A 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
P205/70SR15 all-season SBR RWL tires Standard
Cruise control Standard
Two-tone paint Standard
Rear window defroster w/timer Standard
Energy-absorbing collapsible steering column Standard
Rear 12-volt pwr outlet Standard
Textured gray body-side cladding & bumpers Standard
Air conditioning Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bars Standard
Roof rails w/crossbars Standard
15.9 gallon fuel tank Standard
4-speed automatic transmission w/OD Standard
Dome light w/off delay feature Standard
Reclining front bucket seats w/height adjustable head restraints Standard
3-point seatbelts on all seating positions Standard
Cargo area cover Standard
Pre-wiring for remote keyless entry Standard
(4) cargo area tie down hooks Standard
Tilt steering column Standard
Protective rear bumper step pad & cover Standard
Front/rear splash guards Standard
Cargo area light Standard
Front/rear 5-mph impact-absorbing bumpers Standard
Electronic AM/FM stereo w/cassette-inc: (4) speakers Standard
15" styled steel wheels w/center cap Standard
Speed-sensitive variable assist pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Overhead console w/dual map lights, storage, digital clock Standard
Dual cargo area storage pockets Standard
Pre-wiring for auto-dimming rearview compass mirror Standard
Black fold-away pwr mirrors Standard
City 22/hwy 27 (2.5L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Removable rear cargo tray Standard
Flat woven cloth seat trim Standard
(5) cupholders-inc: dual retractable front/rear, center console Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Child safety rear door locks Standard
Automatic-off headlights Standard
Instrumentation-inc: tachometer, digital dual-mode trip odometer, ambient temp gauge, engine coolant temp guage, low-fuel light Standard
Side-impact door beams Standard
All-wheel drive Standard
Fixed intermittent windshield wipers Standard
2.5L SOHC SMPI 16-valve 4-cyl horizontally opposed boxer engine Standard
Driver & front-passenger depowered airbags (SRS) Standard
Height adjustable shoulder belts on all outboard seating positions Standard
(3) Cargo area subfloor storage compartments/(1) storage bucket Standard
Pwr door locks-inc: rear gate lock Standard
Pwr windows w/driver-side one-touch down Standard
Front/rear Forester-embroidered carpeted floor mats Standard
Fixed intermittent rear window wiper/washer Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
HD raised independent front/rear suspension Standard
(2) cargo area grocery bag hooks Standard
60/40 split fold rear bench w/head restraints on all seating positions Standard
Pwr vented front disc/rear drum brakes w/twin piston front calipers Standard
In-glass antenna Standard
Driver seat height/tilt/lumbar adjusters Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Multi-reflector fog lights w/stone shields Standard
(3) rear child safety seat anchors Standard

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