Subaru Forester

2007 Subaru Forester

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  • (4.0) 25 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,746$11,446
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 23-25
  • Engine: 173-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2007 Subaru Forester

Our Take on the 2007 Subaru Forester

Enhanced antilock brakes, larger wheels and available satellite radio are the major changes for Subaru's 2007 Forester. Trim levels include the base 2.5 X, upscale 2.5 X L.L.Bean Edition and sporty 2.5 XT.A 173-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder powers all but the 2.5 XT; it receives a 224-... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Some turbo lag with turbocharged engine
  • Minimal offroad capability
  • No low-range gearing
  • Ride comfort over harsh surfaces
  • No side curtain airbags

Notable Features

  • Available L.L.Bean Edition
  • Standard AWD
  • More powerful turbocharged engine in 2.5 XT Limited
  • Manual or automatic
  • Carlike structure

2007 Subaru Forester Reviews

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Consumer Reviews

4.0

Average based on 25 reviews

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Best Car Ever!

by Subaru Lover from Vestal, NY on October 1, 2012

This is my second Subaru Forester and the first one (a 1997 model) is still running with over 200,000 miles. The 2007 model has lots of extra features plus a smoother ride and sleeker design. Great fo... Read Full Review

5 Trim Levels Available

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2007 Subaru Forester Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Subaru Forester 2.5X

Head Restraints and Seats
G
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Subaru Forester 2.5X

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
G
Overall Rear
G
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
A
Structure/safety cage
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
A
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
A
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
A
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Subaru Forester 2.5X

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Subaru Forester 2.5X

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There is currently 1 recall for this car.


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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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