Forester 2.5X

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MSRP
2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive $20,595
2.5X Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive $23,295
2.5X Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive $26,595
2.5XT Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive $27,095
2.5X Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive $27,895
2.5XT Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive $29,895

2012 Subaru

2012 Subaru Forester
Showing the 2012 Subaru Forester 2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive
$8,329-$17,265 AVAILABLE PRICE RANGE

Overview

Seats 5
Door Count 4
Engine 170-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)
Transmission 5-speed manual w/OD
Drivetrain all wheel
Combined MPG 24
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 36 mo/36,000 mi

Colors

Exterior (8)
Camellia Red Pearl
Dark Gray Metallic
Ice Silver Metallic
Marine Blue Pearl
Obsidian Black Pearl
Sage Green Metallic
Satin White Pearl
Sky Blue Metallic
Interior (2)
Black
Platinum

Packages

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Specifications

S
STANDARD
O
OPTIONAL
Front ventilated disc brakes S
3 point rear center seatbelt S
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbag S
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners S
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor S
Security system S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
Spare tire mounted inside under cargo S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Panic alarm S
Immobilizer S
Traction control S
Brake assist S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
Occupant sensing airbags S
Dual front side impact airbags S
4 ABS channels S
ABS and driveline traction control S
Remote keyless entry S
Brake assistance S
Dual front impact airbags S
Anti-whiplash front head restraints S
Tailgate/rear door lock included with power door locks S
First aid kit O
Side-impact bars S
Compact spare tire S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Electronic stability S
Daytime running lights S
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags S
Seat-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags S
Power door locks S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags S
Rear child safety locks S
ABS S
Manual adjustable front head restraints S
Perimeter/approach lights O
3 rear head restraints S
Remote activated perimeter/approach lights O
170-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)
5-speed manual w/OD
4-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Ignition type electronic
Aluminum cylinder block S
Sequential MPI S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Horsepower 170-hp @ 5,800 rpm
Variable valve control S
Fuel tank capacity 16.9 gal.
Aluminum cylinder head S
Fuel economy city 21 mpg
Torque 174 lbs.-ft. @ 4,100 rpm
# of valves 16
Engine liters 2.5
Cylinder configuration H-4
Engine orientation longitudinal
Fuel economy highway 27 mpg
90-amp. alternator S
Low emission vehicle S
Manual-shift auto O
Battery-rundown protection S
Transmission electronic control O
Sequential sport shift O
Quasi-dual stainless steel exhaust S
Chrome tailpipe O
4 speed automatic transmission O
Overdrive S
Transmission lock-up torque converter O
Axle ratio 4.11
Engine 2.5L H-4 DOHC 170hp
5 speed manual transmission S
Permanently locked hubs S
Full-time all-wheel drive S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Fuel tank capacity 16.9gal.
520 CCA battery O
All-wheel drive S
Mode select transmission O
Battery amp hours (48Ah)
Low emission vehicle II S
480 CCA battery S
Transmission electronic control O
Overdrive O
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.09
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 3.45
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.33
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.45
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.06
Transmission gear ratio (5th) .78
Transmission gear ratio (4th) .69
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 2.79
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 2.27
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 1.55
Alloy wheels O
Rack and pinion steering S
Rear coil springs S
16" wheels S
Rear anti-roll bar S
P215/65HR16.0 BSW AS tires S
Independent front strut suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Steel spare wheel S
Front anti-roll bar S
Wheel size 16"
Front tires 215/65R16
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
Rear tires 215/65R16
Power steering S
Front coil springs S
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Hydraulic power-assist rack-pinion steering S
Four wheel independent suspension S
Wheel locks O
Independent rear double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Full wheel wheel covers S
Chrome tip exhaust O
Body-colored rear bumper with metal-look rub strip O
Fully galvanized steel body material S
Black door handles S
Body-colored front and rear bumpers with black rub strip O
Power remote folding side-view door mirrors S
Roof rack O
Body-colored rear bumper with black rub strip O
Body-colored front bumper with metal-look rub strip O
Body-colored front and rear bumpers S
Rear cargo liftgate
Liftgate rear cargo door S
Rear bumper with black rub strip S
Class II trailering with hitch O
Rear lip spoiler O
Wheel well moldings O
Front and rear mud flaps O
Front license plate bracket O
Spoiler O
Black w/body-color surround grille O
Rear step bumper O
Power door mirrors S
4 doors S
Grille with chrome bar S
Bodyside moldings O
Trailer hitch O
Mechanical fuel remote release S
Passenger vanity mirror S
Seatback storage pockets 1
3 12V DC power outlets S
Bin instrument-panel storage S
Overhead console S
Power rearmost windows S
Ashtray O
Power windows with driver 1-touch down S
Manual air conditioning S
Mini overhead console with storage S
Air conditioning S
1-touch down S
Rear door bins S
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release S
Air filter S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Trunk/hatch/door FOB controls S
Garage door transmitter HomeLink
Keyfob (all doors) remote keyless entry S
Front and rear cupholders S
Remote keyless entry S
Full floor console S
Driver and passenger door bins S
Full floor console with covered box S
Driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Driver's footrest S
Valet function S
12V DC power outlet 3
Power windows S
Cruise control with steering wheel controls S
Driver vanity mirror S
Locking glove box S
Auto-dimming rearview mirror O
Rear cupholders S
Cruise control S
Remote engine start O
Front cupholders S
Steering wheel with manual tilting S
1 AC power outlet O
Illuminated entry S
Tilt steering wheel S
Full cloth headliner S
Rubber front and rear floor mats O
Carpet cargo space S
Max seating capacity 5
Cargo net O
Front seats bucket
Concealed cargo storage S
Metal-look instrument panel insert, door panel insert, console insert S
Height adjustable driver seat S
Rear seat fold-forward seatback S
Manual driver and passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Carpet front and rear floor mats S
Cloth door panel trim S
Cloth upholstery S
Floor mats S
Manual reclining driver and passenger seats S
Manual height-adjustable driver and passenger seats S
Chrome interior accents S
Rear bench seat S
MOMO leather/aluminum shift knob O
Plastic trunk lid/rear cargo door S
Roll-up cargo cover O
Cargo light S
6-way driver and passenger seat adjustments S
Front center armrest S
Leather/aluminum shift knob O
Rear seat center armrest S
Cargo tray/organizer O
Rear 60-40 bench seat S
Carpet floor covering S
Cargo tie-downs S
Vinyl/rubber cargo mat O
Front bucket seats S
Max. seating capacity of 5 S
Height adjustable passenger seat S
Cloth front and rear seat upholstery S
Pet guard O
Urethane shift knob S
Speed sensitive volume S
5 speakers O
Wireless phone connectivity O
CD player S
XM AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan, single in-dash CD player O
6 speakers O
Amplifier O
Radio data system S
SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan, single in-dash CD player O
AM/FM radio S
AM/FM/Satellite-prep with seek-scan, single in-dash CD player S
Integrated roof antenna S
4 speakers S
Speed-sensitive volume S
MP3 decoder S
Low-fuel warning S
Variable intermittent wipers S
Ignition switch light S
Aero-composite halogen headlamps S
Reverse sensing system rear
Front reading lights S
Light-tinted windows S
Outside-temperature display S
Transmission-fluid-temperature warning O
Front fog lights O
Oil-pressure warning S
Trunk-ajar warning S
Dome light with fade S
Outside temperature display S
Variably intermittent wipers S
Low-tire-pressure warning S
Auto off headlights S
Fixed interval rear window wiper S
Battery warning S
2 door curb/courtesy lights S
Rear parking sensors O
Brake-fluid warning S
Key-in-ignition warning S
Trip computer S
Compass O
Rear window wiper S
Lights-on warning S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
Trip odometer S
Analog display S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
In-dash clock S
Light tinted windows S
Water-temp. warning S
Door-ajar warning S
Tire pressure sensors S
Ramp breakover angle 21 degrees
Wheelbase 103.0"
Front legroom 43.1"
Front headroom 41.6"
Maximum interior cargo volume 68.3 cu.ft.
Rear hiproom 52.7"
Front hiproom 52.9"
Engine horsepower 170-hp @ 5,800 rpm
Interior cargo volume 33.5 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 107.6 cu.ft.
Engine bore x stroke 3.7" x 3.5"
Compression ratio 10.50 to 1
Engine type H-4
Payload 900 lbs.
Ground clearance (min) 221mm (8.7")
Interior cargo length 61.8"
Valves 16
Approach angle 25 degrees
Front shoulder room 56.1"
Front tread 60.2"
Fuel economy highway 27 mpg
Rear headroom 40.4"
Engine torque 174 lbs.-ft. @ 4,100 rpm
Exterior body width 70.1"
Towing capacity 2,400 lbs.
Ground clearance (min.) 8.7"
Drag coefficient .38
Interior cargo height 33.9"
GVWR 4,480 lbs.
Turning radius 17.2'
Interior cargo length to rear seat 37.5"
Rear shoulder room 55.6"
Rear legroom 38.0"
Curb weight 3,250 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 16.9 gal.
Valvetrain DOHC
Departure angle 26 degrees
Engine displacement 152 cu.in.
Fuel economy city 21 mpg
Interior cargo width (min.) 42.2"
Interior cargo width (max.) 43.6"
Load floor height 27.4"
Exterior length 179.5"
Exterior height 65.9"
Interior cargo volume seats folded 68.3 cu.ft.
Rear tread 60.2"
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 60/ unlimited
Basic warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 60/60,000
Accessories warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000

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