2009 Subaru Forester - Features & Specs

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2.5XT Limited 4dr SUV

(2.5L 4-cyl. Turbo AWD 4-speed Automatic w/VDC, Nav)

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Highlights

  • FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY) 19/24 mpg
  • CAR TYPE SUV
  • TRANSMISSION 4-speed Shiftable Automatic
  • BASIC WARRANTY 3 Yr./ 36000 Mi.
  • ENGINE TYPE Gas
  • TOTAL SEATING 5
  • CYLINDERS Flat 4
  • CONSUMER RATING

Colors

Exterior Colors

Camellia Red Pearl Dark Gray Metallic Newport Blue Pearl Obsidian Black Pearl Sage Green Metallic Satin White Pearl Spark Silver Metallic Steel Silver Metallic Topaz Gold Metallic

Interior Colors

Off Black, cloth Off Black, leather Platinum, cloth Platinum, leather

Specifications

LENGTH 14ft 11.5in
WIDTH 5ft 10.1in
HEIGHT
5ft 6.9in
GROUND CLEARANCE
0ft 8.9in
Body style illustration may not reflect the actual shape of this vehicle.

Exterior Measurements

5 ft. 10.1 in. (70.1 in.) 5 ft. 6.9 in. (66.9 in.)
14 ft. 11.5 in. (179.5 in.) 0 ft. 8.9 in. (8.9 in.)
5 ft. 0.2 in. (60.2 in.) 5 ft. 0.2 in. (60.2 in.)
8 ft. 7 in. (103 in.)

Interior Measurements

40.0 in. 43.1 in.
56.1 in. 37.7 in.
38.0 in. 55.6 in.

Fuel

Gas Premium unleaded (required)
16.9 gal. 321.1/405.6 mi.
19/24 mpg

Weights and Capacities

2400 lbs. 3460 lbs.
30.8 cu.ft. 63.0 cu.ft.
** When adequately equipped, which may require engine and/or other drivetrain upgrades.

DriveTrain

All wheel drive 4-speed shiftable automatic

Engine & Performance

2.5 L Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Flat 4 16
Variable 226 ft-lbs. @ 2800 rpm
224 hp @ 5200 rpm 34.4 ft.

Suspension

  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Double wishbone rear suspension
  • Four-wheel independent suspension
  • Front and rear stabilizer bar

Warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi. 5 yr./ 60000 mi.
3 yr./ 36000 mi.
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$114 per month*
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Features

Interior Features

Front Seats

  • Multi-level heating passenger seat
  • 8 -way power driver seat
  • Multi-level heating driver seat
  • Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Leather
  • Bucket front seats

Rear Seats

  • Split-folding rear seatback
  • Reclining rear seats
  • Folding with storage center armrest

Power Features

  • Remote keyless power door locks
  • Power mirrors
  • Heated mirrors
  • 1 one-touch power windows

Instrumentation

  • Clock
  • Tachometer
  • Trip computer
  • External temperature display
  • Low fuel level warning
  • Compass

Convenience

  • Cruise control
  • Front and rear cupholders
  • Front door pockets
  • Overhead console with storage
  • Front seatback storage
  • Speed-proportional power steering
  • 12V cargo area power outlet(s)
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel

Comfort

  • Interior air filtration
  • Climate control
  • Cargo area light
  • Simulated alloy trim on center console
  • Simulated alloy trim on dash
  • Front and rear reading lights
  • Leather and simulated alloy trim on shift knob
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Dual vanity mirrors

In Car Entertainment

  • 6 total speakers
  • AM/FM stereo
  • Speed sensitive volume control
  • Auxiliary audio input
  • Surround audio surround audio (discrete)
  • Radio data system

Telematics

  • Navigation with voice activation navigation system

Exterior Features

Roof and Glass

  • Variable intermittent wipers
  • Privacy glass
  • Intermittent rear wiper
  • Roof rack
  • Power glass sunroof

Body

  • Rear spoiler

Tires and Wheels

  • Alloy wheels
  • 17 x 7 in. wheels
  • Steel spare wheel
  • 225/55R17 95H tires
  • All season tires
  • Inside mounted spare tire
  • Temporary spare tire

Doors

  • Fixed lifgate window
  • Rear liftgate door

Towing and Hauling

  • Cargo tie downs

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Front and rear head airbags
  • Dual front side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system
  • Emergency braking assist
  • Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakes
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Daytime running lights
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Front fog/driving lights
  • Auto delay off headlamps
  • 2 front headrests
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
  • Rear center 3-point belt
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Rear height adjustable headrests
  • Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
  • Tire pressure monitoring
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