2012 Subaru Forester SUV - Features & Specs

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Highlights

  • FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY) 21/27 mpg
  • CAR TYPE SUV
  • TRANSMISSION 5-speed Manual
  • 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 Ice Silver Metallic Marine Blue Pearl Obsidian Black Pearl Sage Green Metallic Satin White Pearl Sky Blue Metallic

Interior Colors

Black, cloth Platinum, cloth

Specifications

LENGTH 14ft 11.5in
WIDTH 5ft 10.1in
HEIGHT
5ft 5.9in
GROUND CLEARANCE
0ft 8.7in
Body style illustration may not reflect the actual shape of this vehicle.

Exterior Measurements

5 ft. 10.1 in. (70.1 in.) 5 ft. 5.9 in. (65.9 in.)
14 ft. 11.5 in. (179.5 in.) 0 ft. 8.7 in. (8.7 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

41.6 in. 52.9 in.
43.1 in. 56.1 in.
52.7 in. 40.4 in.
38.0 in. 55.6 in.

Fuel

Gas Regular unleaded
16.9 gal. 354.9/456.3 mi.
21/27 mpg

Weights and Capacities

2400 lbs. 3250 lbs.
24.8 degrees 24.8 degrees
33.5 cu.ft. 68.3 cu.ft.
** When adequately equipped, which may require engine and/or other drivetrain upgrades.

DriveTrain

All wheel drive 5-speed manual

Engine & Performance

2.5 L Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Flat 4 16
Variable 174 ft-lbs. @ 4100 rpm
170 hp @ 5800 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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Edmunds Insurance Estimator

The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2012 Subaru Forester Suv in VA is:

$106 per month*
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Features

Interior Features

Front Seats

  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Height adjustable passenger seat
  • Cloth
  • Bucket front seats

Rear Seats

  • Split-folding rear seatback
  • Folding center armrest

Power Features

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

Instrumentation

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

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-adjustable steering wheel
  • Cruise controls on steering wheel

Comfort

  • Interior air filtration
  • Air conditioning
  • Cargo area light
  • Simulated alloy trim on center console
  • Simulated alloy trim on dash
  • Simulated alloy trim on doors
  • Front reading lights
  • Rear floor mats
  • Dual vanity mirrors

In Car Entertainment

  • Mast antenna
  • 4 total speakers
  • AM/FM stereo
  • Speed sensitive volume control
  • Auxiliary audio input
  • Radio data system

Exterior Features

Roof and Glass

  • Variable intermittent wipers
  • Intermittent rear wiper

Tires and Wheels

  • Steel wheels
  • 16 x 6.5 in. wheels
  • Steel spare wheel
  • 215/65R16 96H tires
  • All season tires
  • Inside mounted spare tire
  • Full wheel covers
  • 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
  • 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
  • Security System Shock Sensor, Individual

Options

Packages

  • Alloy Wheel Package
  • Illumination Package #1
  • Illumination Package #2
  • Popular Package #3
  • Rugged Package #2
  • Popular Package #2
  • Popular Package #1
  • Audio Media Package #2

Exterior Options

  • Spoiler Camellia Red Pearl
  • Spoiler Dark Gray Metallic
  • Wheel Locks (Steel Wheels)
  • Spoiler Obsidian Black Pearl
  • Spoiler Sage Green Metallic
  • Splash Guard Kit
  • Spoiler Marine Blue Pearl
  • Bumper Underguard Front
  • Spoiler Satin White Pearl
  • Body Side Molding Kit - Ice Silver Metallic
  • Spoiler Sky Blue
  • Puddle Light Kit
  • Hood Protector Kit
  • Bumper Underguard Rear
  • Reverse Assist Sensors
  • Rear Bumper Cover
  • Tail Pipe Cover - Dual Exhaust
  • Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Ice Silver Metallic
  • Alloy Wheel Set - 16"
  • Wheel Lock Kit (Alloy Wheels)
  • Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Camellia Red Pearl
  • Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Satin White Pearl
  • Body Side Molding Kit - Marine Blue Pearl
  • Trailer Hitch - US and Canada
  • Body Side Molding Kit - Sky Blue
  • Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Marine Blue Pearl
  • Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Sky Blue
  • Spoiler Ice Silver Metallic
  • Crossbar Set Fixed (Carrier Base)
  • Aero Cross Bars
  • Fog Lamp Kit
  • Body Side Molding Kit - Obsidian Black Pearl
  • Body Side Molding Kit - Dark Gray Metallic
  • Body Side Molding Kit - Camellia Red Pearl
  • Body Side Molding Kit - Sage Green Metallic
  • Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Obsidian Black Pearl
  • Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Sage Green Metallic
  • Body Side Molding Kit - Satin White Pearl
  • Wheel Arch Molding Kit
  • Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Dark Gray Metallic

Interior Options

  • Cargo Net Rear
  • Floor Mats, All Weather
  • Auto-Dim Mirror w/Compass and Homelink
  • Dog Guard/Compartment Separator
  • Bluetooth BlueConnect Kit
  • Cargo Net Side
  • Media Hub Kit
  • Cargo Net Seat Back
  • Auto-Dim Mirror Compass
  • Cargo Tray Black
  • IPod - Phone Console Tray Platinum
  • IPod - Phone Console Tray Black
  • Media Hub Kit w/Bluetooth Streaming
  • 110 Power Outlet Kit - Platinum Interior
  • Interior Illumination Kit - Blue
  • Luggage Compartment Cover
  • 110 Power Outlet Kit - Black Interior
  • Interior Illumination Kit - Red
  • Base Model
  • STi Shift Knob 5MT Black Durazon
  • STi Shift Knob 5MT Leather and Aluminum
  • Short Throw Shifter
  • Tweeter Kit
  • Sirius Satellite Radio
  • XM Satellite Radio
  • STi Metal Pedal Kit - M/T