Used 2003 Subaru Forester XS Specs & Features

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Engine TypeGas
Transmission4-speed automatic
Drive TypeAll wheel drive
CylindersFlat 4
Combined MPG21
Total Seating5
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Center and rear limited slip differentialyes
Drive typeAll wheel drive
Transmission4-speed automatic
mechanical center differentialyes
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)19/24 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)302.1/381.6 mi.
Fuel tank capacity15.9 gal.
Combined MPG21
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
Torque166 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Base engine size2.5 l
Horsepower165 hp @ 5600 rpm
Turning circle34.8 ft.
Base engine typeGas
Cam typeSingle overhead cam (sohc)
CylindersFlat 4
electronic brakeforce distributionyes
front seatbelt pretensionersyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Rear door child safety locksyes
dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbagsyes
daytime running lightsyes
front fog/driving lightsyes
Rear center 3-point beltyes
child seat anchorsyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyes
2 front headrestsyes
3 rear headrestsyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyes
anti-theft alarm systemyes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
element antennayes
AM/FM stereoyes
4 total speakersyes
120 watts stereo outputyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
overhead console with storageyes
front seatback storageyes
cruise controlyes
cargo area lightyes
leather steering wheelyes
tilt-adjustable steering wheelyes
12V cargo area power outlet(s)yes
front reading lightsyes
Single zone front climate controlyes
speed-proportional power steeringyes
front and rear cupholdersyes
Rear floor matsyes
front door pocketsyes
Dual vanity mirrorsyes
leather trim on shift knobyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
1 one-touch power windowsyes
Power mirrorsyes
remote keyless power door locksyes
Heated mirrorsyes
low fuel level warningyes
external temperature displayyes
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
bucket front seatsyes
2 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyes
4 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyes
heated passenger seatyes
Front leg room43.7 in.
Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar supportyes
Front head room39 in.
height adjustable driver seatyes
heated driver seatyes
Front shoulder room53.5 in.
Front hip room51.6 in.
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear head room37 in.
Rear hip Room51.6 in.
Rear leg room33.7 in.
Rear shoulder room53.6 in.
rear ventilation ductsyes
Split-folding rear seatbackyes
Front track58.9 in.
Maximum cargo capacity62.7 cu.ft.
Curb weight3175 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place29.6 cu.ft.
Drag Coefficient0.35 cd.
Length175.2 in.
Maximum towing capacity2000 lbs.
Ground clearance7.5 in.
Height65 in.
EPA interior volume91.2 cu.ft.
Wheel base99.4 in.
Width68.1 in.
Rear track58.5 in.
Exterior Colors
  • Cayenne Red Pearl
  • Sierra Gold Metallic
  • Platinum Silver Metallic
  • Java Black Pearl
  • Aspen White
Interior Colors
  • Grey
  • Beige
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
Steel spare wheelyes
fullsize matching spare tireyes
P215/60R H tiresyes
All season tiresyes
alloy wheelsyes
16 x 6.5 in. wheelsyes
four-wheel independent suspensionyes
MacPherson strut rear suspensionyes
MacPherson strut front suspensionyes
Basic3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Rust5 yr./ unlimited mi.
Roadside3 yr./ 36000 mi.