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Used 2008 Subaru Forester Specs & Features

Overview
Overview
Starting MSRP
$21,995

Engine TypeGas
Transmission4-speed automatic
Drive TypeAll wheel drive
CylindersFlat 4
Total Seating5
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
EPA city/highway MPG20/26 MPG
EPA combined MPG22 MPG
Range in miles (city/hwy)318.0/413.4 mi.
Fuel tank capacity15.9 gal.
Engine
Engine
Base engine size2.5 L
CylindersFlat 4
Base engine typeGas
Horsepower173 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Torque166 lb-ft @ 4,400 rpm
Valves16
Cam typeSingle overhead cam (SOHC)
Valve timingVariable
Towing & Hauling
Towing & Hauling
Max Towing Capacity2,400 lbs.
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Transmission4-speed automatic
Drive typeAll wheel drive
Mechanical center differentialyes
Center limited slip differentialyes
Suspension
Suspension
Four-wheel independent suspensionyes
MacPherson strut front suspensionyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryes
Multi-link rear suspensionyes
Dimensions
Dimensions
Length176.6 in.
Overall width without mirrors68.3 in.
Height65.0 in.
Wheelbase99.4 in.
Front track58.9 in.
Rear track58.5 in.
EPA interior volume126.1 cu.ft.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place30.7 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity68.6 cu.ft.
Turning circle34.8 ft.
Ground clearance8.1 in.
Drag Coefficient0.36 Cd.
Curb weight3,185 lbs.
Maximum towing capacity2,400 lbs.
Colors
Colors
Exterior Colors
  • Topaz Gold Metallic
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Newport Blue Pearl
  • Steel Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Pearl
  • Garnet Red Pearl
  • Aspen White
Interior Colors
  • Desert Beige, leather/alcantara
  • Desert Beige, leather
  • Desert Beige, cloth
  • Graphite Gray, cloth
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
Front head room39.8 in.
Front leg room43.6 in.
Front shoulder room53.5 in.
Front hip room51.6 in.
Clothyes
Bucket front seatsyes
6-way manual driver seat adjustmentsyes
Height adjustable driver seatyes
Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar supportyes
4-way manual passenger seat adjustmentyes
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear head room39.8 in.
Rear leg room33.7 in.
Rear shoulder room53.6 in.
Rear hip room51.6 in.
Split-folding rear seatbackyes
Folding with storage center armrestyes
Safety
Safety
Dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbagsyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyes
Child seat anchorsyes
Rear door child safety locksyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Ventilated front disc / rear drum brakesyes
Electronic brakeforce distributionyes
Auto delay off headlampsyes
Daytime running lightsyes
Front fog/driving lightsyes
2 front headrestsyes
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection systemyes
3 rear headrestsyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyes
Rear center 3-point beltyes
Front seatbelt pretensionersyes
Remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
AM/FM stereoyes
100 watts stereo outputyes
4 total speakersyes
Element antennayes
Power Feature
Power Feature
1 one-touch power windowsyes
Remote keyless power door locksyes
Power mirrorsyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
Tilt-adjustable steering wheelyes
Speed-proportional power steeringyes
12V cargo area power outlet(s)yes
Cruise controlyes
Front and rear cupholdersyes
Front door pocketsyes
Overhead console with storageyes
Front seatback storageyes
Single zone front air conditioningyes
Interior air filtrationyes
Dual vanity mirrorsyes
Rear floor matsyes
Cargo area lightyes
Simulated alloy trim on dashyes
Simulated alloy trim on center consoleyes
Front reading lightsyes
Instrumentation
Instrumentation
External temperature displayyes
Tachometeryes
Clockyes
Low fuel level warningyes
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
Steel wheelsyes
Full wheel coversyes
16 x 6.5 in. wheelsyes
All season tiresyes
P215/60R16 94H tiresyes
Steel spare wheelyes
Temporary spare tireyes
Inside mounted spare tireyes
Warranty
Warranty
Basic3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60,000 mi.
Rust5 yr./ unlimited mi.
Roadside3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
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