Used 2008 Subaru Forester Features & Specs

Overview

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Engine Typegasgasgas
Transmission4-speed automatic4-speed automatic4-speed automatic
Drive Trainall wheel driveall wheel driveall wheel drive
Cylindersflat 4flat 4flat 4
Combined MPG222222
Total Seating555
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.

Drive Train

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Drive typeall wheel driveall wheel driveall wheel drive
mechanical center differentialyesyesyes
Center limited slip differentialyesnono
Transmission4-speed automatic4-speed automatic4-speed automatic
Center and rear limited slip differentialnoyesyes

Fuel & MPG

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EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)20/26 mpg20/26 mpg20/26 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)318.0/413.4 mi.318.0/413.4 mi.318.0/413.4 mi.
Fuel tank capacity15.9 gal.15.9 gal.15.9 gal.
Combined MPG222222
Fuel typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded

Engine

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Torque166 ft-lbs. @ 4400 rpm166 ft-lbs. @ 4400 rpm166 ft-lbs. @ 4400 rpm
Base engine size2.5 L2.5 L2.5 L
Horsepower173 hp @ 6000 rpm173 hp @ 6000 rpm173 hp @ 6000 rpm
Turning circle34.8 ft.34.8 ft.34.8 ft.
Valves161616
Base engine typegasgasgas
Valve timingVariableVariableVariable
Cam typeSingle overhead cam (SOHC)Single overhead cam (SOHC)Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Cylindersflat 4flat 4flat 4

Safety

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electronic brakeforce distribution yesyesyes
4-wheel ABSyesyesyes
front seatbelt pretensionersyesyesyes
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system yesyesyes
Ventilated front disc / rear drum brakesyesnono
remote anti-theft alarm system yesyesyes
auto delay off headlampsyesyesyes
Rear height adjustable headrests yesyesyes
Rear door child safety locks yesyesyes
child seat anchors yesyesyes
daytime running lights yesyesyes
front fog/driving lights yesyesyes
3 rear headrestsyesyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation yesyesyes
Rear center 3-point belt yesyesyes
dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbagsyesyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyesyes
Turn signal mirrorsnoyesyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesnoyesyes

In-Car Entertainment

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element antennayesyesyes
4 total speakersyesyesno
AM/FM stereoyesyesyes
100 watts stereo outputyesnono
120 watts stereo outputnoyesyes
auxiliary audio input noyesyes
1 subwoofer(s)nonoyes
7 total speakersnonoyes

Comfort & Convenience

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Air conditioningyesnono
simulated alloy trim on center consoleyesyesyes
front door pocketsyesyesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesyesyes
tilt-adjustable steering wheelyesyesyes
front reading lights yesyesyes
12V cargo area power outlet(s)yesyesyes
front seatback storage yesyesyes
Rear floor matsyesyesno
speed-proportional power steering yesyesyes
simulated alloy trim on dashyesyesyes
cargo area light yesyesyes
Dual vanity mirrorsyesyesyes
overhead console with storage yesyesyes
interior air filtration yesyesyes
cruise control yesyesyes
Climate controlnoyesyes
leather steering wheelnoyesno
leather trim on shift knobnoyesno
turn signal in mirrors noyesyes
leather and wood trim on shift knobnonoyes
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)nonoyes
leather and wood steering wheelnonoyes
electrochromatic inside rearview mirrornonoyes
Rear and cargo floor matsnonoyes

Power Feature

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Power mirrorsyesyesyes
remote keyless power door locks yesyesyes
1 one-touch power windowsyesyesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyesyes

Instrumentation

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tachometer yesyesyes
low fuel level warningyesyesyes
external temperature display yesyesyes
clock yesyesyes
compass nonoyes

Front Seats

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height adjustable driver seatyesyesyes
Front head room39.8 in.39.1 in.39.1 in.
6 -way manual driver seat adjustmentsyesnono
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyesyesyes
Front shoulder room53.5 in.53.5 in.53.5 in.
Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support yesyesyes
Front leg room43.6 in.43.6 in.43.6 in.
cloth yesyesno
bucket front seatsyesyesyes
Front hip room51.6 in.51.6 in.51.6 in.
multi-level heating driver seatnoyesyes
8 -way power driver seatnoyesyes
multi-level heating passenger seatnoyesyes
leather/sueded microfiber nonoyes

Rear Seats

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Rear head room39.8 in.37.0 in.37.0 in.
Rear hip Room51.6 in.51.6 in.51.6 in.
Rear leg room33.7 in.33.7 in.33.7 in.
Rear shoulder room53.6 in.53.6 in.53.6 in.
folding with storage center armrestyesyesyes
Split-folding rear seatbackyesyesyes

Measurements

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Front track58.9 in.58.9 in.58.9 in.
Maximum cargo capacity68.6 cu.ft.64.5 cu.ft.64.5 cu.ft.
Curb weight3185 lbs.3185 lbs.3205 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place30.7 cu.ft.28.9 cu.ft.28.9 cu.ft.
Drag Coefficient0.36 Cd.0.36 Cd.0.36 Cd.
Length176.6 in.176.6 in.176.6 in.
Maximum towing capacity2400 lbs.2400 lbs.2400 lbs.
Ground clearance8.1 in.8.1 in.8.1 in.
Height65.0 in.65.0 in.65.0 in.
EPA interior volume126.1 cu.ft.120.4 cu.ft.120.4 cu.ft.
Wheel base99.4 in.99.4 in.99.4 in.
Width68.3 in.68.3 in.68.3 in.
Rear track58.5 in.58.5 in.58.5 in.

Colors

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Exterior Colors
  • Topaz Gold Metallic
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Newport Blue Pearl
  • Steel Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Pearl
  • Garnet Red Pearl
  • Aspen White
  • Topaz Gold Metallic
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Newport Blue Pearl
  • Steel Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Pearl
  • Garnet Red Pearl
  • Aspen White
  • Topaz Gold Metallic
  • Evergreen Metallic/Steel Silver Metallic
  • Garnet Red Pearl/Steel Silver Metallic
  • Dark Gray Metallic/Steel Silver Metallic
  • Newport Blue Pearl/Steel Silver Metallic
  • Satin White Pearl/Steel Silver Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Desert Beige, leather/alcantara
  • Desert Beige, leather
  • Desert Beige, cloth
  • Graphite Gray, cloth
  • Desert Beige, leather/alcantara
  • Desert Beige, leather
  • Desert Beige, cloth
  • Graphite Gray, cloth
  • Desert Beige, leather/alcantara
  • Desert Beige, leather
  • Desert Beige, cloth

Tires & Wheels

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full wheel covers yesnono
inside mounted spare tireyesyesyes
steel wheelsyesnono
Steel spare wheelyesyesyes
temporary spare tireyesyesyes
All season tiresyesyesyes
P215/60R16 94H tiresyesyesyes
16 x 6.5 in. wheelsyesyesyes
alloy wheelsnoyesno
painted alloy wheelsnonoyes

Suspension

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multi-link rear suspensionyesyesyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryesyesyes
MacPherson strut front suspensionyesyesyes
four-wheel independent suspensionyesyesyes

Warranty

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Basic3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Roadside3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.

Inventory

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