Used 2009 Subaru Forester


$4,583 - $12,998
2009 Subaru Forester

2009 Highlights

Redesigned for 2009, the Subaru Forester compact crossover SUV is bigger and more beautiful inside and out.


Pros

  • Standard all-wheel drive, spacious cabin with ample cargo space, comfortable ride, capable engines.

Cons

  • Outdated four-speed automatic transmission, handling could be sharper.

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Used 2009 Subaru Forester for Sale

Subaru Forester 2009 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl 5M) Obsidian Black Pearl Off Black cloth103,135 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$7,995
Est.Loan: $164/mo
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Subaru Forester 2009 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/All Weather, Premium Pkg, VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A) Dark Gray Metallic Gray137,562 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$6,455
Est.Loan: $132/mo
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Subaru Forester 2009 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/All Weather, Premium Pkg, VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A) Camellia Red Pearl Off Black cloth129,894 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$6,980
Est.Loan: $143/mo
Rosenthal Acura(3)
16.9 mi away
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Dark Gray Metallic Gray92,708 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$12,998
Est.Loan: $266/mo
CarMax
18 mi away
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Dealer Notes

CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.

Dark Gray Metallic Gray86,041 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$8,588
Est.Loan: $176/mo
Fitzgerald Genesis
20.2 mi away
Topaz Gold Metallic Off Black cloth112,709 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$6,995
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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Camellia Red Pearl Off Black cloth95,299 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X L.L. Bean Edition
List:$8,990
Est.Loan: $184/mo
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Dark Gray Metallic Platinum cloth66,541 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$9,491
Est.Loan: $194/mo
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Sage Green Metallic Gray0
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$9,290
Est.Loan: $190/mo
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Camellia Red Pearl Off Black cloth152,523 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5XT Limited
List:$8,999
Est.Loan: $184/mo
H&M Auto Group(5)
50.4 mi away
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$247 Below Market
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Dealer Notes

100% APPROVAL...5 YEAR WARRANTY ATTACHED... FULLY LOADED W/ NAVIGATION..M SERIES APPEARANCE PX.. LEATHER AND HEATED SEATING...SUNROOF..AWD...AND MUCH MORE! FULLY INSPECTED AND SERVICED...........100% APPROVAL...FIVE YEAR WARRANTY AVAILABLE... ALL CREDIT APPROVED...RECENT DISCHARGED BANKRUPTCIES..RATES A LOW AS 1.99%..IN-HOUSE FINANCING AVAILABLE.. ASK ABOUT OUR $0 DOWN PAYMENT PROGRAM...WE OFFER UP TO 135% OF KELLY BLUE BOOK ON ALL TRADES AND WILL PAY OFF ALL AUTO/BANK LOANS...CONTACT OUR TEAM MEMBERS @ 540-657-6565 Visit H & M Auto Group online at hmautogroupva.com to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 540-657-6565 today to schedule your test drive.

Spark Silver Metallic Off Black cloth96,304 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$10,795
Est.Loan: $221/mo
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Dealer Notes

Happy customers, Quality cars, Better prices, That is Hampstead Pre Owned. We eliminate all the anxiety and frustration of purchasing a used car by following the golden rule of treating others the way we would want to be treated. This company was founded on three simple principles: The first and and most important is that we never put profits before our customers. We have always and will always put our customers satisfaction before anything and everything else, no exception. Second, We put every car through a rigorous pre-sale check which far surpasses any state inspection required by law to absolutely ensure that you always get a safe and reliable vehicle , also every pre owned vehicle here comes with a complementary warranty, and our unprecedented 7 day exchange. Third, we use the most current pricing applications and programs to analyze each vehicle and compare them to the current market price to ensure you never over pay. Please take a moment to read our reviews and see what our customers have to say about us. We are a pre owned dealership with old fashioned values, building an amazing reputation one deal at a time.

Spark Silver Metallic Off Black cloth72,458 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$10,304
Est.Loan: $211/mo
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Camellia Red Pearl Off Black cloth67,812 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X Limited
List:$10,870
Est.Loan: $222/mo
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Dealer Notes

Recent Arrival! Odometer is 36466 miles below market average! Located at Sheehy LEXUS of Annapolis, 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X in Camellia Red Pearl, Leather!, Clean Carfax!. Sheehy Value Car located at Sheehy Lexus Annapolis only! All Sheehy Value Cars come with a 30 Day 1000 mile Powertrain warranty, No haggle- No Hassle pricing, Carfax history report, and Recall Free Guarantee. See Sheehy Lexus Annapolis for details- this vehicle is non-transferable to other Sheehy Locations.

118,620 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$7,794
Est.Loan: $159/mo
Dark Gray Metallic Gray170,561 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$4,583
Est.Loan: $94/mo
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Great Deal!
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It is a Fixer-Upper: a low-cost car option for those with the ability to perform mechanical repairs themselves

Spark Silver Metallic Off Black cloth0
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X Limited
List:$10,995
Est.Loan: $225/mo
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Fair Deal!
Obsidian Black Pearl Off Black cloth201,326 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$7,450
Est.Loan: $152/mo
G & M Automotive
63.9 mi away
Spark Silver Metallic Off Black cloth142,762 miles
Used 2009Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$8,995
Est.Loan: $184/mo
Jones Kia(3)
66.9 mi away

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Features & Specs

2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/Premium Pkg,VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5XT 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A)2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/All Weather, Premium Pkg, VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5X L.L.Bean Edition 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC, Nav (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5X Limited 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl 5M)2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/All Weather, Premium Pkg, VDC (2.5L 4cyl 5M)2.5X L.L.Bean Edition 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/Premium Pkg,VDC (2.5L 4cyl 5M)2.5XT Limited 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC, Nav (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A)2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5X Limited 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC, Nav (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5XT Limited 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A)
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Transmission4-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic5-speed manual5-speed manual4-speed shiftable automatic5-speed manual4-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic
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Horsepower170 hp @ 6000 rpm224 hp @ 5200 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm224 hp @ 5200 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm170 hp @ 6000 rpm224 hp @ 5200 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

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Nice, but I like my 2005 better
I have a 2005 Forester that is the 2.5X Manual version. I bought the 2009 for my wife, with the Auto. It is the Premium version. As a summary, I like the vehicle, but the fuel economy is crap. We get about 20-22 mpg on average, whereas my '05 gets 26-28 on average. If we really baby the gas and drive ultra conservatively, we may be able to get 25 mpg, but that is a huge IF. As for Snow driving, I will take the '09 over my '05, granted, my '05 is more fun to drive. The '09 is like a tank in the snow. We are in the market for a replacement for the '09. Our family is growing again, and the forester is just too small. Perhaps if it got better fuel economy, we would reconsider.
Cant find a downside to this vehicle
Did not know SUV existed until I read Consumer Reports. They rated this #1 in small SUV category. I test drove also small SUV Nissan, Honda, Mitsubishi, Toyota and the Forester out classed them all. I bought it used from the Subaru dealership (Jax, FL) and they had the Carfax. Took it to my mechanic and he said everything looked great! Wanted something that seats 4 & back seats go down so I can carry wood for my woodworking projects. Took it on a couple of long drives already and nice smooth ride. Car accelerates well given it is a 4 cylinder. I bought the SUV because of its reliability history and price. I read all the reviews on Edmunds.com and almost everyone liked their Subaru.
Excellent Small SUV
I've owned this car two years now and this car has been nearly flawless. I love the low end RPM power this car has. The torque curve is very flat on Subaru's 4 cyl engine. driving in snow is great. Heater and air conditioning is simple to operate. Wiper controls are fantastic and make sense. Cruise control on the steering wheel as well as radio controls are like a a more expensive car would have. Changing your own oil is a breeze as the oil filter is vertical and you can get to everything without driving the vehicle on ramps. Visibility when backing up is best in class. Paddle shifting manual mode transmission is handy holding gear downhill. For ~25K out the door a fine machine.
Used 2009 Subaru Forester Overview

The Used 2009 Subaru Forester is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/Premium Pkg,VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5XT 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A), 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/All Weather, Premium Pkg, VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5X L.L.Bean Edition 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC, Nav (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5X Limited 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl 5M), 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/All Weather, Premium Pkg, VDC (2.5L 4cyl 5M), 2.5X L.L.Bean Edition 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/Premium Pkg,VDC (2.5L 4cyl 5M), 2.5XT Limited 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC, Nav (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A), 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5X Limited 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC, Nav (2.5L 4cyl 4A), and 2.5XT Limited 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A).

What's a good price on a Used 2009 Subaru Forester?

Save up to $291 on one of 33 Used 2009 Subaru Forester for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $4,583 as of 07/15/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2009 Subaru Forester trim styles:

  • The Used 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X is priced between $4,583 and $12,998 with odometer readings between 0 and 201326 miles.
  • The Used 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X Limited is priced between $9,149 and $10,995 with odometer readings between 0 and 128162 miles.
  • The Used 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5XT Limited is priced between $8,999 and $9,750 with odometer readings between 119312 and 152523 miles.
  • The Used 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X L.L. Bean Edition is priced between $8,990 and $8,990 with odometer readings between 95299 and 95299 miles.

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