Used 2011 Subaru Forester SUV


$11,295 - $16,990
2011 Subaru Forester

2011 Highlights

For 2011, Subaru Forester 2.5X models have a revised 2.5-liter engine that boosts torque and fuel economy slightly. The 2.5XT Limited trim has been dropped and a couple of new trim levels have been added: the 2.5X Touring and the 2.5XT Touring, positioned above the Limited trim. Several trims get improved audio features, while the 2.5X Premium gets a new optional TomTom navigation system. An eight-way power driver seat (with power-adjustable lumbar support) is now standard on the 2.5XT Premium, and Bluetooth is now standard on all Foresters except the 2.5X.


Pros

  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • roomy cabin with ample cargo space
  • comfortable ride
  • strong turbocharged engine on XT trims.

Cons

  • Outdated four-speed automatic transmission
  • unimpressive fit and finish.

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Used 2011 Subaru Forester SUV for Sale

Subaru Forester 2011 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A) Dark Gray Metallic Gray87,973 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$10,803
Est.Loan: $202/mo
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2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X AWD in Sage Green Metallic, FUEL EFFICIENT, LOW MILES, ONE OWNER LOCAL TRADE IN. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov

Subaru Forester 2011 2.5X Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A) Sage Green Metallic Gray85,118 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X Limited
List:$12,931
Est.Loan: $242/mo
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$300 Below Market
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SUBARU FORESTER 2.5X LIMITED ** ONE OWNER ** LEATHER SEATS ** NAVIGATION ** POWER SEATS ** BACK UP CAMERA ** PANORAMIC SUNROOF ** HEATED SEATS ** CRUISE CONTROL ** POWER WINDOWS ** OUR VEHICLES RECEIVE QUALITY INSPECTIONS AND ARE SERVICED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS..STOHLMAN HAS BEEN SERVING THE AREA FOR OVER 80 YEARS.

Subaru Forester 2011 2.5X Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A) Camellia Red Pearl Gray88,945 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X Premium
List:$11,488
Est.Loan: $215/mo
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Obsidian Black Pearl Black cloth121,232 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$10,683
Est.Loan: $200/mo
Sage Green Metallic Gray39,260 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$13,977
Est.Loan: $261/mo
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Camellia Red Pearl Gray94,404 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$9,999
Est.Loan: $187/mo
IM Autohaus
20.1 mi away
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$275 Below Market
Obsidian Black Pearl Black leather102,187 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X Limited
List:$11,483
Est.Loan: $215/mo
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One Owner! Clean Carfax! 2.5X Limited Series! Automatic

Satin White Pearl Gray106,204 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X Premium
List:$9,988
Est.Loan: $187/mo
Fitzgerald Genesis
20.2 mi away
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Camellia Red Pearl Gray114,856 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X Premium
List:$9,200
Est.Loan: $172/mo
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Obsidian Black Pearl Gray79,825 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X Premium
List:$13,183
Est.Loan: $246/mo
Dark Gray Metallic Gray82,434 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X Touring
List:$14,000
Est.Loan: $262/mo
Dark Gray Metallic Gray99,690 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X Limited
List:$11,995
Est.Loan: $224/mo
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Sage Green Metallic Gray88,365 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$9,996
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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Obsidian Black Pearl Black cloth107,720 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X Premium
List:$12,388
Est.Loan: $231/mo
Steel Silver Metallic Gray42,569 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X Touring
List:$15,000
Est.Loan: $273/mo
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$300 Below Market
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2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X Touring 2.5X Touring 2.5L 4-Cylinder DOHC 16V VVT 4D Sport Utility Steel Silver Metallic 27/21 Highway/City MPG CLEAN CARFAX LEATHER NON-SMOKER ONE OWNER SUNROOF / MOONROOF Clean CARFAX. CARFAX One-Owner. Reviews: Come see why Norris Auto Group has been In business for 100+ years! Please do not hesitate to call the dealership directly at 443-574-1234 to confirm vehicle availability.

Obsidian Black Pearl Black leather55,182 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X Limited
List:$14,395
Est.Loan: $269/mo
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Obsidian Black Pearl Black cloth63,253 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$13,777
Est.Loan: $257/mo
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You can find this 2011 Subaru Forester X Convenience and many others like it at Brown's Honda City. CARFAX BuyBack Guarantee is reassurance that any major issues with this vehicle will show on CARFAX report. This vehicle was engineered to be both economically and environmentally friendly with exceptional fuel efficiency. Navigate through all the icky weather with ease in this AWD-equipped Subaru Forester, and even get non-stop traction for your non-stop lifestyle! In addition to the amazing traction control, you may even qualify for an insurance reduction with this AWD vehicle. Gently driven doesn't even begin to explain how lovingly cared for this ultra-low mileage vehicle has been.

Satin White Pearl Gray105,681 miles
Used 2011Subaru Forester2.5X
List:$9,000
Est.Loan: $168/mo
MaxxDrive Auto(3)
48.1 mi away
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$248 Below Market

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Features & Specs

2.5X Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5X Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5X 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5X 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)2.5X Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)2.5XT Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A)2.5X Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)2.5XT Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A)
MPG2323232323212321
Seating55555555
Transmission4-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic5-speed manual5-speed manual4-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic4-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgasgasgasgasgasgasgas
HorsepowerN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A224 hp @ 5200 rpmN/A224 hp @ 5200 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

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

    Overall4/5
    Driver4/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    Overall3/5
  • Side Barrier Rating

    Overall4/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger2/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat4/5
    Back Seat2/5
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover17.9%

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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Love it, fun to drive, but some problems
We love our Forester, for the most part. It is the perfect size. I don't have to sink down to get in and better yet, don't have to yank myself high up to climb into it. Driving it is fun, very responsive and great turning radius. Visibility is excellent and parking is easy. However, we have 2 strong complaints and a minor one. First, the radio is terrible! The fm sounds like hollow am radio. Next, the passenger seat is highly uncomfortable, non adjustable, and sunk down so low it's hard to see over the dash. The minor complaint is storage. Glove box is tiny, cup holders are square and bottles routinely fall over. In-door cupholders are also flawed.
WARNING!!! Make sure to check your Oil!!!
If you own a 2011 or newer Forester with the new engine requiring synthetic oil, Check/add oil frequently! Mine requires 1 qt added every 1800 miles on average. I read an account of another 2011 Forester owner who went just over 10,000 miles without checking or changing the oil, and the engine ran out of oil, seized and was destroyed. You will need to add 3-4 qts in between oil changes. Engine rattles loudly at startup for a few seconds. Subaru needs to fix the problem of oil use. Most people are not diligent about checking and topping up their oil. There will be many unhappy owners.
Very Good Overall Package
This is a very good overall package and an excellent value. Car is very sure-footed in rain and snow. Has comfortable ride and seats. Excellent visibility, has responsive brakes, steering, highly maneuverable, great sun roof - helps cool car quickly, responsive engine - a bit noisy on cold start, but smooth and quiet thereafter, excellent hauling capacity with rear seats folded, 4-speed AT is a bit antiquated, but shifts smoothly and is responsive. Integrated TomTom GPS & w/audio/video takes some time to figure out, but is not hard to use thereafter once you understand the controls. Mileage between 16 mpg in cold, city driving, & up to 29 mpg on the highway, w/overall ave. of 21.5 so far.
More About This Model

It used to be that people bought cars like the 2011 Subaru Forester because they truly needed the capabilities offered by such unconventional, all-weather compact crossovers. They were "Subaru People." They lived in rainy (or snowy) northern climes. They wore flannel shirts without irony and duck shoes because they had to keep their feet dry. Their everyday environs included charming wooded glens, streams brimming with trout, densely forested mountainsides and rain-choked rivers threatening to overflow their banks.

But these days, commuting San Diegans and mall-bound Dallas DINKs have joined snowshoeing Vermonters to avail themselves of the all-weather Subaru. The promise of the all-wheel drive is indelibly woven into the Subaru story, but the company has done much to broaden its appeal, so it expresses not just all-terrain mobility but also a quiet, unpretentious ruggedness and performance that's as useful in the city as it is in Maine. It turns out that Subaru isn't just for the flannelled elite who navigate Nor'easters anymore.

In the crowded party of compact crossovers, the Forester is the earnest choice. It eschews the swoopy design of the Honda CR-V, offers only two rows of seating unlike the Toyota RAV4 (which offers a third row as an option) and isn't as much fun to pilot as the Mazda CX-7 or the less expensive Kia Sportage. But despite the strengths of its rivals, the 2011 Subaru Forester is an excellent choice for those who value a smooth ride, useful cargo area and comfortable passenger accommodations in an out-of-the-ordinary all-weather package. Galoshes are definitely optional.

Used 2011 Subaru Forester SUV Overview

The Used 2011 Subaru Forester SUV is offered in the following styles: 2.5X Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5X Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5X Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M), 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M), 2.5XT Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A), 2.5X Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A), and 2.5XT Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A).

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Save up to $300 on one of 36 Used 2011 Subaru Forester SUV for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $9,000 as of 07/18/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2011 Subaru Forester SUV trim styles:

  • The Used 2011 Subaru Forester SUV 2.5X Premium is priced between $9,200 and $16,990 with odometer readings between 24353 and 132650 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Subaru Forester SUV 2.5X is priced between $9,000 and $16,803 with odometer readings between 8334 and 121232 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Subaru Forester SUV 2.5X Limited is priced between $11,295 and $15,695 with odometer readings between 39200 and 140330 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Subaru Forester SUV 2.5X Touring is priced between $14,000 and $15,000 with odometer readings between 42569 and 82434 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Subaru Forester SUV 2.5XT Touring is priced between $15,491 and $15,491 with odometer readings between 46109 and 46109 miles.

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