Used 2012 Subaru Forester Specs & Features

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Engine TypeGas
Transmission4-speed shiftable automatic
Drive TypeAll wheel drive
CylindersFlat 4
Combined MPG23
Total Seating5
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36000 mi.
mechanical center differentialyes
Drive typeAll wheel drive
Transmission4-speed shiftable automatic
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Combined MPG23
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)21/27 mpg
Fuel tank capacity16.9 gal.
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
Range in miles (cty/hwy)354.9/456.3 mi.
Base engine size2.5 l
Base engine typeGas
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (dohc)
CylindersFlat 4
Horsepower170 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque174 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm
Turning circle34.4 ft.
Valve timingVariable
2 front headrestsyes
3 rear headrestsyes
auto delay off headlampsyes
child seat anchorsyes
daytime running lightsyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
electronic brakeforce distributionyes
engine immobilizeryes
front and rear head airbagsyes
front seatbelt pretensionersyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
stability controlyes
tire pressure monitoringyes
traction controlyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Emergency braking assistyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyes
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection systemyes
Rear center 3-point beltyes
Rear door child safety locksyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyes
Popular Package #1 +$475
Popular Package #2 +$568
All-Weather Package + TomTom Navigation System +$1,095
Popular Package #3 +$525
Rugged Package #1 +$576
Audio Media Package #1 +$424
All-Weather Package +$500
Illumination Package #1 +$659
Illumination Package #2 +$659
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
4 total speakersyes
USB connectionyes
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media controlyes
mast antennayes
radio data systemyes
speed sensitive volume controlyes
AM/FM stereoyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
cruise controlyes
front and rear cupholdersyes
front door pocketsyes
front seatback storageyes
overhead console with storageyes
speed-proportional power steeringyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
12V cargo area power outlet(s)yes
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelyes
cargo area lightyes
front reading lightsyes
interior air filtrationyes
simulated alloy trim on center consoleyes
simulated alloy trim on dashyes
simulated alloy trim on doorsyes
Dual vanity mirrorsyes
Rear floor matsyes
Single zone front air conditioningyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
1 one-touch power windowsyes
remote keyless power door locksyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Power mirrorsyes
Interior Options
Interior Options
Cargo Net Seat Back +$48
Auto-Dim Mirror Compass +$185
Cargo Net Side +$80
Cargo Tray Black +$75
Auto-Dim Mirror w/Compass and Homelink +$278
Subwoofer Kit +$315
Cargo Net Rear +$48
Floor Mats, All Weather +$69
iPod - Phone Console Tray Black +$9
iPod - Phone Console Tray Platinum +$9
Tweeter Kit +$109
STi Metal Pedal Kit - A/T +$163
STi Shift Knob AT Leather and Aluminum +$191
Sirius Satellite Radio - For Factory Roof Antenna +$432
Base Modelyes
Interior Illumination Kit - Red +$88
Dog Guard/Compartment Separator +$325
110 Power Outlet Kit - Platinum Interior +$334
Interior Illumination Kit - Blue +$88
Luggage Compartment Cover +$166
110 Power Outlet Kit - Black Interior +$334
external temperature displayyes
low fuel level warningyes
trip computeryes
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
6 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyes
8 -way power driver seatyes
bucket front seatsyes
height adjustable driver seatyes
height adjustable passenger seatyes
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar supportyes
Front head room40.0 in.
Front hip room52.9 in.
Front leg room43.1 in.
Front shoulder room56.1 in.
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
folding with storage center armrestyes
reclining rear seatsyes
Rear head room37.7 in.
Rear hip Room52.7 in.
Rear leg room38.0 in.
Rear shoulder room55.6 in.
Split-folding rear seatbackyes
Exterior Options
Exterior Options
Hood Protector Kit +$94
Bumper Underguard Rear +$260
Reverse Assist Sensors +$363
Tail Pipe Cover - Dual Exhaust +$100
Rear Bumper Cover +$80
Puddle Light Kit +$197
Back-Up Camera +$227
Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Ice Silver Metallic +$314
Bumper Underguard Front +$329
Splash Guard Kit +$135
Spoiler Obsidian Black Pearl +$368
Spoiler Sage Green Metallic +$368
Spoiler Marine Blue Pearl +$368
Spoiler Satin White Pearl +$368
Body Side Molding Kit - Ice Silver Metallic +$240
Spoiler Sky Blue +$368
Wheel Lock Kit (Alloy Wheels) +$51
Spoiler Camellia Red Pearl +$368
Spoiler Dark Gray Metallic +$368
Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Marine Blue Pearl +$314
Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Sky Blue +$314
Spoiler Ice Silver Metallic +$368
Aero Cross Bars +$195
Moonroof Air Deflector +$108
Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Camellia Red Pearl +$314
Body Side Molding Kit - Marine Blue Pearl +$240
Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Satin White Pearl +$314
Body Side Molding Kit - Sky Blue +$240
Trailer Hitch - US and Canada +$468
Body Side Molding Kit - Satin White Pearl +$240
Wheel Arch Molding Kit +$453
Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Obsidian Black Pearl +$314
Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Sage Green Metallic +$314
Sport Mesh Grille Kit - Dark Gray Metallic +$314
Fog Lamp Kit +$374
Body Side Molding Kit - Sage Green Metallic +$240
Body Side Molding Kit - Camellia Red Pearl +$240
Body Side Molding Kit - Dark Gray Metallic +$240
Body Side Molding Kit - Obsidian Black Pearl +$240
Angle of approach24.8 degrees
Angle of departure24.8 degrees
Cargo capacity, all seats in place30.8 cu.ft.
Curb weight3340 lbs.
Front track60.2 in.
Gross weight4480 lbs.
Ground clearance8.7 in.
Height66.9 in.
Length179.5 in.
Maximum cargo capacity63.0 cu.ft.
Maximum payload1140 lbs.
Maximum towing capacity2400 lbs.
Overall Width without Mirrors70.1 in.
Rear track60.2 in.
Wheel base103.0 in.
Exterior Colors
  • Sage Green Metallic
  • Sky Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Pearl
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Camellia Red Pearl
  • Marine Blue Pearl
  • Satin White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Black, cloth
  • Platinum, cloth
  • Gray
  • Gray
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
alloy wheelsyes
inside mounted spare tireyes
temporary spare tireyes
17 x 7.0 in. wheelsyes
225/55R17 95H tiresyes
All season tiresyes
Steel spare wheelyes
MacPherson strut front suspensionyes
double wishbone rear suspensionyes
four-wheel independent suspensionyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryes
Basic3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Roadside3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Rust5 yr./ unlimited mi.