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2020 Subaru Forester Features & Specs

Overview
Starting MSRP
$27,395
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Starting MSRP
$31,095
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Starting MSRP
$28,995
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Engine TypeGasGasGas
TransmissionContinuously variable-speed automaticContinuously variable-speed automaticContinuously variable-speed automatic
Drive TypeAll wheel driveAll wheel driveAll wheel drive
CylindersFlat 4Flat 4Flat 4
Combined MPG292929
Total Seating555
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Drivetrain
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

Drive typeAll wheel driveAll wheel driveAll wheel drive
descent controlyesyesyes
Center limited slip differentialyesyesyes
TransmissionContinuously variable-speed automaticContinuously variable-speed automaticContinuously variable-speed automatic
Fuel & MPG
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)26/33 mpg26/33 mpg26/33 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)431.6/547.8 mi.431.6/547.8 mi.431.6/547.8 mi.
Fuel tank capacity16.6 gal.16.6 gal.16.6 gal.
Combined MPG292929
Fuel typeRegular unleadedRegular unleadedRegular unleaded
Engine
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

Torque176 ft-lbs. @ 4400 rpm176 ft-lbs. @ 4400 rpm176 ft-lbs. @ 4400 rpm
Base engine size2.5 l2.5 l2.5 l
Horsepower182 hp @ 5800 rpm182 hp @ 5800 rpm182 hp @ 5800 rpm
Valves161616
direct injectionyesyesyes
Base engine typeGasGasGas
Valve timingVariableVariableVariable
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (dohc)Double overhead cam (dohc)Double overhead cam (dohc)
CylindersFlat 4Flat 4Flat 4
Safety
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

4-wheel ABSyesyesyes
Rear door child safety locksyesyesyes
daytime running lightsyesyesyes
engine immobilizeryesyesyes
Rear center 3-point beltyesyesyes
post-collision safety systemyesyesyes
child seat anchorsyesyesyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyesyesyes
lane departure warning accident avoidance systemyesnoyes
front and rear head airbagsyesyesyes
stability controlyesyesyes
Emergency braking assistyesyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyesyesyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyesyesyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyesyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyesyes
3 rear headrestsyesyesyes
LED headlampyesyesyes
auto delay off headlampsyesyesyes
tire pressure monitoringyesyesyes
traction controlyesyesyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyesyesyes
pre-collision safety systemyesyesyes
Turn signal mirrorsnoyesyes
self-leveling headlightsnoyesno
front fog/driving lightsnoyesyes
adaptive headlightsnoyesno
dusk sensing headlampsnoyesno
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance systemnoyesno
Packages
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

Popular Package #1yesnono
Blind Spot Detection w/Rear Cross Traffic Alert + Keyless Access w/Push-Button Startyesnono
Blind Spot Detection w/Rear Cross Traffic Alert + Keyless Access w/Push-Button Start + Power Rear Gateyesnono
Standard Modelyesyesyes
Navigation System + Audio w/Harman Kardon Amplifier and Speakers + Reverse Automatic Braking + Heated Steering Wheelnoyesno
Popular Package #3noyesno
Blind Spot Detection w/Rear Cross Traffic Alert + Reverse Automatic Braking + Multimedia Plus Audio + Harman Kardon Amplifier and Speakers + Power Rear Tailgatenonoyes
Blind Spot Detection/Rear Cross Traffic Alert + Reverse Automatic Braking + Multimedia Plus Audiononoyes
Popular Package #2nonoyes
In-Car Entertainment
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

AM/FM stereoyesyesyes
4 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyesyesyes
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media controlyesyesyes
satellite radio satellite radioyesyesyes
USB connectionyesyesyes
6 total speakersyesyesyes
Comfort & Convenience
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelyesnono
overhead console with storageyesyesyes
front seatback storageyesyesyes
leather steering wheelyesyesyes
Climate controlyesyesyes
adaptive cruise controlyesyesyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyesyesyes
front and rear cupholdersyesyesyes
front and rear door pocketsyesyesyes
electric power steeringyesyesyes
rear view camerayesyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyesyes
interior air filtrationyesyesyes
keyless ignitionnoyesyes
turn signal in mirrorsnoyesyes
Cargo floor matsnoyesno
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelnoyesyes
Power Feature
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

2 one-touch power windowsyesyesyes
remote keyless power door locksyesnono
Heated mirrorsyesyesyes
hands-free entrynoyesyes
Interior Options
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelinkyesyesyes
Rear Seat Back Protectoryesyesyes
Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgradeyesyesyes
LED Upgrade - Dome Lightyesyesno
Cargo Netyesyesyes
USB Charging Portsyesnono
Side Sill Plates - Frontyesyesyes
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compassyesyesyes
Sunshadeyesyesyes
Interior & Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror w/Approach Lightingyesyesyes
Footwell Illumination Kityesyesyes
Cargo Trayyesnono
Interior & Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror w/ Homelink & Approach Lightingyesyesyes
Cargo Separatoryesyesyes
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror w/Approach Lightyesyesyes
All-Weather Floor Linersyesyesyes
Instrumentation
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

clockyesyesyes
external temperature displayyesyesyes
trip computeryesyesyes
tachometeryesyesyes
Front Seats
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

bucket front seatsyesyesyes
multi-level heating driver seatyesyesyes
Front leg room43.3 in.43.3 in.43.3 in.
Front head room40.2 in.40.2 in.40.2 in.
height adjustable driver seatyesyesyes
multi-level heating passenger seatyesyesyes
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar supportyesyesyes
Front shoulder room58.2 in.58.2 in.58.2 in.
8 -way power driver seatyesyesyes
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyesyesyes
Front hip room54.1 in.54.1 in.54.1 in.
clothyesnoyes
leathernoyesno
Rear Seats
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

Rear head room37.7 in.37.7 in.37.7 in.
Rear hip Room53.6 in.53.6 in.53.6 in.
Rear leg room39.4 in.39.4 in.39.4 in.
Rear shoulder room57.2 in.57.2 in.57.2 in.
rear ventilation ductsyesyesyes
reclining rear seatsyesyesyes
Split-folding rear seatbackyesyesyes
folding center armrestyesyesyes
Exterior Options
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

Body Side Molding - Magnetite Grey Metallicyesyesyes
Door Edge Guards - Magnetite Grey Metallicyesyesyes
Body Side Molding - Horizon Blue Pearlyesyesno
Splash Guardsyesyesyes
Fog Light Kityesnono
Trailer Hitchyesyesyes
Body Side Molding - Crimson Red Pearlyesyesno
Body Side Molding - Ice Silver Metallicyesyesyes
Door Edge Guards - Sepia Bronze Metallicyesyesno
Body Side Molding - Sepia Bronze Metallicyesyesno
Body Side Molding - Crystal White Pearlyesyesyes
Door Edge Guards - Jasper Green Metallicyesyesno
Door Edge Guards - Crystal Black Silicayesyesyes
Wheel Locks - Alloyyesyesyes
Door Edge Guards - Horizon Blue Pearlyesyesno
Crossbar Set - Aeroyesyesyes
Door Edge Guards - Crimson Red Pearlyesyesno
Door Edge Guards - Crystal White Pearlyesyesyes
Door Edge Guards - Ice Silver Metallicyesyesyes
Body Side Molding - Crystal Black Silicayesyesyes
Door Scuff Protectoryesyesyes
Rear Bumper Coveryesyesyes
Body Side Molding - Jasper Green Metallicyesyesno
Sport Grille - Silveryesnono
Sport Grille - Chromenoyesno
Door Edge Guards - Dark Blue Pearlnonoyes
Body Side Molding - Dark Blue Pearlnonoyes
Sport Grille - Blacknonoyes
Measurements
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

Maximum cargo capacity70.9 cu.ft.70.9 cu.ft.70.9 cu.ft.
Curb weight3520 lbs.3542 lbs.3531 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place33.0 cu.ft.33.0 cu.ft.33.0 cu.ft.
Angle of approach22.9 degrees22.9 degrees22.9 degrees
Angle of departure24.6 degrees24.6 degrees24.6 degrees
Length182.1 in.182.1 in.182.1 in.
Maximum towing capacity1500 lbs.1500 lbs.1500 lbs.
Ground clearance8.7 in.8.7 in.8.7 in.
Height68.1 in.68.1 in.68.1 in.
EPA interior volume140.8 cu.ft.140.8 cu.ft.140.8 cu.ft.
Wheel base105.1 in.105.1 in.105.1 in.
Width71.5 in.71.5 in.71.5 in.
Colors
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

Exterior Colors
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Sepia Bronze Metallic
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Crimson Red Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Sepia Bronze Metallic
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Crimson Red Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Dark Blue Pearl
Interior Colors
  • Black, cloth
  • Gray, cloth
  • Black, leather
  • Gray, leather
  • Gray, cloth
Tires & Wheels
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

inside mounted spare tireyesyesyes
temporary spare tireyesyesyes
All season tiresyesyesyes
17 x 7.0 in. wheelsyesnono
225/60R H tiresyesnono
alloy wheelsyesyesyes
18 x 7.0 in. wheelsnoyesyes
225/55R H tiresnoyesyes
Suspension
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

four-wheel independent suspensionyesyesyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryesyesyes
Warranty
Starting MSRP
$27,395

Starting MSRP
$31,095

Starting MSRP
$28,995

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.