2021 Subaru Forester Specs & Features

Starting MSRP

Engine TypeGas
TransmissionContinuously variable-speed automatic
Drive TypeAll wheel drive
CylindersFlat 4
Combined MPG29
Total Seating5
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36000 mi.
descent controlyes
Center limited slip differentialyes
Drive typeAll wheel drive
TransmissionContinuously variable-speed automatic
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Combined MPG29
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)26/33 mpg
Fuel tank capacity16.6 gal.
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
Range in miles (cty/hwy)431.6/547.8 mi.
direct injectionyes
Base engine size2.5 l
Base engine typeGas
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (dohc)
CylindersFlat 4
Horsepower182 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Turning circle35.4 ft.
Valve timingVariable
2 front headrestsyes
3 rear headrestsyes
LED headlampyes
adaptive headlightsyes
auto delay off headlampsyes
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance systemyes
child seat anchorsyes
daytime running lightsyes
dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
dusk sensing headlampsyes
engine immobilizeryes
front and rear head airbagsyes
front fog/driving lightsyes
post-collision safety systemyes
pre-collision safety systemyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
stability controlyes
tire pressure monitoringyes
traction controlyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Emergency braking assistyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyes
Rear center 3-point beltyes
Rear door child safety locksyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyes
Turn signal mirrorsyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyes
Standard Modelyes
Optional Package +$1,695
Popular Package #3 +$991
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
4 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyes
6 total speakersyes
USB connectionyes
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media controlyes
satellite radio satellite radioyes
AM/FM stereoyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
adaptive cruise controlyes
electric power steeringyes
front and rear cupholdersyes
front and rear door pocketsyes
front seatback storageyes
keyless ignitionyes
overhead console with storageyes
rear view camerayes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelyes
interior air filtrationyes
leather steering wheelyes
turn signal in mirrorsyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
Dual zone front climate controlyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
2 one-touch power windowsyes
hands-free entryyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Interior Options
Interior Options
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelink +$365
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass +$245
Footwell Illumination Kit +$229
LED Upgrade - Dome Light +$48
Side Sill Plates - Front +$139
Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade +$645
Interior & Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror w/Approach Lighting +$480
Cargo Separator +$418
Sunshade - Windshield +$76
Interior & Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror w/ Homelink & Approach Lighting +$600
Rear Seat Back Protector +$120
All-Weather Floor Liners +$132
Cargo Net +$52
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror w/Approach Light +$235
external temperature displayyes
trip computeryes
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
4 -way manual passenger seat adjustmentyes
8 -way power driver seatyes
bucket front seatsyes
height adjustable driver seatyes
multi-level heating driver seatyes
multi-level heating passenger seatyes
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar supportyes
Front head room40.2 in.
Front hip room54.1 in.
Front leg room43.3 in.
Front shoulder room58.2 in.
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
folding center armrestyes
rear ventilation ductsyes
reclining rear seatsyes
Rear head room37.7 in.
Rear hip Room53.6 in.
Rear leg room39.4 in.
Rear shoulder room57.2 in.
Split-folding rear seatbackyes
Exterior Options
Exterior Options
Sport Grille - Chrome +$339
Crossbar Set - Aero +$201
Body Side Molding - Crystal Black Silica +$279
Body Side Molding - Crystal White Pearl +$279
Door Edge Guards - Horizon Blue Pearl +$170
Door Edge Guards - Crystal White Pearl +$170
Body Side Molding - Crimson Red Pearl +$279
Door Edge Guards - Sepia Bronze Metallic +$170
Door Edge Guards - Ice Silver Metallic +$170
Door Edge Guards - Crimson Red Pearl +$170
Trailer Hitch +$499
Door Scuff Protector +$135
Body Side Molding - Jasper Green Metallic +$279
Door Edge Guards - Jasper Green Metallic +$170
Wheel Lug Nut and Lock Set - Black +$159
Splash Guards +$175
Door Edge Guards - Crystal Black Silica +$170
Body Side Molding - Sepia Bronze Metallic +$279
Rear Bumper Cover +$159
Body Side Molding - Ice Silver Metallic +$279
Body Side Molding - Horizon Blue Pearl +$279
Door Edge Guards - Magnetite Grey Metallic +$170
Wheel Locks - Alloy +$82
Body Side Molding - Magnetite Grey Metallic +$279
Angle of approach22.9 degrees
Angle of departure24.6 degrees
Cargo capacity, all seats in place28.9 cu.ft.
Curb weight3541 lbs.
EPA interior volume136.7 cu.ft.
Ground clearance8.7 in.
Height68.1 in.
Length182.1 in.
Maximum cargo capacity70.9 cu.ft.
Maximum towing capacity1500 lbs.
Overall Width with Mirrors81.3 in.
Overall Width without Mirrors71.5 in.
Wheel base105.1 in.
Exterior Colors
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Sepia Bronze Metallic
  • Crimson Red Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Black, leather
  • Gray, leather
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
inside mounted spare tireyes
painted alloy wheelsyes
temporary spare tireyes
18 x 7.0 in. wheelsyes
225/55R H tiresyes
All season tiresyes
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.