2016 Subaru Forester

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MPG: 23 City / 28 Hwy / 25 Comb
Engine: 2.0L Flat4, Turbocharged
Vehicle type: Compact SUV/Crossover
Fuel type: Gasoline / 91 Octane
Transmission: 6-Speed Shiftable CVT
Segment: N/A
Basic warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Drive type: All-Wheel Drive
Seating capacity: 5 Occupants
Safety rating: Not Available

Subaru Specs

Engine
Engine description
2.0L Flat4, Turbocharged
Required fuel rating
91 Octane
Fuel description
Gasoline
Engine compression ratio
10.6:1
Bore & stroke
3.39 in. x 3.39 in.
Engine horsepower
250 hp
Cam type
Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)
Engine max horsepower
250 hp @ 5600 rpm
Fuel induction
Direct Injection (DI)
Torque
258 lb-ft
Number of valves
16
Max torque
258 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
Valve timing
Variable Valve Timing
Transmission & drive type
Transmission
6-Speed Shiftable CVT
Drive type
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel economy
standard drivetrain
MPG: 23 City / 28 Hwy / 25 Comb
2.0L Flat4, Turbocharged / 6-Speed Shiftable CVT / Gasoline / 91 Octane
Specifications

Length 15 ft. 0.9 in.

Silhouette side

Height 5 ft. 8.2 in.

Width 6 ft. 8 in.

Silhouette front
Aerodynamic drag:
0.33 Cd
Angle of approach:
23 degrees
Angle of departure:
25 degrees
Front track:
5 ft. 0.9 in.
Ground clearance:
0 ft. 8.7 in.
Height:
5 ft. 8.2 in.
Length:
15 ft. 0.9 in.
Maximum seating:
5
Rear track:
5 ft. 1.1 in.
Standard seating:
5
Wheelbase:
8 ft. 7.9 in.
Width:
6 ft. 8 in.
Width (no mirrors):
5 ft. 10.7 in.
Epa interior volume:
142.7 cu. ft.
Front head room:
40 in.
Front hip room:
53.9 in.
Front leg room:
43 in.
Front shoulder room:
57 in.
Maximum cargo volume:
74.7 cu. ft.
Passenger volume:
107.8 cu. ft.
Rear head room:
39.8 in.
Rear hip room:
53 in.
Rear leg room:
38 in.
Rear shoulder room:
56.5 in.
Standard cargo volume:
31.5 cu. ft.
Tires:
P225/55R18 97H
Tires (rear):
P225/55R18 97H
Turning circle:
34.8 ft.
Wheel size:
18.0 x 7.0
Wheel size (rear):
18.0 x 7.0
Fuel tank capacity:
15.9 gal.
Maximum towing capacity:
1500 lbs.
Payload:
1028 lbs.
Towing capacity:
1500 lbs.
Weight:
3624 lbs.
Weight (gvwr):
4652 lbs.
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Subaru Pricing

Base price
MSRP
$29,195
Destination charge
$850
Invoice
$27,332
Gas guzzler tax
Not Applicable
Warranty
Basic warranty
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Powertrain warranty
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Rust & corrosion warranty
5 Years
Free maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Roadside assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Available options
MSRP
Invoice
110v power outlet kit
$ 406
$ 304
Cargo organizer
$ 70
$ 45
Floor mats, all-weather
$ 76
$ 52
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass
$ 210
$ 136
Ash tray - black
$ 20
$ 13
Cargo net seat back
$ 64
$ 41
Luggage compartment cover (manual rear gate)
$ 172
$ 111
Ash tray holder
$ 13
$ 8
Sti metal pedal kit - a/t
$ 170
$ 110
Exterior auto-dimming mirror with approach lighting
$ 200
$ 130
Cigarette lighter
$ 40
$ 26
Front side sill plate
$ 50
$ 32
Cargo net vertical
$ 67
$ 43
Illuminated footwell - red
$ 199
$ 129
Cargo tray
$ 75
$ 52
Cargo net side (qty 2)
$ 72
$ 46
Compartment separator - moonroof
Compartment separator - moonroof

Used with Moonroof.

$ 367
$ 275
Illuminated footwell - blue
$ 199
$ 129
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass and homelink
$ 285
$ 185
Sun shades
$ 76
$ 49
50 state emissions
50 state emissions

Certified in all 50 states.

$ 0
$ 0
Remote engine starter kit
$ 447
$ 335
Battery warmer
$ 40
$ 26
Sport grille gunmetal trim
$ 462
$ 346
Body side molding kit - quartz blue pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Splash guard kit
$ 162
$ 105
Rear bumper cover
$ 96
$ 62
Car cover
$ 140
$ 91
Body side molding - crystal white pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Side window deflectors
$ 100
$ 65
Rear bumper protector - bib style
$ 70
$ 45
Fog lamp kit (turbo) - black interior
$ 378
$ 283
Body side molding kit - crystal black silica
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - ice silver metallic
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - venetian red pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - dark gray metallic
$ 262
$ 170
Moonroof air deflector
$ 100
$ 65
Heavy duty roof cargo basket
Heavy duty roof cargo basket

Includes mounting clamps.

$ 370
$ 277
Bike attachment hitch mounted
Bike attachment hitch mounted

Do not use to transport bikes with solid disc wheels.

$ 275
$ 179
Fork-mounted bike carrier
$ 180
$ 117
Roof cargo carrier
$ 370
$ 277
Cross bar set-round
$ 375
$ 281
Crossbar mounting clamps ski carrier aero cross bars
$ 25
$ 16
Crossbar mounting clamps-bike/kayak/roof basket-aero bars
$ 25
$ 16
Ski attachment-6 pair
$ 150
$ 98
Cross bar set - aero
$ 199
$ 117
Roof cargo carrier - extended
$ 460
$ 345
Bike attachment
Bike attachment

Roof mounted single.

$ 170
$ 111
Ski carrier lift kit
$ 20
$ 13
Kayak carrier
$ 150
$ 98
Wheel locks - aluminum wheels
$ 76
$ 49
Speaker kit
$ 299
$ 194
Tweeter kit
$ 147
$ 95
Car cover bag
$ 15
$ 10
Additional alaska destination charge
$ 150
$ 150
Protection package #1
Protection package #1

Includes Luggage Compartment Cover, Rear Seat Back Protector, Splash Guard Kit - Forester, Rear Bumper Cover, All Weather Mats - Set of 4.

$ 596
$ 388
Rugged package 1
Rugged package 1

Includes aero cross bars, rear bumper cover, luggage compartment cover, and splash guard kit.

$ 629
$ 395
Popular package #1
Popular package #1

Includes exterior auto dimming mirror with approach light, inside auto dim mirror with compass, rear bumper cover, and cargo net seat back.

$ 606
$ 392
Int. and ext. auto dimming mirror with homelink and approach lighting
Int. and ext. auto dimming mirror with homelink and approach lighting

Includes exterior auto dimming mirror with approach lighting, interior auto dim mirror with compass and Homelink, driver and passenger side mirrors, and exterior mirror hardware kit.

$ 521
$ 338
Popular package 2
Popular package 2

Includes exterior auto dimming mirror with approach light, inside auto dim mirror with compass and Homelink, rear bumper cover, and cargo net seat back.

$ 681
$ 441
Int. and ext. auto dimming mirror with approach lighting
Int. and ext. auto dimming mirror with approach lighting

Includes exterior auto dimming mirror with approach lighting, interior auto dim mirror with compass, driver and passenger side mirrors, and exterior mirror hardware kit.

$ 446
$ 289
Standard model - 2.0xt premium
Standard model - 2.0xt premium

Includes vehicle with standard equipment. Package price is included in vehicle base MSRP. Required for ordering purposes.

$ 0
$ 0
Security system shock sensor
Security system shock sensor

Activates security system alarm when shock to the vehicle is detected.

$ 196
$ 127
Rear seat back protector
$ 90
$ 58
Trailer hitch turbo
Trailer hitch turbo

No hitch ball and may need trailer brakes.

$ 619
$ 464
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Subaru Features

Comfort
Comfort features
Foot pedal trim: Stainless steel(optional)
Shift knob trim: Leather
Steering wheel trim: Leather
Door sill trim: Scuff plate(optional)
Reading lights: Front, Rear
Floor mats: Front, Rear
Air conditioning
Air filtration
Front air conditioning
Front air conditioning zones: Single
Headrests
Rear headrests: Adjustable
Front headrests: Adjustable
Seating
Driver seat
Driver seat: Heated
Driver seat power adjustments: 10, Lumbar, Reclining
Passenger seat
Passenger seat: Heated
Rear seats
Rear seat folding: Split
Rear seat manual adjustments: Reclining
Seats
Seat cover: Rear seat back protector(optional)
Rear headrests: 3
Front seat type: Bucket
Front headrests: 2
Rear vents: Second row
Passenger seat manual adjustments: 4
Rear seat type: 60-40 split bench
Upholstery: Cloth
Driver seat power adjustments: Height
Armrests: Rear center with cupholders
Active head restraints: Dual front
Seatbelts
Seatbelt force limiters: Front
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Convenience
Convenience features
Universal remote transmitter: Homelink - garage door opener(optional)
Steering wheel mounted controls: Audio, Cruise control, Paddle shifter, Phone, Voice recognition
Storage: Cargo tray(optional)
Steering wheel: Tilt and telescopic
Cupholders: Front, Rear
Center console: Front console with armrest and storage, Illuminated
Camera system: Rearview
Cargo cover(optional)
Cruise control
Power steering
Multi-function remote: Fuel filler door release, Keyless entry, Panic alarm, Trunk release
Overhead console: Front
Power outlet(s): 115v(optional), 12v cargo area
In-car technology
Audio system
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, Ipod/iphone, Jack, Mp3, Usb
Radio: Am/fm, Hd radio, Touch screen display
Total speakers: 6
Satellite radio: Siriusxm ready
Internet radio app: Aha, Iheartradio, Pandora, Stitcher
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Premium brand speakers(optional)
Telematics
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Phone: Voice activated
Infotainment: Starlink
Instrumentation
Driver information system
External temperature display
Fuel economy display: Mpg, Range
Multi-function display
Exterior
Roof
Roof rails
Roof rack: Crossbars(optional)
Moonroof / sunroof wind deflector(optional)
Roof rails color: Black
Moonroof / sunroof: One-touch open/close, Power, Power panoramic, Sliding sunshade, Tilt/slide
Windows
Window defogger: Rear
Sunshade: Side window(optional)
Rear privacy glass
One-touch windows: 1
Wheels
Wheels: Aluminum(optional), Alloy
Tires and rims
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Tire type: All season
Spare wheel type: Steel
Tire pressure monitoring system
Spare tire
Spare tire size: Temporary
Lights
Daytime running lights
Taillights: Rear center
Headlights: Auto off, Halogen
Ambient lighting
Exterior entry lights: Security approach lamps(optional)
Front fog lights(optional)
Doors
Rear door type: Liftgate
Liftgate window: Fixed
Exterior features
Mudguards: Front(optional), Rear(optional)
Rear spoiler: Roofline
Chassis & suspension
Suspension
Rear suspension classification: Independent
Front shock type: Gas
Rear suspension type: Double wishbone
Front suspension classification: Independent
Rear shock type: Gas
Rear stabilizer bar
Tuned suspension: Sport
Front struts: Macpherson
Front stabilizer bar
Powertrain & drivetrain
Drivetrain
Center differential: Mechanical
Engine
Remote engine start(optional)
Suv & truck equipment
Towing and hauling
Trailer hitch(optional)
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Subaru Colors

Exterior
Crystal black silica
Venetian red pearl
Quartz blue pearl
Ice silver metallic
Dark gray metallic
Crystal white pearl
Interior
Black plus pvc
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Subaru Safety

Safety ratings
Source
Rating category
Rating score
NHTSA
Overall rating
NHTSA
Front impact: overall rating
NHTSA
Front impact: driver
NHTSA
Front impact: passenger
NHTSA
Side impact: overall rating
NHTSA
Side vehicle impact: driver
NHTSA
Side vehicle impact: rear passenger
NHTSA
Side pole impact: driver
NHTSA
Side impact: combined rear
NHTSA
Vehicle rollover rating
IIHS
Front impact: small overlap
IIHS
Front impact: moderate overlap
IIHS
Side impact
IIHS
Roof strength
IIHS
Head restraint system
IIHS
Crash prevention system
IIHS
Autoweb-calculated overall rating
AutoWeb
Overall safety rating
Safety: standard features
Airbags
Side curtain airbags
Rear, front
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Front airbags
Dual
Knee airbags
Driver
Side airbags
Front
Brakes
Power brakes
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Braking assist
Hill holder control
Abs
4-wheel
Rear brake type
Ventilated disc
Child safety
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Child safety door locks
Mirrors
Side mirror adjustments
Manual folding, power
Dimming rearview mirror
Manual day/night
Side mirrors
Heated
Vanity mirrors
Dual
Safety
Rearview monitor
In dash
Safety brake pedal system
Security
Anti-theft system
Engine immobilizer, alarm with remote
Stability and traction
Stability control
Electronic
Traction control
Safety: optional features
Security
Anti-theft system
Glass breakage sensor, alarm
Mirrors
Dimming rearview mirror
Auto
Side mirrors
Auto-dimming
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Subaru Forester Select a Style:

Style
MPG
Engine
MSRP
AWD 2.5i 4dr SUV/Crossover
AWD 2.5i 4dr SUV/Crossover
2.5L Flat4 6M
MPG 22 City / 29 Hwy / 25 Comb
Engine 2.5L Flat4
MSRP $ 22,395
AWD 2.5i 4dr SUV/Crossover
AWD 2.5i 4dr SUV/Crossover
2.5L Flat4 CVT
MPG 24 City / 32 Hwy / 27 Comb
Engine 2.5L Flat4
MSRP $ 23,395
AWD 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV/Crossover
AWD 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV/Crossover
2.5L Flat4 6M
MPG 22 City / 29 Hwy / 25 Comb
Engine 2.5L Flat4
MSRP $ 25,295
AWD 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV/Crossover
AWD 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV/Crossover
2.5L Flat4 CVT
MPG 24 City / 32 Hwy / 27 Comb
Engine 2.5L Flat4
MSRP $ 25,795
AWD 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV/Crossover
AWD 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV/Crossover
2.5L Flat4 CVT
MPG 24 City / 32 Hwy / 27 Comb
Engine 2.5L Flat4
MSRP $ 28,795
AWD 2.0XT Premium 4dr SUV/Crossover
AWD 2.0XT Premium 4dr SUV/Crossover
2.0L Flat4 Turbo CVT
MPG 23 City / 28 Hwy / 25 Comb
Engine 2.0L Flat4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 29,195
AWD 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV/Crossover
AWD 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV/Crossover
2.5L Flat4 CVT
MPG 24 City / 32 Hwy / 27 Comb
Engine 2.5L Flat4
MSRP $ 30,795
AWD 2.0XT Touring 4dr SUV/Crossover
AWD 2.0XT Touring 4dr SUV/Crossover
2.0L Flat4 Turbo CVT
MPG 23 City / 28 Hwy / 25 Comb
Engine 2.0L Flat4, Turbocharged
MSRP $ 33,795