2016 Subaru Forester

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MPG: 24 City / 32 Hwy / 27 Comb
Engine: 2.5L Flat4
Vehicle type: Compact SUV/Crossover
Fuel type: Gasoline / 87 Octane
Transmission: Continuously Variable (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
2.5L Flat4
Required fuel rating
87 Octane
Fuel description
Gasoline
Engine compression ratio
10.0:1
Bore & stroke
3.70 in. x 3.54 in.
Engine horsepower
170 hp
Cam type
Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)
Engine max horsepower
170 hp @ 5800 rpm
Fuel induction
Sequential Multi-Port Fuel Injection (SMPI)
Torque
174 lb-ft
Number of valves
16
Max torque
174 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm
Valve timing
Variable Valve Timing
Oil capacity
4.4 quarts
Transmission & drive type
Transmission
Continuously Variable (CVT)
Drive type
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel economy
standard drivetrain
MPG: 24 City / 32 Hwy / 27 Comb
2.5L Flat4 / Continuously Variable (CVT) / Gasoline / 87 Octane
Specifications

Length 15 ft. 0.9 in.

Silhouette side

Height 5 ft. 6.4 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. 6.4 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:
41.4 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:
113.1 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:
34.4 cu. ft.
Tires:
P225/60R17 98H
Tires (rear):
P225/60R17 98H
Turning circle:
34.8 ft.
Wheel size:
17.0 x 7.0
Wheel size (rear):
17.0 x 7.0
Fuel tank capacity:
15.9 gal.
Maximum towing capacity:
1500 lbs.
Payload:
1114 lbs.
Towing capacity:
1500 lbs.
Weight:
3366 lbs.
Weight (gvwr):
4480 lbs.
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Subaru Pricing

Base price
MSRP
$23,395
Destination charge
$850
Invoice
$22,088
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
Cargo net side (qty 2)
$ 72
$ 46
Cargo net seat back
$ 64
$ 41
Cargo organizer
$ 70
$ 45
Cigarette lighter
$ 40
$ 26
Floor mats, all-weather
$ 76
$ 52
Compartment separator
$ 367
$ 275
Illuminated footwell - blue
$ 199
$ 129
Exterior auto-dimming mirror with approach lighting
$ 200
$ 130
Cargo net vertical
$ 67
$ 43
Ash tray holder
$ 13
$ 8
Shift knob - leather cvt
$ 124
$ 80
Ash tray - black
$ 20
$ 13
Luggage compartment cover (manual rear gate)
$ 172
$ 111
Sti metal pedal kit - a/t
$ 170
$ 110
Illuminated footwell - red
$ 199
$ 129
Front side sill plate
$ 50
$ 32
110v power outlet kit
$ 406
$ 304
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass
$ 210
$ 136
Cargo tray
$ 75
$ 52
Sun shades
$ 76
$ 49
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass and homelink
$ 285
$ 185
Engine block heater
$ 150
$ 97
Partial zero emissions vehicle
Partial zero emissions vehicle

Vehicles sold in the following states: AZ, CA, CT, MA, MD, ME, NJ, NY, OR, PA, RI, VT, and WA.

$ 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
Bumper corner molding kit
$ 75
$ 49
Rear bumper cover
$ 96
$ 62
Rear bumper protector - bib style
$ 70
$ 45
Body side molding - crystal white pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Bumper underguard front
$ 179
$ 116
Fog lamp kit - gray interior
$ 378
$ 283
Body side molding kit - jasmine green
$ 262
$ 170
Car cover
$ 140
$ 91
Splash guard kit
$ 162
$ 105
Single exhaust tail pipe cover
$ 53
$ 34
Bumper underguard rear
$ 276
$ 179
Body side molding kit - crystal black silica
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - ice silver metallic
$ 262
$ 170
Side window deflectors
$ 100
$ 65
Body side molding kit - dark gray metallic
$ 262
$ 170
Fog lamp kit - black interior
$ 378
$ 283
Body side molding kit - venetian red pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - burnished bronze
$ 262
$ 170
Fork-mounted bike carrier
$ 180
$ 117
Cross bar set fixed (carrier base)
$ 434
$ 300
Heavy duty roof cargo basket
Heavy duty roof cargo basket

Includes mounting clamps.

$ 370
$ 277
Cross bar set - aero
$ 199
$ 117
Roof cargo carrier - extended
$ 460
$ 345
Roof cargo carrier
$ 370
$ 277
Bike attachment hitch mounted
Bike attachment hitch mounted

Do not use to transport bikes with solid disc wheels.

$ 275
$ 179
Crossbar mounting clamps-ski attachment-fixed
$ 25
$ 16
Crossbar mounting clamps-bike/kayak/roof basket-aero bars
$ 25
$ 16
Crossbar mounting clamps ski carrier aero cross bars
$ 25
$ 16
Ski carrier lift kit
$ 20
$ 13
Kayak carrier
$ 150
$ 98
Ski attachment-6 pair
$ 150
$ 98
Bike attachment
Bike attachment

Roof mounted single.

$ 170
$ 111
Crossbar mounting clamps-bike/kayak-fixed cross
$ 25
$ 16
Ski attachment 6 pair
$ 160
$ 104
Alloy wheel package
Alloy wheel package

Includes Auto-Up / Auto-Down Driver's Power Window with Anti-Pinch Protection, Illuminated Driver's Power Window Master Switch, Roof Rails: Black Finish, and 17-inch Alloy Wheels,

$ 600
$ 500
Wheel locks - steel wheels
$ 76
$ 49
Wheel locks - aluminum wheels
$ 76
$ 49
Tweeter kit
$ 147
$ 95
Speaker kit
$ 299
$ 194
Additional alaska destination charge
$ 150
$ 150
Car cover bag
$ 15
$ 10
Rugged package 1
Rugged package 1

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

$ 629
$ 395
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
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
Base model
Base model

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

$ 0
$ 0
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 #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
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 3
Rugged package 3

Includes carrier base, rear bumper cover, luggage compartment cover, and splash guard kit.

$ 864
$ 578
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
Trailer hitch

No hitch ball and may need trailer brakes.

$ 607
$ 375
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Subaru Features

Comfort
Comfort features
Floor mats: Front, Rear
Foot pedal trim: Stainless steel(optional)
Shift knob trim: Leather(optional)
Reading lights: Front, Rear
Door sill trim: Scuff plate(optional)
Air conditioning
Air filtration
Front air conditioning
Front air conditioning zones: Single
Headrests
Front headrests: Adjustable
Rear headrests: Adjustable
Seating
Driver seat
Driver seat manual adjustments: Lumbar
Rear seats
Rear seat folding: Split
Seats
Front seat type: Bucket
Rear seat type: 60-40 split bench
Rear headrests: 3
Passenger seat manual adjustments: 4
Front headrests: 2
Seat cover: Rear seat back protector(optional)
Upholstery: Cloth
Rear vents: Second row
Driver seat manual adjustments: 6, Height
Active head restraints: Dual front
Seatbelts
Seatbelt force limiters: Front
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front
Convenience
Convenience features
Steering wheel mounted controls: Audio, Cruise control, Phone
Storage: Cargo tray(optional)
Center console: Illuminated
Steering wheel: Tilt and telescopic
Cruise control
Universal remote transmitter: Homelink - garage door opener(optional)
Power steering
Cargo cover(optional)
Power outlet(s): 115v(optional), Center console, In dash
Camera system: Rearview
Cupholders: Front, Rear
Multi-function remote: Keyless entry, Panic alarm, Trunk release
In-car technology
Audio system
Total speakers: 4
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Premium brand speakers(optional)
Internet radio app: Aha, Iheartradio, Pandora, Stitcher
Radio: Am/fm, Hd radio, Touch screen display
Auxiliary audio input: Bluetooth, Ipod/iphone, Jack, Mp3, Usb
Telematics
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Infotainment: Starlink
Instrumentation
External temperature display
Fuel economy display: Mpg, Range
Multi-function display
Driver information system
Exterior
Roof
Roof rails(optional)
Roof rack: Crossbars(optional)
Roof rails color: Black(optional)
Windows
Window defogger: Rear
Sunshade: Side window(optional)
One-touch windows: 1(optional)
Wheels
Wheels: Alloy(optional), Aluminum(optional)
Tires and rims
Tire pressure monitoring system
Spare wheel type: Steel
Tire type: All season
Wheels: Steel
Wheel diameter: 17 inch(optional)
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Spare tire
Spare tire size: Temporary
Lights
Exterior entry lights: Security approach lamps(optional)
Daytime running lights
Headlights: Auto off, Halogen
Front fog lights(optional)
Ambient lighting
Doors
Liftgate window: Fixed
Rear door type: Liftgate
Exterior features
Bumper detail: Front underguard(optional), Rear underguard(optional)
Mudguards: Front(optional), Rear(optional)
Chassis & suspension
Suspension
Front struts: Macpherson
Front suspension classification: Independent
Front shock type: Gas
Rear suspension type: Double wishbone
Rear suspension classification: Independent
Front stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear shock type: Gas
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
Quartz blue pearl
Venetian red pearl
Jasmine green metallic
Ice silver metallic
Ice silver metallic
Crystal black silica
Dark gray metallic
Burnished bronze metallic
Crystal white pearl
Interior
Gray
Black
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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
Airbag deactivation
Occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags
Front
Front airbags
Dual
Knee airbags
Driver
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor
Brakes
Rear brake type
Disc
Braking assist
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Abs
4-wheel
Hill holder control
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Power brakes
Child safety
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Mirrors
Side mirror adjustments
Manual folding, power
Dimming rearview mirror
Manual day/night
Vanity mirrors
Dual
Safety
Rearview monitor
In dash
Safety brake pedal system
Security
Anti-theft system
Alarm with remote, engine immobilizer
Stability and traction
Stability control
Electronic
Traction control
Safety: optional features
Mirrors
Dimming rearview mirror
Auto
Side mirrors
Auto-dimming
Security
Anti-theft system
Glass breakage sensor, alarm
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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