2016 Subaru Forester

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Vehicle information

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. 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:
68.5 cu. ft.
Passenger volume:
107.8 cu. ft.
Rear head room:
37.5 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:
P225/60R17 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:
1061 lbs.
Towing capacity:
1500 lbs.
Weight:
3419 lbs.
Weight (gvwr):
4480 lbs.
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Subaru Pricing

Base price
MSRP
$28,795
Destination charge
$850
Invoice
$26,955
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
Front side sill plate
$ 50
$ 32
Compartment separator - moonroof
Compartment separator - moonroof

Used with Moonroof.

$ 367
$ 275
Illuminated footwell - blue
$ 199
$ 129
Sti metal pedal kit - a/t
$ 170
$ 110
Cargo net seat back
$ 64
$ 41
Ash tray - black
$ 20
$ 13
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass
$ 210
$ 136
Floor mats, all-weather
$ 76
$ 52
Exterior auto-dimming mirror with approach lighting
$ 200
$ 130
Cigarette lighter
$ 40
$ 26
Cargo organizer
$ 70
$ 45
Cargo net vertical
$ 67
$ 43
Ash tray holder
$ 13
$ 8
Illuminated footwell - red
$ 199
$ 129
Sun shades
$ 76
$ 49
Luggage compartment cover (power rear gate)
$ 172
$ 111
110v power outlet kit
$ 406
$ 304
Cargo net side (qty 2)
$ 72
$ 46
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass and homelink
$ 285
$ 185
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
Engine block heater
$ 150
$ 97
Remote engine starter kit
$ 447
$ 335
Battery warmer
$ 40
$ 26
Body side molding - crystal white pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - jasmine green
$ 262
$ 170
Rear bumper cover
$ 96
$ 62
Car cover
$ 140
$ 91
Body side molding kit - quartz blue pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Bumper underguard front
$ 179
$ 116
Body side molding kit - crystal black silica
$ 262
$ 170
Sport grille gunmetal trim
$ 462
$ 346
Bumper corner molding kit
$ 75
$ 49
Body side molding kit - burnished bronze
$ 262
$ 170
Splash guard kit
$ 162
$ 105
Side window deflectors
$ 100
$ 65
Body side molding kit - venetian red pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - dark gray metallic
$ 262
$ 170
Bumper underguard rear
$ 276
$ 179
Body side molding kit - ice silver metallic
$ 262
$ 170
Heavy duty roof cargo basket
Heavy duty roof cargo basket

Includes mounting clamps.

$ 370
$ 277
Crossbar mounting clamps ski carrier aero cross bars
$ 25
$ 16
Fork-mounted bike carrier
$ 180
$ 117
Ski carrier lift kit
$ 20
$ 13
Moonroof air deflector
$ 100
$ 65
Roof cargo carrier
$ 370
$ 277
Bike attachment
Bike attachment

Roof mounted single.

$ 170
$ 111
Crossbar mounting clamps-bike/kayak/roof basket-aero bars
$ 25
$ 16
Cross bar set-round
$ 375
$ 281
Cross bar set - aero
$ 199
$ 117
Roof cargo carrier - extended
$ 460
$ 345
Kayak carrier
$ 150
$ 98
Ski attachment-6 pair
$ 150
$ 98
Bike attachment hitch mounted
Bike attachment hitch mounted

Do not use to transport bikes with solid disc wheels.

$ 275
$ 179
Wheel locks - aluminum wheels
$ 76
$ 49
Tweeter kit
$ 147
$ 95
Speaker kit
$ 299
$ 194
Car cover bag
$ 15
$ 10
Additional alaska destination charge
$ 150
$ 150
Navigation system + audio w/ harman kardon amplifier and speakers + eyesight
Navigation system + audio w/ harman kardon amplifier and speakers + eyesight

Includes Audio System: SUBARU STARLINKTM 7.0" Multimedia Navigation System, AM/FM Stereo HD Radio w/ Single-Disc CD Player, CD Player with MP3/WMA/CRR/RW File Capability, Navigation System, Map: SD Card, Multi Touch Gesture High Resolution Display Screen: 7.0'', Voice Activated Controls & Navigation, Radio Broadcast Data System (RBDS), Bluetooth Audio Streaming Connectivity, Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone Connectivity, Bluetooth Hands-Free Text Messaging Connectivity, iPod Control Capability, iTunes Tagging Capability, Rear-Vision Camera, SMS Text Messaging Capability, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (Subscription Required), SiriusXM NavTraffic (Subscription Required), SiriusXM NavWeather (Subscription Required), Smartphone Integration, AHA, Pandora, MirrorLink, Starlink Cloud Applications, Calendar, iHeart Radio, Stitcher, Music Player, News, Weather, Dual USB Ports, 3.5mm Auxiliary Input Jack, Harman Kardon 440 Watt Equivalent Amplifier, Harman Kardon 8 Speaker System, Roof Mounted Audio / Satellite & Connected, Services Antenna, EyeSight System, Steering Responsive Fog Lights (SRF).

$ 2,145
$ 1,820
Standard model - 2.5i limited
Standard model - 2.5i limited

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

$ 0
$ 0
Rugged package 2
Rugged package 2

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

$ 629
$ 395
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 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
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
Protection package 2
Protection package 2

Includes luggage compartment cover, rear seat back protector, splash guard kit - Forester, rear bumper cover, all-weather mats - set of 4.

$ 596
$ 388
Navigation system + audio w/ harman kardon amplifier and speakers
Navigation system + audio w/ harman kardon amplifier and speakers

Includes Audio System: Subaru Starlink 7.0'' Multimedia Navigation System, AM/FM Stereo HD Radio w/ Single-Disc CD Player, CD Player with MP3/WMA/CRR/RW File Capability, Navigation System, Map: SD Card, Multi Touch Gesture High Resolution Display, Screen: 7.0" LCD, Voice Activated Controls & Navigation, Radio Broadcast Data System (RBDS), Bluetooth Audio Streaming Connectivity, Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone Connectivity, Bluetooth Hands-Free Text Messaging Connectivity, iPod Control Capability, iTunes Tagging Capability, Rear-Vision Camera, SMS Text Messaging Capability, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (Subscription Required), SiriusXM NavTraffic (Subscription Required), SiriusXM NavWeather (Subscription Required), Smartphone Integration, AHA, Pandora, MirrorLink, Starlink Cloud Applications, Calendar, iHeart Radio, Stitcher, Music Player, News, Weather, Dual USB Ports, 3.5mm Auxiliary Input Jack, Harman Kardon 440 Watt Equivalent Amplifier, Harman Kardon 8 Speaker System, and Roof Mounted Audio / Satellite & Connected Services Antenna.

$ 1,350
$ 1,157
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
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
Cargo area floor mat
Floor mats: Front, Rear
Door sill trim: Scuff plate(optional)
Steering wheel trim: Leather
Reading lights: Front, Rear
Foot pedal trim: Stainless steel(optional)
Air conditioning
Front air conditioning: Automatic climate control
Air filtration
Front air conditioning zones: Single
Headrests
Front headrests: Adjustable
Rear headrests: Adjustable
Seating
Driver seat
Driver seat power adjustments: 10, Lumbar, Reclining
Driver seat: Heated
Passenger seat
Passenger seat: Heated
Rear seats
Rear seat manual adjustments: Reclining
Rear seat folding: Split
Seats
Seat cover: Rear seat back protector(optional)
Front headrests: 2
Driver seat power adjustments: Height
Rear headrests: 3
Armrests: Rear center with cupholders
Active head restraints: Dual front
Rear seat type: 60-40 split bench
Rear vents: Second row
Front seat type: Bucket
Passenger seat manual adjustments: 4
Upholstery: Leather-trimmed, Perforated
Seatbelts
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front
Seatbelt force limiters: Front
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Convenience
Convenience features
Power outlet(s): 115v(optional), 12v cargo area
Camera system: Rearview
Steering wheel mounted controls: Audio, Cruise control, Phone
Center console: Front console with armrest and storage, Illuminated
Multi-function remote: Fuel filler door release, Keyless entry, Panic alarm, Trunk release
Cupholders: Front, Rear
Cargo cover(optional)
Overhead console: Front
Cruise control: Adaptive(optional)
Storage: Cargo tray
Steering wheel: Tilt and telescopic
Universal remote transmitter: Homelink - garage door opener(optional)
Power steering
Memorized settings
Memorized settings: Liftgate
In-car technology
Audio system
Satellite radio: Siriusxm ready
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Radio: Am/fm, Hd radio, Touch screen display
Total speakers: 8(optional), 6
Internet radio app: Itunes radio(optional), Aha, Iheartradio, Pandora, Stitcher
Auxiliary audio input: Memory card slot(optional), Bluetooth, Ipod/iphone, Jack, Mp3, Usb
Premium brand speakers: Harman/kardon(optional)
Voice recognition(optional)
Watts: 440(optional)
Telematics
Infotainment: Starlink
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Phone: Hands free(optional)
Navigation system: Touch screen display(optional), Voice recognition(optional)
Electronic messaging assistance: Voice operated(optional), With read function(optional)
Instrumentation
External temperature display
Driver information system
Multi-function display
Fuel economy display: Mpg, Range
Exterior
Roof
Moonroof / sunroof: One-touch open/close, Power, Power panoramic, Sliding sunshade, Tilt/slide
Roof rails
Moonroof / sunroof wind deflector(optional)
Roof rails color: Black
Windows
One-touch windows: 1
Sunshade: Side window(optional)
Wheels
Wheels: Aluminum(optional), Alloy
Tires and rims
Tire type: All season
Tire pressure monitoring system
Spare wheel type: Steel
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Spare tire
Spare tire size: Temporary
Lights
Headlights: Auto on/off, Halogen
Daytime running lights
Ambient lighting
Front fog lights: Cornering(optional)
Exterior entry lights: Security approach lamps(optional)
Taillights: Rear center
Doors
Liftgate window: Fixed
Rear door type: Power liftgate with closure assist
Exterior features
Bumper detail: Front underguard(optional), Rear underguard(optional)
Rear spoiler: Roofline
Chassis & suspension
Suspension
Front shock type: Gas
Rear suspension classification: Independent
Front stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear shock type: Gas
Front suspension classification: Independent
Front struts: Macpherson
Rear suspension type: Double wishbone
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
Ice silver metallic
Jasmine green metallic
Burnished bronze metallic
Ice silver metallic
Quartz blue pearl
Crystal black silica
Dark gray metallic
Crystal white pearl
Venetian red 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
Front airbags
Dual
Knee airbags
Driver
Side airbags
Front
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor
Brakes
Hill holder control
Braking assist
Front brake type
Ventilated disc
Abs
4-wheel
Power brakes
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Rear brake type
Disc
Child safety
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors
Latch system
Mirrors
Side mirrors
Heated
Dimming rearview mirror
Manual day/night
Vanity mirrors
Dual
Side mirror adjustments
Power, manual folding
Safety
Rearview monitor
In dash
Safety brake pedal system
Security
Anti-theft system
Engine immobilizer, alarm with remote
Stability and traction
Hill descent control
Traction control
Stability control
Safety: optional features
Security
Anti-theft system
Glass breakage sensor, alarm
Mirrors
Dimming rearview mirror
Auto
Side mirrors
Auto-dimming
Safety
Autonomous braking
Lane deviation sensors
Pre-collision warning system
Audible warning, visual warning
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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