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:
1089 lbs.
Towing capacity:
1500 lbs.
Weight:
3391 lbs.
Weight (gvwr):
4480 lbs.
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Subaru Pricing

Base price
MSRP
$25,795
Destination charge
$850
Invoice
$24,282
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 tray
$ 75
$ 52
Sun shades
$ 76
$ 49
Front side sill plate
$ 50
$ 32
Compartment separator - moonroof
Compartment separator - moonroof

Used with Moonroof.

$ 367
$ 275
Illuminated footwell - blue
$ 199
$ 129
Illuminated footwell - red
$ 199
$ 129
Luggage compartment cover (manual rear gate)
$ 172
$ 111
110v power outlet kit
$ 406
$ 304
Cargo net seat back
$ 64
$ 41
Ash tray - black
$ 20
$ 13
Cigarette lighter
$ 40
$ 26
Floor mats, all-weather
$ 76
$ 52
Ash tray holder
$ 13
$ 8
Shift knob - leather cvt
$ 124
$ 80
Exterior auto-dimming mirror with approach lighting
$ 200
$ 130
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass and homelink
$ 285
$ 185
Cargo organizer
$ 70
$ 45
Auto-dimming mirror w/compass
$ 210
$ 136
Cargo net side (qty 2)
$ 72
$ 46
Cargo net vertical
$ 67
$ 43
Sti metal pedal kit - a/t
$ 170
$ 110
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
Engine block heater
$ 150
$ 97
Body side molding - crystal white pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - burnished bronze
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - quartz blue pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Rear bumper protector - bib style
$ 70
$ 45
Rear bumper cover
$ 96
$ 62
Body side molding kit - ice silver metallic
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - crystal black silica
$ 262
$ 170
Sport grille gunmetal trim
$ 462
$ 346
Car cover
$ 140
$ 91
Single exhaust tail pipe cover
$ 53
$ 34
Fog lamp kit - black interior
$ 378
$ 283
Fog lamp kit - gray interior
$ 378
$ 283
Body side molding kit - venetian red pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - jasmine green
$ 262
$ 170
Side window deflectors
$ 100
$ 65
Bumper underguard rear
$ 276
$ 179
Splash guard kit
$ 162
$ 105
Bumper corner molding kit
$ 75
$ 49
Body side molding kit - dark gray metallic
$ 262
$ 170
Bumper underguard front
$ 179
$ 116
Moonroof air deflector
$ 100
$ 65
Cross bar set-round
$ 375
$ 281
Fork-mounted bike carrier
$ 180
$ 117
Crossbar mounting clamps-bike/kayak/roof basket-aero bars
$ 25
$ 16
Crossbar mounting clamps ski carrier aero cross bars
$ 25
$ 16
Heavy duty roof cargo basket
Heavy duty roof cargo basket

Includes mounting clamps.

$ 370
$ 277
Roof cargo carrier
$ 370
$ 277
Roof cargo carrier - extended
$ 460
$ 345
Bike attachment
Bike attachment

Roof mounted single.

$ 170
$ 111
Ski attachment-6 pair
$ 150
$ 98
Cross bar set - aero
$ 199
$ 117
Ski carrier lift kit
$ 20
$ 13
Kayak carrier
$ 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
Speaker kit
$ 299
$ 194
Tweeter kit
$ 147
$ 95
Car cover bag
$ 15
$ 10
Additional alaska destination charge
$ 150
$ 150
Standard model - 2.5i premium cvt
Standard model - 2.5i premium cvt

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

$ 0
$ 0
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
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
All-weather package
All-weather package

Includes heated front seats, windshield wiper de-icer, and heated exterior side mirrors.

$ 500
$ 417
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
All-weather package + eyesight + navigation system
All-weather package + eyesight + navigation system

Includes Heated Exterior Mirrors, Heated Front Seats, Windshield Wiper De-Icer, EyeSight System, Steering Responsive Fog Lights (SRF), 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, 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, 6 Speakers, Roof Mounted Audio / Satellite & Connected Services Antenna.

$ 1,895
$ 1,612
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
All-weather package + eyesight
All-weather package + eyesight

Includes Heated Exterior Mirrors, Heated Front Seats, Windshield Wiper De-Icer, EyeSight System, Steering Responsive Fog Lights (SRF).

$ 1,295
$ 1,080
Rugged package 1
Rugged package 1

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