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

Used with Moonroof.

$ 367
$ 275
Remote engine starter kit
$ 447
$ 335
Battery warmer
$ 40
$ 26
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
Sport grille gunmetal trim
$ 462
$ 346
Rear bumper cover
$ 96
$ 62
Body side molding kit - crystal black silica
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - quartz blue pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Car cover
$ 140
$ 91
Body side molding - crystal white pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Single exhaust tail pipe cover
$ 53
$ 34
Fog lamp kit - gray interior
$ 378
$ 283
Fog lamp kit - black interior
$ 378
$ 283
Bumper corner molding kit
$ 75
$ 49
Rear bumper protector - bib style
$ 70
$ 45
Bumper underguard rear
$ 276
$ 179
Side window deflectors
$ 100
$ 65
Body side molding kit - venetian red pearl
$ 262
$ 170
Splash guard kit
$ 162
$ 105
Body side molding kit - burnished bronze
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - jasmine green
$ 262
$ 170
Body side molding kit - ice silver metallic
$ 262
$ 170
Bumper underguard front
$ 179
$ 116
Body side molding kit - dark gray metallic
$ 262
$ 170
Moonroof air deflector
$ 100
$ 65
Fork-mounted bike carrier
$ 180
$ 117
Roof cargo carrier
$ 370
$ 277
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
Roof cargo carrier - extended
$ 460
$ 345
Crossbar mounting clamps-bike/kayak/roof basket-aero bars
$ 25
$ 16
Bike attachment hitch mounted
Bike attachment hitch mounted

Do not use to transport bikes with solid disc wheels.

$ 275
$ 179
Ski carrier lift kit
$ 20
$ 13
Cross bar set - aero
$ 199
$ 117
Ski attachment-6 pair
$ 150
$ 98
Kayak carrier
$ 150
$ 98
Cross bar set-round
$ 375
$ 281
Bike attachment
Bike attachment

Roof mounted single.

$ 170
$ 111
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
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
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
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
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
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
Rugged package 1
Rugged package 1

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

$ 629
$ 395
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
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
Reading lights: Front, Rear
Floor mats: Front, Rear
Shift knob trim: Leather(optional)
Foot pedal trim: Stainless steel(optional)
Door sill trim: Scuff plate(optional)
Air conditioning
Front air conditioning
Air filtration
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 manual adjustments: Reclining
Rear seat folding: Split
Seats
Upholstery: Cloth
Front seat type: Bucket
Front headrests: 2
Rear headrests: 3
Driver seat power adjustments: Height
Seat cover: Rear seat back protector(optional)
Armrests: Rear center with cupholders
Active head restraints: Dual front
Passenger seat manual adjustments: 4
Rear vents: Second row
Rear seat type: 60-40 split bench
Seatbelts
Seatbelt force limiters: Front
Seatbelt pretensioners: Front
Rear seatbelts: 3-point
Convenience
Convenience features
Cruise control: Adaptive(optional)
Camera system: Rearview
Cupholders: Front, Rear
Steering wheel mounted controls: Audio, Cruise control, Phone
Center console: Front console with armrest and storage, Illuminated
Cargo cover(optional)
Steering wheel: Tilt and telescopic
Power outlet(s): 115v(optional), Cargo area
Power steering
Universal remote transmitter: Homelink - garage door opener(optional)
Multi-function remote: Fuel filler door release, Keyless entry, Panic alarm, Trunk release
Overhead console: Front
Storage: Cargo tray(optional)
In-car technology
Audio system
Total speakers: 6
Internet radio app: Itunes radio(optional), Aha, Iheartradio, Pandora, Stitcher
Auxiliary audio input: Memory card slot(optional), Bluetooth, Ipod/iphone, Jack, Mp3, Usb
Satellite radio: Siriusxm ready
Radio: Am/fm, Hd radio, Touch screen display
Voice recognition(optional)
Premium brand speakers(optional)
In-dash cd: Mp3 playback, Single disc
Telematics
Electronic messaging assistance: Voice operated(optional), With read function(optional)
Wireless data link: Bluetooth
Phone: Hands free(optional)
Navigation system: Touch screen display(optional), Voice recognition(optional)
Infotainment: Starlink
Instrumentation
External temperature display
Multi-function display
Driver information system
Fuel economy display: Mpg, Range
Exterior
Roof
Roof rails
Roof rack: Crossbars(optional)
Roof rails color: Black
Moonroof / sunroof wind deflector(optional)
Moonroof / sunroof: One-touch open/close, Power, Power panoramic, Sliding sunshade, Tilt/slide
Windows
One-touch windows: 1
Rear privacy glass
Window defogger: Rear
Sunshade: Side window(optional)
Wheels
Wheels: Aluminum(optional), Alloy
Tires and rims
Tire pressure monitoring system
Tire type: All season
Spare wheel type: Steel
Warnings and reminders: Tire fill alert
Spare tire
Spare tire size: Temporary
Lights
Taillights: Rear center
Exterior entry lights: Security approach lamps(optional)
Daytime running lights
Ambient lighting
Front fog lights: Cornering(optional)
Headlights: Auto off, Halogen
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
Rear suspension classification: Independent
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear shock type: Gas
Front stabilizer bar
Rear suspension type: Double wishbone
Front shock type: Gas
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
Crystal black silica
Burnished bronze metallic
Ice silver metallic
Dark gray metallic
Ice silver metallic
Jasmine green metallic
Quartz blue pearl
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
Side airbags
Front
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor
Front airbags
Dual
Knee airbags
Driver
Brakes
Rear brake type
Disc
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Power brakes
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 mirror adjustments
Power, manual folding
Vanity mirrors
Dual
Side mirrors
Heated
Dimming rearview mirror
Manual day/night
Safety
Safety brake pedal system
Rearview monitor
In dash
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
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