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2008 Subaru Forester Comparisons

2.5 X Sport Utility

General Pricing

Resale Value $21,995.00 $20,700.00 $21,640.00
Destination $645.00 $670.00 $700.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.5L H4 2.4L I4 3.8L V6
Horsepower 173 @ 6000 RPM 166 @ 5800 RPM 202 @ 5200 RPM
Torque 166 @ 4400 RPM 161 @ 4200 RPM 237 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 4 4 2
Displacement (cc) 2457 2354 3778
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.9 X 3.1 3.4 X 3.9 3.8 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.7:1 9.6:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20 20 15
Highway (mpg) 26 27 19

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3185.7 3388.5 3758.9
Wheelbase (in.) 99.4 103.1 95.4
Length (in.) 176.6 177.9 152.8
Width (in.) 68.3 71.6 73.7
Height (in.) 65.0 66.1 70.9
Track Front (in.) 58.9 61.6 61.9
Track Rear (in.) 58.5 61.6 61.9
Ground Clearance (in.) 8.1 7.3 8.8

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 4
Front Headroom (in.) 39.8 40.9 41.3
Rear Headroom (in.) 39.8 38.6 40.3
Front Legroom (in.) 43.6 41.3 41.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 33.7 38.5 35.6
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 53.5 56.9 55.8
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.6 56.0 61.6
Front Hip Room (in.) 51.6 55.9 55.6
Rear Hip Room (in.) 51.6 54.6 44.7

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut beam
Rear Suspension strut multi-link beam
Tires 215/60R16 225/65R17 225/75R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive front wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. N/A N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. N/A
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A Yes N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. N/A

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. N/A

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