2012 Subaru Forester Model Comparison

2.5X Sport Utility

General Pricing

Resale Value $21,795.00 $18,995.00 $31,595.00
Destination $775.00 $750.00 $750.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.5L H4 2.0L H4 2.5L H4
Horsepower 170 @ 5800 RPM 148 @ 6200 RPM 265 @ 5600 RPM
Torque 174 @ 4100 RPM 145 @ 4200 RPM 258 @ 2000 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2498 1995 2457
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.5 3.3 X 3.5 3.9 X 3.1
Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.5:1 8.4:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 21 27 18
Highway (mpg) 27 36 25

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3300.3 2910.1 3476.7
Wheelbase (in.) 103.0 104.1 108.3
Length (in.) 179.5 173.8 186.4
Width (in.) 70.1 68.5 71.7
Height (in.) 65.9 57.7 59.3
Track Front (in.) 60.2 59.4 61.6
Track Rear (in.) 60.2 59.6 61.8
Ground Clearance (in.) 8.7 N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 41.6 39.7 40.3
Rear Headroom (in.) 40.4 37.1 37.5
Front Legroom (in.) 43.1 43.5 43.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 38.0 35.4 37.8
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 56.1 55.6 56.3
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 55.6 54.2 56.1
Front Hip Room (in.) 52.9 52.2 54.5
Rear Hip Room (in.) 52.7 53.1 53.9

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A 97.1 103.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension wishbone wishbone wishbone
Tires 215/65R16 195/65R15 225/45R18

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

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

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
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 Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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