Specs

Research 2002 Subaru Forester specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

L 4dr L Manual

Brakes

Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Power
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 32.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 36.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 63.1

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600
Fuel System SMPI
Displacement 2.5L/150
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Engine Order Code
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1
Height, Overall (in) 62.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3
Length, Overall (in) 175.6
Wheelbase (in) 99.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 42.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 40.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4

Summary

Vehicle Name Subaru Forester
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester
Body Style 4 Door

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51

Tires

Spare Tire Size 205/70SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size 205/70SR15
Rear Tire Size 205/70SR15
Front Tire Order Code

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.780
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.088
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.448
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.062
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.454
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.111
Clutch Size (in) 8.86
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.333

Vehicle

EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3140

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6