Specs

Research 2012 Subaru Forester specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

2.5X 2.5X Manual

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 37.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 33.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 68.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 33.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 61.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.1

Engine

Displacement 2.5L/152
Engine Type Gas Flat 4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 174 @ 4100
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Order Code
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5800

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in) 60.2
Height, Overall (in) 65.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1
Length, Overall (in) 179.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) 27.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in) 52.7
Front Head Room (in) 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 107.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0
Second Head Room (in) 40.4

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5

Summary

Vehicle Name Subaru Forester
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P215/65HR16
Front Tire Size P215/65HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 240
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 360

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09

Vehicle

EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle - AWD

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3250

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact

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