Specs

Research 2021 Subaru Forester specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

CVT

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 43.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 31.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 76.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 51.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.1

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.1

Engine

Displacement 2.5 L/152
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 182 @ 5800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 176 @ 4400
Engine Type Regular Unleaded H-4
Engine Order Code

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6
Height, Overall (in) 67.5
Height, Overall (in) 68.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5
Length, Overall (in) 182.1
Wheelbase (in) 105.1
Liftover Height (in) 28.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in) 39.4
Second Head Room (in) 39.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3
Front Head Room (in) 41.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.9
Second Hip Room (in) 53.6

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33

Steering

Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4

Summary

Vehicle Name Subaru Forester
Body Style Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P225/60HR17
Front Tire Size P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.56
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.60 - 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD
Trans Type 7
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain All Wheel

Vehicle

EPA Classification Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3449

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel