2017 SUBARU FORESTER SPECIFICATIONS

Specifications

Specs Overview

  • Price (MSRP)
    $ 35,795
    Fuel Type
    unleaded
  • Engine Name
    Engine: 2.5L Subaru Boxer Horizontally Opposed 4 with Active Valve Control System (Avcs) Variable Valve Timing
    Transmission Name
    Transmission, Lineartronic CVT Continuously Variable Automatic
  • Trim
    2.5i Limited Package
    Standard L/100km
    9.2 City / 7.4 Hwy
  • Horsepower
    170@5800
    Drivetrain
    4WD
  • Body Style
    SUV/Crossover
    Seating Capacity (Std/Max)
    5/5
Safety

Safety Ratings

  • IIHS Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good
    NHTSA Frontal Crash Rating
    ★★★★
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Good
    NHTSA Side Impact
    ★★★★★
  • IIHS Side Impact
    Good
    IIHS Rood Strength
    N/A
  • IIHS Rear Crash Protect/Head Restraint Rating
    Good
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