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null 1999 Subaru Forester

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1999 Subaru Forester specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1999 Subaru Forester warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$18,695$19,995$22,495
    Invoice *$17,641$18,234$20,416
    Engine2.5L H-4 165 HP2.5L H-4 165 HP2.5L H-4 165 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City21.0 mpg21.0 mpg21.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy27.0 mpg27.0 mpg27.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.5L H-4 165 HP2.5L H-4 165 HP2.5L H-4 165 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator85 amp85 amp85 amp
    Battery520 amp520 amp520 amp
    Axle Ratio4.444.444.44
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank15.9 gal.15.9 gal.15.9 gal.
    Exhaustnon stainless steelnon stainless steelnon stainless steel
    Drive Typefull-time four-wheelfull-time four-wheelfull-time four-wheel
    Locking Hub Controlpermanentpermanentpermanent
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " silver styled steel15.0 " silver styled steel16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP205/70SR15.0OWL ASP205/70SR15.0OWL ASP215/60HR16.0OWL AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/Adriver and front passenger heated-cushion
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front ArmrestsN/AN/Acenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls6-way6-way6-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats55-45 bench55-45 bench55-45 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsN/Acarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Roof Featuresroof rackroof rackroof rack
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Seatback StorageN/AN/A2
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Cargo CoverN/Aroll-uproll-up
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    Speakers444
    Antennafixedfixedwindow grid
    Cruise ControlN/AN/Acruise control
    Door Locksmanualpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets222
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriverdriverdriver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Heated Front WipersN/AN/Awiper park
    Rear Windshield Wiperrear windshield wiperrear windshield wiperrear windshield wiper
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)N/A4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume64.6 cu.ft.64.6 cu.ft.64.6 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length175.2 "175.2 "175.2 "
    Exterior Width68.3 "68.3 "68.3 "
    Exterior Height62.8 "62.8 "62.8 "
    Wheelbase99 "99 "99 "
    Front Tread58 "58 "58 "
    Rear Tread57 "57 "57 "
    Turning Radius17.7 '17.7 '17.7 '
    Curb Weight3,058 lbs.3,058 lbs.3,058 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight2,000 lbs.2,000 lbs.2,000 lbs.
    Front Legroom43.0 "43.0 "43.0 "
    Rear Legroom33.4 "33.4 "33.4 "
    Front Headroom40.6 "40.6 "40.6 "
    Rear Headroom39.6 "39.6 "39.6 "
    Front Hiproom51.4 "51.4 "51.4 "
    Rear Hiproom50.9 "50.9 "50.9 "
    Front Shoulder Room53.5 "53.5 "53.5 "
    Rear Shoulder Room53.6 "53.6 "53.6 "
    Passenger Volume97 cu.ft.97 cu.ft.97 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume33.2 cu.ft.33.2 cu.ft.33.2 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded64.6 cu.ft.64.6 cu.ft.64.6 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/Afront and rearfront and rear
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rear Step BumperN/Arear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside Claddingbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensions
    Grille Moldingsblackblackchrome
    Paintlower accent two-tonelower accent two-tonelower accent two-tone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manualdual power remotedual power remote, heated driver
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1999 Subaru Forester safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
Base 4dr All-wheel Drive
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
L 4dr All-wheel Drive
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A
S 4dr All-wheel Drive
DriverFront SeatN/A
PassengerRear SeatN/A

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