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Zip Code: 20146
2012 Subaru Forester
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Fuel Economy City
21.0 mpg 22.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
27.0 mpg 34.0 mpg
Star Rating
Transmission
4-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD 6-spd Sportmatic w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 60/60,000
Seating Capacity
5 occupants
5 occupants
Radio
AM/FM/HD/Satellite-capable, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder MP3 decoder
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls with steering wheel controls
Cup Holder
front and rear front and rear
1-Touch Open
driver driver and passenger
Air Compressor
N/A air compressor
Air Filter
air filter air filter
Antenna
integrated roof window grid
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage N/A
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs N/A
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning automatic air conditioning
Clock
in-dash in-dash
Compass
N/A compass
Dome Light
fade fade
Door Bins
dual dual
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest driver foot rest
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature exterior temperature
Floor Console
full full
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front dual zone front
Front Windows
power power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent
Garage Door Opener
N/A HomeLink Wireless Control System
Glove Box
locking glove box
Heated Front Wipers
wiper park N/A
Instrument Display
analog digital/analog
Instrument Panel Storage
bin bin
Overhead Console
mini with storage mini with storage
Park Distance Control
rear camera only N/A
Power Outlets
3 2
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
power N/A
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls radio steering wheel controls
Reading Lights
front front & rear
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks rear child safety door locks
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins rear door bins
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts underseat ducts
Rear Windows
power power
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval N/A
Rearview Mirror
day-night auto-dimming day-night
Refrigerated Box
N/A glovebox
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Retained Accessory Power
N/A retained accessory power
Seatback Storage
2 2
Speakers
7 6
Steering Wheel
telescopic tilt telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather/metal-look leatherette
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip sun visor strip
Sunroof
express open/close N/A
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
deep light
Trip Computer
trip computer trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
N/A power
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic carpet
Vanity Mirrors
N/A dual illuminated
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge
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Seating Capacity
5 occupants
5 occupants
Seat Trim
leather cloth/leather
Rear Seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback N/A
Front Armrests
center center
Front Seat Type
bucket bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(8-way power) (8-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way 4-way
Rear Headrests
adjustable adjustable
Rear Armrests
center center
Door Trim
leatherette leatherette
Headliner
full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
metal-look leatherette
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather/metal-look leatherette
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Engine
2.5L H-4 170 HP 2.0L I-4 274 HP
Transmission
4-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD 6-spd Sportmatic w/OD
Fuel Tank
16.9 gal. 18.5 gal.
Range
401 miles 507 miles
Drive Type
full-time all wheel front-wheel
Alternator
90 amp 110 amp
Axle Ratio
4.44 2.89
Battery
520 amp with run down protection 600 amp with run down protection
Exhaust
stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Locking Hub Control
permanent N/A
Traction Control
ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
stability control electronic stability
Wheels
17.0 " silver aluminum 18.0 " polished aluminum
Front Suspension
strut strut
Rear Suspension
double wishbone multi-link
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Ride
N/A sport
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion rack & pinion
Vented Disc Brakes
front front
Front Tires
P225/55HR17.0BSW AS P225/45VR18.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel N/A
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Door Count
4 doors 4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
63.0 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
70.1 " 72.1 "
Front Headroom
40.0 " 40.0 "
Rear Legroom
38.0 " 34.7 "
Curb Weight
3,360 lbs. 3,385 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.38 .29
Exterior Height
66.9 " 57.3 "
Exterior Length
179.5 " 190.7 "
Front Hiproom
52.9 " 54.7 "
Front Legroom
43.1 " 45.5 "
Front Shoulder Room
56.1 " 57.3 "
Front Tread
60 " 63 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,480 lbs. N/A
Interior Cargo Volume
30.8 cu.ft. 15.4 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
63.0 cu.ft. N/A
Max Trailer Weight
2,400 lbs. N/A
Passenger Volume
102 cu.ft. 102 cu.ft.
Payload
900 lbs. N/A
Rear Headroom
37.7 " 37.6 "
Rear Hiproom
52.7 " 54.5 "
Rear Shoulder Room
55.6 " 55.7 "
Rear Tread
60 " 63 "
Turning Radius
17.2 ' 17.9 '
Wheelbase
103 " 110 "
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Rear Spoiler
N/A lip
Bumpers
body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
with chrome bar black w/chrome surround
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated dual power remote heated
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights N/A
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm panic alarm
Security System
security system security system
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver
Passenger
Driver
Passenger
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Front Seat
Rear Seat
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted seat mounted
Ignition Disable
immobilizer immobilizer
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front front
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams side impact beams
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Accessories Months/Miles
36/36,000 60/60,000
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited 60/100,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000 120/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000 60/60,000
Invoice
$26,094 $25,040
MSRP
$27,895 $26,800
Used Starting Price
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$65 $71