Subaru
Forester
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1999 Subaru Forester Specs & Safety

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.
MSRP *
$18,695
Invoice *
$17,641
Engine
2.5L H-4 165 HP 166.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD
Fuel Economy City
21.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
27.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.5L H-4 165 HP 166.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD
Alternator
85 amp
Battery
520 amp
Axle Ratio
4.44
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
15.9 gal.
Exhaust
non stainless steel / non stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
full-time four-wheel
Locking Hub Control
permanent
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent strut
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " silver styled steel
Front Tires
P205/70SR15.0OWL AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
55-45 bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Trim
leather
Roof Features
roof rack
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Overhead Console
mini with storage
Cup Holder
front and rear
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Cover
roll-up
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
single / 6-disc
Speakers
4 / 6 / 4 performance
Amplifier
amplifier
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
manual
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Power Outlets
2 / 4
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval
Rear Windshield Wiper
rear windshield wiper
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
64.6 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
175.2 "
Exterior Width
68.3 "
Exterior Height
62.8 "
Wheelbase
99 "
Front Tread
58 "
Rear Tread
57 "
Turning Radius
17.7 '
Curb Weight
3,058 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,000 lbs.
Front Legroom
43.0 "
Rear Legroom
33.4 "
Front Headroom
40.6 "
Rear Headroom
39.6 "
Front Hiproom
51.4 "
Rear Hiproom
50.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.5 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.6 "
Passenger Volume
97 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
33.2 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
64.6 cu.ft.
Mud Flaps
front and rear
Running Boards
running boards
Skid Plates
1
Bumpers
body-colored
Rear Bumper
body-colored
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Cladding
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Grille Moldings
black
Paint
lower accent two-tone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited

Safety Ratings

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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

L 4dr All-wheel Drive
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
Base 4dr All-wheel Drive
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
S 4dr All-wheel Drive
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A

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