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2008 Subaru Forester

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2008 2.5X 4dr All-Wheel Drive
most popular
Price:   -  From $21,195
2008 Sports 2.5X 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $21,695
2008 2.5X L.L. Bean Edition 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $26,695
2008 Sports 2.5XT 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $26,995
2008 2.5XT Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive Price:   -  From $27,895

Overview

The Forester comes in five variants: 2.5 X, Sports 2.5 X, 2.5 X L.L.Bean Edition, Sports 2.5 XT, 2.5 XT Limited. Three of the five variants are powered by a 173 hp 2.5-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine. The Sports 2.5 XT and 2.5 XT Limited both feature a 224-hp turbocharged 2.5-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder. Safety features include dual-stage front airbags, side-impact airbags, front active head restraints, and antilock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution.For 2008, the Subaru Forester gets a slight redesign.

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.5L H-4 / 173 HP / 166 ft.lbs.
Transmission
Standard: 5-spd man w/OD
Available: 4-spd auto w/OD
Drive Type
Full-time All Wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
20 / 27 / 23 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.5L H-4 / 173 HP / 166 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Full-time All Wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
20 / 27 / 23 Mpg
Brakes
Front Disc/rear Drum / 4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent Strut
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
15.9 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$61
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
68.6 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
95 Cu.ft. / 91 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
176.6 "
Exterior Width
68.3 "
Exterior Height
65.0 "
Front Headroom
39.8 " / 39.0 "
Rear Headroom
39.8 " / 36.9 "
Front Legroom
43.6 "
Rear Legroom
33.7 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.5 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.6 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
3,140 Lbs. / 3,185 Lbs.
Wheel Base
99 "
Turning Radius
17.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
16.0 " Steel / 16.0 " Silver Aluminum
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote / Dual Power Remote Heated
Bumpers
Body-colored
Grille Moldings
Chrome
Rear Spoiler
Wing
Exhaust
Stainless Steel / Stainless Steel With Chrome Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Cloth
Front Seat Type
Sport Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way / (8-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
6-way / (8-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Center
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am/fm, Seek-scan / Sirius Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan
Speakers
4 / 6 / 4 Performance / 5
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver
Tinted Windows
Light
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
3
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

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