Kelley Blue Book Value®
$2,455 - $25,645
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21 City / 27 HWY
Horsepower
165
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$2,455 - $25,645
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21 City / 27 HWY
Horsepower
165
Seats
5

Subaru Forester Ranked #3 by Owners

Subaru Forester Models & Trims

X $2,455 - $3,808*
Horsepower: 165 hp
Engine Type: Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
XS $23,095 - $25,645
Horsepower: 165 hp
Engine Type: Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Standard Seating: Leather, Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 in. - Alloy
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.39

88 Reviews

59% 24% 14% 3% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Love my old Subaru Forester.

This Subaru is a really dependable vehicle. Just like any older vehicle it needs a little bit of tlc and some stuff has needed to be replaced. The exhaust system is a little old, so people can hear me coming from a mile or so away. The rotors and brake pads are also fairly worn, but those are easy to replace. The head gasket and rotator belt have also been replaced. As I understand it, these are both parts that need to be replaced on older Subarus. Other then all of these things, I love my Forester. It is got good gas mileage, maneuverability, and it is tough.

- Izzy M

Great car for families and winter.

I love this car. It performs well, and has stood the test of time. It is a great family vehicle with plenty of room for everything and everyone that I need to haul around. I live in an area with fairly substantial winters, and I have yet to get this car stuck. It makes it up our steep driveway in snow and ice with no problems. The handling is great as well- this car turns on a dime and gives you a nickel's change. Of course, my favorite features are the heated seats and six disc CD changer. All in all, I would definitely recommend this car.

- Jessica A

Subaru forester: big enough for all your boys and their toys.

I totally love this car! It is the second forester that I have owned. It has been big enough to transport my children through the years as they have grown. I have enough storage in the back to carry all the sports gear that they may need to have with them. I can get my grandson's car seat in it with no problems. I have had no real problems with reliability or performance. I have driven it through 2 feet of snow when others thought they were going to have to come dig me out. I have had no problems with this vehicle.

- Pam M

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$2,455 - $3,808
N/A

Horsepower

Horsepower
165 hp
165 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L SOHC SMPI 16
2.5L SOHC SMPI 16
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.6 in.
43.6 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 in.
39.1 - 39.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33.7 in.
33.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.8 in.
37 - 39.8 in.

Entertainment

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Leather, Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/60HR16
P215/60HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
99.4 in.
99.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.7 ft.
34.7 ft.

Length

Length
175.2 in.
175.2 in.

Width

Width
68.3 in.
68.3 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3090 - 3135 .lbs
3095 - 3175 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
165 hp
165 hp

Torque

Torque
166 ft. lbs.
166 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
176 .lbs
176 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Not Available
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Not Available
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.9 gal.
15.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
24 mpg
24 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 mpg
27 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Assistance

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Rated by JD Power

*JD Power Circle Ratings