Kelley Blue Book Value®
$7,852 - $30,295
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
20 City / 26 HWY
Horsepower
170-224
Seats
5
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$7,852 - $30,295
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
20 City / 26 HWY
Horsepower
170-224
Seats
5

Subaru Forester Ranked #1 by Owners

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2010 Subaru Forester If...

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Subaru Forester Models & Trims

2.5X $7,852 - $9,893*
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 6.5 in. - 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
2.5X Premium $8,785 - $11,138*
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0 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
2.5X Limited $8,837 - $11,192*
Horsepower: 170 hp
Engine Type: Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0 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
2.5XT Premium $8,881 - $11,202*
Horsepower: 224 hp
Engine Type: Turbo Gas 4-Cyl
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0 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
2.5XT Limited $28,495 - $30,295
Horsepower: 224 hp
Engine Type: Turbo Gas 4-Cyl
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.0 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

4.6

223 Reviews

65% 31% 4% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

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

Safe Fun Subaru: Everything you need and everything you want.

Love ,love,love my Subaru Forester! So much so that my mom bought one then she bought one for her grand daughter. It makes me feel so safe. I have been asked to pick coworkers up for work during snow storms. I stay at work during blizzards when others can't make it in because because my Subaru gets through it all. I get my family where they need to go in hard rain. Miles per gallon are very good for an SUV. I can haul much more in my smaller SUV than the larger over priced ones. I moved a big oversized chair that my friends could not fit in their Durango or Lexus. My friends think the seats are comfortable. The ride is smooth.

- Lisa C

My Subaru forester is completely dependable.

I have owned a Subaru forester for almost 8 years and have only had problems with one tire (which I purchased after buying the car) in that time. It has several ways to adjust seating, and is comfortable for me and my husband who is 9 inches taller. We both find the car easy to handle as well. My dogs (I have 3 large dogs) easily fit in the back with plenty of room for stretching out, and never seem to mind long drives. In the back, there are actually 4 safety belts that I can hook onto the dog's car harnesses if I want extra protection for them.

- Jann L

It's great in the snow and is super reliable car. You will always feel safe in it no matter what.

I love my Forester for the most part. It's great in the snow and I always feel super safe in it no matter what! It's big enough to make it feel like an SUV for me but because I'm a smaller woman it doesn't feel too big and uncomfortable to drive. It gets good gas mileage as well which is a plus. My only compliant has been since I hit 100K a lot of stuff has gone wrong. My head gasket is about to go, they said in the next 50K or so miles. Also the heat shield rattles like crazy. Other than that, I would total purchase again!

- Tara B

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$7,852 - $9,893
$8,785 - $11,138

Horsepower

Horsepower
170 hp
170 hp

Engine Type

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

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Not Available
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.1 in.
43.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.6 in.
40 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38 in.
38 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.4 in.
37.7 in.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum, Steel
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/65HR16
P225/55HR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103 in.
103 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.4 ft.
34.4 ft.

Length

Length
179.5 in.
179.5 in.

Width

Width
70.1 in.
70.1 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3250 - 3300 .lbs
3300 - 3340 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
170 hp
170 hp

Torque

Torque
170 ft. lbs.
170 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
200 .lbs
200 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
16.9 gal.
16.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
24 mpg
24 mpg

City

City
20 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 mpg
27 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head 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

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings