2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited Specs

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited CVT powered by 2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas Engine with Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT) transmission.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$29,395
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Body Type
SUV
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
TBC
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
  • Horsepower
    170 hp @ 5800 rpm
  • Torque
    174 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
  • Transmission
    Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
  • Drivetrain
    All Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Rack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    34.8 ft

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x 7"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x 7"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Double Wishbone

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P225/60HR17
  • Rear Tire
    P225/60HR17
  • Spare Tire
    Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    28 MPG
  • City
    26 MPG
  • Highway
    32 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    6.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    15.9 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    413.4 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    508.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Height
    68.2 in
  • Max Width
    70.7 in
  • Front Width
    60.9 in
  • Rear Width
    61.1 in
  • Wheelbase
    103.9 in
  • Ground Clearance
    8.7 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    43 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    40 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    57 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    53.9 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    38 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    37.5 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    56.5 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    53 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    3,455 lbs
  • Maximum Trailering Capacity
    1,500 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasmine Green Metallic
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Quartz Blue Pearl
  • Venetian Red Pearl
  • Crystal White Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, Perforated Leather-Trimmed Upholstery
  • Black, Perforated Leather-Trimmed Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Standard
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Standard
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Standard
  • Satellite Radio
    Standard
  • Smart Device Integration
    Standard
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Standard
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Standard

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Standard
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Standard
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available

Comfort

  • Heads-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Standard
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Standard
  • Power Liftgate
    Standard
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Standard
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Standard
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Not Available
  • Power Driver Seat
    Standard
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Not Available
  • Remote Engine Start
    Not Available
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Standard
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Not Available
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Not Available
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics
    Standard

Additional Packages

Kicker Audio Upgrade Package

$355

Kicker Tweeter Kit Part number H631SFJ101, Kicker Speaker Upgrade Part number H631SSG000 (PIO)

Int & Ext Auto Dim Mirror w/Approach Light & BSD

$518

Exterior Mirror Hardware Kit Part number SOA635113, Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass Part number H501SSG203, Passenger's Side Mirror, Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror w/Approach Light Part number J201SSG601, Blind Spot Detection, Driver's Side Mirror Part number J205SSG100 (PIO)

Int/Ext Auto Dim Mirror w/HomeLink/Approach Lt/BSD

$638

Exterior Mirror Hardware Kit Part number SOA635113, Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass & HomeLink Part number H501SSG303, Passenger's Side Mirror, Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror w/Approach Light Part number J201SSG601, Blind Spot Detection, Driver's Side Mirror Part number J205SSG100 (PIO)

Popular Package #2

$801

Rear Bumper Cover Part number E771SSG350, Rear Seat Back Cargo Net Part number F551SSG021, Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass & HomeLink Part number H501SSG303, Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror w/Approach Light Part number J201SSG601, Blind Spot Detection (PIO)

Popular Package #3B

$835

Rear Bumper Cover Part number E771SSG350, Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass & HomeLink Part number H501SSG303, Map & Dome Light LED Upgrade, Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror w/Approach Light Part number J201SSG601, Blind Spot Detection (PIO)

Navigation System & Audio w/harman kardon

$1,350

Radio: Subaru Starlink 7.0" Multimedia Nav System, AM/FM stereo HD radio w/single-disc CD player and navigation system, map: SD card, MP3/WMA/CRR/RW file capability, multi touch gesture high resolution display, 7.0" LCD screen, voice activated controls and navigation, Bluetooth audio streaming connectivity, Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity, Bluetooth hands-free text messaging connectivity, iPod control capability, rear-vision camera, SMS text messaging capability, SiriusXM All Access radio (subscription required), SiriusXM Traffic Link (subscription required), SiriusXM Travel Link (subscription required), smartphone integration: refer to subaru.com for app availability, dual USB ports, 3.5mm auxiliary input jack, body color roof mounted audio, satellite and connected services antenna and Subaru Starlink connected services, harman/kardon 440W Amp & Speaker System, 8 speakers, Navigation System, multi touch gesture high resolution display screen, SD card map and voice activated controls

Navigation Sys & Audio w/harman kardon & EyeSight

$2,945

High Grade Instrument Cluster w/Color LCD Display, Radio: Subaru Starlink 7.0" Multimedia Nav System, AM/FM stereo HD radio w/single-disc CD player and navigation system, map: SD card, MP3/WMA/CRR/RW file capability, multi touch gesture high resolution display, 7.0" LCD screen, voice activated controls and navigation, Bluetooth audio streaming connectivity, Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity, Bluetooth hands-free text messaging connectivity, iPod control capability, rear-vision camera, SMS text messaging capability, SiriusXM All Access radio (subscription required), SiriusXM Traffic Link (subscription required), SiriusXM Travel Link (subscription required), smartphone integration: refer to subaru.com for app availability, dual USB ports, 3.5mm auxiliary input jack, body color roof mounted audio, satellite and connected services antenna and Subaru Starlink connected services, harman/kardon 440W Amp & Speaker System, 8 speakers, Navigation System, multi touch gesture high resolution display screen, SD card map and voice activated controls, EyeSight System, adaptive cruise control, low speed pre-collision braking control, pre-collision following distance warning, lane keep assist and lane departure prevention, High Beam Assist (HBA), Steering Responsive Headlights (SRH), Reverse Automatic Braking System (RAB), LED Low & High Beam Headlights, automatic LED low and high beam height adjustment control

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Standard
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Standard
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Not Available
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Standard
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Standard
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Standard
  • Brake Assist
    Standard
  • Stability Control
    Standard
  • Traction Control
    Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating

Airbags

  • Driver Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Knee Air Bag
    Standard
  • Passenger Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    5 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles