COMPARE SPECIFICATIONS

Which Forester is perfect for you? Compare the specifications of the different model variants.

 

  • Pedestrian alert system
    -
  • Distraction warning
    -
  • Climate control setting (last used)
    -
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
    Yes
  • MID display (last used)
    -
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control system (VDC) featuring:
    Yes
  • Brake Assist
    Yes
  • Auto door mirror adjustment
    -
  • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD)
    Yes
  • Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB)
    -
  • Facial recognition
    -
  • Auto drivers seat adjustment
    -
  • Lane Change Assist (LCA)
    Yes
  • EyeSight® Assist Monitor
    Yes
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    Yes
  • Auto Vehicle Hold (AVH)
    Yes
  • Electronic parking brake
    Yes
  • Adaptive Driving Beam (ADB)
    -
  • Driver Monitoring System - Driver Focus featuring: * 1. Driver Monitoring System performance and capability dependent on environmental and technical conditions. Refer to Owner’s Manual for full details.
    -
  • Vision Assist featuring:
    Yes
  • Blind Spot Monitor (BSM)
    Yes
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
    Yes
  • MFD display (last used)
    -
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
    Yes
  • Rear view reverse camera
    Yes
  • 4-wheel disc brakes
    Yes
  • Drowsiness warning
    -
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
    Yes
  • Side View Monitor (SVM)
    -
  • Active Torque Vectoring system
    Yes
  • Front View Monitor (FVM)
    -
  • LED tail lights
    Yes
  • Rear bumper reflector(s)
    Yes
  • Steering Responsive Headlights (SRH)
    Yes
  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
    LED
  • Rear combination lights
    Yes
  • Rear LED stoplight
    Yes
  • Headlights - self-levelling LED with auto off
    Yes
  • Headlights - dusk-sensing
    Yes
  • Front fog lights
    Yes
  • Rear windscreen demister
    Electric
  • Anti-dust filter
    Yes
  • Dual zone climate control with rear vents
    Yes
  • Floor heater ducts for rear passengers
    Yes
  • Front and side demisters
    Yes
  • Immobiliser security system
    Yes
  • Cabin and cargo area lights
    Yes
  • Blue interior illumination
    Yes
  • Map lights (x2)
    LED
  • Front and rear stabiliser
    Yes
  • Mud guards
    Rear
  • Position memory
    -
  • Side cladding
    Yes
  • Exterior grade badge
    -
  • 17" alloy wheels
    Yes
  • Puncture repair kit
    -
  • Shark fin antenna
    Yes
  • Indicators
    Yes
  • Front and rear wipers with front de-icer
    -
  • Full size spare wheel
    Yes
  • Electric sunroof
    -
  • Roof rails
    Yes
  • Power-folding
    Yes
  • Rear view reverse camera washer
    Yes
  • Rear spoiler
    Yes
  • Silver coloured mirrors
    -
  • Rear window wiper
    Yes
  • Heated
    Yes
  • Body coloured mirrors and door handles
    Yes
  • Engine cover
    -
  • Rear door, rear quarter and rear windscreen glass
    Privacy Glass
  • Chrome look window sills
    -
  • Wheel arch mouldings
    Yes
  • Body coloured rear garnish
    Yes
  • 18" alloy wheels
    -
  • Chrome look door handles
    -
  • Auto-dipping (passenger side)
    -
  • Detachable module type windscreen wipers
    Yes
  • Door mirrors:
    Yes
  • Tail pipe cover
    -
  • Retractable cargo blind
    Yes
  • Front centre tray
    Yes
  • Overhead console - sunglass holder
    Yes
  • Cupholders - centre console
    Yes
  • Cargo hooks
    Yes
  • Cupholders - rear
    Yes
  • Pull-out cargo area tie down points
    Yes
  • Seat back pocket - driver and front passenger side
    Yes
  • Door pockets with integrated bottle holder - front and rear
    Yes
  • Height adjustable seat belt anchors - driver and front passenger
    Yes
  • Ring-shaped passenger safety cell
    Yes
  • Height adjustable rear seat headrests
    Yes
  • Height and angle adjustable front seat headrests
    Yes
  • Rear seat headrests for 3 seating positions
    Yes
  • 3 point A/ELR rear seat belts
    Yes
  • SRS airbags - dual front, dual front side, dual curtain and drivers knee * SRS: Supplemental Restraint System. Effective when used in conjuction with seat belts.
    Yes
  • Seat belt warning lights - all seats
    Yes
  • Front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters
    Yes
  • Seat trim - leather accented * Some parts of the seating or trim are not full natural leather.
    -
  • Carpet trim - black
    Yes
  • Seat trim - cloth - water repellent * Water repellent fabric repels water so that the fabric is not easily penetrated by small amounts of water. Fabric is not 100% water proof. Intermittent treatment (at owner’s cost) may be required to maintain water-repellent characteristics.
    -
  • Seat trim colour - grey & black
    -
  • Leather steering wheel and gear shift * Some parts of the seating or trim are not full natural leather.
    Yes
  • Shift boot (AT)
    Yes
  • Cargo area carpet colour - wagon and SUV models
    Black
  • Seat trim colour - platinum & black
    Yes
  • Seat trim - cloth
    Yes
  • Seat trim colour - black
    Yes
  • One touch electronic folding rear seats
    Yes
  • 8-way power seat - front passenger
    -
  • Reclining rear seat
    Yes
  • Heated seats - driver and front passenger
    -
  • 60/40 split folding rear seats
    Yes
  • Manual seat height lifter - driver
    Yes
  • 8-way power seat with dual memory - driver
    -
  • 6.3" LCD screen
    Yes
  • X-Mode display
    Yes
  • Fuel economy and journey information
    Yes
  • Eco-gauge display
    Yes
  • Twin trip meter (switchable)
    Yes
  • Outside temperature and clock display
    Yes
  • EyeSight® display
    Yes
  • Side View Monitor display
    -
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
    Yes
  • Multi-Function Display unit (MFD) featuring:
    Yes
  • Bluetooth® phone display * Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG Inc. System functionality is subject to the Bluetooth wireless technology specification of individual device.
    Yes
  • Front View Monitor display
    -
  • Multi-Information Display unit (MID) featuring:
    Yes
  • Rear seat reminder
    Yes
  • Air-conditioning display
    Yes
  • Journey and fuel economy information
    Yes
  • Warning display
    Yes
  • Audio display
    Yes
  • Digital speedometer
    Yes
  • EyeSight® display
    Yes
  • Navigation display
    -
  • Driver Monitoring System (DMS) display
    -
  • SI-Drive display
    -
  • X-Mode display
    Yes
  • Auto Stop Start information
    Yes
  • Energy flow display
    -
  • 4.2" LCD screen
    Yes
  • Preventative Safety display
    Yes
  • Electrical component operating condition display
    Yes
  • 5 star ANCAP safety rating (maximum 5) * The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) gives consumers consistent information on the level of occupant protection provided by vehicles in serious front and side crashes.
    Yes
  • 6.5" LCD touchscreen
    Yes
  • Auxiliary jack
    Yes
  • Audio streaming * There may be restrictions on features available for certain models that are not fully compliant with AVCRP.
    Yes
  • USB connection/s
    (x1)
  • Integrated infotainment system featuring:
    Yes
  • Voice command recognition
    Yes
  • 6 speakers
    Yes
  • Handsfree mobile communication
    Yes
  • 8" LCD touchscreen
    -
  • AM/FM radio
    Yes
  • Siri® compatibility * Requires compatible Siri® enabled Apple® device to be paired with the infotainment system.
    Yes
  • Satellite navigation
    -
  • Single CD player
    Yes
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology with: * Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG Inc. System functionality is subject to the Bluetooth wireless technology specification of individual device.
    Yes
  • Digital radio (DAB+) * Digital radio station coverage dependent on vehicle location.
    Yes
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity * Compatible Apple® or AndroidTM device required.
    Yes
  • 8 Harman Kardon® speakers, subwoofer and amplifier * Harman Kardon® is a registered trademark of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated.
    -
  • Isofix Anchor points
    (x2)
  • Child seat anchor points (x3)
    Yes
  • Rear door child locks
    Yes
  • Boot/tailgate unlock on remote central locking keys
    Yes
  • Smart key and push-start ignition
    Yes
  • Sunvisors - illuminated with vanity mirrors - driver and front passenger
    Yes
  • Power mirrors and windows
    Driver & passenger window with auto
  • Rain-sensing front windscreen wipers
    Yes
  • Push open fuel lid
    Yes
  • Intermittent variable speed front windscreen wipers
    Yes
  • USB charge port - rear passengers
    2
  • Sunvisor extensions
    Yes
  • Remote central locking
    Yes
  • Rear seat centre armrest
    Yes
  • Auto door lock/unlock
    Yes
  • Powered rear tailgate
    -
  • Remote central locking keys (x2)
    Yes
  • 12V/120W power jacks
    3
  • Power steering
    Yes
  • Electroluminescent gauges with colour MID
    Yes
  • SI-Drive
    -
  • Manual mode (automatic transmission and CVT)
    Yes
  • Steering wheel controls:
    Yes
  • Adjustable steering wheel - height and telescopic
    Yes
  • EyeSight®
    Yes
  • One touch lane change indicator
    Yes
  • Paddle gear shifters
    Yes
  • Instrument cluster
    Yes
  • Sports pedals
    -
  • Bluetooth® * Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG Inc. System functionality is subject to the Bluetooth wireless technology specification of individual device.
    Yes
  • MID
    Yes
  • MFD
    Yes
  • Audio
    Yes
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Yes
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Yes
  • Brake Light Recognition
    Yes
  • Intelligent (I) mode
    -
  • Emergency Lane Keep Assist
    Yes
  • Electronic Throttle Control system (ETC)
    Yes
  • Lane Keep Assist
    Yes
  • Pre-Collision Brake Assist
    Yes
  • EyeSight® Driver Assist system featuring:
    Yes
  • Sport (S) mode
    -
  • Auto Stop Start
    Yes
  • Pre-Collision Braking System
    Yes
  • Lead Vehicle Start Alert
    Yes
  • Lane Sway Warning
    Yes
  • Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-Drive):
    -
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
    Yes
  • X-Mode
    Yes
  • Speed Limiter
    Yes
  • Pre-Collision Throttle Management
    Yes
  • Minimum turning circle (m) 10.8
  • Type Electric power assisted rack-and-pinion
  • Spare wheel 17"
  • Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone
  • Wheels 17"
  • Tyres (width, profile, size, load index and speed rating) 225/60 R17 99V
  • Rim size 17x7J
  • Overall width (mm) 1815
  • Overall height (mm) 1730
  • Minimum ground clearance (mm) * Ground clearance at kerb weight. 220
  • Cargo volume - rear seat up/down (litres) 498/1060 (1768 to ceiling)
  • Wheel base (mm) 2670
  • Rear track (mm) 1570
  • Seating capacity 5
  • Front track (mm) 1565
  • Overall length (mm) 4625
  • Tare mass (kg) * Vehicle tare mass varies according to the types of optional equipment included. 1521
  • Engine maximum power (kW/rpm) 136kW@5800rpm
  • Engine maximum torque (Nm/rpm) 239Nm@4400rpm
  • Electric motor maximum torque -
  • Electric motor maximum power -
  • Fuel consumption (ADR 81/02) extra urban (l/100km) * Fuel consumption figures quoted are measured in accordance with Australian Design Rule 81/02 and are for comparison purposes only. Real world results may vary based on individual driving circumstances  e.g. traffic conditions, driving style, vehicle conditions, fuel quality, climatic conditions etc. Quoted figures may not reflect real world fuel consumption. 6.3
  • Fuel consumption (ADR 81/02) urban (l/100km) * Fuel consumption figures quoted are measured in accordance with Australian Design Rule 81/02 and are for comparison purposes only. Real world results may vary based on individual driving circumstances  e.g. traffic conditions, driving style, vehicle conditions, fuel quality, climatic conditions etc. Quoted figures may not reflect real world fuel consumption. 9.3
  • C02 emissions (ADR 81/02) combined (g/km) 168
  • Electronic Throttle Control system (ETC) Drive-by-wire
  • Fuel consumption (ADR 81/02) combined (l/100km) * Fuel consumption figures quoted are measured in accordance with Australian Design Rule 81/02 and are for comparison purposes only. Real world results may vary based on individual driving circumstances  e.g. traffic conditions, driving style, vehicle conditions, fuel quality, climatic conditions etc. Quoted figures may not reflect real world fuel consumption. 7.4
  • Type (Front) Ventilated disc brake
  • ABS 4-channel, 4-sensor ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
  • Brake booster type Tandem
  • Type (Rear) Ventilated disc brake
  • Battery type -
  • Electric Motor -
  • Valve mechanism DOHC with Dual AVCS
  • Bore x stroke (mm) 94 x 90
  • Fuel requirement (min) (RON) 91
  • Fuel system Direct injection
  • Capacity (cc) 2498
  • Engine type Direct injected, horizontally-opposed Boxer 4-cylinder, petrol engine
  • Fuel tank capacity (litres) 63
  • Compression ratio 12:1
  • Type (Rear) Double wishbone type, independent suspension
  • Type (Front) MacPherson struts, lower L-arms, coil springs, stabiliser bar
  • Gear ratio 4th 1.241
  • Lineartronic® CVT Yes
  • Final reduction gear ratio 3.900
  • Gear ratio 7th 0.557
  • Gear ratio 6th 0.746
  • Gear ratio 5th 0.979
  • Gear ratio 1st 3.601
  • Gear ratio 3rd 1.647
  • Gear ratio 2nd 2.323
  • Gear ratio - reverse 3.689
  • Maximum tow ball down load (kg) 180
  • Without trailer brakes (max) (kg) 750
  • With trailer brakes (max) (kg) 1800
  • Type (Auto) Active Torque Split
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