COMPARE SPECIFICATIONS

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Forester

 

  • Height adjustable rear seat headrests Yes
  • Seat belt warning lights - all seats Yes
  • Height adjustable seat belt anchors - driver and front passenger Yes
  • Rear seat headrests for 3 seating positions 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
  • 3 point A/ELR rear seat belts Yes
  • Front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters Yes
  • Height and angle adjustable front seat headrests Yes
  • Ring-shaped passenger safety cell Yes
  • 8-way power seat with dual memory - driver -
  • Reclining rear seat Yes
  • 8-way power seat - front passenger -
  • Heated seats - driver and front passenger -
  • One touch electronic folding rear seats -
  • Manual seat height lifter - driver Yes
  • 60/40 split folding rear seats Yes
  • Audio Yes
  • Paddle gear shifters Yes
  • Steering wheel controls: Yes
  • Instrument cluster Yes
  • MID Yes
  • Bluetooth® * Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG Inc. System functionality is subject to the Bluetooth® wireless technology specification of individual device. Yes
  • Adjustable steering wheel - height and telescopic Yes
  • EyeSight® Yes
  • One touch lane change indicator Yes
  • SI-Drive -
  • Sports pedals -
  • Manual mode (automatic transmission and CVT) Yes
  • MFD Yes
  • Electroluminescent gauges with colour MID Yes
  • USB connection/s (x1)
  • 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
  • 6.5" LCD touchscreen Yes
  • Digital radio (DAB+) * Digital radio station coverage dependent on vehicle location. Yes
  • Audio streaming * There may be restrictions on features available for certain models that are not fully compliant with AVCRP. Yes
  • Single CD player Yes
  • Integrated infotainment system featuring: Yes
  • 6 speakers Yes
  • Siri® compatibility * Requires compatible Siri® enabled Apple® device to be paired with the infotainment system. Yes
  • Handsfree mobile communication Yes
  • Auxiliary jack Yes
  • 8" LCD touchscreen -
  • AM/FM radio Yes
  • Voice command recognition Yes
  • Satellite navigation -
  • 8 Harman Kardon® speakers, subwoofer and amplifier * Harman Kardon® is a registered trademark of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. -
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity * Compatible Apple or Android device required. Yes
  • Rear bumper reflector(s) Yes
  • Rear LED stoplight Yes
  • LED tail lights Yes
  • Front fog lights Yes
  • Steering Responsive Headlights (SRH) Yes
  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL) LED
  • Rear combination lights Yes
  • Headlights - self-levelling LED with auto off Yes
  • Headlights - dusk-sensing 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
  • DataDotDNA® security system * DataDotDNA® is a theft deterrent not a theft prevention mechanism. Yes
  • Immobiliser security system Yes
  • Front View Monitor (FVM) -
  • Drowsiness warning -
  • Side View Monitor (SVM) -
  • Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB) -
  • Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) Yes
  • Auto Vehicle Hold (AVH) Yes
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) Yes
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control system (VDC) featuring: Yes
  • Brake Assist Yes
  • Traction Control System (TCS) Yes
  • Vision Assist featuring: Yes
  • Pedestrian alert system -
  • EyeSight® Assist Monitor Yes
  • Facial recognition -
  • Auto drivers seat adjustment -
  • Rear view reverse camera Yes
  • 4-wheel disc brakes Yes
  • Active Torque Vectoring system Yes
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Yes
  • MID display (last used) -
  • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Yes
  • Auto door mirror adjustment -
  • MFD display (last used) -
  • Electronic parking brake Yes
  • 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. -
  • Distraction warning -
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) Yes
  • Adaptive Driving Beam (ADB) -
  • Lane Change Assist (LCA) Yes
  • Climate control setting (last used) -
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) Yes
  • Seat trim colour - platinum & black Yes
  • Leather steering wheel and gear shift * Some parts of the seating or trim are not full natural leather. Yes
  • Seat trim colour - black Yes
  • Seat trim - leather accented * Some parts of the seating or trim are not full natural leather. -
  • Carpet trim - black Yes
  • Seat trim - cloth Yes
  • Cargo area carpet colour - wagon and SUV models Black
  • Shift boot (AT) Yes
  • Floor heater ducts for rear passengers Yes
  • Dual zone climate control with rear vents Yes
  • Front and side demisters Yes
  • Rear windscreen demister Electric
  • Anti-dust filter Yes
  • Preventative Safety display Yes
  • Auto Stop Start information Yes
  • Warning display Yes
  • Electrical component operating condition display Yes
  • X-Mode display Yes
  • X-Mode display Yes
  • Navigation display -
  • Driver Monitoring System (DMS) display -
  • Digital speedometer Yes
  • 6.3" LCD screen Yes
  • Outside temperature and clock display Yes
  • Eco-gauge display Yes
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System Yes
  • Multi-Information Display unit (MID) featuring: Yes
  • Fuel economy and journey information Yes
  • SI-Drive display -
  • 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
  • EyeSight® display Yes
  • Journey and fuel economy information Yes
  • EyeSight® display Yes
  • Multi-Function Display unit (MFD) featuring: Yes
  • Rear seat reminder Yes
  • Air-conditioning display Yes
  • Energy flow display -
  • Side View Monitor display -
  • 4.2" LCD screen Yes
  • Front View Monitor display -
  • Audio display Yes
  • Twin trip meter (switchable) Yes
  • Retractable cargo blind Yes
  • Overhead console - sunglass holder Yes
  • Seat back pocket - driver and front passenger side Yes
  • Front centre tray Yes
  • Cupholders - rear Yes
  • Door pockets with integrated bottle holder - front and rear Yes
  • Cupholders - centre console Yes
  • Cargo hooks Yes
  • Pull-out cargo area tie down points Yes
  • 17" alloy wheels Yes
  • Auto-dipping (passenger side) -
  • Mud guards Rear
  • Chrome look door handles -
  • Puncture repair kit -
  • Door mirrors: Yes
  • Body coloured mirrors and door handles Yes
  • Rear view reverse camera washer Yes
  • Rear door, rear quarter and rear windscreen glass Privacy Glass
  • Silver coloured mirrors -
  • Wheel arch mouldings Yes
  • 18" alloy wheels -
  • Front and rear wipers with front de-icer -
  • Shark fin antenna Yes
  • Power-folding Yes
  • Body coloured rear garnish Yes
  • Indicators Yes
  • Tail pipe cover -
  • Electric sunroof -
  • Rear window wiper Yes
  • Rear spoiler Yes
  • Roof rails Yes
  • Detachable module type windscreen wipers Yes
  • Side cladding Yes
  • Full size spare wheel Yes
  • Chrome look window sills -
  • Engine cover -
  • Heated Yes
  • Exterior grade badge -
  • Remote central locking keys (x2) Yes
  • Boot/tailgate unlock on remote central locking keys Yes
  • Black with chrome -
  • USB charge port - rear passengers 2
  • Powered rear tailgate -
  • Rear seat centre armrest Yes
  • Sunvisor extensions Yes
  • Power steering Yes
  • Smart key and push-start ignition Yes
  • Push open fuel lid Yes
  • Intermittent variable speed front windscreen wipers Yes
  • 12V/120W power jacks 3
  • Power mirrors and windows Driver & passenger window with auto
  • Sunvisors - illuminated with vanity mirrors - driver and front passenger Yes
  • Rain-sensing front windscreen wipers Yes
  • Remote central locking Yes
  • Isofix Anchor points (x2)
  • Child seat anchor points (x3) Yes
  • Rear door child locks Yes
  • Emergency Lane Keep Assist Yes
  • Auto Stop Start Yes
  • Pre-Collision Brake Assist Yes
  • EyeSight® Driver Assist system featuring: Yes
  • X-Mode Yes
  • Lane Sway Warning Yes
  • Electronic Throttle Control system (ETC) Yes
  • Lead Vehicle Start Alert Yes
  • Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-Drive): -
  • Lane Keep Assist Yes
  • Speed Limiter Yes
  • Adaptive Cruise Control Yes
  • Lane Departure Warning Yes
  • Brake Light Recognition Yes
  • Sport (S) mode -
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System Yes
  • Pre-Collision Braking System Yes
  • Intelligent (I) mode -
  • Pre-Collision Throttle Management Yes
  • Map lights (x2) LED
  • Blue interior illumination Yes
  • Cabin and cargo area lights Yes
  • Front and rear stabiliser Yes
  • Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone
  • Wheels 17"
  • Spare wheel 17"
  • Rim size 17x7J
  • Tyres (width, profile, size, load index and speed rating) 225/60 R17 99V
  • Gear ratio 5th 0.979
  • Gear ratio 7th 0.557
  • Final reduction gear ratio 3.900
  • Gear ratio 3rd 1.647
  • Gear ratio 1st 3.600
  • Lineartronic® CVT Yes
  • Gear ratio 6th 0.746
  • Gear ratio 2nd 2.323
  • Gear ratio - reverse 3.687
  • Gear ratio 4th 1.241
  • Type (Rear) Ventilated disc brake
  • ABS 4-channel, 4-sensor ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
  • Brake booster type Tandem
  • Type (Front) Ventilated disc brake
  • Overall height (mm) 1730
  • Minimum ground clearance (mm) * Ground clearance at kerb weight. 220
  • Cargo volume - rear seat up/down (litres) 498/1768
  • Overall width (mm) 1815
  • Seating capacity 5
  • Tare mass (kg) * Vehicle tare mass varies according to the types of optional equipment included. 1520
  • Front track (mm) 1565
  • Overall length (mm) 4625
  • Rear track (mm) 1570
  • Wheel base (mm) 2670
  • Type (Auto) Active Torque Split
  • With trailer brakes (max) (kg) 1500
  • Without trailer brakes (max) (kg) 750
  • Maximum tow ball down load (kg) 150
  • Type (Rear) Double wishbone type, independent suspension
  • Type (Front) MacPherson struts, lower L-arms, coil springs, stabiliser bar
  • Minimum turning circle (m) 10.8
  • Type Electric power assisted rack-and-pinion
  • Electric Motor -
  • Battery type -
  • Engine maximum power (kW/rpm) 136kW@5800rpm
  • Electric motor maximum power -
  • Engine maximum torque (Nm/rpm) 239Nm@4400rpm
  • 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
  • Electronic Throttle Control system (ETC) Drive-by-wire
  • Electric motor maximum torque -
  • C02 emissions (ADR 81/02) combined (g/km) 168
  • 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
  • Fuel system Direct injection
  • Compression ratio 12:1
  • Fuel tank capacity (litres) 63
  • Bore x stroke (mm) 94 x 90
  • Engine type Direct injected, horizontally-opposed Boxer 4-cylinder, petrol engine
  • Fuel requirement (min) (RON) 91
  • Capacity (cc) 2498
  • Valve mechanism DOHC with Dual AVCS
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