COMPARE SPECIFICATIONS

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

 

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