COMPARE SPECIFICATIONS

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

 

  • Front and side demisters
    Yes
  • Floor heater ducts for rear passengers
    Yes
  • Dual zone climate control with rear vents
    Yes
  • Anti-dust filter
    Yes
  • Rear windscreen demister
    Electric
  • Steering wheel controls:
    Yes
  • Paddle gear shifters
    Yes
  • SI-Drive
    -
  • One touch lane change indicator
    Yes
  • EyeSight®
    Yes
  • Adjustable steering wheel - height and telescopic
    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
  • Electroluminescent gauges with colour MID
    Yes
  • MID
    Yes
  • Manual mode (automatic transmission and CVT)
    Yes
  • Sports pedals
    -
  • Instrument cluster
    Yes
  • MFD
    Yes
  • Adaptive Driving Beam (ADB)
    -
  • Auto drivers seat adjustment
    -
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
    Yes
  • Vision Assist featuring:
    Yes
  • Auto door mirror adjustment
    -
  • Drowsiness warning
    -
  • MID display (last used)
    -
  • MFD display (last used)
    -
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
    Yes
  • Facial recognition
    -
  • Side View Monitor (SVM)
    -
  • Active Torque Vectoring system
    Yes
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control system (VDC) featuring:
    Yes
  • Electronic parking brake
    Yes
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
    Yes
  • Auto Vehicle Hold (AVH)
    Yes
  • Blind Spot Monitor (BSM)
    Yes
  • Front View Monitor (FVM)
    -
  • EyeSight® Assist Monitor
    Yes
  • Driver Monitoring System - Driver Focus featuring: * Driver Monitoring System performance and capability dependent on environmental and technical conditions. Refer to Owner’s Manual for full details.
    -
  • Pedestrian alert system
    -
  • Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB)
    -
  • Distraction warning
    -
  • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD)
    Yes
  • Rear view reverse camera
    Yes
  • Lane Change Assist (LCA)
    Yes
  • Brake Assist
    Yes
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
    Yes
  • 4-wheel disc brakes
    Yes
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    Yes
  • Climate control setting (last used)
    -
  • Headlights - dusk-sensing
    Yes
  • Rear LED stoplight
    Yes
  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
    LED
  • Headlights - self-levelling LED with auto off
    Yes
  • Front fog lights
    Yes
  • Rear bumper reflector(s)
    Yes
  • Steering Responsive Headlights (SRH)
    Yes
  • LED tail lights
    Yes
  • Rear combination lights
    Yes
  • Door pockets with integrated bottle holder - front and rear
    Yes
  • Seat back pocket - driver and front passenger side
    Yes
  • Overhead console - sunglass holder
    Yes
  • Front centre tray
    Yes
  • Cupholders - centre console
    Yes
  • Retractable cargo blind
    Yes
  • Cupholders - rear
    Yes
  • Pull-out cargo area tie down points
    Yes
  • Cargo hooks
    Yes
  • Remote central locking keys (x2)
    Yes
  • Sunvisors - illuminated with vanity mirrors - driver and front passenger
    Yes
  • Remote central locking
    Yes
  • Smart key and push-start ignition
    Yes
  • Power mirrors and windows
    Driver & passenger window with auto
  • Power steering
    Yes
  • Push open fuel lid
    Yes
  • Rear seat centre armrest
    Yes
  • Sunvisor extensions
    Yes
  • Boot/tailgate unlock on remote central locking keys
    Yes
  • USB charge port - rear passengers
    2
  • Powered rear tailgate
    -
  • Auto door lock/unlock
    Yes
  • Intermittent variable speed front windscreen wipers
    Yes
  • Rain-sensing front windscreen wipers
    Yes
  • 12V/120W power jacks
    3
  • Speed Limiter
    Yes
  • Pre-Collision Throttle Management
    Yes
  • Brake Light Recognition
    Yes
  • Pre-Collision Brake Assist
    Yes
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
    Yes
  • Lead Vehicle Start Alert
    Yes
  • Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-Drive):
    -
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Yes
  • Lane Sway Warning
    Yes
  • Pre-Collision Braking System
    Yes
  • X-Mode
    Yes
  • Auto Stop Start
    Yes
  • Electronic Throttle Control system (ETC)
    Yes
  • Intelligent (I) mode
    -
  • Sport (S) mode
    -
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Yes
  • Emergency Lane Keep Assist
    Yes
  • EyeSight® Driver Assist system featuring:
    Yes
  • Lane Keep Assist
    Yes
  • Cabin and cargo area lights
    Yes
  • Blue interior illumination
    Yes
  • Map lights (x2)
    LED
  • Isofix Anchor points
    (x2)
  • Rear door child locks
    Yes
  • Child seat anchor points (x3)
    Yes
  • Front and rear stabiliser
    Yes
  • One touch electronic folding rear seats
    Yes
  • 8-way power seat with dual memory - driver
    -
  • Manual seat height lifter - driver
    Yes
  • Reclining rear seat
    Yes
  • 60/40 split folding rear seats
    Yes
  • Heated seats - driver and front passenger
    -
  • 8-way power seat - front passenger
    -
  • 8" LCD touchscreen
    -
  • Integrated infotainment system featuring:
    Yes
  • Audio streaming * There may be restrictions on features available for certain models that are not fully compliant with AVCRP.
    Yes
  • Voice command recognition
    Yes
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity * Compatible Apple® or AndroidTM device required.
    Yes
  • Siri® compatibility * Requires compatible Siri® enabled Apple® device to be paired with the infotainment system.
    Yes
  • 8 Harman Kardon® speakers, subwoofer and amplifier * Harman Kardon® is a registered trademark of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated.
    -
  • Digital radio (DAB+) * Digital radio station coverage dependent on vehicle location.
    Yes
  • Satellite navigation
    -
  • USB connection/s
    (x1)
  • AM/FM radio
    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
  • 6 speakers
    Yes
  • Auxiliary jack
    Yes
  • 6.5" LCD touchscreen
    Yes
  • Handsfree mobile communication
    Yes
  • Single CD player
    Yes
  • Height and angle adjustable front seat headrests
    Yes
  • Height adjustable seat belt anchors - driver and front passenger
    Yes
  • Rear seat headrests for 3 seating positions
    Yes
  • Front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters
    Yes
  • Height adjustable rear seat headrests
    Yes
  • 3 point A/ELR rear seat belts
    Yes
  • Ring-shaped passenger safety cell
    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
  • 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
  • Side View Monitor display
    -
  • Journey and fuel economy information
    Yes
  • Navigation display
    -
  • X-Mode display
    Yes
  • X-Mode display
    Yes
  • Audio display
    Yes
  • Fuel economy and journey information
    Yes
  • Digital speedometer
    Yes
  • Front View Monitor display
    -
  • Multi-Information Display unit (MID) featuring:
    Yes
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
    Yes
  • Air-conditioning display
    Yes
  • EyeSight® display
    Yes
  • SI-Drive display
    -
  • Twin trip meter (switchable)
    Yes
  • 4.2" LCD screen
    Yes
  • Energy flow display
    -
  • 6.3" LCD screen
    Yes
  • Driver Monitoring System (DMS) display
    -
  • Rear seat reminder
    Yes
  • Auto Stop Start information
    Yes
  • Electrical component operating condition display
    Yes
  • Multi-Function Display unit (MFD) featuring:
    Yes
  • Preventative Safety 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
  • Eco-gauge display
    Yes
  • EyeSight® display
    Yes
  • Outside temperature and clock display
    Yes
  • Warning display
    Yes
  • Seat trim colour - grey & black
    -
  • Carpet trim - black
    Yes
  • Shift boot (AT)
    Yes
  • Leather steering wheel and gear shift * Some parts of the seating or trim are not full natural leather.
    Yes
  • Cargo area carpet colour - wagon and SUV models
    Black
  • Seat trim colour - platinum & 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 - cloth
    Yes
  • Seat trim colour - black
    Yes
  • Seat trim - leather accented * Some parts of the seating or trim are not full natural leather.
    -
  • 17" alloy wheels
    Yes
  • Rear spoiler
    Yes
  • Puncture repair kit
    -
  • Electric sunroof
    -
  • Full size spare wheel
    Yes
  • Tail pipe cover
    -
  • Shark fin antenna
    Yes
  • Power-folding
    Yes
  • Engine cover
    -
  • Rear window wiper
    Yes
  • Side cladding
    Yes
  • Wheel arch mouldings
    Yes
  • Indicators
    Yes
  • Exterior grade badge
    -
  • Mud guards
    Rear
  • Body coloured rear garnish
    Yes
  • Rear view reverse camera washer
    Yes
  • Heated
    Yes
  • Silver coloured mirrors
    -
  • Rear door, rear quarter and rear windscreen glass
    Privacy Glass
  • Auto-dipping (passenger side)
    -
  • Position memory
    -
  • Chrome look window sills
    -
  • Chrome look door handles
    -
  • Body coloured mirrors and door handles
    Yes
  • 18" alloy wheels
    -
  • Roof rails
    Yes
  • Front and rear wipers with front de-icer
    -
  • Detachable module type windscreen wipers
    Yes
  • Door mirrors:
    Yes
  • Immobiliser security system
    Yes
  • Minimum turning circle (m) 10.8
  • Type Electric power assisted rack-and-pinion
  • Rim size 17x7J
  • Wheels 17"
  • Spare wheel 17"
  • Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone
  • Tyres (width, profile, size, load index and speed rating) 225/60 R17 99V
  • Gear ratio 2nd 2.323
  • Gear ratio 5th 0.979
  • Final reduction gear ratio 3.900
  • Gear ratio 6th 0.746
  • Gear ratio 1st 3.601
  • Gear ratio 4th 1.241
  • Gear ratio 7th 0.557
  • Gear ratio - reverse 3.689
  • Gear ratio 3rd 1.647
  • Lineartronic® CVT Yes
  • Type (Rear) Double wishbone type, independent suspension
  • Type (Front) MacPherson struts, lower L-arms, coil springs, stabiliser bar
  • Engine maximum power (kW/rpm) 136kW@5800rpm
  • C02 emissions (ADR 81/02) combined (g/km) For comparison purposes only. Real world results may vary. * Fuel consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emission 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 modifications, fuel quality, climatic conditions etc. Quoted figures may not reflect real world fuel consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. 168
  • 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
  • Engine maximum torque (Nm/rpm) 239Nm@4400rpm
  • Electric motor maximum power -
  • 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 torque -
  • 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
  • Electronic Throttle Control system (ETC) Drive-by-wire
  • Type (Auto) Active Torque Split
  • With trailer brakes (max) (kg) * Towing capacity is subject to regulatory requirements, tow bar and vehicle design and towing equipment limitations. Requires fitment of optional tow bar accessory. Ask your Retailer for details of Genuine Subaru tow bar capacity and availability details. Always refer to your Owner’s Manual for towing instructions. 1800
  • Maximum tow ball down load (kg) * Towing capacity is subject to regulatory requirements, tow bar and vehicle design and towing equipment limitations. Requires fitment of optional tow bar accessory. Ask your Retailer for details of Genuine Subaru tow bar capacity and availability details. Always refer to your Owner’s Manual for towing instructions. 180
  • Without trailer brakes (max) (kg) * Towing capacity is subject to regulatory requirements, tow bar and vehicle design and towing equipment limitations. Requires fitment of optional tow bar accessory. Ask your Retailer for details of Genuine Subaru tow bar capacity and availability details. Always refer to your Owner’s Manual for towing instructions. 750
  • Type (Rear) Ventilated disc brake
  • ABS 4-channel, 4-sensor ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
  • Brake booster type Tandem
  • Type (Front) Ventilated disc brake
  • Battery type -
  • Electric Motor -
  • Bore x stroke (mm) 94 x 90
  • Capacity (cc) 2498
  • Fuel requirement (min) (RON) 91
  • Fuel system Direct injection
  • Fuel tank capacity (litres) 63
  • Engine type Direct injected, horizontally-opposed Boxer 4-cylinder, petrol engine
  • Valve mechanism DOHC with Dual AVCS
  • Compression ratio 12:1
  • Front track (mm) 1565
  • Overall length (mm) 4625
  • Minimum ground clearance (mm) * Ground clearance at kerb weight. 220
  • Overall height (mm) 1730
  • Wheel base (mm) 2670
  • Rear track (mm) 1570
  • Overall width (mm) 1815
  • Seating capacity 5
  • Cargo volume - rear seat up/down (litres) 498/1060 (1768 to ceiling)
  • Tare mass (kg) * Vehicle tare mass varies according to the types of optional equipment included. 1521
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