2015 Subaru Forester

Exterior

Exterior Dimensions

  • Width: -
  • Width W/O Mirrors: 70.7 in
  • Length: 180.9 in
  • Height: 66.4 - 68.2 in
  • Wheelbase: 103.9 in

2015 Forester has a relatively short wheelbase ( 103.9 in) on a narrower body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 3285 - 3651 lbs.

Interior

2015 Forester - First Row

First Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 43.0 inHip Room: 53.9 inHead Room: 40.0 - 41.4 inShoulder Room: 57.0 in
2015 Forester - Second Row

Second Row Dimensions

Leg Room: 38.0 inHip Room: 53.0 inHead Room: 37.5 - 39.8 inShoulder Room: 56.5 in
2015 Forester - Cargo Area

Trunk Volume

31.5 - 34.4 ft3

2015 Forester seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only three measurements - legs, shoulders, and head. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Forester ia a class-leader on only two measurements - shoulders and head - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on legs and hips.

Full Specifications

Trim

2015 Forester 2.5i PZEV

2015 Forester 2.5i Premium PZEV

2015 Forester 2.5i Limited PZEV

2015 Forester 2.0XT Premium

2015 Forester 2.5i Touring PZEV

2015 Forester 2.0XT Touring

Configuration
  • 2.5 L, Man, AWD
  • 2.5 L, Auto, AWD
  • 2.5 L, Man, AWD
  • 2.5 L, Auto, AWD
  • 2.5 L, Auto, AWD
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, AWD
  • 2.5 L, Auto, AWD
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, AWD
Starging MSRP$22,195$24,595$28,095$28,495$30,095$33,095
Engine2.5L Flat-42.5L Flat-42.5L Flat-42.0L Flat-4 Turbo2.5L Flat-42.0L Flat-4 Turbo
HP170 hp170 hp170 hp250 hp170 hp250 hp
DrivetrainAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
City22 MPG22 MPG24 MPG23 MPG24 MPG23 MPG
Highway29 MPG29 MPG32 MPG28 MPG32 MPG28 MPG
Combined25 MPG25 MPG27 MPG25 MPG27 MPG25 MPG
Annual Fuel Cost

2015 Forester SUV comes in six trim levels, with an average price that is $50 less compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average more powerful engine, Forester has higher-than-average combined fuel economy of 26 mpg.

Safety

2015 Subaru Forester Front Crash Test
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Front Crash Rating
2015 Subaru Forester Side Crash Test
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Side Crash Rating
2015 Subaru Forester Side Pole Crash Test
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Side Pole Crash Rating
  • Complaints: 345
  • Recalls: 3

2015 Forester SUV has a 5-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, which is higher than the average among other competing models. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed three hundred and forty-five complaints, which is more than the average for its rivals. There are also three recalls issued by Subaru, which by itself is a relatively high number.

Competition

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Last updated on Jul 13, 2018 - 19:00:18 ET
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