2016 Subaru Forester

2016 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring2016 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring
2016 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited2016 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited
2016 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring2016 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
2016 Subaru Forester 2.5i / 2.5i Premium2016 Subaru Forester 2.5i / 2.5i Premium
2016 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Premium2016 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Premium

Exterior

2016 Subaru Forester Exterior Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions

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

2016 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 3296 - 3624 lbs.

Interior

2016 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
2016 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
2016 Forester - Cargo Area

Cargo Volume Behind Second Row Seats

31.5 - 34.4 ft3

2016 Forester seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only two measurements - legs and head - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on shoulders. 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. Cargo volume behind second-row seats is larger than average among its peers with 31.5 - 34.4 cu. ft.

Full Specifications

Trim

2016 Forester 2.5i PZEV

2016 Forester 2.5i Premium PZEV

2016 Forester 2.5i Limited PZEV

2016 Forester 2.0XT Premium

2016 Forester 2.5i Touring PZEV

2016 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$22,395$25,295$28,795$29,195$30,795$33,795
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
Highway28 MPG28 MPG31 MPG27 MPG31 MPG27 MPG
Combined25 MPG25 MPG27 MPG25 MPG27 MPG25 MPG
Annual Fuel Cost$1,550$1,550$1,450$1,950$1,450$1,950

2016 Forester SUV comes in six trim levels, with an average price that is $445 more 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

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Front Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Side Pole Crash Rating
  • Complaints: 59
  • Recalls: 1

2016 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 fifty-nine complaints, which is less than the average for its rivals. There is also one recall issued by Subaru, which by itself is a relatively low number.

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