2009 SUBARU FORESTER SPECIFICATONS

 

Engine 2.5X Models 2.5XT Models
Configuration 4-cylinder, horizontally opposed (Boxer); aluminum cylinder block and heads with forged steel cylinder liners 4-cylinder, horizontally opposed (Boxer), turbocharged/intercooled, specially reinforced die-cast aluminum semi-closed deck cylinder block with integral cast iron cylinder liners, aluminum heads
Displacement    
  2,457 cc (150 cu in)
Bore x stroke 99.5 mm x 79.0 mm (3.92 in x 3.11 in)
Compression ratio 10.0:1 8.4:1
Horsepower 170 @ 6,000 rpm (PZEV: same) 224 @ 5,200 rpm
Torque lb-ft 170 @ 4,400 rpm (PZEV: same) 226 @ 2,800 rpm
Valvetrain Single Overhead Camshaft (SOHC), 4 valves per cylinder, belt-driven camshafts, i-Active Valve Lift System variable valve lift technology Double overhead belt-driven camshafts (DOHC), four valves per cylinder, Subaru Active Valve Control System (AVCS) variable valve timing
Fuel/induction Sequential multi-port fuel injection (MFI); Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system Sequential multi-port fuel injection (MFI), Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system, turbocharger with intercooler
Fuel requirement Regular: 87 AKI min. Premium: 91 AKI min.
Ignition Distributorless Direct
Firing order 1-3-2-4
Emission control system Tier 2 BIN 5 Low Emission Vehicle (LEV II) standard, 50-state certified; PZEV in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Washington, and Vermont – PZEV available nationwide
Alternator rating 12v, 90 amps 12v, 110 amps
Drivetrain  
Transmission 5-speed manual with incline start assist (standard for 2.5X and 2.5X Premium)
4-speed electronic direct-control automatic with lockup torque converter and SPORTSHIFT (standard for 2.5XT models and 2.5X L.L.Bean Edition, optional for 2.5X models)
M/T AWD System Continuous All-Wheel Drive with viscous-coupling locking center differential
A/T AWD System Active All-Wheel Drive with electronically managed continuously variable hydraulic transfer clutch
Stability/traction control Standard for all: Vehicle Dynamics Control with all-wheel, all-speed traction control and Electronic Limited Slip Differential function
Transmission ratios 5-speed manual 4-speed automatic
1 3.454 2.785
2 2.062 1.545
3 1.448 1.000
4 1.088 0.694
5 0.780
R 3.333 2.272
Final drive ratio 4.11 4.44
Chassis DC unitized body construction, ring-shaped frame reinforcement safety structure
Suspension 4-wheel independent, heavy-duty raised
Front MacPherson-type struts with internal rebound springs, lower L-arms, coil springs and stabilizer bar
Rear Double wishbone with subframe
Brakes Power-assisted with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and 4-channel/4-sensor ABS and Brake Assist
Front 11.7-inch discs, ventilated, dual-piston calipers
Rear 11.3-inch discs, single-piston calipers
Steering Rack-and-pinion with engine-speed controlled variable power assist
Ratio Pending
Turns, lock-to-lock Pending
Turning circle 34.4 ft
Wheels 2.5X base: 16 x 6.5JJ styled steel with full wheel covers
All others: 17 x 7.0 JJ aluminum alloy
Tires 2.5X base: 215/60 R16 96H Bridgestone® Dueler? H/T 687 M+S all-season
All others: 225/55 R17 95H Yokohama Geolandar G95 M+S all-season
Exterior Dimensions  
Wheelbase 103.0 in
Length 179.5 in
Width 70.1 in (79.0 in with mirrors)
Height 2.5X base: 65.9 in
All others: 66.9 in (includes roof rails)
Track (front/rear) 60.2 in/60.2 in
Ground clearance 2.5X models: 8.7 in
2.5XT models: 8.9 in
Angle of approach 24.8 deg
Angle of departure 24.8 deg
Ramp breakover angle 20.8 deg
Curb weight (lbs) 5-speed manual 4-speed automatic
2.5X 3,250 3,300
2.5X Premium Package 3,300 3,340
L.L.Bean Edition 3,360
2.5XT 3,440
2.5XT Limited 3,460
Interior Dimensions  
Headroom (front/rear) 41.6 in/40.4 in
With moonroof: 40.0 in/37.7 in
Legroom (front/rear) 43.1 in/38.0 in
Hip room (front/rear) 52.9 in/52.7 in
Shoulder room (front/rear) 56.1 in/55.6 in
EPA passenger volume 107.6 cu ft
With moonroof: 102.1 cu ft
Maximum load-floor length Rear seatback up: 37.5 in/rear seatback down: 61.8 in
Cargo area height 33.9 in
With moonroof: 31.2 in
Cargo area liftover height 27.4 in
Width between wheelhouses 42.2 in
Cargo volume Rear seatbacks up: 33.5 cu ft/rear seatbacks down: 68.3 cu ft
With moonroof: 30.8 cu ft/63.0 cu ft
Towing capacity Rear seatbacks up: 33.5 cu ft/rear seatbacks down: 68.3 cu ft
With moonroof: 30.8 cu ft/63.0 cu ft
Fuel Efficiency 5-speed manual 4-speed automatic
EPA city mpg 2.5X models: 20
2.5XT models: 19
2.5X models: 20
2.5XT models: 19
EPA highway mpg 2.5X models: 26
2.5XT models: 24
2.5X models: 26
2.5XT models: 24
Fuel capacity 16.9 gal


Specifications are preliminary and subject to change.

 

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