Fuel Economy

2013 Subaru Forester

Get Pricing
$21,295 - $29,995 Starting MSRP
2013 Subaru Forester
2013 Subaru Forester
2013 Subaru Forester
Get Pricing

Obsidian Black Pearl

Model Highlights
Fuel Economy

21 MPG Comb.

Body Type



Automatic w/Manual Shift


5 Seats

Get a New Car Quote


The Forester can be found in several different trims for 2013--base, Premium, Limited and Touring--for a total of six models. But there's quite a difference between 2.5X and 2.5XT; 2.5X models come with a 170-horsepower, 2.5L horizontally opposed...



Obsidian Black Pearl

Marine Blue Pearl

Dark Gray Metallic

Sage Green Metallic

Deep Cherry Pearl

Camellia Red Pearl

Ice Silver Metallic

Satin White Pearl


EPA Classification: Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD
Engine Order Code:
Engine Type: Turbocharged Gas Flat 4
Displacement: 2.5L/150
Fuel System: Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM: 224 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM: 226 @ 2800
Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive
Trans Order Code:
Trans Type: 4
Trans Description Cont.: Automatic w/Manual Shift
Trans Description Cont. Again:
First Gear Ratio (:1): 2.785
Second Gear Ratio (:1): 1.545
Third Gear Ratio (:1): 1.000
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1): 0.694
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1):
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1):
Reverse Ratio (:1): 2.272
Clutch Size (in):
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1): 4.111
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1):
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG): 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG): 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG): 24
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary): - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps): - TBD -
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts): - TBD -
Base Curb Weight (lbs): 3460
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs): 2400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs): 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs): 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs): 360
Suspension Type - Front: MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear: Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.):
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.):
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm):
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm):
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in): - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in): - TBD -
Brake Type: Pwr
Brake ABS System: 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ): Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ): Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in): 11.700 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in): 11.300 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ):
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in):
Front Tire Order Code:
Rear Tire Order Code:
Spare Tire Order Code:
Front Tire Size: P225/55HR17
Rear Tire Size: P225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size: T155/70D17
Front Wheel Size (in): 17 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Size (in): 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in): Compact
Front Wheel Material: Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material: Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material: - TBD -
Steering Type: Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall: 16.500
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering): 3.200
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft): 34.400
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft): N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal): 16.900
Wheelbase (in): 103.000
Length, Overall (in): 179.500
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in): 70.100
Height, Overall (in): 66.900
Track Width, Front (in): 60.200
Track Width, Rear (in): 60.200
Min Ground Clearance (in): 8.900
Rear Door Opening Height (in): 34.600
Rear Door Opening Width (in): 43.600
Liftover Height (in): 27.400
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in): 61.800
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in): 37.500
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in):
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in): - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in): 42.200
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in): 31.200
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³): 63.000
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³): 30.800
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³):
Passenger Capacity: 5
Passenger Volume (ft³): 102.100
Front Head Room (in): 40.000
Front Leg Room (in): 43.100
Front Shoulder Room (in): 56.100
Front Hip Room (in): 52.900
Second Head Room (in): 37.700
Second Leg Room (in): 38.000
Second Shoulder Room (in): 55.600
Second Hip Room (in): 52.700
Vehicle Name: Subaru Forester
Body Style: Sport Utility Vehicle
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year: 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score: 5


This model has 14 different trims.
Description2.5L/150, 224 @ 5200, Automatic w/Manual Shift

Fuel Economy

This model has 14 different trims.
City19 MPG
Hwy24 MPG
Combined21 MPG
Description2.5L/150, 224 @ 5200, Automatic w/Manual Shift

Trending Related Articles

Used Cars Near You

No Data Available

Powered by Usedcars.com

Get a Free Online Car Quote

©2023 AutoWeb, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Some content provided by and under copyright by Autodata, Inc. dba Chrome Data. © 1986-2023.