Compare 2022 Subaru Forester specifications by trim levels

Forester is a 5-seat SUV from Subaru, which first hit the market back in 1999.

With the price tag ranging from $25,895 to $35,995, the Subaru Forester faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals like Ford Escape, Honda Crosstour, Hyundai Tucson.

Overview

Wheels

Bulb Size

The Subaru Forester has a maximum towing capacity of 3000 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Subaru Forester boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 28 to 33 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 72.20mm x 182.70mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2022 Subaru Forester

  • Fuel Tank: 16.6 gal

  • Wheelbase: 105.1 in

  • MPG: 26 city/33 hwy

  • Ground clearance: 8.7 in

  • Engine: 2.5L H-4

  • Towing capacity: 1000 lbs

  • Curb: 3454 lbs

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 182.7 x 71.5 x 67.5



2022 Subaru Forester Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Subaru Forester is offered in 6 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Subaru Forester safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Subaru Forester specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style SUV

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Engine 2.5L H-4 DOHC

    • Horsepower 182 hp @ 1959

    • Torque 176 lb-ft. @ 4,400

    • Transmission Lineartronic 7-spd CVT w/OD

    • Dimensions

    • Length 182.7 in

    • Width 71.5 in

    • Height 67.5 in

    • Wheelbase 105.1 in

    • Curb Weight 3454 lbs

    • GVWR 4891 lbs

    • Towing capacity 1000 lbs

    • Ground clearance 8.7 in

    • Turning radius 17.7 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Luggage capacity 28.9 ft

    • Cargo capacity 74.2 cu.ft

    • Seats 5

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 16.6 gal

    • City 25 - 26 mpg

    • Combined 27 - 30 mpg

    • Highway 28 - 33 mpg

    • Highway range 464.8 - 547.8 mi

    • WARRANTY

    • Basic Warranty 36/36,000 mths/miles



Specifications

Base 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Premium 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Limited 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Exterior length
182.7 in 182.7 in 182.7 in 182.7 in
Exterior body width
71.5 in 71.5 in 71.5 in 71.5 in
Exterior height
67.5 in 68.1 in 68.1 in 68.1 in
Horsepower
182 hp 182 hp 182 hp 182 hp
Torque
176 lb-ft. 176 lb-ft. 176 lb-ft. 176 lb-ft.
Curb weight
3454 lbs 3528 lbs 3538 lbs 3552 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4891 lbs 4891 lbs 4891 lbs 4891 lbs
Wheelbase
105.1 in 105.1 in 105.1 in 105.1 in
Turning radius
17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 '' 17.7 ''
Ground clearance
8.7 in 8.7 in 8.7 in 8.7 in
Front legroom
43.3 in 43.3 in 43.3 in 43.3 in
Rear legroom
39.4 in 39.4 in 39.4 in 39.4 in
Front headroom
41 in 40 in 40 in 40 in
Rear headroom
40 in 38 in 38 in 38 in
Front hip room
55 in 55 in 55 in 55 in
Rear hip room
54 in 54 in 54 in 54 in
Front shoulder room
58 in 58 in 58 in 58 in
Rear shoulder room
57 in 57 in 57 in 57 in
Fuel tank
16.6 gal. 16.6 gal. 16.6 gal. 16.6 gal.

Wilderness 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Touring 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Exterior length
182.7 in 182.7 in
Exterior body width
72.2 in 71.5 in
Exterior height
68.9 in 68.1 in
Horsepower
182 hp 182 hp
Torque
176 lb-ft. 176 lb-ft.
Curb weight
3620 lbs 3594 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4891 lbs 4891 lbs
Wheelbase
107.9 in 105.1 in
Turning radius
17.7 '' 17.7 ''
Ground clearance
9.2 in 8.7 in
Front legroom
43.3 in 43.3 in
Rear legroom
39.4 in 39.4 in
Front headroom
40 in 40 in
Rear headroom
38 in 38 in
Front hip room
55 in 55 in
Rear hip room
54 in 54 in
Front shoulder room
58 in 58 in
Rear shoulder room
57 in 57 in
Fuel tank
16.6 gal. 16.6 gal.

Interior Features

Base 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Premium 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Limited 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Air conditioning, front
automatic automatic automatic dual zone automatic
Clock
in-dash in-dash in-dash in-dash
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
urethane urethane leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
12V DC power outlet
3 3 3 3
Overhead console
mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console
full full full full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power power power
Rear windows
power power power power
1-touch window up
driver driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-touch window down
driver driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Instrumentation
digital/analog digital/analog digital/analog digital/analog
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night day-night day-night day-night
Fuel door release
mechanical mechanical mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release
power power power
Seatback storage pockets
1 1 2 2
Steering wheel material
urethane leather/metal-look leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
Lighter elements
front front front front
Auxiliary visors
dual dual dual dual

Wilderness 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Touring 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Air conditioning, front
dual zone automatic dual zone automatic
Clock
in-dash in-dash
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
12V DC power outlet
3 3
Overhead console
mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console
full full
Floor mats
rubber front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power
Rear windows
power power
1-touch window up
driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-touch window down
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Instrumentation
digital/analog digital/analog
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night day-night
Fuel door release
mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release
power power
Seatback storage pockets
2 2
Steering wheel material
leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
Lighter elements
front front
Auxiliary visors
dual dual

Exterior Features

Base 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Premium 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Limited 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Antenna
fixed fixed fixed fixed
Body material
galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
black black black black
Fog/driving lights
front front front front
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
liftgate liftgate liftgate power close trunk/liftgate
Tinted windows
deep deep deep
Rear window type
fixed fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Sunroof
1st and 2nd row regular express open/close sliding glass 1st and 2nd row regular express open/close sliding glass 1st and 2nd row regular express open/close sliding glass
Spoiler
lip lip lip
Wheels
17 steel 17 machined w/painted accents aluminum 18 black aluminum 18 machined w/painted accents aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel
Rear window wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mirrors, auto dimming
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger

Wilderness 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Touring 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Antenna
fixed fixed
Body material
galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
black black
Fog/driving lights
front front
Door count
4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
liftgate power close trunk/liftgate
Tinted windows
deep deep
Rear window type
fixed fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
Sunroof
1st and 2nd row regular express open/close sliding glass 1st and 2nd row regular express open/close sliding glass
Spoiler
lip lip
Wheels
17 black aluminum 18 machined w/painted accents aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
full-size steel compact steel
Rear window wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mirrors, auto dimming
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Bodyside insert
metal-look

Seats

Base 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Premium 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Limited 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Front seat type
bucket bucket bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 5 5 5
Front driver seat direction controls
6-way 8-way power 8-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
4-way 4-way 4-way 4-way
Lumbar support
driver driver driver
Front armrests
center center center center
Front head restraints
adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats
60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench
Rear head restraints
3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim
cloth premium cloth premium cloth leather

Wilderness 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Touring 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Front seat type
bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 5
Front driver seat direction controls
8-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
4-way 8-way power
Lumbar support
driver driver
Front armrests
center center
Front head restraints
adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory
driver
Rear seats
60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench
Rear head restraints
3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim
StarTex leatherette leather

Entertainment System

Base 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Premium 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Limited 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Radio
SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player
in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
Speakers
4 6 6 6
Amplifier
576W premium 576W premium
Navigation system
yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
1 1 2 2

Wilderness 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Touring 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Radio
SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player
in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
Speakers
6 9 harman/kardon
Amplifier
576W premium 576W premium
Navigation system
yes with voice activation yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
2 2

Safety and Security Features

Base 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Premium 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Limited 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front front front
Headlights
LED low/high beam LED low/high beam LED low/high beam LED low/high beam
Exterior light control
auto on/off auto on/off auto on/off auto on/off
Door curb lights
2 2 2 2
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Airbags, knee protection
driver driver driver driver
Lane departure warning
EyeSight Lane Keep Assist EyeSight Lane Keep Assist EyeSight Lane Keep Assist EyeSight Lane Keep Assist
In-Vehicle Assistance Service
STARLINK Safety and Security (Subscription Required) STARLINK Safety and Security (Subscription Required) STARLINK Safety and Security (Subscription Required)

Wilderness 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Touring 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front
Headlights
LED low/high beam LED low/high beam
Exterior light control
auto on/off auto on/off
Door curb lights
2 2
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Airbags, knee protection
driver driver
Lane departure warning
EyeSight Lane Keep Assist EyeSight Lane Keep Assist
In-Vehicle Assistance Service
STARLINK Safety and Security (Subscription Required) STARLINK Safety and Security (Subscription Required)

Mechanical Features

Base 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Premium 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Limited 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Engine
2.5L H-4 2.5L H-4 2.5L H-4 2.5L H-4
Recommended fuel
regular unleaded regular unleaded regular unleaded regular unleaded
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
all-wheel all-wheel all-wheel all-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular regular regular regular
Front suspension type
strut strut strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type
double wishbone double wishbone double wishbone double wishbone
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil coil coil
Transmission
Lineartronic 7-spd CVT w/OD Lineartronic 7-spd CVT w/OD Lineartronic 7-spd CVT w/OD Lineartronic 7-spd CVT w/OD
Axle ratio
3.70 3.70 3.70 3.70
4WD shift
electronic electronic electronic

Wilderness 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Touring 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Engine
2.5L H-4 2.5L H-4
Recommended fuel
regular unleaded regular unleaded
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
all-wheel all-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
off-road regular
Front suspension type
strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil
Rear suspension type
double wishbone double wishbone
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil
Transmission
Lineartronic 8-spd CVT w/OD Lineartronic 7-spd CVT w/OD
Axle ratio
4.11 3.70
4WD shift
electronic electronic

Other Specs

Base 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Premium 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Limited 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Luggage capacity
28.9 cu.ft. 26.9 cu.ft. 26.9 cu.ft. 26.9 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
74.2 cu.ft. 69.1 cu.ft. 69.1 cu.ft. 69.1 cu.ft.
Base engine size
2.5 liters 2.5 liters 2.5 liters 2.5 liters
Base engine type
H-4 H-4 H-4 H-4
Horsepower rpm
5,800 5,800 5,800 5,800
Torque rpm
4,400 4,400 4,400 4,400
EPA mileage estimates
26 City / 33 Hwy 26 City / 33 Hwy 26 City / 33 Hwy 26 City / 33 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front front front front
Lighting - dome light
fade fade fade fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts
front front front front
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Tires
P225/60HR17.0 BSW AS P225/60HR17.0 BSW AS P225/55HR18.0 BSW AS P225/55HR18.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Bodyside moldings
body-colored body-colored body-colored body-colored
Maximum towing capacity
1,500 lbs. 1,500 lbs. 1,500 lbs. 1,500 lbs.

Wilderness 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Touring 4dr All-Wheel Drive

Luggage capacity
26.9 cu.ft. 26.9 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
69.1 cu.ft. 69.1 cu.ft.
Base engine size
2.5 liters 2.5 liters
Base engine type
H-4 H-4
Horsepower rpm
5,800 5,800
Torque rpm
4,400 4,400
EPA mileage estimates
25 City / 28 Hwy 26 City / 33 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front front
Lighting - dome light
fade fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts
front front
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
36/36,000 36/36,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
36/36,000 36/36,000
Tires
P225/60TR17.0 RWL AT P225/55HR18.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent
Bodyside moldings
body-colored body-colored
Maximum towing capacity
3,000 lbs. 1,500 lbs.