Compare 2005 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 $21,445 to $26,545, 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 2400 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Subaru Forester boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 24 to 30 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 68.30mm x 175.20mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2005 Subaru Forester

  • Fuel Tank: 15.9 gal

  • Wheelbase: 99.4 in

  • MPG: 23 city/30 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 8.8 sec

  • Towing: 2400 lbs

  • Towing capacity: 2400 lbs

  • Curb: 3090 lbs

  • Tires: P215/60HR16.0 RBL M+S

  • Cargo: 32 cu.ft

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 175.2 x 68.3 x 65



2005 Subaru Forester Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Subaru Forester is offered in 4 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

    • Horsepower 165 hp @ 5600 –
      210 hp @ 5600

    • Torque 166 lb-ft. –
      235 lb-ft.

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 6.9 - 8.8 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 15.2 - 16.4 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 175.2 in

    • Width 68.3 in

    • Height 65 in

    • Wheelbase 99.4 in

    • Curb Weight 3090 lbs

    • GVWR 4150 lbs

    • Towing capacity 2400 lbs

    • Turning radius 17.4 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Seats 5

    • Passenger volume 93

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 15.9 gal

    • City 19 - 23 mpg

    • Combined 22 - 27 mpg

    • Highway 24 - 30 mpg

    • Highway range 381.6 - 477 mi



Specifications

2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS L.L. Bean 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive

Exterior length
175.20 in 175.20 in 175.20 in 175.20 in
Exterior body width
68.30 in 68.30 in 68.30 in 68.30 in
Exterior height
65.00 in 65.00 in 65.00 in 65.00 in
Horsepower
165 165 165 210
Torque
166 166 166 235
Fuel economy - city
23 mpg 23 mpg 22 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel economy - highway
30 mpg 30 mpg 28 mpg 24 mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
8.80 seconds 8.80 seconds 7.90 seconds 6.90 seconds
1/4 mile time
16.40 seconds 16.40 seconds 15.90 seconds 15.20 seconds
1/4 mile speed
82 mph 82 mph 80 mph 89 mph
Lateral acceleration (g)
0.80 0.80 0.80 0.80
Slalom speed
61 mph 61 mph 61 mph 60 mph
Bore-and-Stroke
3.92/3.11 " 3.92/3.11 " 3.92/3.11 " 3.92/3.11 "
Curb weight
3090.00 lbs 3095.00 lbs 3095.00 lbs 3210.00 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
4150.00 lbs 4150.00 lbs 4150.00 lbs 4320.00 lbs
Maximum Trailer Weight
2400.00 lbs. 2400.00 lbs. 2400.00 lbs. 2400.00 lbs.
Wheelbase
99.40 in 99.40 in 99.40 in 99.40 in
Front track
58.90 " 58.90 " 58.90 " 58.90 "
Rear track
58.50 " 58.50 " 58.50 " 58.50 "
Turning radius
17.40 17.40 17.40 17.40
Front legroom
43.60 in 43.60 in 43.60 in 43.60 in
Rear legroom
33.70 in 33.70 in 33.70 in 33.70 in
Front headroom
39.80 in 39.80 in 39.00 in 39.80 in
Rear headroom
39.80 in 39.80 in 37.00 in 39.80 in
Front hip room
51.60 in 51.60 in 51.60 in 51.60 in
Rear hip room
51.60 in 51.60 in 51.60 in 51.60 in
Front shoulder room
53.50 in 53.50 in 53.50 in 53.50 in
Rear shoulder room
53.60 in 53.60 in 53.60 in 53.60 in
Luggage volume
32.00 cu.ft. 32.00 cu.ft. 29.60 cu.ft. 32.00 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max)
64.10 cu.ft. 64.10 cu.ft. 62.70 cu.ft. 64.10 cu.ft.
Passenger volume
93 cu.ft. 93 cu.ft. 91 cu.ft. 93 cu.ft.
Fuel tank
15.90 gal. 15.90 gal. 15.90 gal. 15.90 gal.
Drag coefficient
0.36 0.36 0.36 0.36

Interior Features

2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS L.L. Bean 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive

12V DC power outlet
3 3 3 3
Seatback storage pockets
1 2 2 2
Cargo Net - Pet Guard
4179 4179 4179 4179
Programmable garage door opener
2908

Exterior Features

2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS L.L. Bean 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive

Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Front tires
P215/60HR16.0 RBL M+S P215/60HR16.0 RBL M+S P215/60HR16.0 RBL M+S P215/60HR16.0 RBL M+S
Wheels
16" silver styled steel 16" silver aluminum 16" silver aluminum 16" silver aluminum
Mud flaps
3805 3805 3805
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

Seats

2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS L.L. Bean 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive

Standard seating
5 5 5 5

Entertainment System

2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS L.L. Bean 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive

Speakers
4 4 4 7

Safety and Security Features

2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS L.L. Bean 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive

Mechanical Features

2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS L.L. Bean 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive

Axle ratio
4.11 4.11 4.11 4.44
Automatic level control
4121

Other Specs

2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XS L.L. Bean 4dr All-wheel Drive

2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive

Maximum towing capacity
2400 lbs. 2400 lbs. 2400 lbs. 2400 lbs.