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Subaru Forester Curb Weight. Select the year

Reduced car weight and especially its amount is one of the aspects that is often mentioned in the vehicle's reviews when a new generation of Subaru Forester hits the market. Automotive experts have long admitted the constant attempts to decrease the average curb weight of the car simply by using lightweight materials. This is no wonder because lighter cars drive faster, become more fuel efficient, have better acceleration times and potentially can boost the sales.

On the other hand, automakers have to stick to certain car weight limits that meet the requirements of the corresponding class. It is important here not to confuse the terms of curb weight of Forester and its gross weight. Curb weight measures the weight of the car with all of the standard equipment and amenities while passengers, cargo or any other separately loaded items are not taken into consideration.

Forester Curb vs Gross weight

How much does a Subaru Forester weigh?

Curb weight is the overall mass of the "empty" vehicle with standard equipment excluding the weight of passengers and cargo.

Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) is the consolidated weight of the vehicle itself and all the passengers sitting inside and cargo items in total.

Photo 2021 Subaru Forester
2021 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight Payload Capacity
[47141] Base 4dr All-wheel Drive 3449 lbs. 4891 lbs. 1442 lbs.
[47142] Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3522 lbs. 4891 lbs. 1369 lbs.
[47143] Sport 4dr All-wheel Drive 3531 lbs. 4891 lbs. 1360 lbs.
[47144] Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3542 lbs. 4891 lbs. 1349 lbs.
[47145] Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3589 lbs. 4891 lbs. 1302 lbs.

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Subaru Forester models weight across years

Photo 2020 Subaru Forester
2020 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
Base 4dr All-wheel Drive 3449 lbs. (1564 kg) 4891 lbs. (2218 kg)
Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3522 lbs. (1597 kg) 4891 lbs. (2218 kg)
Sport 4dr All-wheel Drive 3531 lbs. (1601 kg) 4891 lbs. (2218 kg)
Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3542 lbs. (1606 kg) 4891 lbs. (2218 kg)
Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3589 lbs. (1627 kg) 4891 lbs. (2218 kg)
Photo 2019 Subaru Forester
2019 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
Base 4dr All-wheel Drive 3449 lbs. (1564 kg) 4900 lbs. (2222 kg)
Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3516 lbs. (1594 kg) 4900 lbs. (2222 kg)
Sport 4dr All-wheel Drive 3531 lbs. (1601 kg) 4900 lbs. (2222 kg)
Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3541 lbs. (1606 kg) 4900 lbs. (2222 kg)
Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3588 lbs. (1627 kg) 4900 lbs. (2222 kg)
Photo 2018 Subaru Forester
2018 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive
2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive
2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive
2.0XT Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive
2.5i Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive
2.0XT Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive

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Photo 2017 Subaru Forester
2017 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.0XT Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 4652 lbs. (2110 kg)
2.5i Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.0XT Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 4652 lbs. (2110 kg)

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Photo 2016 Subaru Forester
2016 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive 3296 lbs. (1495 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3318 lbs. (1505 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3419 lbs. (1550 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5i Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3444 lbs. (1562 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.0XT Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3624 lbs. (1643 kg) 4652 lbs. (2110 kg)
2.0XT Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3651 lbs. (1656 kg) 4652 lbs. (2110 kg)

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Photo 2015 Subaru Forester
2015 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3285 lbs. (1490 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive 3296 lbs. (1495 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3419 lbs. (1550 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5i Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3433 lbs. (1557 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.0XT Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3624 lbs. (1643 kg) 4652 lbs. (2110 kg)
2.0XT Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3651 lbs. (1656 kg) 4652 lbs. (2110 kg)

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Photo 2014 Subaru Forester
2014 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5i Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3285 lbs. (1490 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5i 4dr All-wheel Drive 3296 lbs. (1495 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5i Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3419 lbs. (1550 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5i Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3433 lbs. (1557 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.0XT Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3624 lbs. (1643 kg) 4652 lbs. (2110 kg)
2.0XT Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3651 lbs. (1656 kg) 4652 lbs. (2110 kg)

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Photo 2013 Subaru Forester
2013 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3250 lbs. (1474 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3300 lbs. (1496 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3360 lbs. (1524 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3360 lbs. (1524 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5XT Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3450 lbs. (1564 kg) 4525 lbs. (2052 kg)
2.5XT Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3460 lbs. (1569 kg) 4525 lbs. (2052 kg)

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Photo 2012 Subaru Forester
2012 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3250 lbs. (1474 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3300 lbs. (1496 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3360 lbs. (1524 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3360 lbs. (1524 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5XT Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3450 lbs. (1564 kg) 4525 lbs. (2052 kg)
2.5XT Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3460 lbs. (1569 kg) 4525 lbs. (2052 kg)

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Photo 2011 Subaru Forester
2011 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3250 lbs. (1474 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3300 lbs. (1496 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3360 lbs. (1524 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3360 lbs. (1524 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5XT Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3450 lbs. (1564 kg) 4525 lbs. (2052 kg)
2.5XT Touring 4dr All-wheel Drive 3460 lbs. (1569 kg) 4525 lbs. (2052 kg)

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Photo 2010 Subaru Forester
2010 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3250 lbs. (1474 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3300 lbs. (1496 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3360 lbs. (1524 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5XT Premium 4dr All-wheel Drive 3440 lbs. (1560 kg) 4525 lbs. (2052 kg)
2.5XT Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3460 lbs. (1569 kg) 4525 lbs. (2052 kg)
Photo 2009 Subaru Forester
2009 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3250 lbs. (1474 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X L.L. Bean Edition 4dr All-wheel Drive 3300 lbs. (1496 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5X Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3300 lbs. (1496 kg) 4480 lbs. (2032 kg)
2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive 3440 lbs. (1560 kg) 4525 lbs. (2052 kg)
2.5XT Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3440 lbs. (1560 kg) 4525 lbs. (2052 kg)
Photo 2008 Subaru Forester
2008 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3140 lbs. (1424 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
Sports 2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3140 lbs. (1424 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
2.5X L.L. Bean Edition 4dr All-wheel Drive 3205 lbs. (1453 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
Sports 2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive 3320 lbs. (1505 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
2.5XT Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3320 lbs. (1505 kg) 4320 lbs. (1959 kg)
Photo 2007 Subaru Forester
2007 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3140 lbs. (1424 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
Sports 2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3140 lbs. (1424 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
2.5X L.L. Bean Edition 4dr All-wheel Drive 3205 lbs. (1453 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
2.5XT Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3320 lbs. (1505 kg) 4320 lbs. (1959 kg)
Sports 2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive 3320 lbs. (1505 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
Photo 2006 Subaru Forester
2006 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3090 lbs. (1401 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
2.5X L.L. Bean Edition 4dr All-wheel Drive 3095 lbs. (1403 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
2.5XT Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive 3210 lbs. (1456 kg) 4320 lbs. (1959 kg)
Photo 2005 Subaru Forester
2005 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3090 lbs. (1401 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
2.5XS 4dr All-wheel Drive 3095 lbs. (1403 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
2.5XS L.L. Bean 4dr All-wheel Drive 3095 lbs. (1403 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive 3210 lbs. (1456 kg) 4320 lbs. (1959 kg)
Photo 2004 Subaru Forester
2004 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
2.5X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3090 lbs. (1401 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
2.5XS 4dr All-wheel Drive 3095 lbs. (1403 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
2.5XT 4dr All-wheel Drive 3210 lbs. (1456 kg) 4320 lbs. (1959 kg)
Photo 2003 Subaru Forester
2003 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
X 4dr All-wheel Drive 3090 lbs. (1401 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
XS 4dr All-wheel Drive 3095 lbs. (1403 kg) 4150 lbs. (1882 kg)
Photo 2002 Subaru Forester
2002 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
L 4dr All-wheel Drive 3140 lbs. (1424 kg) 4120 lbs. (1868 kg)
S 4dr All-wheel Drive 3140 lbs. (1424 kg) 4175 lbs. (1893 kg)
Photo 2001 Subaru Forester
2001 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
L 4dr All-wheel Drive 3140 lbs. (1424 kg) 4120 lbs. (1868 kg)
S 4dr All-wheel Drive 3140 lbs. (1424 kg) 4175 lbs. (1893 kg)
Photo 2000 Subaru Forester
2000 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
L 4dr All-wheel Drive 3125 lbs. (1417 kg)
S 4dr All-wheel Drive 3125 lbs. (1417 kg)
Photo 1999 Subaru Forester
1999 Subaru Forester weight by trims Curb weight Gross weight
Base 4dr All-wheel Drive 3058 lbs. (1387 kg)
L 4dr All-wheel Drive 3058 lbs. (1387 kg)
S 4dr All-wheel Drive 3058 lbs. (1387 kg)


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