Subaru Forester Specs & Dimensions

Technical data

External dimensions

Subaru Forester dimensions diagram 4,640 mm 1,815 mm mm
Values shown are maximum dimensions
Number of doors
5
Turning circle
10.8 m
Wheelbase
2.67 m

Internal dimensions

Number of seats
5
Boot (seats up)
509 L
Boot (seats down)
1,071 L

Transmission and fuel

Transmission
Automatic
Battery capacity
0.57 kWh

Trims and engines

Forester

Photo is for illustrative purposes

Forester XE

RRP £37,995

Carwow price from

£35,458

Standard equipment includes automatic LED headlights with high beam assist and front and rear fog lights. Inside you'll find a leather steering wheel and gear knob, fabric seats with heating for front passengers, and dual-zone climate control. All Foresters have EyeSight, Subaru's assistance system package, which includes adaptive cruise control.

XE standard equipment

  • Front centre armrest
  • Heated front seats
  • Cloth upholstery
  • Luggage hooks
  • Centre console storage box
  • Front map lights
  • Illuminated driver/passenger vanity mirrors
  • Steering column support beam
  • Cupholders - 2 in rear centre armrest
  • Overhead console
  • Rear seat heater ducts
  • Door pockets with bottle holder
  • Front head restraints
  • Aluminium pedals
  • Luggage area lamp
  • Tilt/telescopic adjustable steering wheel
  • Seat back pockets
  • Defroster vents for front and side windows
  • 2 cupholders in front centre console
  • Paddle shift controls
  • 8 way power adjust front passenger seat
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat
  • Driver seat memory function
  • 3 seat bench in 2nd row
  • Retractable parcel shelf
  • Dual zone automatic air conditioning system with anti-dust filter
  • Three 12-Volt power outlets in instrument panel, centre console box and boot
  • Boot hooks
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
  • Side door reinforcement beams
  • Rear seat headrests for 3 seating positions
  • 8 way power adjustable drivers seat
  • ISOFIX adapted child seat anchors with tether anchors
  • Full model change
  • One-touch folding and reclining rear seats
  • LED interior lighting
  • Single front passenger seat
  • Heated door mirrors
  • Body colour bumpers
  • Windscreen wiper de-icer
  • Third brake light
  • Automatic dimming rear view mirror
  • Intermittent front and rear wash/wipe
  • Roof spoiler
  • Heated rear window with timer
  • Silver roof rails
  • Daytime running lights
  • Pop-up headlight washers
  • High beam assist
  • LED front fog lights
  • Shark fin antenna
  • Steering responsive headlights
  • Rear fog lights
  • Automatic rain sensing windscreen wipers
  • Power windows with drivers side front window auto up/down function with pinch protection
  • UV protection glass in windscreen and front side windows
  • Front sports bumper
  • Automatic LED headlights with auto leveliser
  • Towing VDC
  • Subaru global platform
  • Power folding silver door mirrors with built-in LED indicators
  • Rear side wing doors
  • Service interval indicator
  • Speed sensitive power steering
  • Tailgate
  • Seatbelt indicator light
  • Reversing camera
  • Driver monitoring system
  • Speed limiter
  • Bluetooth Handsfree Phone Connection
  • Apple car play/Android Auto
  • Voice recognition
  • Start/stop system
  • E-call
  • SI-Drive (Subaru Intelligent Drive) intelligent mode & sport mode
  • Fuel lid lock release
  • 4.3" LCD multi information display - fuel economy, Eco-evaluation, active safety, clock/outside temperature and self check
  • Subaru rear vehicle detection - blind spot monitoring, lane change assist, rear cross traffic alert
  • 8" Multifunction colour touch screen
  • Side view monitor
  • Eye sight assist monitor
  • EyeSight - ADC, pre-collision brake/throttle, lane sway/depart warn&prevent, Emerg lane keep assist+Auto steer+lead vehicle start alert+lane centering
  • Gesture based temperature setting adjustment
  • E-Active shift
  • 17" Alloy wheels
  • Tyre repair kit
  • Three 3 point rear seatbelts
  • Hill descent control
  • 4 channel Anti-lock Brake System
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution + Brake Assist
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Hill start assist
  • Height adjustable front seatbelts with pre-tensioners and load limiters
  • Safety pedal system
  • X-Mode off road button
  • Child proof locking system in rear door
  • Brake override
  • Front SRS airbags
  • Front side SRS airbags (driver & front passenger)
  • Curtain SRS airbags
  • Knee SRS airbag
  • Whiplash reducing front seats
  • Auto vehicle hold
  • Reverse automatic braking
  • Deadlocks
  • Remote control central locking
  • Keyless smart entry with push button start
  • Thatcham category 1 security system with engine immobiliser
  • SVDC - Subaru Vehicle Dynamics Control
  • Self-leveliser (load-compensating rear struts)
  • DAB Digital radio
  • Steering wheel mounted audio/cruise controls
  • Subaru infotainment and audio system with 1CD and 6 speakers
  • Dual USB ports and auxiliary audio input jack in centre console box
  • Dark carbon-look instrument panel trim

One engine available with the XE trim

Forester

Photo is for illustrative purposes

Forester Sport

RRP £40,185

Carwow price from

£37,494

Opt for Sport Foresters and there are a few aesthetic tweaks over the XE trim, such as black door mirrors and roof rails, as well as red and orange accents to the bodywork. You also get 18-inch alloy wheels, fabric seats with red and orange stitching, and sat nav.

Sport standard equipment

  • Front centre armrest
  • Heated front seats
  • Cloth upholstery
  • Luggage hooks
  • Centre console storage box
  • Front map lights
  • Illuminated driver/passenger vanity mirrors
  • Steering column support beam
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Cupholders - 2 in rear centre armrest
  • Overhead console
  • Rear seat heater ducts
  • Door pockets with bottle holder
  • Front head restraints
  • Aluminium pedals
  • Luggage area lamp
  • Tilt/telescopic adjustable steering wheel
  • Seat back pockets
  • Defroster vents for front and side windows
  • 2 cupholders in front centre console
  • Paddle shift controls
  • 8 way power adjust front passenger seat
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat
  • Driver seat memory function
  • 3 seat bench in 2nd row
  • Retractable parcel shelf
  • Dual zone automatic air conditioning system with anti-dust filter
  • Three 12-Volt power outlets in instrument panel, centre console box and boot
  • Boot hooks
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
  • Side door reinforcement beams
  • Rear seat headrests for 3 seating positions
  • 8 way power adjustable drivers seat
  • ISOFIX adapted child seat anchors with tether anchors
  • Full model change
  • One-touch folding and reclining rear seats
  • LED interior lighting
  • Single front passenger seat
  • Heated door mirrors
  • Windscreen wiper de-icer
  • Third brake light
  • Automatic dimming rear view mirror
  • Intermittent front and rear wash/wipe
  • Roof spoiler
  • Heated rear window with timer
  • Daytime running lights
  • Pop-up headlight washers
  • High beam assist
  • LED front fog lights
  • Shark fin antenna
  • Steering responsive headlights
  • Rear fog lights
  • Automatic rain sensing windscreen wipers
  • Power windows with drivers side front window auto up/down function with pinch protection
  • UV protection glass in windscreen and front side windows
  • Front sports bumper
  • Automatic LED headlights with auto leveliser
  • Towing VDC
  • Privacy glass for rear doors, rear quarters and rear window
  • Subaru global platform
  • Rear side wing doors
  • Power folding black door mirrors with built-in LED indicators
  • Black paint roof rails with red/orange inserts
  • Red/Orange accents on side scuff plates
  • Red/Orange accents on front bumper
  • Red/orange accents on rear bumper
  • Satellite navigation system
  • Service interval indicator
  • Speed sensitive power steering
  • Power tailgate
  • Seatbelt indicator light
  • Reversing camera
  • Driver monitoring system
  • Speed limiter
  • Bluetooth Handsfree Phone Connection
  • Apple car play/Android Auto
  • Voice recognition
  • Start/stop system
  • E-call
  • SI-Drive (Subaru Intelligent Drive) intelligent mode & sport mode
  • Fuel lid lock release
  • 4.3" LCD multi information display - fuel economy, Eco-evaluation, active safety, clock/outside temperature and self check
  • Subaru rear vehicle detection - blind spot monitoring, lane change assist, rear cross traffic alert
  • 8" Multifunction colour touch screen
  • Side view monitor
  • Eye sight assist monitor
  • EyeSight - ADC, pre-collision brake/throttle, lane sway/depart warn&prevent, Emerg lane keep assist+Auto steer+lead vehicle start alert+lane centering
  • Gesture based temperature setting adjustment
  • E-Active shift
  • Three 3 point rear seatbelts
  • Hill descent control
  • 4 channel Anti-lock Brake System
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution + Brake Assist
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Hill start assist
  • Height adjustable front seatbelts with pre-tensioners and load limiters
  • Safety pedal system
  • X-Mode off road button
  • Child proof locking system in rear door
  • Brake override
  • Front SRS airbags
  • Front side SRS airbags (driver & front passenger)
  • Curtain SRS airbags
  • Knee SRS airbag
  • Whiplash reducing front seats
  • Auto vehicle hold
  • Reverse automatic braking
  • Deadlocks
  • Remote control central locking
  • Keyless smart entry with push button start
  • Thatcham category 1 security system with engine immobiliser
  • SVDC - Subaru Vehicle Dynamics Control
  • Self-leveliser (load-compensating rear struts)
  • Tyre repair kit
  • 18" dark painted alloy wheels
  • DAB Digital radio
  • Steering wheel mounted audio/cruise controls
  • Subaru infotainment and audio system with 1CD and 6 speakers
  • Dual USB ports and auxiliary audio input jack in centre console box
  • Dark carbon-look instrument panel trim

One engine available with the Sport trim

Forester

Photo is for illustrative purposes

Forester XE Premium

RRP £41,095

Carwow price from

£38,341

XE Premium builds on the standard kit with some desirable extras such as leather upholstery, a sunroof, heated rear seats, heated steering wheel and privacy glass.

XE Premium standard equipment

  • Electric sliding sunroof
  • Heated door mirrors
  • Body colour bumpers
  • Windscreen wiper de-icer
  • Third brake light
  • Automatic dimming rear view mirror
  • Intermittent front and rear wash/wipe
  • Roof spoiler
  • Heated rear window with timer
  • Silver roof rails
  • Daytime running lights
  • Pop-up headlight washers
  • High beam assist
  • LED front fog lights
  • Shark fin antenna
  • Steering responsive headlights
  • Rear fog lights
  • Automatic rain sensing windscreen wipers
  • Power windows with drivers side front window auto up/down function with pinch protection
  • UV protection glass in windscreen and front side windows
  • Front sports bumper
  • Automatic LED headlights with auto leveliser
  • Towing VDC
  • Privacy glass for rear doors, rear quarters and rear window
  • Subaru global platform
  • Power folding silver door mirrors with built-in LED indicators
  • Rear side wing doors
  • Front centre armrest
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Leather upholstery
  • Luggage hooks
  • Centre console storage box
  • Front map lights
  • Illuminated driver/passenger vanity mirrors
  • Steering column support beam
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Cupholders - 2 in rear centre armrest
  • Overhead console
  • Rear seat heater ducts
  • Door pockets with bottle holder
  • Front head restraints
  • Aluminium pedals
  • Luggage area lamp
  • Tilt/telescopic adjustable steering wheel
  • Seat back pockets
  • Defroster vents for front and side windows
  • 2 cupholders in front centre console
  • Paddle shift controls
  • 8 way power adjust front passenger seat
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat
  • Driver seat memory function
  • 3 seat bench in 2nd row
  • Retractable parcel shelf
  • Dual zone automatic air conditioning system with anti-dust filter
  • Three 12-Volt power outlets in instrument panel, centre console box and boot
  • Boot hooks
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
  • Side door reinforcement beams
  • Rear seat headrests for 3 seating positions
  • 8 way power adjustable drivers seat
  • ISOFIX adapted child seat anchors with tether anchors
  • Full model change
  • One-touch folding and reclining rear seats
  • LED interior lighting
  • Single front passenger seat
  • Satellite navigation system
  • Service interval indicator
  • Speed sensitive power steering
  • Power tailgate
  • Seatbelt indicator light
  • Reversing camera
  • Driver monitoring system
  • Speed limiter
  • Bluetooth Handsfree Phone Connection
  • Apple car play/Android Auto
  • Voice recognition
  • Start/stop system
  • E-call
  • SI-Drive (Subaru Intelligent Drive) intelligent mode & sport mode
  • Fuel lid lock release
  • 4.3" LCD multi information display - fuel economy, Eco-evaluation, active safety, clock/outside temperature and self check
  • Subaru rear vehicle detection - blind spot monitoring, lane change assist, rear cross traffic alert
  • 8" Multifunction colour touch screen
  • Side view monitor
  • Eye sight assist monitor
  • EyeSight - ADC, pre-collision brake/throttle, lane sway/depart warn&prevent, Emerg lane keep assist+Auto steer+lead vehicle start alert+lane centering
  • Gesture based temperature setting adjustment
  • E-Active shift
  • Three 3 point rear seatbelts
  • Hill descent control
  • 4 channel Anti-lock Brake System
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution + Brake Assist
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Hill start assist
  • Height adjustable front seatbelts with pre-tensioners and load limiters
  • Safety pedal system
  • X-Mode off road button
  • Child proof locking system in rear door
  • Brake override
  • Front SRS airbags
  • Front side SRS airbags (driver & front passenger)
  • Curtain SRS airbags
  • Knee SRS airbag
  • Whiplash reducing front seats
  • Auto vehicle hold
  • Reverse automatic braking
  • Deadlocks
  • Remote control central locking
  • Keyless smart entry with push button start
  • Thatcham category 1 security system with engine immobiliser
  • SVDC - Subaru Vehicle Dynamics Control
  • Self-leveliser (load-compensating rear struts)
  • Tyre repair kit
  • 18" Diamond cut alloy wheels
  • DAB Digital radio
  • Steering wheel mounted audio/cruise controls
  • Subaru infotainment and audio system with 1CD and 6 speakers
  • Dual USB ports and auxiliary audio input jack in centre console box
  • Dark carbon-look instrument panel trim

One engine available with the XE Premium trim