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Chassis

  • Type:
    • SF

Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder  DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Recommended Engine Oil: API

  • Drain Plug Torque: 33FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 4.5 qt

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.5L 4-Cylinder: 0.044''

Fuel

  • Capacity: 16.9 US gal (64 liters, 14.1 Imp gal)

AT differential gear oil

  • Capacity: 1.3 US qt (1.2 liters, 1.1 Imp qt)

Rear differential gear oil

  • Capacity: 

    • Brighton, L (AT): 0.9 US qt (0.9 liter, 0.8 Imp qt)

    • Others: 0.8 US qt (0.8 liter, 0.7 Imp qt)

Transmission oil (MT)

  • Capacity: 3.7 US qt (3.5 liters, 3.1 Imp qt)

Transmission fluid (AT)

  • Capacity: 9.8 US qt (9.3 liters, 8.2 Imp qt)

Power steering fluid

  • Capacity: 0.7 US qt (0.7 liters, 0.6 Imp qt)

Engine coolant

  • Capacity: 

    • 2.5 liter MT: 7.2 US qt (6.8 liters, 6.0 Imp qt)

    • 2.5 liter AT: 7.1 US qt (6.7 liters, 5.9 Imp qt)

    • 3.0 liter: 8.4 US qt (7.9 liters, 7.0 Imp qt)

Powertrain


Engine

  • 2.0 L EJ20 DOHC H4

  • 2.0 L EJ20T DOHC turbo H4

  • 2.5 L EJ25D DOHC H4 (1997-1998)

  • 2.5 L EJ251 SOHC (1998-2002)

Transmission

  • 5-speed manual

  • 4-speed automatic

 

Fuel Consumption


SUBARU FORESTER 1ST GEN FUEL CONSUMPTION

References


  1. 2002 Subaru Forester Owners Manual 

  2. 2002 Subaru Forester - Class Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTNHTSA

Lights

Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: 9006

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 1157NA

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 1157NA

  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: 9003

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921

  • Brake Light Bulb:

    • 7443-SCK

    • 7443

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: 912

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168

  • Parking Light Bulb: 1157NA

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 7440NA

  • Tail Light Bulb:

    • 7443-SCK

    • 168, 744

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Map Light Bulb: DE3175