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Chassis

  • Type:
    • SH

Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder  DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 0W-20

  • Recommended Engine Oil: API

  • Drain Plug Torque: 31FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 5.5 qt

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.5L 4-Cylinder: 0.044''

Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder Turbo

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Recommended Engine Oil: API

  • Drain Plug Torque: 32.5FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 4.4 qt

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.5L 4-Cylinder: 0.030''

Fuel

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

Front differential gear oil (AT)

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

Rear differential gear oil

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

Manual transmission

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

Automatic transmission fluid (AT models)

  • Type: 

    • SUBARU ATF

    • IDEMITSU ATF HP

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

Power steering fluid

  • Type: 

    • SUBARU ATF

    • IDEMITSU ATF HP

    • Dexron IIIType Automatic Transmission Fluid

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

Clutch fluid (MT models)

  • Type: FMVSS No. 116, fresh DOT 3 or DOT 4 brake fluid

Engine coolant

  • Type: SUBARU Super Coolant

  • Capacity: 

    • 2.5-liter non-turbo models MT: 7.5 US qt (7.1 liters, 6.2 Imp qt)

    • 2.5-liter non-turbo models AT: 7.4 US qt (7.0 liters, 6.2 Imp qt)

    • Turbo: 8.5 US qt (8.0 liters, 7.0 Imp qt)

Powertrain


Engine

    

  • Gasoline:

    • 2.0 L EJ20 H4

    • 2.0 L EJ20 H4 turbo

    • 2.0 L FB20 H4

    • 2.5 L EJ25 H4

    • 2.5 L FB25 H4

    • 2.5 L EJ25 H4 turbo

  • Diesel:

    • 2.0 L EE20 H4 turbo

Transmission

  •     5-speed manual

  • 6-speed manual (diesel)

  • 4-speed automatic

  • 5-speed automatic (S-edition)

Fuel Consumption


SUBARU FORESTER FUEL CONSUMPTION

Safety Ratings


SUBARU FORESTER SAFETY RATINGS

References


  1. 2013 Subaru Forester Owners Manual 

  2. 2013 Subaru Forester - Class Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTNHTSA

Lights

Front Lights

  • LED Driving Lights & Fog Lights: FDC-MB1

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: 9006

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 168

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 7440NA

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: 9005

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb:

    • H11-55W

    • HID-D2R

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 7440

  • Brake Light Bulb:

    • 7443-SCK

    • 7443

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168

  • Parking Light Bulb: 168

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb:

    • 7443-SCK

    • 7443

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 7440NA

  • Tail Light Bulb:

    • 7443-SCK

    • 7443

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: 912

  • Map Light Bulb: DE3175