Skip to main content

Chassis

  • Type:
    • SH

Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder  DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Recommended Engine Oil: API

  • Oil capacity: 5.4 qt

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder: 0.024''

Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 0W-20

  • Recommended Engine Oil: API

  • Oil capacity: 5.1 qt

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.5L 4-Cylinder: 0.044''

Fuel

  • Capacity: 15.9 US gal (60 liters, 13.2 Imp gal)

Front differential gear oil (CVT models)

  • Type: 

    • SUBARU Extra MT

    • API classification GL-5 (75W-90)

  • Capacity: 
    • Non-turbo models: 1.3 US qt (1.2 liters, 1.1 Imp qt)

    • Turbo models: 1.5 US qt (1.4 liters, 1.2 Imp qt)

Rear differential gear oil

  • Type: API classification GL-5

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

Manual transmission

  • Type: 

    • SUBARU Extra MT

    • API classification GL-5 (75W-90)

  • Capacity: 3.5 US qt (3.3 liters, 2.9 Imp qt)

Continuously variable transmission fluid (CVT models)

  • Capacity: 

    •  

      Non-turbo models: 12.6 US qt (11.9 liters, 10.5 Imp qt)
    • Turbo models: 13.1 US qt (12.4 liters, 10.9 Imp qt)

Brake fluid

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

    • Non-turbo models MT models : 7.8 US qt (7.4 liters, 6.5 Imp qt)

    • Non-turbo CVT models: 7.4 US qt (7.0 liters, 6.2 Imp qt)

    • Turbo CVT models9.5 US qt (9.0 liters, 7.9 Imp qt)

Powertrain


Engine

  • Gasoline:
    • 2.0 L FB20 H4

    • 2.5 L FB25 H4

    • 2.0 L FA20F H4

  • Diesel:

    • 2.0 L EE20 H4 turbo

Transmission 

  • 6-speed manual

  • Lineartronic CVT

Fuel Consumption


SUBARU FORESTER FUEL CONSUMPTION

Safety Ratings


FORESTER SUBARU SAFETY RATINGS

References


  1. 2018 Subaru Forester Owners Manual 

  2. 2018 Subaru Forester - Class Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTNHTSA

Lights

Front Lights

  • Daytime Running Light Bulb: 

    • 9005

    • LED

  • Front Fog Light Bulb:

    • H11-55W

    • H16

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 2825

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 7444NA

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb:

    • 9005

    • LED

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb:

    • H11-55

    •  LED

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921

  • Brake Light Bulb: LED

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 2825

  • Parking Light Bulb:

    • 2825

    • ED

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: 2825

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 7440NA

  • Tail Light Bulb: 2825

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Interior Door Light Bulb: 2825

  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: 2825

  • Map Light Bulb: DE3175