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2008 Subaru Forester Overview

Not much changed for the Subaru Forester compact SUV in 2008. You'll now find stability control as a standard feature on the turbocharged trims with automatic transmission. In addition, the 11 trims got some minor equipment adjustments.

When you differentiate between regular and turbocharged, keep in mind that the Forester has 2 engines: a 2.5-liter, 173-hp H4 model and a 2.5-liter, 224-hp H4 model. While you have your choice between a 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic transmission, all trims come with all-wheel drive. Cargo space comes out to 31 cubic feet with the rear seat up and 69 with the rear seat folded.

Overall, drivers like the 2008 Subaru Forester for its smooth handling, capable powertrain, and safety. On the other hand, things can get a little tight for passengers in the rear, and you get a bit more wind noise than you may have bargained for. While some see the Forester as a bit of an anachronism, this compact SUV delivers enough fun and functionality to stay competitive in today's demanding market.

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Loss Of Power

while going on uphill at about 130kph sudden loss of power. Stopped and checked water and oil levels all ok. Started car again and felt like running on 2 cylinders till revs over 2500rpm. In 4th gea...

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P0457 Not Gas Cap, Purge Valve?

This past Summer of 2018 just bought a 2008 Subaru Forester automatic, 2.5L Pzev with 116,000 miles. Keep getting P0457 code when gas tank goes below 1/4 tank. Changed gas cap, no obvious loose ho...

Glashing Red Temp Light On 2008 Forester

Hi. Have 08 subaru forester xs premium and red flashing temperature light has decided to come on, but doesn't stay on. Wondering if anyone has had this?

2008 Subaru Forester Cruise Light Flashing And Check Engine Light Is On

Cruise light flashing and check engine light is on

What Is The Tire Size For The 2008 Subaru Forrester 2.5 Premium Package, Tr...