2008 Subaru Forester Trims and Specs

Air Conditioning Air filtration · Front air conditioning · Single front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front with head protection chambers, front
Audio System Antenna Type: element · Single disc in-Dash CD · AM/FM radio · Total Number of Speakers: 4 · 100 watts
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Braking assist: hill start assist · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 11.6 · Front brake width: 0.9 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 9.0 · Rear brake width: 1.4 · Rear brakes: drum
Comfort Features Center console trim: simulated alloy · Dash trim: simulated alloy · Floor Mat Material: carpet · Floor Mats: front · Rear floor mats
Convenience Features Cargo area light · Cargo area power outlet: 12V · Cargo cover: retractable · Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: rear, front · Multi-function remote: keyless entry · One-touch windows: 1 · Overhead console · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering: speed-proportional · Reading lights: front · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable · Storage: cargo tie-down anchors and hooks, front seatback, grocery bag holder, storage organizer · Vanity mirrors: dual
Driver Seat Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Manual adjustments: 6
Drivetrain 4WD Type: full time · Center differential: mechanical, viscous · Limited slip differential: center
Exterior Features Door handle color: black · Front bumper color: body-color · Mirror color: black · Rear bumper color: body-color
Headrests Front headrests: adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 3
Instrumentation Digital odometer · External temperature display · Tachometer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level
Lights Daytime running lights · Front fog lights · Headlights: auto delay off
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power
Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Center armrest · Type: 60-40 split bench
Roof Roof rack
Safety Active head restraints: driver · Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams · Child safety locks · Child seat anchors · Crumple zones: front, rear · Energy absorbing steering column · Safety brake pedal system
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Driver seat manual adjustments: height · Front seat type: bucket · Rear headrests: adjustable · Upholstery: cloth
Security 2-stage unlocking doors · Anti-theft alarm system: remote · Power door locks
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Shock Type: coil over shock, gas shock absorbers · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Stabilizer bar(s): front, rear
Tires Type: all season
Tires and Rims Wheels: steel
Wheels Wheel spokes: 5
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Rear wiper: intermittent
Price $21,195 MSRP
Body Style Crossover
Engine 2.5L 170 hp H4
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
20MPG city
27MPG highway
Drivetrain AWD

Price

MSRP$21,195
Invoice$20,015

Transmission Options

Drivetrain AWD
5-Speed Manual
Fuel Economy
20MPG city
27MPG highway
4-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
20MPG city
26MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/Moonroof--
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather Seats--
Power SeatsPassenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, CD Player

Engine

2.5L 170 hp H4
Power 170 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque 167 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume15.9 gal
Front Legroom43.6 in
Back Legroom33.7 in
Wheelbase99.4 in
Length176.6 in
Width68.3 in
Height65 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume30.7 cu ft
Standard Payload1,010 lbs
Maximum Payload1,010 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity2,400 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity2,400 lbs
The 2008 Subaru Forester 2.5 X AWD comes in two trims: one with 5 speed manual transmission, the other with 4 speed automatic. Both trims have 4 doors, seat 5, and carry a 2.5 L, 173 h... Read More
The 2008 Subaru Forester 2.5 X AWD comes in two trims: one with 5 speed manual transmission, the other with 4 speed automatic. Both trims have 4 doors, seat 5, and carry a 2.5 L, 173 hp 4 cylinder engine. Max cargo capacity comes out to 69 cubic feet. Gas mileage comes out to 22 mpg in the city and 29 on the highway in manual, 23 and 28 in automatic.
Adds to 2.5 X:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Air filtration · Automatic climate control front air conditioning · Single front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front with head protection chambers, front
Audio System Antenna Type: element · MP3 auxiliary audio input · 6 disc in-dash CD · AM/FM radio · Satellite Radio: Sirius ready · Total Number of Speakers: 4 · 120 watts
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Braking assist: hill start assist · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 11.6 · Front brake width: 0.9 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 9.0 · Rear brake width: 1.4 · Rear brakes: drum
Comfort Features Center console trim: simulated alloy · Dash trim: simulated alloy · Floor Mat Material: carpet · Floor Mats: front · Parking brake trim: leather · Rear floor mats · Shift knob trim: leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Cargo area light · Cargo area power outlet: 12V · Cargo cover: retractable · Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: rear, front · Multi-function remote: keyless entry · One-touch windows: 1 · Overhead console · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering: speed-proportional · Reading lights: front · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable · Storage: cargo tie-down anchors and hooks, door pockets, grocery bag holder, storage organizer · Vanity mirrors: dual
Driver Seat Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Manual adjustments: 6
Drivetrain 4WD Type: full time · Center differential: mechanical, viscous · Limited slip differential: center
Exterior Features Door handle color: black · Front bumper color: body-color · Mirror color: black · Rear bumper color: body-color
Headrests Front headrests: adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 3
Instrumentation Digital odometer · External temperature display · Tachometer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level
Lights Daytime running lights · Headlights: auto delay off
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power
Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Center armrest · Type: 60-40 split bench
Safety Active head restraints: driver · Child safety locks · Child seat anchors: LATCH system
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Driver seat manual adjustments: height · Front seat type: bucket · Rear headrests: adjustable · Upholstery: cloth
Security 2-stage unlocking doors · Anti-theft alarm system: remote · Power door locks
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Stability control · Traction control
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Shock Type: coil over shock, gas shock absorbers · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Stabilizer bar(s): front, rear
Tires Type: all season
Tires and Rims Wheels: steel
Wheels Wheel spokes: 6
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Rear wiper: intermittent
Price $21,695 MSRP
Body Style Crossover
Engine 2.5L 170 hp H4
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
20MPG city
26MPG highway
Drivetrain AWD

Price

MSRP$21,695
Invoice$20,475

Transmission Options

Drivetrain AWD
4-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
20MPG city
26MPG highway
5-Speed Manual
Fuel Economy
20MPG city
27MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/Moonroof--
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather Seats--
Power SeatsPassenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, CD Player, CD Changer

Engine

2.5L 170 hp H4
Power 170 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque 167 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume15.9 gal
Front Legroom43.6 in
Back Legroom33.7 in
Wheelbase99.4 in
Length176.6 in
Width68.3 in
Height65 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume30.7 cu ft
Standard Payload1,010 lbs
Maximum Payload1,010 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity2,400 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity2,400 lbs
The 2008 Subaru Forester Sports 2.5X AWD comes in two variations: one with 5 speed manual transmission and the other with 4 speed automatic. Both trims have 4 doors, seat 5, and sport ... Read More
The 2008 Subaru Forester Sports 2.5X AWD comes in two variations: one with 5 speed manual transmission and the other with 4 speed automatic. Both trims have 4 doors, seat 5, and sport a 2.5 L, 173 hp 4 cylinder engine. Max cargo capacity comes out to 69 cubic feet. Finally, gas mileage comes out to 22 mpg in the city and 29 on the highway for the manual transmission trim, 23 and 28 for automatic. Overall, think of the Sports 2.5X as a base 2.5X with alloy wheels, leather trimmed steering wheel, and MP3-ready stereo.
Adds to 2.5 X:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Air filtration · Automatic climate control front air conditioning · Single front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front with head protection chambers, front
Audio System Auxiliary audio input: jack · 6 disc in-dash CD · AM/FM radio · Satellite Radio: Sirius ready · Total Number of Speakers: 4 · 120 watts
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Braking assist: hill start assist · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 11.6 · Front brake width: 0.9 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake width: 1.4 · Rear brakes: drum
Comfort Features Center console trim: simulated alloy · Dash trim: simulated alloy · Floor Mat Material: carpet · Floor Mats: front · Parking brake trim: leather · Rear floor mats · Shift knob trim: leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Cargo area light · Cargo area power outlet: 12V · Cargo cover: retractable · Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: rear, front · Multi-function remote: keyless entry · One-touch windows: 1 · Overhead console · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering: speed-proportional · Reading lights: front · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable · Storage: cargo tie-down anchors and hooks, front seatback, grocery bag holder, storage organizer · Vanity mirrors: dual
Driver Seat Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Heated · Power adjustments: 8
Drivetrain 4WD Type: full time · Center differential: mechanical, viscous · Limited slip differential: center
Exterior Features Door handle color: body-color · Front bumper color: body-color · Mirror color: body-color · Rear bumper color: body-color
Headrests Front headrests: adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 3
Instrumentation Digital odometer · External temperature display · Tachometer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level
Lights Daytime running lights · Front fog lights · Headlights: auto delay off
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, integrated turn signals, heated, heated driver mirror
Passenger Seat Heated · Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Center armrest · Type: 60-40 split bench
Roof Moonroof: one-touch open/close · Roof rack
Safety Active head restraints: driver · Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams · Child safety locks · Child seat anchors LATCH system, · Crumple zones: front, rear · Energy absorbing steering column · Safety brake pedal system
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Driver seat power adjustments: reclining, height · Front seat type: bucket · Passenger seat manual adjustments: reclining · Rear headrests: adjustable · Upholstery: cloth
Security 2-stage unlocking doors · Anti-theft alarm system: remote · Power door locks
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Shock Type: coil over shock, gas shock absorbers · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Stabilizer bar(s): front, rear
Tires Type: all season
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Rear wiper: intermittent
Price $22,695 MSRP
Body Style Crossover
Engine 2.5L 170 hp H4
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
20MPG city
27MPG highway
Drivetrain AWD

Price

MSRP$22,695
Invoice$21,354

Transmission Options

Drivetrain AWD
5-Speed Manual
Fuel Economy
20MPG city
27MPG highway
4-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
20MPG city
26MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofStandard
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather Seats--
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Passenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, CD Player, CD Changer

Engine

2.5L 170 hp H4
Power 170 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque 167 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume15.9 gal
Front Legroom43.6 in
Back Legroom33.7 in
Wheelbase99.4 in
Length176.6 in
Width68.3 in
Height65 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume30.7 cu ft
Standard Payload1,000 lbs
Maximum Payload1,000 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity2,400 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity2,400 lbs
The 2008 Subaru Forester 2.5 X Premium AWD has a 2.5 L, 173 hp 4 cylinder engine and comes with 4 speed automatic transmission or 5 speed manual. This trim has 4 doors, seats 5, and ho... Read More
The 2008 Subaru Forester 2.5 X Premium AWD has a 2.5 L, 173 hp 4 cylinder engine and comes with 4 speed automatic transmission or 5 speed manual. This trim has 4 doors, seats 5, and holds up to 65 cubic feet of cargo. Gas mileage comes out to 22 mpg in the city and 29 on the highway in manual, 23 and 28 in automatic. The 2.5 X Premium gives you big side mirrors, heated front seats, moonroof, and power driver seat.
Adds to 2.5 X:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Air filtration · Automatic climate control front air conditioning · Single front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front with head protection chambers, front
Audio System Antenna Type: element · MP3 auxiliary audio input · 6 disc in-dash CD · AM/FM radio · Satellite Radio: Sirius ready · Total Number of Speakers: 4 · 120 watts
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 11.6 · Front brake width: 0.9 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 10.5 · Rear brake width: 0.4 · Rear brakes: disc
Comfort Features Center console trim: simulated alloy · Dash trim: simulated alloy · Floor Mat Material: carpet · Floor Mats: front · Parking brake trim: leather · Shift knob trim: wood, leather · Steering wheel trim: leather, wood
Convenience Features Cargo area light · Cargo area power outlet: 12V · Cargo cover: retractable · Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: rear, front · Dimming rearview mirror: auto-dimming · Multi-function remote: keyless entry · One-touch windows: 1 · Overhead console · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering: speed-proportional · Reading lights: front · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable · Storage: cargo tie-down anchors and hooks, front seatback, grocery bag holder, storage organizer · Vanity mirrors: dual
Driver Seat Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Heated · Power adjustments: 8
Drivetrain 4WD Type: full time · Center differential: viscous · Limited slip differential: center
Headrests Front headrests: adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 3
Instrumentation Compass · Digital odometer · External temperature display · Tachometer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level
Lights Daytime running lights · Front fog lights · Headlights: auto delay off
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, integrated turn signals, heated, heated driver mirror
Passenger Seat Heated · Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Center armrest · Type: 60-40 split bench
Roof Moonroof: one-touch open/close · Roof rack
Safety Active head restraints: driver · Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams · Child safety locks · Child seat anchors: LATCH system · Energy absorbing steering column · Safety brake pedal system
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Driver seat power adjustments: height · Front seat type: bucket · Rear headrests: adjustable · Upholstery: leather · Upholstery accents: cloth
Security 2-stage unlocking doors · Anti-theft alarm system: remote · Power door locks
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Leveling: self leveling suspension · Rear Shock Type: coil over shock, gas shock absorbers · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Stabilizer bar(s): front, rear
Tires Type: all season
Tires and Rims Wheels: painted alloy
Wheels Wheel spokes: 5
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Heated windshield wiper rests · Power windows · Rear defogger · Rear wiper: intermittent
Price $26,695 MSRP
Body Style Crossover
Engine 2.5L 170 hp H4
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
20MPG city
26MPG highway
Drivetrain AWD

Price

MSRP$26,695
Invoice$24,930

Transmission

Drivetrain AWD
4-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
20MPG city
26MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofStandard
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsStandard
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Passenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, CD Player, CD Changer

Engine

2.5L 170 hp H4
Power 170 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque 167 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume15.9 gal
Front Legroom43.6 in
Back Legroom33.7 in
Wheelbase99.4 in
Length176.6 in
Width68.3 in
Height65 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume28.9 cu ft
Standard Payload945 lbs
Maximum Payload945 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity2,400 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity2,400 lbs
If you want the most luxurious trim in the Forester family, look no further. The 2008 Subaru Forester 2.5 X L.L. Bean Edition AWD has a 2.5 L, 173 hp 4 cylinder engine with 4 speed aut... Read More
If you want the most luxurious trim in the Forester family, look no further. The 2008 Subaru Forester 2.5 X L.L. Bean Edition AWD has a 2.5 L, 173 hp 4 cylinder engine with 4 speed automatic transmission. This trim has 4 doors, seats 5, and carries up to 65 cubic feet of cargo. Gas mileage comes out to 23 mpg in the city and 28 on the highway. Most importantly, you get leather and wood pretty much all over the interior and a sweet sound system.
Adds to 2.5 X:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Air filtration · Automatic climate control front air conditioning · Single front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front with head protection chambers, front
Audio System Antenna Type: element · MP3 auxiliary audio input · 6 disc in-dash CD · MP3 player: CD MP3 Playback · AM/FM radio · Satellite Radio: Sirius ready · 1 subwoofer · Total Number of Speakers: 7 · 120 watts
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Braking assist: hill start assist · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 11.6 · Front brake width: 0.9 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 10.5 · Rear brake width: 0.4 · Rear brakes: disc
Comfort Features Center console trim: simulated alloy · Dash trim: simulated alloy · Floor Mat Material: carpet · Floor Mats: front · Parking brake trim: leather · Rear floor mats · Shift knob trim: leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Cargo area light · Cargo area power outlet: 12V · Cargo cover: retractable · Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: rear, front · Multi-function remote: keyless entry · One-touch windows: 1 · Overhead console · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering: speed-proportional · Reading lights: front · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable · Storage: cargo tie-down anchors and hooks, grocery bag holder, storage organizer · Vanity mirrors: dual
Driver Seat Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Manual adjustments: 6
Drivetrain 4WD Type: full time · Center differential: mechanical, viscous · Limited slip differential: rear, center
Exterior Features Door handle color: body-color · Front Spoiler · Front bumper color: body-color · Mirror color: body-color · Rear bumper color: body-color · Rear spoiler
Headrests Front headrests: adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 3
Instrumentation Digital odometer · External temperature display · Tachometer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level
Lights Daytime running lights · Headlights: auto delay off
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, integrated turn signals
Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Center armrest · Type: 60-40 split bench
Roof Moonroof: one-touch open/close · Roof rack
Safety Active head restraints: driver · Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams · Child safety locks · Child seat anchors: LATCH system · Crumple zones: front, rear · Energy absorbing steering column
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Driver seat manual adjustments: height · Front seat type: bucket · Rear headrests: adjustable · Upholstery: cloth
Security 2-stage unlocking doors · Anti-theft alarm system · Engine immobilizer · Power door locks
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Stability control · Traction control
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Shock Type: coil over shock, gas shock absorbers · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Stabilizer bar(s): front, rear
Tires Type: all season
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Rear wiper: intermittent
Price $26,995 MSRP
Body Style Crossover
Engine 2.5L 224 hp H4
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
19MPG city
25MPG highway
Drivetrain AWD

Price

MSRP$26,995
Invoice$25,297

Transmission Options

Drivetrain AWD
5-Speed Manual
Fuel Economy
19MPG city
25MPG highway
4-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
18MPG city
23MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofStandard
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather Seats--
Power SeatsPassenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, CD Player, CD Changer

Engine

2.5L 224 hp H4
Power 224 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque 226 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume15.9 gal
Front Legroom43.6 in
Back Legroom33.7 in
Wheelbase99.4 in
Length176.6 in
Width68.3 in
Height65 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume30.7 cu ft
Standard Payload1,000 lbs
Maximum Payload1,000 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity2,400 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity2,400 lbs
The 2008 Subaru Forester Sports 2.5XT AWD has a 2.5 L, 224 hp 4 cylinder engine and comes with 4 speed automatic transmission or 5 speed manual. This trim has 4 doors, seats 5, and hol... Read More
The 2008 Subaru Forester Sports 2.5XT AWD has a 2.5 L, 224 hp 4 cylinder engine and comes with 4 speed automatic transmission or 5 speed manual. This trim has 4 doors, seats 5, and holds 65 cubic feet of max cargo space. Gas mileage comes out to 21 mpg in the city and 26 on the highway in automatic, 20 and 27 in manual. This trim resembles the 2.5 X Premium but has 17 inch alloy wheels with 10 spokes, shiny roof rails, and prominent spoilers.
Average Price:$10,142
Adds to 2.5 X:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Air filtration · Automatic climate control front air conditioning · Single front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front with head protection chambers, front
Audio System Antenna Type: element · MP3 auxiliary audio input · 6 disc in-dash CD · AM/FM radio · Satellite Radio: Sirius ready · 1 subwoofer · Total Number of Speakers: 7 · 155 watts
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Braking assist: hill start assist · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 11.6 · Front brake width: 0.9 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 10.5 · Rear brake width: 0.4 · Rear brakes: disc
Comfort Features Armrests: rear center folding with storage · Center console trim: simulated alloy · Dash trim: simulated alloy · Floor Mat Material: carpet · Floor Mats: front · Parking brake trim: leather · Rear floor mats · Shift knob trim: leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Cargo area light · Cargo area power outlet: 12V · Cargo cover: retractable · Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: rear, front · Multi-function remote: keyless entry · One-touch windows: 1 · Overhead console · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering: speed-proportional · Reading lights: front · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable · Storage: cargo tie-down anchors and hooks, front seatback, grocery bag holder, storage organizer · Vanity mirrors: dual
Driver Seat Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Heated · Power adjustments: 8
Drivetrain 4WD Type: full time · Center differential: mechanical, viscous · Limited slip differential: rear, center
Exterior Features Door handle color: body-color · Front bumper color: body-color · Hood scoop · Mirror color: body-color · Rear bumper color: body-color
Headrests Front headrests: adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 3
Instrumentation Digital odometer · External temperature display · Tachometer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level
Lights Daytime running lights · Front fog lights · Headlights: auto delay off
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, integrated turn signals, heated, heated driver mirror
Passenger Seat Heated · Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Type: 60-40 split bench
Roof Moonroof: one-touch open/close · Roof rack
Safety Active head restraints: driver · Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams · Child safety locks · Child seat anchors: LATCH system · Crumple zones: front, rear · Energy absorbing steering column · Safety brake pedal system
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Driver seat power adjustments: height · Front seat type: bucket · Rear headrests: adjustable · Upholstery: leather
Security 2-stage unlocking doors · Anti-theft alarm system: remote · Engine immobilizer · Power door locks
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Stability control · Traction control
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Shock Type: coil over shock, gas shock absorbers · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Stabilizer bar(s): front, rear
Tires Type: all season
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Heated windshield wiper rests · Power windows · Rear defogger · Rear wiper: intermittent
Price $27,895 MSRP
Body Style Crossover
Engine 2.5L 224 hp H4
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
19MPG city
25MPG highway
Drivetrain AWD

Price

MSRP$27,895
Invoice$26,116

Transmission Options

Drivetrain AWD
5-Speed Manual
Fuel Economy
19MPG city
25MPG highway
4-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
18MPG city
23MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofStandard
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsStandard
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Passenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, CD Player, CD Changer

Engine

2.5L 224 hp H4
Power 224 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque 226 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume15.9 gal
Front Legroom43.6 in
Back Legroom33.7 in
Wheelbase99.4 in
Length176.6 in
Width68.3 in
Height65 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume28.9 cu ft
Standard Payload1,000 lbs
Maximum Payload1,000 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity2,400 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity2,400 lbs
The 2008 Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Limited AWD distinguishes itself with its 5 spoke 17 inch alloy wheels, turbocharged engine, and leather seats. The 2.5 XT Limited comes in two trims: 5... Read More
The 2008 Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Limited AWD distinguishes itself with its 5 spoke 17 inch alloy wheels, turbocharged engine, and leather seats. The 2.5 XT Limited comes in two trims: 5 speed manual transmission and 4 speed automatic. Both have 4 doors, seat 5, and carry a 2.5 L, 224 hp 4 cylinder engine. Max cargo capacity comes out to 65 cubic feet. Finally, gas mileage comes out to 20 mpg in the city and 27 on the highway in manual, 21 and 26 in automatic.
2.5 XS Premium
Adds to 2.5 X:
No additional major features.
2.5XS
Adds to 2.5 X:
No additional major features.
2.5XT
Adds to 2.5 X:
No additional major features.