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2019 Subaru Forester
2.5i AWD
2019 Subaru Legacy
2.5i AWD
MSRP
$22,545
Invoice
$21,301
Average Price Paid
$20,904
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2.5i AWD
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2.5i AWD
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2019 Subaru Forester
2.5i AWD
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Since Subaru first appeared in America 50 years ago, its popularity continues to soar. Much of that glory has been tied to the Forester, which--even in a market full of compact other c...

2019 Subaru Legacy
2.5i AWD
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Specs

2019 Subaru Forester
2.5i AWD
2019 Subaru Legacy
2.5i AWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed CVT
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.6 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
182 hp @ 5,800 RPM
175 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
176 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
174 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.54 in
3.7 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Optional Optional
Passenger Airbag Optional Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
Curtain Airbags Optional Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
CD Player Optional Optional
Radio Optional Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.3 in 42.9 in
Back Legroom 39.4 in 38.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 35.4 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,442 lbs 1,005 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 182.1 in 189.1 in
Width 80.9 in 81.3 in
Height 67.5 in 59 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 108.3 in

Available Options

2019 Subaru Forester
2.5i AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasper Green Metallic

Option Packages

  • Alloy Wheel Package
  • Int & Ext Auto Dim Mirror W/HL & Approach Lighting
  • Popular Package #1
  • Protection Package #1 Fixed Cross Bars
2019 Subaru Legacy
2.5i AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Abyss Blue Pearl
  • Crimson Red Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Tungsten Metallic

Option Packages

  • Exterior & Interior Auto Dimming HL Mirrors
  • Popular Package #1

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