2012 Subaru Forester

2.5X AWD 4-Dr Sport Utility H4 man trans

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2012 Subaru Forester
2012 Subaru Forester
Subaru's Forester is a bit of an unsung hero in the world of crossovers. Drivers looking for a basic vehicle with lots of safety equipment that holds the required gear for athletes or outdoor enthusiasts will be happy with a Forester. Subaru offers a variety of accessories to customize the Forester for tasks like carrying dogs in the cargo area or attaching skis, bikes, or luggage to the roof rails. Everything inside is durable and easy on the eyes, and the controls for the radio and ventilation system are controlled by buttons and knobs instead of the touch-screen interfaces some other utility vehicles rely on. If you like driving, be sure to check out the XT models and the 224-hp turbocharged engine that comes with them. The Forester isn't as fast nor does it handle as well as Subaru's own Impreza WRX and STI models, but it's one of the few crossovers available with a turbocharged engine. Every Forester comes standard with all-wheel drive, which can be an expensive option on other vehicles. The main problem for the Forester is its archaic four-speed automatic transmission. Subaru seems to be rolling out its much more efficient continuously variable transmission as a replacement for the automatic across its portfolio, but the Forester hasn't been upgraded yet. That four-speed transmission is part of the reason the Forester manages only 27 mpg on the highway in its most-fuel-efficient form and drops to 24 mpg on the highway if you opt for the turbo engine.
Subaru Forester TS Front
Subaru has shown off a modified version of its crossover called Forester tS in Russia, and the performance car could be just the first in a line of tuned, go-fast Subaru models. Autocar reveals that Subaru's performance wing STI could soon produce more modified cars. The suffix "tS" stands for "Tuned by STI."
Subaru Forester Two Dogs
Subaru advertisements have always appealed to potential owners’ love of the outdoors, social consciousness, or love of safe, fun cars. The company’s newest crop of ads taps into an even deeper love: dogs.

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2012 Subaru Forester Specifications

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2.5L H4Engine
Fuel economy City:
21 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
27 MPG
170 hp @ 5800rpm
174 ft lb of torque @ 4100rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control
  • Sunroof (optional)
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer RearABS
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)

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