Consumer Reports Reviews the Subaru Forester
The Subaru Forester is a 4-door SUV offered in a 4dr Man 2.5i PZEV, 4dr Auto 2.5i PZEV, 4dr Man 2.5i Premium PZEV, 4dr Auto 2.5i Premium PZEV, 4dr Auto 2.5i Limited PZEV, 4dr Auto 2.5i Touring PZEV, 4dr Auto 2.0XT Premium and 4dr Auto 2.0XT Touring. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (250 hp) and 2.5-liter 4 (170 hp) engines, and 6-speed manual and CVT transmissions. It is AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 24 mpg city to 32 mpg highway. The Forester uses Regular fuel.
Competing models include Mazda CX-5.
Last Model Reviewed: 2014
Reviewed Subaru Foresters from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:
- 2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X Premium 4-cyl
- 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X 4-cyl
- 2007 Subaru Forester Sports 2.5 XT 4-cyl
- 2006 Subaru Forester 2.5 X 4-cyl
- 2003 Subaru Forester 2.5 X 4-cyl
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