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2009 Subaru Forester - Specifications

 
4-Door Automatic X Performance Specs
Engine
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 6000
Displacement 2.5L/150
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 4400
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.44
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.79
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall Variable
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/65HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P215/65HR16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size Compact
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Suspension Type - Rear Double wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson-type
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
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