2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X Premium

2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X Premium

$23k mid-size SUV, designed & built in Japan 21 city / 27 hwy gas engine
170 hp 152 cu. in. 4-cylinder 4 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

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Pros

The Forester 2.5X Premium vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Ground clearance Good ground clearance for rough terrain Help
8.7"
In-city gas mileage Good city fuel efficiency Help
21 mpg
Front passenger crash test Safer for the front passenger in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
Rollover resistance Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change Help
4 stars
navigation system Navigation system Help
Optional
roof rails Roof rails Help
Standard
Lateral acceleration Good cornering ability Help
0.81 g
Highway gas mileage Good highway fuel efficiency Help
27 mpg
Curb-to-curb turning radius Much tighter turning radius Help
34.4 ft
MSRP Very inexpensive Help
$23,920
moon roof Moon roof Help
Standard
power seats Power seats Help
Standard
Cupholders More cupholders Help
8

Cons

The Forester 2.5X Premium vs other Recent mid-size SUVs

Cargo space Very limited cargo space Help
30.8 ft3
0-60 mph Sluggish 0-60 time Help
10.2 seconds
Braking distance at 60mph Lengthy braking distance from 60mph Help
139 ft
Passengers Below average number of seats Help
5
Rear passenger crash test Less safe for passengers in the rear in side collisions Help
2 stars
basic warranty years Shorter-lasting basic warranty Help
3 year
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
Not Available
CD changer CD changer Help
Not Available
Has subwoofer Lacks a subwoofer Help
Transmission Has a manual transmission Help
premium radio Premium radio Help
Not Available
Horsepower Somewhat underpowered Help
170 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Airbags Few airbags Help
4
Front driver crash test Less safe for the driver in head-on collisions Help
4 stars
Power-to-weight ratio Less sporty performance Help
19.4 lb/hp
basic warranty miles Shorter basic warranty Help
36,000 mile
leather Leather Help
Not Available
1/4 mile Pokey 1/4 mile time Help
17.9 s s @ 79.0 mph mph
Has speed sensitive volume Lacks speed-sensitive volume Help
Number of speakers Few speakers Help
4
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Not Available
Has rear spoiler Doesn't have a rear spoiler Help

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