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2004 Forester 2.5XS Premium Sport Utility Specs

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2004 Forester 2.5XS Premium Sport Utility Specs

Section Opened 2004 Forester 2.5XS Premium Sport Utility Performance Hide
2,458 cc 2.5 liters horizontal 4 front engine with 99.5 mm bore, 79 mm stroke, 9.7 compression ratio, overhead cam and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel 87
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 21, country/highway (mpg): 28 and combined (mpg): 24
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 28 and EPA city (mpg): 21
Multi-point injection fuel system
15.9 gallon main unleaded fuel tank
Power: 123 kW , 165 HP SAE @ 5,600 rpm; 166 ft lb , 225 Nm @ 4,000 rpm
Section Opened 2004 Forester 2.5XS Premium Sport Utility Handling & Brakes Hide
Four-wheel ABS
4.11:1 axle ratio
Center differential lock
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Electronic brake distribution
Rear limited slip differential
Fullsize steel rim internal spare wheel
Strut front and rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
Section Opened 2004 Forester 2.5XS Premium Sport Utility Exterior Hide
Body side molding
Body color front and rear bumpers
Day time running lights
Driver and passenger power heated body color door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 175.2, overall width (inches): 68.3, overall height (inches): 65, ground clearance (inches): 7.5, wheelbase (inches): 99.4, front track (inches): 58.9, rear track (inches): 58.5 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 34.8
Front fog lights
Complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Luxury trim leather on gearknob and alloy look on dashboard
Pearl paint
Fixed rear window with defogger and intermittent
Roof rails
Rear platform step
Glass electric front sunroof
Tinted glass on cabin, rear and side
Trailer towing preparation
Underbody protection for engine
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 4,320, curb weight (lbs) 3,130, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 2,400 and max payload (lbs) 1,190
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
Section Opened 2004 Forester 2.5XS Premium Sport Utility Interior Hide
12v power outlet: front and 2 , 12v power outlet: cargo and 1
Air conditioning with climate control 1
Element antenna
Front ashtray
Audio system with AM/FM, Disc Autochanger and six-disc remote changer
Cargo area cover/rear parcel shelf
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 67.6, width between arches (inches): 37 and height (inches): 33.7
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat down (cu ft): 62.7 and all seats in place (cu ft): 29.6
Clock
Full dashboard console with covered storage box , full floor console with covered storage box , partial overhead console with covered storage box
Delayed/fade courtesy lights
Cruise control
Front seats cup holders fixed , rear seats cup holders pop out
Door ajar warning
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
External temperature
Floor covering: carpet in load area
Floor mats
Driver front airbag , passenger front airbag with multi-stage deployment
Bucket heated driver seat with height adjustment and lumbar adjustment , bucket heated passenger seat
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners
Front seat center armrest
Lockable glove compartment
Two height adjustable active head restraints on front seats , three height adjustable head restraints on rear seats
Illuminated entry system
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39, rear headroom (inches): 37, front hip room (inches): 51.6, rear hip room (inches): 51.6, front leg room (inches): 43.6, rear leg room (inches): 33.7, front shoulder room (inches): 53.5, rear shoulder room (inches): 53.6 and interior volume (cu ft): 91.2
Low fuel level warning
Remote power locks includes trunk/hatch
Power steering
Front power windows with one one-touch , rear power windows
Front reading lights
Height adjustable 3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , height adjustable 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , 3-point reel rear seat belts on center side
Three asymmetrical bench front facing rear seats with zero adjustments
Rear view mirror
Remote fuel filler door release
Front seat back storage
Seating: five seats
Upgraded cloth/velour seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Front side airbag
Six speaker(s)
Leather covered steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
Driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with recirculation setting
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