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2008 Forester 2.5 XT Limited Sport Utility Safety Ratings

This Hatchback was tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for rollover, crash, and stability safety. How did it perform? View all available safety ratings below.
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2008 Subaru Forester 2.5 XT Limited Sport Utility Crash Test Results

Rollover Ratings (5 star scale)

Rollover Resistance Rating Static Stability Factor Dynamic Test
n/a n/a n/a

Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Impact Side Impact
Driver's Side 5 of 5 Front Occupant 5 of 5
Passenger's Side 5 of 5 Rear Occupant 5 of 5

Crash Test Data

Frontal Impact Head Injury Criterion Chest Deceleration Femur Load
Driver's Side 443 HIC 44g 365lbs | 332lbs
Passenger's Side 350 HIC 41g 1161lbs | 854lbs
Side Impact Thoracic Trauma Index Pelvis Deceleration
Front Occupant 51 64
Rear Occupant 44 52

2008 Forester 2.5 XT Limited Sport Utility Safety Features

• 4-Wheel ABS• Traction Control• Daytime Running Lights
• Child Seat Lower Anchorage• Adjustable Upper Belt - Front• Adjustable Upper Belt - Rear
• Pretensioner• Energy Management Feature• Rear Center Lap/Shoulder Belt
• Advanced Air Bag Features• Side Airbag - Front• Head Airbag - Front
• Rear Seat Head Restraint• Dynamic Head Restraint• Trunk Release
• Tire Pressure Monitor
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