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2008 Forester 2.5X Premium Sport Utility Specs

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2008 Forester 2.5X Premium Sport Utility Specs

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Engine: 2.5L horizontally opposedfour-cylinder OHC with variable valve timing and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 20 MPG city, 26 MPG highway and 22 MPG combined
Multi-point fuel injection
15.9gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 173 hp @ 6,000 rpm; 166 ft lb of torque @ 4,400 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
4.440:1 axle ratio
Ventilated four-wheel disc brakes
Electronic brake distribution
Space-saver spare tire with steel rim
Independent front and rear strut suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs
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Body-color front and rear bumpers
Day time running lights
Driver and passenger and passenger power, heated ,body-color door mirrors
Exterior dimensions: 176.6 in. overall length, 68.3 in. overall width, 65.0 in. overall height, 8.1 in. ground clearance, 99.4 in. wheelbase, 58.9 in. front track, 58.5 in. rear track and 34.8 ft. curb-to-curb turning circle
Front fog lights
Halogen headlights with complex surface lenses
Luxury trim: leather on shifter and alloy-look
Pearl paint
Rear window defroster
Roof rails
Electric glass front to rear sunroof
Tinted glass on cabin, rear and side
Underbody protection for engine
Weights: gross vehicle weight (lbs): 4,150, published curb weight (lbs): 3,195, gross trailer weight braked (lbs): 2,400 and payload allowance (lbs): 955
Intermittent windshield wipers
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Cargo area and front 12V power outlet(s)
Fully-automatic climate control
Element antenna
Anti-theft protection
Audio system with AM/FM radio, six CDs (reads MP3 format)
Cargo area cover/rear parcel shelf
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 67.6, width between arches (inches): 37.0 and height (inches): 31.7
Cargo capacity: 64.5 cu. ft. w/rear seat down and 28.9 cu. ft. all seats in place
Cruise control
Front cup holders
Outside air temperature indicator
Floor mats
Intelligent driver front airbag, intelligent passenger front airbag with occupant sensors
Heated bucket driver seat with four 8-way power, heated bucket front passenger seat:
Height adjustable front seat belts with pre-tensioners for driver and passenger
Front seat center armrest
Headlight control
Two active height-adjustable front head restraints, three height-adjustable rear seats head restraints
Interior dimensions: 39.1 in. front headroom, 37.0 in. rear headroom, 51.6 in. front hip room, 51.6 in. rear hip room, 43.6 in. front leg room, 33.7 in. rear leg room, 53.5 in. front shoulder room and 53.6 in. rear shoulder room
Remote power locks
Power steering
Power windows, express driver and passenger, power windows,
Front reading lights
Height adjustable rear seat belts for driver, height adjustable rear seat belts for passenger, 3-point rear seat belts for center
Rear seat center armrest
Rear seats:
Rear view mirror
Seating: five passengers
Cloth upholstery
Front side airbag
Four speakers
Leather-trimmed, tilt/ steering wheel
Tachometer
Driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with micro filter
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