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2009 Subaru Forester – 2.5X AWD 4-Dr Sport Utility H4 Man Trans (Base Trim)

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PRICING Suggested Pricing
 
$19,004
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MSRP
$19,995
MPG
20 / 26
City/Hwy
ENGINE
2.5L H4
HORSE POWER
170 hp
@ 6,000 rpm
TORQUE
170 ft lb
of torque @ 4,400 rpm
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2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X AWD 4-Dr Sport Utility H4 Man Trans (Base Trim) - Change
    MPG (City/Highway)
  1. 1.
    22 / 30
  2. 2.
    21 / 29
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    21 / 29
  4. 15.
    2009 Subaru Forester
    20 / 26
    PRICE (MSRP)
  1. 1.
    $16,099
  2. 2.
    $16,695
  3. 3.
    $17,540
  4. 9.
    2009 Subaru Forester
    $19,995
    HORSE POWER
  1. 1.
    269hp
  2. 2.
    261hp
  3. 3.
    260hp
  4. 28.
    2009 Subaru Forester
    170hp

SPECIFICATIONS

2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X AWD 4-Dr Sport Utility H4 Man Trans (Base Trim) - Change
QUICK GLANCE
Fair Market Price$ 19,004
MSRP$ 19,995
Editors' Overall Rating
N/A
Mileage20 City / 26 Highway
Engine2.5L H4
Horse Power170 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Torque170 ft lb of torque @ 4,400 rpm
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Steering Wheel Tilt (optional)
  • Cruise Control
HANDLING, BRAKES & SUSPENSION
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front (optional)
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Limited Slip Differential
SAFETY
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
SOUND & ENTERTAINMENT
  • Radio
  • CD Player (optional)

5-YEAR TOTAL COST TO OWN

2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X AWD 4-Dr Sport Utility H4 Man Trans (Base Trim) - Change
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What is This?
The overall ownership costs for the 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X AWD 4-Dr Sport Utility H4 Man Trans is $0, over 5 years and 70,000 miles.
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REVIEWS

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Long Term Verdict: 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X Limited
Our Winner Has Been the Sum of its Parts - That's the reason it was crowned our 2009 Sport Utility of the Year, and after more than a year's service in the Motor Trend test fleet, that choice was more than reaffirmed.
Scott MortaraApr 21, 2010
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Verdict: 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X Limited
Our Winner Has Been the Sum of its Parts
Scott MortaraApr 21, 2010
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Long-term update 6: 2009 Subaru Forester
12 months and 22,532 miles - Former ugly duckling goes the distance
Ron KiinoFeb 6, 2010
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Long Term Update 6: 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X
Former Ugly Duckling Goes the Distance
Ron KiinoJan 22, 2010
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Long Term Update 5: 2009 Subaru Forester
9 Months and 20,092 Miles - "It drives nicely, outward visibility is excellent, and the controls are easy to use."
Ron KiinoJan 13, 2010
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Long Term Update 4: 2009 Subaru Forester
7 Months and 16,023 Miles - "The Forester is badly in need of another gear, as the four-speed just doesn't get the job done."
Ron KiinoDec 18, 2009
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Long Term Update 3: 2009 Subaru Forester
5 Months and 11,745 Miles - "It felt composed and confident through the rain, regardless of speed."
Ron KiinoDec 15, 2009
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Long Term Update 5: 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X
"It drives nicely, outward visibility is excellent, and the controls are easy to use."
Ron KiinoDec 1, 2009
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Long Term Update 2: 2009 Subaru Forester
3 Months and 7789 Miles - "The largest annoyance was the wheezy, anemic base-level engine."
Ron KiinoOct 1, 2009
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Long Term Update 4: 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X
"The Forester is badly in need of another gear, as the four-speed just doesn't get the job done."
Ron KiinoOct 1, 2009
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Long Term Update 3: 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X
"It felt composed and confident through the rain, regardless of speed."
Ron KiinoAug 1, 2009
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Long Term Update 2: 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X
"The largest annoyance was the wheezy, anemic base-level engine."
Ron KiinoJun 1, 2009
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Long Term Update 1: 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X
4 months and 12,952 miles - After only four months of service, our long-term Forester has accrued 12,952 miles, thanks in small part to associate Web editor Rory Jurnecka's trip to Las Vegas.
Ron KiinoApr 13, 2009
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Long Term Update 1: 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X
"Can't help but think how much better this 'ute would be with the 2.5-liter turbo."
Ron KiinoApr 6, 2009
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2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X Ltd. PZEV Long Term Arrival
As with all our Sport/Utility of the Year winners, the 2009 Subaru Forester received an invitation to join our long-term fleet and, naturally, it rsvp'd yes.
Scott MortaraFeb 24, 2009
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Compact Crossover Comparison: 2008 Honda CR-V vs. 2008 Nissan Rogue vs. 2008 Saturn VUE vs. 2009 Subaru Forester vs. 2008 Toyota RAV4
Entry-level 'utes for the unwavering urbanite -- Art St. Antoine, Ed Loh, Scott Mortara, Julia LaPalme, and I are going to need some seriously distillated java-juice to shake off our lunch-induced stupors and formulate some conclusions about these cars. Cars? Those would be the five compact SUVs we'
Kim ReynoldsJul 24, 2008
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Crossover Comparison: 2008 Mazda CX-7 vs 2009 Subaru Forester XT vs 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan
Turbochargers: Three compact crossovers, all with force-fed fours, vie for peak performance.
Ron KiinoJul 24, 2008
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First Look: 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X
Buyers had good reason to let out a collective sigh of relief when images of the third-generation Forester began popping up on the Web. Although Subarus have never been the subject of one-car shows at the Museum of Modern Art, this one is handsome.
Kim ReynoldsJun 20, 2008
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First Drive: 2009 Subaru Forester
The something-for-nothing Forester -- The latest, third generation of Subaru's cult 'ute has dramatically pulled out its earplugs to its naysayers and made the changes that had to be made.
Kim ReynoldsMay 17, 2008
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