2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i-S

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i-S Specifications

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8.1L/100km
5 stars

About the 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i-S

The 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i-S is an all-wheel drive four-door wagon that was released to the Australian market on 01/08/2017 classified as a MY18. The Forester is regarded as a medium SUV built in Japan with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$33,400.

The Forester is an all-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats, powered by a 2.5L INLINE 4 engine that has 126 kW of power (at 5800 rpm) and 235 Nm of torque (at 4100 rpm) via a Continuous Variable. SUBARU claims the Forester 2.5i-S uses 8.1L/100km of Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 187g of CO2. It has a 60L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 741km per full tank.

The Forester measures 1735mm (68.3 inches) in height, 4610mm (181.5 inches) in length, 1795mm (70.7 inches) in width with a 2640mm (103.9 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1567kg (3454.6 lbs) of unladen weight. The Forester 2.5i-S comes standard with 225/55 R18 front tyres and 225/55 R18 rear tyres. It requires a service every 6 months or 12,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i-S has a 220mm ground clearance with a 1500kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity. It has a final gear ratio of 3.9.

The Forester has received a 5 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Centre Eng Bay Scuttle and the compliance plate is located on the Driver Side Inner Guard. An example VIN number would be similar to JF2SJ9KC5JG123456.


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Subaru Forester 2.5i-S Details
Price-
Used Price From DealerA$33,400
Trade-In ValueA$27,700
SeriesMY18
Body Stylefour-door wagon
Release date01/08/2017
Discontinued date30/09/2018
Drive typeAWD
VIN plate locationCentre Eng Bay Scuttle
Compliance plate locationDriver Side Inner Guard
VIN ExampleJF2SJ9KC5JG123456
Country of originJapan
SegmentMedium SUV
Safety ANCAP rating5 stars
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
Subaru Forester 2.5i-S Engine Specifications
TypeMULTI POINT F/INJ
Size2498cc, 2.5L
Power @ RPM 126kW @ 5800rpm (169.0 hp)
Torque @ RPM235Nm @ 4100rpm (173.3 lb-ft)
Cylindersfour-cylinder
Number of Valves16
ValvesVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
Euro RatingEURO 5
Compression ratio10
Power/weight ratio80.4kw/tonne
Bore/stroke94mm × 90mm (3.7in × 3.5in)
Subaru Forester 2.5i-S Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionContinuous Variable
Drive typeall-wheel drive
Steering typeRACK & PINION - POWER ASSISTED
Turning circle10.6m (34.8 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size225/55 R18 - 7x18
Rear tyre & wheel size225/55 R18 - 7x18
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeDouble wishbone, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Subaru Forester 2.5i-S Fuel Specifications
Fuel typeUNLEADED PETROL
Fuel tank capacity60L
Fuel consumption (combined average)8.1L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)10.2L / 100km
Fuel consumption highway (average)6.8L / 100km
Vehicle range740.7km (460.2 miles)
Emission standardEURO 5
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)187g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)236g / 100km
CO2 emissions (highway)159g / 100km
Subaru Forester 2.5i-S Dimensions
Length4610mm (181.5 inches)
Width1795mm (70.7 inches)
Height1735mm (68.3 inches)
Wheelbase2640mm (103.9 inches)
Front track1545mm (60.8 inches)
Rear track1555mm (61.2 inches)
Ground clearance220mm (8.7 inches)
Unladen weight1567kg (3454.6 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2015kg (4442.3 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
Subaru Forester 2.5i-S Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1500kg (3306.9 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity750kg (1653.5 lbs)
Subaru Forester 2.5i-S Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Subaru Forester 2.5i-S Servicing
Service interval (km)12,000 km
Service interval (months)6 months
Subaru Forester 2.5i-S Options
Standard Features
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Airbag Knee Driver
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones
  • Active High Beam Control
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Antenna - Roof-mounted Shark Fin type
  • Automatic Stop/Start
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel - Tilt & Telescopic
  • Ambient Temperature Display
  • Automatic Transmission Lock Out
  • AUX/USB Input Socket
  • 18 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Body Coloured Exterior Door Handles
  • Body Coloured Exterior Mirrors
  • Bottle Holders - Front and Rear
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Cruise Control Intelligent/Active
  • Chrome Exhaust Tip(s)
  • Cargo Cover
  • Chrome Grille Surround
  • Cup Holders - Front and Rear
  • Cargo Tie Down Hooks/Rings
  • Chrome Interior Door Handles
  • Centre Console Box - Multi-purpose
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Child Proof Rear Door Locks
  • Child Seat Anchor Points
  • Driver Assist Pack
  • Digital Clock
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Dust and Pollen Filter
  • Door Pockets - Front and Rear
  • Daytime Running Lights - LED
  • Dusk Sensing Headlights
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Front Wiper De-icer
  • Headrests - Adjustable on All Seats
  • Head Airbags
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Hill Holder
  • Headlight Washer System
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Intermittent Wipers - Variable
  • Keyless Entry and Drive
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Luggage/Cargo Area Light(s)
  • Lane Change Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Gear Knob
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Multi Function Control Screen
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • MP3 Compatible Audio/CD Player
  • Map/Reading Lights - Front
  • Power Front Seat Driver 8 Way
  • Power front seat Passenger
  • Power Exterior Mirrors - Heated
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators
  • Power Steering
  • PreSafe
  • Power Sunroof
  • Power Tailgate
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Centre Armrest
  • Remote Boot/Hatch Release
  • Radio CD with 6 Speakers
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Remote Fuel Lid Release
  • Roof Rails
  • Rear Privacy Glass
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Reversing Camera
  • Rear Window Demister
  • Rear Wiper/Washer
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Seatbelts - Height Adjustable Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Load Limiters Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Lap/Sash for All Seats
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Reminder for All Seats
  • Side Door Impact Beams
  • Side Front AirBags
  • Split Fold Rear Seat
  • Sunglass Holder
  • Seatback Pockets - Front Seats
  • Start/Stop Button
  • Side View Camera
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors
  • Spare Wheel - Full Size Alloy Wheel
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
  • Tool Kit
  • Xenon Headlights
Optional Features-