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Subaru Forester MPG

Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2011 2011 4dr SUV 170-hp 2.5L H4 6-sp manual AWD 24.54 See details
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With the 170-horsepower 2.5L H4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2011 Subaru Forester has been averaging 24.54 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Subaru Foresters in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (5 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2011 Subaru Forester in this analysis was driven on mountainous terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
2011 2011 4dr SUV 170-hp 2.5L H4 CVT AWD 24.9 See details
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2011 2011 4dr SUV 148-hp 2.0L H4 5-sp manual AWD 26.1 See details
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2011 Subaru Forester

2011 Subaru Forester Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
I've been getting higher than expected fuel economy - around 28MPG, mostly highway see full Subaru Forester review
2010 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
fuel milage around town is averaging 24 miles to the gallon, but it is still new and not being loaded. see full Subaru Forester review
2011 Subaru Forester Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Mileage is sub par. This Forester replaced a 2007 Ford Fusion all wheel drive. Same driving style, same route, same traffic- 2 mpg less than the V6 Fusion. see full Subaru Forester review
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Handling is so pleasant that sporty driving is quite fule consuming see full Subaru Forester review
 

2011 Subaru Forester Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Subaru Forester's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.