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Subaru Forester Fuel Economy Data

4dr SUV 170-hp 2.5L H4 4-sp shiftable automatic AWD

flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
flat light none 0 0 0 100 62 25.000
flat med hvy 40 40 5 15 60 22.000
flat light light 0 0 0 100 62 34.100
flat light light 0 0 53 47 60 27.000
flat light light 7 0 4 89 75 20.000
hills light none 50 30 20 0 N/A 18.200
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hills med none 0 10 60 30 60 21.000
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 24.412
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 24.150
flat light light 30 55 10 5 62 24.000
flat light light 1 2 90 7 60 22.096
hills light none 0 10 80 10 60 24.706
flat light none 0 0 60 40 60 24.000
flat light light 0 20 0 80 65 29.000
hills med hvy 80 20 0 0 N/A 22.700
hills light light 20 60 0 20 60 17.000
flat lead none 10 20 20 50 75 20.400
flat light none 5 15 30 50 60 22.600
flat med none 6 6 78 11 70 25.743
flat v.lt hvy 15 60 15 10 65 22.000
flat v.lt hvy 15 60 15 10 65 23.500
flat med none 6 6 77 11 70 25.842
flat v.lt none 0 0 0 100 55 31.900
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 24.806
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 25.752
flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 24.706
hills med light 0 5 24 71 60 27.200
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 24.353
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 23.447
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 24.566
flat med light 0 0 10 90 60 25.793
flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 24.624
hills light light 0 5 0 95 60 27.954
flat light none 0 90 0 10 70 24.650
flat light light 0 0 10 90 60 28.000
hills med light 0 0 15 85 60 28.108
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 24.979
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 25.530
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 24.696
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 23.567
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 23.680
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 24.006
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 25.249
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 25.117
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 24.961
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 23.597
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 23.263
hills light light 0 20 30 50 55 25.286
flat med light 0 50 50 0 N/A 22.041

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2010 Subaru Forester

2010 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
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
I am averaging 25 mpg in a mix of in-town and highway driving see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
better than most comparable rigs hi-way mileage even around town see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I am getting 27.5 mpg with 60% town driving, the rest in hilly country. Very impressed, and the car is not even broken in yet. see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Saves over 40% compared to last SUV see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Good fuel economy for a relatively large vehicle see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
So far, so very good. Much better than my Element. Avg. 25 city. see full Subaru Forester review
2010 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
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Fuel consumption in 63000Km: -city: on the average(rush hours and non rush hours) around 15l/100Km -highway: around 9-10l/100Km at 130Km/h, 18-20l/100Km at 200-210 Km/h - other paved roads including mountain paved roads: around 11-12l/100Km - off-road: 14-16l/100Km see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Only 20 mpg or so has been best fuel economy to date. see full Subaru Forester review
 

2010 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.