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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 light 0 10 20 70 60 27.357
flat med hvy 0 0 0 100 70 23.681
flat med hvy 0 0 15 85 70 26.840
flat med hvy 0 15 0 85 70 24.514
flat light light 0 0 5 95 70 26.000
flat light none 2 5 35 58 70 23.537
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flat med light 0 85 10 5 75 23.000
flat med light 15 15 30 40 75 22.000
flat med light 0 10 0 90 75 27.500
hills light light 0 5 30 65 70 24.600

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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.