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Subaru Forester Features

Can I get heated seats? Do I have to get a sunroof? Find out what you need to know about Subaru Forester features right here.

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Available Features for the Subaru Forester

  

Model Year 2006 2006 2006
Model Forester Forester Forester
Trim 2.5 X 2.5 X L.L. Bean Edition 2.5 XT Limited
Engines  
2.4L I4
DOHC-4v
201 hp@7000
170 lb-ft@4300
 2.4L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>201 hp@7000 <br>170 lb-ft@4300 is a standard feature.  2.4L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>201 hp@7000 <br>170 lb-ft@4300 is a standard feature.  
turbocharged
2.5L H4
DOHC-4v
224 hp@5600
226 lb-ft@3600
    turbocharged<br> 2.5L H4<br>DOHC-4v<br>224 hp@5600 <br>226 lb-ft@3600 is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
5-speed manual 5-speed manual is a standard feature.   5-speed manual is a standard feature.
4-speed automatic 4-speed automatic is an optional feature. 4-speed automatic is a standard feature. 4-speed automatic is an optional feature.
Drivetrains  
AWD AWD is a standard feature. AWD is a standard feature. AWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
215/60HR16 tires 215/60HR16 tires is a standard feature. 215/60HR16 tires is a standard feature. 215/60HR16 tires is a standard feature.
Audio Systems  
Unbranded, 100W, 4 speakers Unbranded, 100W, 4 speakers is a standard feature.    
Unbranded, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) Unbranded, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature. Unbranded, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature. Unbranded, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) is a standard feature.
Unbranded, 120W, 4 speakers Unbranded, 120W, 4 speakers is an optional feature. Unbranded, 120W, 4 speakers is a standard feature.  
Accessories  
Cruise control Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Tilt steering wheel, manual Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Universal garage door openerHomelink.   Universal garage door opener is an optional feature. Universal garage door opener is an optional feature. Universal garage door opener is an optional feature.
Homelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is an optional feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seatsIf active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.   Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature.
If active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Front side airbagsTorso-level front row airbags, usually contained in the seats. Many also protect the head, but not as well as side curtain airbags.   Front side airbags is a standard feature. Front side airbags is a standard feature. Front side airbags is a standard feature.
Torso-level front row airbags, usually contained in the seats. Many also protect the head, but not as well as side curtain airbags.
Full-size spare tire Full-size spare tire is a standard feature. Full-size spare tire is a standard feature. Full-size spare tire is a standard feature.
Cargo Management  
Cargo cover Cargo cover is a standard feature. Cargo cover is a standard feature. Cargo cover is a standard feature.
Cargo net Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is an optional feature.
Cargo organizerAbove floor system for organizing cargo.   Cargo organizer is an optional feature. Cargo organizer is an optional feature. Cargo organizer is an optional feature.
Above floor system for organizing cargo.
Class II trailer hitchHitch rated for up to 3,500 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.   Class II trailer hitch is an optional feature. Class II trailer hitch is an optional feature. Class II trailer hitch is an optional feature.
Hitch rated for up to 3,500 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.   Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature. Overhead sunglass holder is a standard feature.
Usually part of an overhead console.
Roof rackIncludes side rails and crossbars.   Roof rack is a standard feature. Roof rack is a standard feature. Roof rack is a standard feature.
Includes side rails and crossbars.
Storage beneath cargo floorLarge storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.   Storage beneath cargo floor is a standard feature. Storage beneath cargo floor is a standard feature. Storage beneath cargo floor is a standard feature.
Large storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Automatic climate control, front is an optional feature. Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature. Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature.
Maintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.   CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature. CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature. CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature.
Includes CD player.
CD player      
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Rear wiper Rear wiper is a standard feature. Rear wiper is a standard feature. Rear wiper is a standard feature.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.   Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature.
Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Weatherband radioIncludes frequencies for weather channels. Only listed when pricing a single model because incomplete data for all model.   Weatherband radio is a standard feature. Weatherband radio is a standard feature. Weatherband radio is a standard feature.
Includes frequencies for weather channels. Only listed when pricing a single model because incomplete data for all model.
Wiper de-icerHeating elements defrost area where front wipers rest.   Wiper de-icer is an optional feature. Wiper de-icer is a standard feature. Wiper de-icer is a standard feature.
Heating elements defrost area where front wipers rest.
Exterior  
Bodyside claddingProtective cladding extending partly onto the doors.   Bodyside cladding is a standard feature. Bodyside cladding is a standard feature. Bodyside cladding is a standard feature.
Protective cladding extending partly onto the doors.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.   Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is an optional feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is an optional feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Hood scoopScoop on the hood, often not functional and purely decorative.       Hood scoop is a standard feature.
Scoop on the hood, often not functional and purely decorative.
Mud guardsFlaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.   Mud guards is a standard feature. Mud guards is a standard feature. Mud guards is a standard feature.
Flaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.
Rear bumper protector Rear bumper protector is an optional feature. Rear bumper protector is an optional feature. Rear bumper protector is an optional feature.
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.   Rear spoiler is an optional feature. Rear spoiler is an optional feature. Rear spoiler is an optional feature.
Can be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Skid plate (one)Protects part of the underbody from rocks when off-roading.   Skid plate (one) is an optional feature. Skid plate (one) is an optional feature. Skid plate (one) is an optional feature.
Protects part of the underbody from rocks when off-roading.
Sunroof, largeReplaces and includes value of smaller sunroofs.   Sunroof, large is an optional feature. Sunroof, large is a standard feature. Sunroof, large is a standard feature.
Replaces and includes value of smaller sunroofs.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is a standard feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature.
Interior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic-off headlightsHeadlights automatically turn off.   Automatic-off headlights is a standard feature. Automatic-off headlights is a standard feature. Automatic-off headlights is a standard feature.
Headlights automatically turn off.
Boost gaugeReports the amount of boost being provided by the supercharger or turbocharger.       Boost gauge is an optional feature.
Reports the amount of boost being provided by the supercharger or turbocharger.
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.   Compass is an optional feature. Compass is a standard feature. Compass is an optional feature.
We haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.   Fog lights is a standard feature. Fog lights is a standard feature. Fog lights is a standard feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.   Heated mirrors is an optional feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature.
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Turn signals on or near mirrors Turn signals on or near mirrors is an optional feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature.
Visor mirror, driver Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Visor mirror, passenger Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Powertrain  
Limited-slip rear differentialWhen one rear wheel spins, the differential locks up, sending power to the wheel with better traction.   Limited-slip rear differential is an optional feature. Limited-slip rear differential is a standard feature. Limited-slip rear differential is a standard feature.
When one rear wheel spins, the differential locks up, sending power to the wheel with better traction.
Short-throw shifter (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Short-throw shifter (optional) is an optional feature. Short-throw shifter (optional) is an optional feature. Short-throw shifter (optional) is an optional feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature.
All-weather floor matsAll-weather floormats.   All-weather floor mats is an optional feature. All-weather floor mats is an optional feature. All-weather floor mats is an optional feature.
All-weather floormats.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), second row Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature.
Floor mats Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature.
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature.
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats Heated front seats is an optional feature. Heated front seats is a standard feature. Heated front seats is a standard feature.
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.     Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature. Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Leather-wrapped steering wheel is an optional feature.   Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.
Manual height adjuster, driver seat      
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seatManually adjustable lower back support.   Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Manually adjustable lower back support.
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power height adjuster, driver seat Power height adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power recliner, driver seat Power recliner, driver seat is an optional feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are part leather, part synthetic suede.     Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.  
Seating surfaces are part leather, part synthetic suede.
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheelReal wood comprises part of the steering wheel rim.     Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.  
Real wood comprises part of the steering wheel rim.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Alloy wheels Alloy wheels is an optional feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Auto-leveling rear shocksRear shock absorbers that automatically level the rear ride height.     Auto-leveling rear shocks is a standard feature.  
Rear shock absorbers that automatically level the rear ride height.
Wheel locksLug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.   Wheel locks is an optional feature. Wheel locks is an optional feature. Wheel locks is an optional feature.
Lug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.

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