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Subaru Forester MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
19 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2002 2002 4dr SUV 170-hp 2.5L H4 6-sp manual AWD 25.94
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With the 170-horsepower 2.5L H4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2002 Subaru Forester has been averaging 25.94 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Subaru Foresters in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 64 miles per hour (about 18.3 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (15 percent), in heavy traffic (1.7 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2002 Subaru Forester in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
2002 2002 4dr SUV 170-hp 2.5L H4 CVT AWD 22.88
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2002 Subaru Forester

2002 Subaru Forester Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2003 4dr SUV 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
21mpg is about all you can expect. AWD is partially to blame, as is the relatively inefficient boxer engine. see full Subaru Forester review
2002 4dr SUV 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
Inexcusable for a vehicle with so little room and luxury. see full Subaru Forester review
 

2002 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.