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Subaru Forester Specs at TrueDelta: Powertrains and tires by trim level (2010)

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2010 Subaru Forester Specs - Exterior and Interior Dimensions

Body 4dr SUV
Wheelbase 103.0 in
Length 179.5 in
Width 70.1 in
Height 65.9 in
Curb Weight 3300 lb.
Fuel Capacity 16.9 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 41.6 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 56.1 in
Legroom, Row 1 43.1 in
Headroom, Row 2 40.0 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 55.6 in
Legroom, Row 2 38.0 in
Total Legroom 81.1 in (over 2 rows)
Cargo Volume, Minimum 33.5 ft3
Cargo Volume, Maximum 68.3 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2010 Subaru Forester

2010 Subaru Forester Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
The rear seat room is generous. see full Subaru Forester review
2010 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Enough room to feel comfortable, even at 6 feet tall. The fact that the Premium Trim package allows rear seats to recline a bit helps a lot as well. see full Subaru Forester review
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
leather seat "baquet" has very good lateral control, but leather is slippery on braking see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
ample rear seat room for car seats and adults alike see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Lost of room for the kids. see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
It fits my kids (three) better than 2001 Outback, the rear seat "hump" is less proeminent than in other Subaru models (Outback namely), good hip and shoulder room see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Big enough for growing children; enough leg room for tall driver see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Easily fits people over 6 foot in fron with plenty of room in back for passengers - much better than previous generation Forester. see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Rear seats are very comfortable, lots of space, excellent for wife and kid. see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
well padded and shaped, power seat controls allows good positioning. see full Subaru Forester review
2010 Subaru Forester Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Great for an average women. Too narrow for fit 6 foot man, especially in the back cushion. see full Subaru Forester review
 

2010 Subaru Forester 4-door SUV Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim 2.5 X 2.5 X Limited 2.5 XT 2.5 XT Limited
Standard Engine 2.5L H4
OHC-4v
170 hp@6000
170 lb-ft@4400
2.5L H4
OHC-4v
170 hp@6000
170 lb-ft@4400
turbocharged
2.5L H4
DOHC-4v
224 hp@5600
226 lb-ft@3600
turbocharged
2.5L H4
DOHC-4v
224 hp@5600
226 lb-ft@3600
Standard Transmission5-speed manual4-speed manually-shiftable automatic4-speed manually-shiftable automatic4-speed manually-shiftable automatic
Optional Transmission(s)4-speed manually-shiftable automatic   
Standard DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWD
Standard Tires215/55HR16 tires225/55HR17 tires225/55HR17 tires225/55HR17 tires
Optional Tires225/55HR17 tires   

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Powertrain of the 2010 Subaru Forester

2010 Subaru Forester Powertrain: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
AWD system works great in ice and snow see full Subaru Forester review
2011 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
The engine is adequate but nothing to write home about, but the AWD system is by most accounts the best in the segment. see full Subaru Forester review
2010 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Once warmed up the engine is smooth strong and relatively quiet at all speeds. see full Subaru Forester review
2010 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Subaru All Wheel Drive. see full Subaru Forester review
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
best on the market : AWD is a marvel see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
I drive (spirited driver)50% in town, 30% on-road and 20% off-road Brisk acceleration Excellent traction in difficult situations see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
solid, effective, reliable, efficient, solid without being harsh or overly noisy even when passing or towing see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
The AWD on the Forester is fantastic. it makes up for the pretty lame 4speed auto. see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Good responsive motor, lovely AT operating modes, including the ability to "lock" it into 2nd gear for slippery starts. see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Smooth running engine, satisfying gear level actuation, well spaced ratios, better fuel economy than previous Subarus owned, permanent all-wheel drive a must in snowy Quebec city, reliability (based on past experiece) see full Subaru Forester review
2010 Subaru Forester Powertrain: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
So far not impressed with reliability. High oil consumption, loud rumbling noises from engine compartment at 2200-2800 RPM, leaky cam seal. see full Subaru Forester review
2011 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Going up the same steep hill, the Forester managed, but the TDI had power to spare and the difference was compelling. Forester X Ltd nice as it was just could not compete with the diesel in performance. see full Subaru Forester review
2010 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
The 4 cylinder engine combined with the 4 speed automatic provides a decent city driving experience but on the highway it was found to be lacking in power. With the turbo you get worse mileage, have to use premium fuel and have less interior/cargo space. see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Small approach and departure angles Small torque in 1st gear at small speed see full Subaru Forester review
 

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2010 Subaru Forester MSRP and Invoice Prices

Body Trim Base Price Invoice Destination
4dr SUV 2.5 X 20,295 19,214 695
4dr SUV 2.5 X Limited 25,995 24,355 695
4dr SUV 2.5 XT 26,495 24,857 695
4dr SUV 2.5 XT Limited 28,495 26,707 695

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