1997 Subaru Forester S/tb specs



Body type SUV&Offroad
Drive FULL 4WD
Transmission E-4AT (7 position electronic control 4 speed full automatic)
Displacement, cc 1994
Frame E-SF5
Price of new car, thousands yen (Tokyo area) 2290 (~$19000)



Exterior dimensions (LxWxH), mm 4450 x 1735 x 1580
Interior dimensions (LxWxH), mm 1745 x 1435 x 1245
Wheel base, mm 2525
Treads (F/R), mm 1475 / 1455
Ground clearance, mm 200
Curb vehicle weight, kg 1380
Gross vehicle weight, kg
Seating capacity, persons 5
Doors number 5
Min.turning radius, m 5.4
Fuel tank capacity, l 60


Displacement, cc 1994
Engine model EJ20
Max.power (Net), kw(PS)/rpm 250 ps (183.88 kw) / 6250 rpm
Max.torque(Net), N*m(kg*m)/rpm 31.2 kg*m (305.97 N*m) / 4000 rpm
Power density 5.52
Engine type Horizontal opposition 4 cylinder DOHC16 valve IC turbo
Engine information BOXER MASTER-4 4 cam
Fuel system EGI (electronic gasoline injection:Multiple point injection)
Turbocharger Turbo with intercooler
Fuel type Unleaded premium gasoline
LEV system (Low emission vehicle) No
Compression ratio 9
Bore, mm 92
Stroke, mm 75
Final gear ratio
Fuel consumption at 10-15 modes, l/100km 9.6
Fuel consumption at 60 km/h, l/100km


Power steering Yes
Tires size, front 215/60R16
Tires size rear 215/60R16
Braking system, front Ventilated disk
Braking system, rear Disk
Suspension system, front Strut type independent suspension
Suspension system, rear Strut type independent suspension



Sunroof / Moonroof Option
Front fog lamp Present
Rear fog lamp Not Present
Xenon headlight (Discharge lamp) Not Present
Projector headlight Not Present
Rear wiper Present
Front spoiler Option
Rear or roof spoiler Option
ABS (Antilock brake system) Present
TCS (Traction control system) Not Present
LSD (Limited slip differential) Present
Privacy glass Option
UV cutting glass Not Present
Aluminium wheel 16inch standard


Air conditioner Full automatic
Wood panel Not Present
Cruise control Not Present
Centralized door lock Present
Power window Present
Steering wheel telescopic Not Present
Steering wheel tilt Present
Leather steering wheel Present
Power front seat Not Present
Power rear seat Not Present
Leather seat Not Present
Falling down type rear seat Divided type
Child seat fixed with seat belt Not Present
Rear ELR3 point seat belt Present
Front seat pretensioner seat belt Not Present
Fourth limited front seat belt Not Present
Side impact bar Present
Airbag (Driver) Present
Airbag (Passenger) Option
Airbag (Side) Option
Audio deck Not Present
CD-player Not Present
Car navigation system Option


Color spectrum Color
 Black mica / black mica monotone OR black mica / slate metallic 2 tone
 flavone green metallic / slate metallic 2 tone
 Light/write silver & metallic / slate metallic 2 tone
 Light/write silver & metallic / light/write silver & metallic monotone
 Wine red mica / slate metallic 2 tone