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I chose the Forester because it had the largest engine power among similar SUVs. After several driving I found the front seats (I have no chance to test the rear seats) very uncomfortable. Handling in icy condition is not that good as expected for a AWD vehicle. The seats are too firm. It's ok for short distance drive but very bad for trips longer than...

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Modification S/tb-STiII, december 2000

 

GENERAL

Body typeSUV&Offroad
DriveFULL 4WD
TransmissionE-4AT (7 position electronic control 4 speed full automatic)
Displacement, cc1994
FrameGF-SF5
Price of new car, thousands yen (Tokyo area)2555 (~$21200)
 

SPECIFICATION (SPECS)

EXTERIOR

Exterior dimensions (LxWxH), mm4460 x 1735 x 1535
Interior dimensions (LxWxH), mm1745 x 1435 x 1245
Wheel base, mm2525
Treads (F/R), mm1480 / 1475
Ground clearance, mm170
Curb vehicle weight, kg1430
Gross vehicle weight, kg
Seating capacity, persons5
Doors number5
Min.turning radius, m5.5
Fuel tank capacity, l60
 

ENGINE

Displacement, cc1994
Engine modelEJ20
Max.power (Net), kw(PS)/rpm240 ps (176.52 kw) / 6000 rpm
Max.torque(Net), N*m(kg*m)/rpm31.5 kg*m (308.91 N*m) / 4000 rpm
Power density5.96
Engine typeHorizontal opposition 4 cylinder DOHC16 valve IC turbo
Engine informationBOXER PHASEII 4 cam
Fuel systemEGI (electronic gasoline injection:Multiple point injection)
TurbochargerTurbo with intercooler
Fuel typeUnleaded premium gasoline
LEV system (Low emission vehicle)No
Compression ratio9
Bore, mm92
Stroke, mm75
Final gear ratio
Fuel consumption at 10-15 modes, l/100km9.8
Fuel consumption at 60 km/h, l/100km
 

CHASSIS / TRANSMISSION

Power steeringYes
Tires size, front225/45ZR17
Tires size rear225/45ZR17
Braking system, frontVentilated disk
Braking system, rearVentilated disk
Suspension system, frontStrut type independent suspension
Suspension system, rearStrut type independent suspension
 

EQUIPMENT

EXTERIOR EQUIPMENT

Sunroof / Moonroofo
Front fog lampn
Rear fog lampn
Xenon headlight (Discharge lamp)n
Projector headlightn
Rear wipery
Front spoilery
Rear or roof spoilery
ABS (Antilock brake system)y
TCS (Traction control system)n
LSD (Limited slip differential)y
Privacy glassy
UV cutting glassy
Aluminium wheel17 inch standard
 

INTERIOR EQUIPMENT

Air conditionerFull automatic
Wood paneln
Cruise controln
Centralized door locky
Power windowy
Steering wheel telescopicn
Steering wheel tilty
Leather steering wheely
Power front seatn
Power rear seatn
Leather seatn
Falling down type rear seatDivided type
Child seat fixed with seat belty
Rear ELR3 point seat belt y
Front seat pretensioner seat beltn
Fourth limited front seat belty
Side impact bary
Airbag (Driver)y
Airbag (Passenger)y
Airbag (Side)n
Audio deckn
CD-playern
Car navigation systemo

y - present n - not present o - option

Colors

Color spectrumColor
 Pure white
 Premium silver metallic







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