• Subaru Forester Cross Sports

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Key facts

Subaru Forester Cross Sports, 2003 MY information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4445 mm
How heavy?
1410 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1994 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
219 PS / 216 bhp / 161 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
309 Nm / 228 / 31.5 kgm @ 3500 rpm


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2003 Subaru Forester Cross Sports technical specifications


This vehicle has a 5 door off-road vehicle type body with a front positioned engine powering all four wheels.
Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2 litres. For this model it develops power and torque figures of 216 bhp (219 PS/161 kW) at 5500 rpm and 309 Nm (228 lbft/31.5 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively.
A 5 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels.
It weighs a claimed 1410 kg at the kerb.
2003 Subaru Forester Cross Sports data
Subaru Forester Cross Sports, 2003 MY data
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2525 99.4
Track/tread (front) 1500 59.1
Track/tread (rear) 1495 58.9
Length 4445 175
Width 1735 68.3
Height 1550 61
Ground clearance 170 6.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1410 kg 3109 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Subaru
Engine code EJ20
Cylinders Flat 4
Capacity 2 litre
1994 cc
(121.681 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 75 mm
3.62 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.23
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
219 PS (216 bhp) (161 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
108.3 bhp/litre
1.78 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
309 Nm (228 ft·lb) (31.5 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
154.96 Nm/litre
1.87 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1947.3 kPa (282.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 155.32 PS/g
114.23 kW/g
153.19 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.75 kg/kW
14.62 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels four wheel drive  
Torque split
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 4.44
general ID114554
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Subaru Forester Cross Sports added 2003-10-12.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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