Subaru Forester Cross Sports, 2003 MY

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.

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Key facts

Subaru Forester Cross Sports, 2003 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door 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 ft.lb / 31.5 kgm @ 3500 rpm

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5 door off-road vehicle F4 4A 1994 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1360 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 4A 1994 cm3 219 PS 216 bhp 161 kW 1430 kg
Subaru Forester X20 -
5 door off-road vehicle F4 5M 1994 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1320 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 4A 1994 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1340 kg
Subaru Forester XT -
5 door off-road vehicle F4 5M 1994 cm3 219 PS 216 bhp 161 kW 1390 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 4A 1994 cm3 219 PS 216 bhp 161 kW 1410 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 5M 1994 cm3 139 PS 137 bhp 102 kW 1360 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 4A 1994 cm3 139 PS 137 bhp 102 kW 1370 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 5M 1994 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW 1390 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 4A 1994 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW 1410 kg

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2003 Subaru Forester Cross Sports data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2525 mm 99.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1500 mm 59.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1495 mm 58.9 inches
Length 4445 mm 175 inches
Width 1735 mm 68.3 inches
Height 1550 mm 61 inches
Ground clearance 170 mm 6.7 inches
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
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
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
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(JIS)
219 PS (216 bhp) (161 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(JIS)
108.3 bhp/litre
1.78 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(JIS)
309 Nm (228 ft·lb) (31.5 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(JIS)
154.96 Nm/litre
1.87 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
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
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
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/tonne (1000 kg)
114.23 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
153.19 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
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/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels four wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering
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
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 4.44
general
Carfolio.com 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.