• Subaru Forester X20

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Key facts

Subaru Forester X20, 2003 MY information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4450 mm
How heavy?
1320 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1994 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
137 PS / 135 bhp / 101 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
186 Nm / 137 / 19 kgm @ 3200 rpm


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2003 Subaru Forester X20 technical specifications


This car has a 5 door off-road vehicle type body with a front mounted engine driving through all four wheels.
Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 135 bhp (137 PS/101 kW) at 5600 rpm and 186 Nm (137 lbft/19 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
It weighs a stated 1320 kg at the kerb.
2003 Subaru Forester X20 data
Subaru Forester X20, 2003 MY data
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2525 99.4
Track/tread (front) 1495 58.9
Track/tread (rear) 1485 58.5
Length 4450 175.2
Width 1735 68.3
Height 1590 62.6
Ground clearance 200 7.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1320 kg 2910 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated 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
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
137 PS (135 bhp) (101 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
67.7 bhp/litre
1.11 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
186 Nm (137 ft·lb) (19 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
93.28 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1172.2 kPa (170 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
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 103.69 PS/g
76.26 kW/g
102.27 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.11 kg/kW
21.9 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 0.87
Final drive ratio 4.11
general ID114642
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Subaru Forester X20 added 2003-10-12.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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