Subaru Forester X20, 2003 MY

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.

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Key facts

Subaru Forester X20, 2003 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door 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 ft.lb / 19 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Subaru Forester models

Subaru Forester STI -
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 2457 cm3 265 PS 261 bhp 195 kW 1500 kg
Subaru Forester Cross Sports -
5 door off-road vehicle F4 5M 1994 cm3 219 PS 216 bhp 161 kW 1410 kg
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
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

Similar models

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5 door off-road vehicle F4 5M 1998 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 215.0 CO2 1502 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 5M 1998 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 215.0 CO2 1452 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 4A 1998 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 221.0 CO2 1526 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 4A 1998 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 220.0 CO2 1476 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 4A 1997 cm3 126 PS 124 bhp 92 kW 1450 kg
5 door off-road vehicle F4 4A 2350 cm3 139 PS 137 bhp 102 kW 1490 kg
Mitsubishi Airtrek Sport Gear -
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2003 Subaru Forester X20 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
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
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
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
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(JIS)
137 PS (135 bhp) (101 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(JIS)
67.7 bhp/litre
1.11 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(JIS)
186 Nm (137 ft·lb) (19 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(JIS)
93.28 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
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
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 103.69 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
76.26 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
102.27 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
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/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
Top gear ratio 0.87
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com 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.