• Subaru Forester 2.0i

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Key facts

2012 Subaru Forester 2.0i DBA-SJ5 information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4595 mm
How heavy?
1440 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1995 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
148 PS / 146 bhp / 109 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
196 Nm / 145 / 20 kgm @ 4200 rpm


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2012 Subaru Forester 2.0i technical specifications


The Subaru Forester 2.0i is a 5 door off-road vehicle style motor vehicle with a front positioned engine supplying power to all four wheels.
The Subaru Forester 2.0i is one of the DBA-SJ5 model family from Subaru.
The 2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that produces 146 bhp (148 PS/109 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 196 N·m (145 lb·ft/20 kgm) at 4200 rpm.
A 6 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the driven wheels.
Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1440 kg.
2012 Subaru Forester 2.0i data
2012 Subaru Forester 2.0i DBA-SJ5 data
Applicable to the Japanese (JDM) domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2640 103.9
Track/tread (front) 1545 60.8
Track/tread (rear) 1550 61
Length 4595 180.9
Width 1795 70.7
Height 1695 66.7
Ground clearance 220 8.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1440 kg 3175 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Subaru
Engine code FB20
Cylinders Flat 4
Capacity 2 litre
1995 cc
(121.742 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 90 mm
3.31 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.93
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(JIS net)
148 PS (146 bhp) (109 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output
(JIS net)
73.2 bhp/litre
1.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(JIS net)
196 Nm (145 ft·lb) (20 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque
(JIS net)
98.25 Nm/litre
1.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1234.6 kPa (179.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.75 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 102.8 PS/g
75.61 kW/g
101.39 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.23 kg/kW
22.09 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
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 225/60 R 17
Tyres rear 225/60 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 4.44
general ID299717
Production total
Model code
Model family DBA-SJ5
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Subaru Forester 2.0i added 2012-12-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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