Subaru Forester (1997 - 2003) Specs & Dimensions

Follow three simple steps to get to your desired version of the Subaru Forester Estate 1997. First, select the trim that you're looking for in the drop-down below. Next, select the engine you're looking for from the second drop-down. Finally, Select the exact version you're looking for. Now, you can get to the full spec details of your perfect Subaru Forester Estate 1997.

View detailed specifications by selecting the trim, engine, and version. What do these terms mean?

Trim, engine and version explained

To access the precise data on the Subaru Forester 1997 you need to know the trim, engine and version.

Trim:

Most Subaru models come in multiple trim levels, with more equipment being fitted the more expensive they are.

Engine:

Similarly, many Subaru trim levels are also available with different engine options, some focusing on economy, others on performance.

Version:

Finally, the version is determined by the car's bodystyle, number of doors and whether it has a manual or automatic gearbox.

Step 1 of 3 - Select trim level

Each trim level will have different equipment offerings.
Basic equipment (12)
  • ABS
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
Standard Equipment
Optional Equipment
Standard Trim Standard Equipment (2)
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • CD
Standard Trim Optional Equipment (7)
  • Air conditioning
  • Cruise control
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front fog lights
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Side airbags
GLS Standard Equipment (1)
  • Metallic Paint
GLS Optional Equipment (6)
  • Air conditioning
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front fog lights
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Side airbags
Sport Standard Equipment (7)
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD
  • Front fog lights
  • Metallic Paint
Sport Optional Equipment
  • n/a
S-Turbo Standard Equipment (12)
  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • CD
  • Cruise control
  • Electric sunroof
  • Front fog lights
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Metallic Paint
  • Side airbags
S-Turbo Optional Equipment
  • n/a
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Step 2 of 3 - Select engine

If the engine you are looking for is not listed, then it may not be available in this trim.
Please select a different trim.
If the engine you are looking for is not listed, then it may not be available in this trim.
Please select a different trim.
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Step 3 of 3 - Select version

Select one of the versions below

  • Available versions to be selected

Select one of the versions below

  • 2.0 AWD 5d
  • 2.0 AWD 5d Auto
  • 2.0 AWD 5d (AWP)
  • 2.0 AWD 5d Auto (AWP)

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 10.3 sec
MPG 31
Miles per tank 409 miles
Insurance group 23
Road tax £295 - £360
Dimensions Length 4460 mm x Width 1735 mm

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 11.6 sec
MPG 30
Miles per tank 396 miles
Insurance group 23
Road tax £295 - £360
Dimensions Length 4460 mm x Width 1735 mm

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 10.3 sec
MPG 31
Miles per tank 409 miles
Insurance group 0
Road tax £295 - £360
Dimensions Length 4460 mm x Width 1735 mm

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 11.6 sec
MPG 30
Miles per tank 396 miles
Insurance group 29
Road tax £295 - £360
Dimensions Length 4460 mm x Width 1735 mm

Select one of the versions below

  • 2.0 AWD Sport 5d

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 10.3 sec
MPG 29
Miles per tank 382 miles
Insurance group 24
Road tax £360
Dimensions Length 4460 mm x Width 1948 mm

Select one of the versions below

  • 2.0 AWD GLS 5d
  • 2.0 AWD GLS 5d Auto
  • 2.0 AWD GLS 5d (AWP)
  • 2.0 AWD GLS 5d Auto (AWP)

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 11.0 sec
MPG 31
Miles per tank 409 miles
Insurance group 23
Road tax £295
Dimensions Length 4450 mm x Width 1735 mm

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 12.0 sec
MPG 30
Miles per tank 396 miles
Insurance group 23
Road tax £295
Dimensions Length 4450 mm x Width 1735 mm

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 11.0 sec
MPG 31
Miles per tank 409 miles
Insurance group 0
Road tax £295
Dimensions Length 4450 mm x Width 1735 mm

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 12.0 sec
MPG 30
Miles per tank 396 miles
Insurance group 0
Road tax £295
Dimensions Length 4450 mm x Width 1735 mm

Select one of the versions below

  • 2.0 AWD S-Turbo 5d
  • 2.0 AWD S-Turbo 5d Auto
  • 2.0 AWD S-Turbo 5d (LT)
  • 2.0 AWD S-Turbo 5d Auto (LT)

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 7.9 sec
MPG 28
Miles per tank 369 miles
Insurance group 33
Road tax £295 - £360
Dimensions Length 4460 mm x Width 1948 mm

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 8.9 sec
MPG 26
Miles per tank 343 miles
Insurance group 33
Road tax £295 - £360
Dimensions Length 4460 mm x Width 1948 mm

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 7.9 sec
MPG 28
Miles per tank 369 miles
Insurance group 33
Road tax £295 - £360
Dimensions Length 4460 mm x Width 1948 mm

Brief specification overview

Power (bhp) 123 bhp
0-60mph 8.9 sec
MPG 26
Miles per tank 343 miles
Insurance group 33
Road tax £295 - £360
Dimensions Length 4460 mm x Width 1948 mm
Subaru Forester 1997 trim specs