Subaru Forester 2008 vs Subaru Forester 2011

Subaru Forester
2008 - 2011
Subaru Forester
2011 - 2013
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 2.0 Petrol2.0 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 150 HP150 HP
Torque: 196 NM198 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.7 seconds12.4 seconds
Subaru Forester 2011 is a more dynamic driving.
Subaru Forester 2008 and Subaru Forester 2011 have the same engine power, but Subaru Forester 2008 torque is 2 NM less than Subaru Forester 2011. Subaru Forester 2008 reaches 100 km/h speed 0.3 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 8.47.5
Real fuel consumption: 10.6 l/100km9.9 l/100km
The Subaru Forester 2011 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Subaru Forester 2008 consumes 0.9 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Subaru Forester 2011, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Subaru Forester 2008 could require 135 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Subaru Forester 2008 consumes 0.7 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Subaru Forester 2011.
Fuel tank capacity: 64 litres64 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 760 km in combined cycle850 km in combined cycle
920 km on highway1010 km on highway
600 km with real consumption640 km with real consumption
Subaru Forester 2011 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Average engine lifespan: 350'000 km350'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 16 years16 years


Length: 4.56 m4.56 m
Width: 1.78 m1.78 m
Height: 1.70 m1.70 m
Both cars are similar in size. Subaru Forester 2008 and Subaru Forester 2011 are practically the same length.
Trunk capacity: 450 litres450 litres
Turning diameter: 10.6 meters10.6 meters
Gross weight (kg): 2`0152`015
Safety: no data

Average price (€): 50006200
Pros and Cons: Subaru Forester has
  • lower price
Subaru Forester has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
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