Subaru Forester Transmission Information in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Average transmission load (Nm)

Quick notes on Subaru Forester transmission

    • Drive: All wheel drive (4x4)
    • Gearbox construction: Automatic
    • Transmission type: CVT Lineartronic
    • Average acceleration: 11.2 s to 60 mph
    • Average optimal engine speed: 5700 rpm
    • Average torque: 217 Nm
    • Weight to torque ratio: 8 kg to 1 Nm
    • Average weight: 1655 kg / 3649 lbs
    • Maximum load for transmission: 2420 kg / 5336 lbs
    • Gearboxy rating: 10 / 10

Gearbox types in 2019 Subaru Forester through generations

  • 2.5 —CVT Lineartronic (239 Nm)
  • e-Boxer 2.0 —CVT Lineartronic (194 Nm)
  • Acceleration with different gearboxes

  • e-Boxer 2.0 CVT Lineartronic—11.2 s to 60 mph (11.8 s to 100 kmh )

    Optimal engine speed at last gear

  • 2.5 CVT Lineartronic—5800 rpm.
  • e-Boxer 2.0 CVT Lineartronic—5600-6000 rpm.
  • Vehicle Transmission type Gears Drive type Optimal rpm Transmission efficiency
    2.5 Automatic CVT Lineartronic All wheel drive (4x4) 5800 rpm. 79%
    e-Boxer 2.0 Automatic CVT Lineartronic All wheel drive (4x4) 5600-6000 rpm. 84%
    Vehicle 2.5
    Transmission type Automatic
    Gears CVT Lineartronic
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 5800 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 79%
    Vehicle e-Boxer 2.0
    Transmission type Automatic
    Gears CVT Lineartronic
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 5600-6000 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 84%

    Quick notes on Subaru Forester transmission

      • Drive: All wheel drive (4x4)
      • Gearbox construction: Automatic, Manual
      • Transmission type: Lineartronic, 6 MT
      • Average acceleration: 9.6 s to 60 mph
      • Average optimal engine speed: 5233 rpm
      • Average torque: 274 Nm
      • Weight to torque ratio: 6 kg to 1 Nm
      • Average weight: 1578 kg / 3479 lbs
      • Maximum load for transmission: 2298 kg / 5067 lbs
      • Gearboxy rating: 8 / 10

    Gearbox types in 2017 Subaru Forester through generations

  • Sport 2.0 T —Lineartronic (350 Nm)
  • 2.0d —Lineartronic (350 Nm)
  • 2.0i —6 MT (198 Nm)
  • Trend 2.0i —6 MT (198 Nm)
  • Sport 2.0d —Lineartronic (350 Nm)
  • Platinum 2.0i —Lineartronic (198 Nm)
  • Acceleration with different gearboxes

  • Sport 2.0 T Lineartronic—7.1 s to 60 mph (7.5 s to 100 kmh )
  • 2.0d Lineartronic—9.4 s to 60 mph (9.9 s to 100 kmh )
  • 2.0i 6 MT—10.1 s to 60 mph (10.6 s to 100 kmh )
  • Trend 2.0i 6 MT—10.1 s to 60 mph (10.6 s to 100 kmh )
  • Sport 2.0d Lineartronic—9.4 s to 60 mph (9.9 s to 100 kmh )
  • Platinum 2.0i Lineartronic—11.2 s to 60 mph (11.8 s to 100 kmh )

    Optimal engine speed at last gear

  • Sport 2.0 T Lineartronic—5600 rpm.
  • 2.0d Lineartronic—3600 rpm.
  • 2.0i 6 MT—6200 rpm.
  • Trend 2.0i 6 MT—6200 rpm.
  • Sport 2.0d Lineartronic—3600 rpm.
  • Platinum 2.0i Lineartronic—6200 rpm.
  • Vehicle Transmission type Gears Drive type Optimal rpm Transmission efficiency
    Sport 2.0 T Automatic Lineartronic All wheel drive (4x4) 5600 rpm. 84%
    2.0d Automatic Lineartronic All wheel drive (4x4) 3600 rpm. 96%
    2.0i Manual 6 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 6200 rpm. 69%
    Trend 2.0i Manual 6 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 6200 rpm. 69%
    Sport 2.0d Automatic Lineartronic All wheel drive (4x4) 3600 rpm. 96%
    Platinum 2.0i Automatic Lineartronic All wheel drive (4x4) 6200 rpm. 69%
    Vehicle Sport 2.0 T
    Transmission type Automatic
    Gears Lineartronic
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 5600 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 84%
    Vehicle 2.0d
    Transmission type Automatic
    Gears Lineartronic
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 3600 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 96%
    Vehicle 2.0i
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 6 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 6200 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 69%
    Vehicle Trend 2.0i
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 6 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 6200 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 69%
    Vehicle Sport 2.0d
    Transmission type Automatic
    Gears Lineartronic
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 3600 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 96%
    Vehicle Platinum 2.0i
    Transmission type Automatic
    Gears Lineartronic
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 6200 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 69%

    Quick notes on Subaru Forester transmission

      • Drive: All wheel drive (4x4)
      • Gearbox construction: Manual
      • Transmission type: 6 MT
      • Average acceleration: 10.1 s to 60 mph
      • Average optimal engine speed: 6200 rpm
      • Average torque: 198 Nm
      • Weight to torque ratio: 7 kg to 1 Nm
      • Average weight: 1469 kg / 3239 lbs
      • Maximum load for transmission: 2144 kg / 4728 lbs
      • Gearboxy rating: 8 / 10

    Gearbox types in 2013 Subaru Forester through generations

  • 2.0 —6 MT (198 Nm)
  • Acceleration with different gearboxes

  • 2.0 6 MT—10.1 s to 60 mph (10.6 s to 100 kmh )

    Optimal engine speed at last gear

  • 2.0 6 MT—6200 rpm.
  • Vehicle Transmission type Gears Drive type Optimal rpm Transmission efficiency
    2.0 Manual 6 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 6200 rpm. 69%
    Vehicle 2.0
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 6 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 6200 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 69%

    Quick notes on Subaru Forester transmission

      • Drive: All wheel drive (4x4)
      • Gearbox construction: Manual
      • Transmission type: 6 MT
      • Average acceleration: 10 s to 60 mph
      • Average optimal engine speed: 4800 rpm
      • Average torque: 274 Nm
      • Weight to torque ratio: 6 kg to 1 Nm
      • Average weight: 1508 kg / 3325 lbs
      • Maximum load for transmission: 2183 kg / 4814 lbs
      • Gearboxy rating: 8 / 10

    Gearbox types in 2011 Subaru Forester through generations

  • 2.0i —6 MT (198 Nm)
  • 2.0 —6 MT (350 Nm)
  • Acceleration with different gearboxes

  • 2.0i 6 MT—10.2 s to 60 mph (10.7 s to 100 kmh )
  • 2.0 6 MT—9.8 s to 60 mph (10.3 s to 100 kmh )

    Optimal engine speed at last gear

  • 2.0i 6 MT—6000 rpm.
  • 2.0 6 MT—3600 rpm.
  • Vehicle Transmission type Gears Drive type Optimal rpm Transmission efficiency
    2.0i Manual 6 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 6000 rpm. 79%
    2.0 Manual 6 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 3600 rpm. 96%
    Vehicle 2.0i
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 6 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 6000 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 79%
    Vehicle 2.0
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 6 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 3600 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 96%

    Quick notes on Subaru Forester transmission

      • Drive: All wheel drive (4x4)
      • Gearbox construction: Automatic, Manual
      • Transmission type: 4 AT, 5 MT, 6 MT
      • Average acceleration: 9 s to 60 mph
      • Average optimal engine speed: 5733 rpm
      • Average torque: 274 Nm
      • Weight to torque ratio: 5 kg to 1 Nm
      • Average weight: 1489 kg / 3283 lbs
      • Maximum load for transmission: 2164 kg / 4772 lbs
      • Gearboxy rating: 8 / 10

    Gearbox types in 2008 Subaru Forester through generations

  • 2.0X —4 AT (196 Nm)
  • 2.5XS —5 MT (229 Nm)
  • 2.5XT —5 MT (320 Nm)
  • 2.0TD XS EC-VQ —6 MT (350 Nm)
  • Acceleration with different gearboxes

  • 2.0X 4 AT—11.3 s to 60 mph (11.9 s to 100 kmh )
  • 2.5XT 5 MT—5.7 s to 60 mph (6 s to 100 kmh )
  • 2.0TD XS EC-VQ 6 MT—9.9 s to 60 mph (10.4 s to 100 kmh )

    Optimal engine speed at last gear

  • 2.0X 4 AT—6000 rpm.
  • 2.5XS 5 MT—6000 rpm.
  • 2.5XT 5 MT—5200 rpm.
  • Vehicle Transmission type Gears Drive type Optimal rpm Transmission efficiency
    2.0X Automatic 4 AT All wheel drive (4x4) 6000 rpm. 79%
    2.5XS Manual 5 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 6000 rpm. 79%
    2.5XT Manual 5 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 5200 rpm. 84%
    2.0TD XS EC-VQ Manual 6 MT All wheel drive (4x4) - -
    Vehicle 2.0X
    Transmission type Automatic
    Gears 4 AT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 6000 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 79%
    Vehicle 2.5XS
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 5 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 6000 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 79%
    Vehicle 2.5XT
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 5 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 5200 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 84%
    Vehicle 2.0TD XS EC-VQ
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 6 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm -
    Transmission efficiency -

    Quick notes on Subaru Forester transmission

      • Drive: All wheel drive (4x4)
      • Gearbox construction: Manual
      • Transmission type: 5 MT
      • Average acceleration: 8.2 s to 60 mph
      • Average optimal engine speed: 5700 rpm
      • Average torque: 245 Nm
      • Weight to torque ratio: 6 kg to 1 Nm
      • Average weight: 1420 kg / 3131 lbs
      • Maximum load for transmission: 2050 kg / 4520 lbs
      • Gearboxy rating: 8 / 10

    Gearbox types in 2003 Subaru Forester through generations

  • 2.5i —5 MT (229 Nm)
  • 2.0 X —5 MT (184 Nm)
  • 2.0 XT —5 MT (245 Nm)
  • 2.5 i 16V Turbo —5 MT (320 Nm)
  • Acceleration with different gearboxes

  • 2.0 X 5 MT—10.8 s to 60 mph (11.4 s to 100 kmh )
  • 2.0 XT 5 MT—7.9 s to 60 mph (8.3 s to 100 kmh )
  • 2.5 i 16V Turbo 5 MT—6 s to 60 mph (6.3 s to 100 kmh )

    Optimal engine speed at last gear

  • 2.5i 5 MT—6000 rpm.
  • 2.0 X 5 MT—5600 rpm.
  • 2.0 XT 5 MT—5600 rpm.
  • 2.5 i 16V Turbo 5 MT—5600 rpm.
  • Vehicle Transmission type Gears Drive type Optimal rpm Transmission efficiency
    2.5i Manual 5 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 6000 rpm. 79%
    2.0 X Manual 5 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 5600 rpm. 84%
    2.0 XT Manual 5 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 5600 rpm. 84%
    2.5 i 16V Turbo Manual 5 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 5600 rpm. 84%
    Vehicle 2.5i
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 5 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 6000 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 79%
    Vehicle 2.0 X
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 5 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 5600 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 84%
    Vehicle 2.0 XT
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 5 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 5600 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 84%
    Vehicle 2.5 i 16V Turbo
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 5 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 5600 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 84%

    Quick notes on Subaru Forester transmission

      • Drive: All wheel drive (4x4)
      • Gearbox construction: Manual
      • Transmission type: 5 MT
      • Average acceleration: 9.5 s to 60 mph
      • Average optimal engine speed: 5600 rpm
      • Average torque: 208 Nm
      • Weight to torque ratio: 7 kg to 1 Nm
      • Average weight: 1402 kg / 3091 lbs
      • Maximum load for transmission: 2032 kg / 4481 lbs
      • Gearboxy rating: 8 / 10

    Gearbox types in 1998 Subaru Forester through generations

  • 2.0 S -Turbo —5 MT (240 Nm)
  • 2.0 —5 MT (176 Nm)
  • Acceleration with different gearboxes

  • 2.0 S -Turbo 5 MT—8 s to 60 mph (8.4 s to 100 kmh )
  • 2.0 5 MT—10.3 s to 60 mph (10.8 s to 100 kmh )
  • 2.5 4WD 5 MT—10.3 s to 60 mph (10.8 s to 100 kmh )

    Optimal engine speed at last gear

  • 2.0 S -Turbo 5 MT—5600 rpm.
  • 2.0 5 MT—5600 rpm.
  • Vehicle Transmission type Gears Drive type Optimal rpm Transmission efficiency
    2.0 S -Turbo Manual 5 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 5600 rpm. 84%
    2.0 Manual 5 MT All wheel drive (4x4) 5600 rpm. 84%
    2.5 4WD Manual 5 MT All wheel drive (4x4) - -
    Vehicle 2.0 S -Turbo
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 5 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 5600 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 84%
    Vehicle 2.0
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 5 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm 5600 rpm.
    Transmission efficiency 84%
    Vehicle 2.5 4WD
    Transmission type Manual
    Gears 5 MT
    Drive type All wheel drive (4x4)
    Optimal rpm -
    Transmission efficiency -