J.D. Power

2012 Subaru Forester

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2012 Subaru Forester Ratings
79

Years

Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
79
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Average
80/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Average
72/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Great
83/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Compact SUV of 2012

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2012 Subaru Forester after 90-days of ownership.
  • Forward visibility
  • Vehicle stability in poor conditions
  • Ease of getting in and out of the vehicle

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2012 Subaru Forester during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's audio system
  • Quality of the interior materials
  • Feel of the seat material

Performance Specs

MPG City

19 - 21

MPG Hwy

24 - 27

Horsepower

170 - 224

Transmission

4 speed, Automatic w/Manual Shift, 5 speed, Manual

Engine

Gas Flat 4, Turbocharged Gas Flat 4

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive

Available Trims

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