2013 Subaru Forester

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2013 Subaru Forester Ratings
77
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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
77
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Average
77/100
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

Fair
69/100
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 2013

All J.D. Power rankings are powered by VIN verified vehicle owners. See ratings methodology.
Compact SUV
Rating
#6 Subaru Forester
77

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2013 Subaru Forester after 90-days of ownership.
  • Rear 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 2013 Subaru Forester during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's voice recognition and bluetooth
  • Styling of gauges and instruments
  • Transmission smoothness

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

2013 Subaru Forester Review

Overview
The 2013 Forester offers the combination of appealing design refined handling and astounding versatility. The horizontal layout of the 2.5-liter SUBARU BOXER 4-cylinder engine combines balance with power and efficiency. Forester is equipped with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive for better stability efficiency and a quicker response to slippery conditions. Forester's spacious interior offers many comfort-minded available features including a 10-way power driver's seat reclining rear seats and an oversized panoramic moonroof. All Forester models come standard with a USB port iPod control up to six speakers and Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio connectivity. Every Forester features a total of six front front seat-side and side-curtain airbags. The advanced system uses an array of sensors including a rollover sensor to help deploy the airbags in the most effective way possible. The 2013 Subaru Forester big enough for nature small enough for your garage.

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