2017 Subaru Forester AWD MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2017 Subaru Forester AWD.

The 2017 Subaru Forester AWD has 3 model options: Automatic (AV-S8) 4-cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L and Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L.

The 2017 Subaru Forester AWD Automatic (AV-S8) 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Small Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD car class.

The 2017 Subaru Forester AWD Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Small Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD car class.

The 2017 Subaru Forester AWD Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Small Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2017 Subaru Forester AWD Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2017 Subaru Forester AWD is 26 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic (AV-S8) 4-cyl, 2.0 L 25 23 27
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L 28 26 32
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L 24 22 28

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2017 Subaru Forester AWD?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2017 Subaru Forester AWD is $2,600.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2017 Subaru Forester AWD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $1,500 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Automatic (AV-S8) 4-cyl, 2.0 L $2,950 spend $3,250 more
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L $2,250 save $250
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L $2,600 spend $1,500 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2017 Subaru Forester AWD Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2017 Subaru Forester AWD will consume in one year is 12 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Automatic (AV-S8) 4-cyl, 2.0 L 12
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L 11
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L 12

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2017 Subaru Forester AWD Emit?

The 2017 Subaru Forester AWD will emit an average of about 5,210,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 178 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2017 Subaru Forester AWD.

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 3 2017 Subaru Forester AWD model options.

Automatic (AV-S8) 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2017 Subaru Forester AWD Automatic (AV-S8) 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 23
Highway MPG 27
Combined MPG 25
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $3,250
Fuel Cost $2,950
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Grams of CO2 5,385,000
Trees Needed to Offset 256
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (AV-S8)
Vehicle Class Small Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2017 Subaru Forester AWD Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 26
Highway MPG 32
Combined MPG 28
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 250
Fuel Cost $2,250
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 11
Grams of CO2 4,725,000
Trees Needed to Offset 225
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (variable gear ratios)
Vehicle Class Small Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2017 Subaru Forester AWD Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 22
Highway MPG 28
Combined MPG 24
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $1,500
Fuel Cost $2,600
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Grams of CO2 5,520,000
Trees Needed to Offset 263
Drive All-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Small Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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