Used Subaru Forester Towing Capacity

July 1st, 2023 by
Blue 2022 Subaru Forester driving in the woods

The Subaru Forester is a great family SUV and has been pretty popular with Provo drivers. But how much can a Subaru Forester tow? Can it handle your fishing boat? The maximum Subaru Forester towing capacity in recent model years has been 3,000 pounds, which is impressive for an SUV of this class. Keep reading to learn more about the performance capabilities of this remarkable SUV.

 

 

Subaru Forester Towing Capacity by Configuration

As we said, the Subaru Forester towing capacity is 3,000 pounds. That particular capacity usually comes from the Forester Wilderness trim level. Here is how the towing capacity for this vehicle breaks out by trim level:

Subaru Forester Towing Capacity By Trim

  • Forester Base – 1,500 pounds
  • Forester Premium – 1,500 pounds
  • Forester Sport – 1,500 pounds
  • Forester Wilderness – 3,000 pounds
  • Forester Limited – 1,500 pounds
  • Forester Touring – 1,500 pounds

What Can a Subaru Forester Tow?

The 3,000-pound Subaru Forester towing capacity enables you to tow several kinds of grownup toys to your favorite spot. Here are just a few:

  • Canoe/Kayak trailer
  • Jet Ski
  • Motorcycle
  • Bass boat
  • ATVs
  • Small open utility trailer
  • Small enclosed utility trailer
  • Some teardrop campers
  • Some a-frame campers

Subaru Forester Towing-Related Features and Equipment

Any West Valley City driver who does a lot of towing can tell you that the right features and equipment make all the difference when it comes to pulling a boat or trailer safely. Late model Subaru Forester SUVs are packed with those features. Here’s a partial list:

  • Active Torque Vectoring
  • Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive
  • Traction Control
  • Trailer Stability Assist
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC)
  • Subaru Forester Tow Hitch

Check Out the New Subaru Forester at Prestman Auto

Why don’t you come test drive the Subaru Forester and experience its raw power for yourself? We have a wide selection of quality pre-owned vehicles with impressive towing capabilities. We can surely help you find the one that’s right for you. And, if you’d like to learn more, check out our other model research and helpful car buying tips. We’re just down the road from West Jordan. We’re here to help, so contact us today!

 

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