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1998–1999 Subaru Forester S/tb Automatic

Specification specific to Subarus with Applied Model SF5B53P and main Option Code HA, IG, PB, PG, VA, VB or VC (see note *)

* Cars built for the Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) have an additional “C” or “H” as part of their Option Code, which is sometimes shown on the VIN plate. This is not relevant for this specification page and can be ignored.
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PlatformFirst Generation Subaru Forester
Body Style5-Door SUV
Production CycleRevision BApril 1998 to November 1999
Model CodeGF-SF5 (JDM cars only)
SteeringRight-Hand Drive
MarketJapanese Domestic Market (JDM)
Production DatesJuly 1998 to November 1999
Date On Sale
Chassis List5,296
 
Engine Type
ConfigurationFour Cylinder Horizontally Opposed (“Flat Four”)
Cylinder Bore92.0mm
Stroke75.0mm
Displacement1,994cc
Compression Ratio9.0:1
Fuel TypePetrol
InductionTurbocharged
ValvetrainDouble Overhead Camshaft (DOHC)
Valves164Valves per Cylinder
Peak Power240PSat6,000 rpm
Peak Torque308N·mat4,000rpm
 
Transmission Type@
TransmissionElectro 4-Speed Automatic (E-4AT)
DriveFull-time Four Wheel Drive with Active Torque Split Multi-plate Clutch (ACT-4 F4WD)
Tyre Size215/60R16
 
Colour Options47APearlescent Black (“Black Diamond Pearl”)
51ESolid White (“Pure White”)
6W3
792Metallic Light Silver (“Arctic Silver”)
86FMetallic Grey (“Steel Blue Metallic”)
8J2
 
Option Codes
HAIGPBPGVAVBVC
Option Code Notes
 
Additional Notes