Subaru Forester 2019-2022 Owners Manual / Driving tips / Trailer towing / Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) and Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)

Subaru Forester: Trailer towing / Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) and Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)

Subaru Forester. Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) and Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)

Gross Vehicle Weight

The Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) must never exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR).

Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) is the combined total of the weight of the vehicle, driver, passengers, luggage, trailer hitch, trailer tongue load and any other optional equipment installed on your vehicle. Therefore, the GVW changes depending on the situation. Determine the GVW each time before going on a trip by putting your vehicle and trailer on a vehicle scale.

Subaru Forester. Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) and Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)

Certification label

GVWR of your vehicle that is given by SUBARU is shown on the certification label located at the bottom of driver’s side door pillar of your vehicle.

    Maximum load limits

    WARNING Never exceed the maximum load limits explained in the follo..

    Gross Axle Weight (GAW) and Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)

    Gross Axle Weight The total weight applied to each axle (GAW) must never exceed the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). The front and rear GAWs can be adjusted by relocating passengers and luggage inside the vehicle...

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    Subaru Forester 2019-2022 Owners Manual: Shift lock release


    If the select lever cannot be operated, turn the ignition switch back to the “ON” position then move the select lever to the “P” position with the select lever button pressed and the brake pedal depressed. If the select lever does not move after performing the above procedure, check and confirm the following and release the shift lock accordingly...

    Subaru Forester 2019-2022 Owners Manual: Catalytic converter


    The catalytic converter is installed in the exhaust system. It serves as a catalyst to reduce HC, CO and NOx in exhaust gases, thus providing cleaner exhaust. To avoid damage to the catalytic converter: Use only unleaded fuel. Even a small amount of leaded fuel will damage the catalytic converter...

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    Type B multi-function display (color LCD)

    Turn the ignition switch to “ON”.

    Subaru Forester. Type B multi-function display (color LCD)

    Press the Subaru Forester. Type B multi-function display (color LCD) button. Select “Settings”. Select “Vehicle”. Select “Time/Date” and then select “Manual”.

    Subaru Forester. Type B multi-function display (color LCD)

    Set the each items plus and minus. Select Subaru Forester. Type B multi-function display (color LCD) to complete the clock setting.

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