Subaru Forester: Engine oil / Recommended grade and viscosity

CAUTION

Use only engine oil with the recommended grade and viscosity.

Refer to “Engine oil”.

NOTE

Engine oil viscosity (thickness) affects fuel economy. Oils of lower viscosity provide better fuel economy. However, in hot weather, oil of higher viscosity is required to properly lubricate the engine.

    Changing the oil and oil filter

    Change the oil and oil filter according to the maintenance schedule in the “Warranty and Maintenance Booklet”. The engine oil and oil filter must be changed more frequently than listed in the maintenance schedule when driving on dusty roads, when short trips are frequently made, or when d..

    Synthetic oil

    You should use synthetic engine oil that meets the same requirements given for conventional engine oil. When using synthetic oil, you must use oil of the same classification, viscosity and grade shown in this Owner’s Manual...

    Other information:

    Subaru Forester 2019-2021 Owners Manual: Non-operational conditions


    In any of the following cases, the Auto Start Stop system will not operate. When the Auto Start Stop warning light/ Auto Start Stop OFF indicator light (yellow) is illuminating or flashing. When the malfunction indicator light (Check Engine light) is illuminating...

    Subaru Forester 2019-2021 Owners Manual: High beam assist function (if equipped)


    NOTE The high beam assist function utilizes the stereo camera installed at the position of the front map lights. For details on how to handle the stereo camera, refer to the Owner’s Manual supplement for the EyeSight system. The high beam assist function automatically changes the headlight from high beam to low beam (or vice versa)...

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    Average fuel consumption

    Subaru Forester. Average fuel consumption

    Displays the driving range per gallon of fuel Displays the driving range per liter of fuel Displays the fuel consumption per 100 km

    This display shows the average rate of fuel consumption since the trip meter was last reset.

    Subaru Forester. Average fuel consumption

    TRIP RESET switch

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