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...

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    Subaru Forester 2019-2022 Owners Manual: To release the Auto Vehicle Hold function


    Perform any of the following operations to release the Auto Vehicle Hold function. Depress the accelerator pedal. Depress the brake pedal again. Apply the electronic parking brake. Shift the select lever to the “P” position with the brake pedal pressed...

    Subaru Forester 2019-2022 Owners Manual: To decrease the speed (by the “RES/SET” switch)


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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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