Subaru Forester

TIMING CHAIN OR BELT? MODEL LIST - (UPDATED 2022)

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The Subaru Forester is a compact crossover SUV (C-segment in Europe) manufactured by the Japanese marque Subaru. It has been present on the market since 1997. It is built on the same platform as the Subaru Impreza and its smaller sister, the Subaru XV / Crosstrek. The Forester is the same segment as the Subaru XV / Crosstrek, although the Forester is a longer, roomier vehicle with with better finishes and a slightly superior price.

The Subaru Forester has five generations to date. It competes against other compact SUVs of its category, such as the Toyota RAV4, the Nissan X-Trail or the Honda CR-V.

Subaru Forester. Timing Belt or Timing Chain?

Down below you will see a list with all Subaru Forester models which have been produced so far. They are classified by model identifier, year and type of bodywork. Above each list, we show you a series of pictures so that you can have a visual reference for each model. In some cases, both the original and its updated design are displayed to help you identify them with ease.

In this guide you will find all Subaru Forester models.

■ Timing Belt / Cam Belt (Correa / Faja de Distribución)
■ Timing Chain (Cadena de Distribución / Cadena de Tiempo)
■ Gear Driven (Distribución por Engranajes)
100% Electric, No Timing (Sin Distribución)
Unknown / Not Updated (Información desconocida)

If a car model is specified in blue, it means its motor engine has a timing chain; that is, it has no timing belt. The rest of the vehicles marked in grey have a timing belt/cam belt.

Subaru Forester I – First Generation (SF) (1997)

SUV

Diesel Engines

There are no diesel-engined versions of the Subaru Forester Gen 1.

Petrol Engines

  • EJ20(Turbo) 2.0 16V AWD 250 CV (1997 – 2002)
  • EJ202 2.0 AWD (SF5) 122 CV (1997 – 2002)
  • EJ202 2.0 AWD (SF5) 125 CV (1998 – 2002)
  • EJ205 2.0 S Turbo AWD (SF5) 170 CV (1998 – 2001)
  • EJ205 2.0 S Turbo AWD (SF5) 177 CV (2001 – 2002)
  • EJ25D 2.5 AWD 167 CV (1997 – 2002)
  • EJ250 2.5 Turbo AWD 218 CV (1998 – 2002)

Subaru Forester II – Second Generation (SG) (2002)

SUV

Diesel Engines

There are no diesel-engined versions of the Subaru Forester Gen 2.

Petrol Engines

  • EJ201 2.0 AWD 125 CV (2002 – 2005)
  • EJ205 2.0 S Turbo AWD 177 CV
  • EJ204 2.0 X AWD 158 CV (2005 – 2008)
  • EJ251 2.5 AWD 152 CV (2002 – 2005)
  • EJ253 2.5 AWD 175 CV (2005 – 2012)
  • EJ255 2.5 AWD 232 CV (2004 – 2009)
  • EJ255 2.5 AWD 252 CV (2005)
  • EJ25D 2.5 AWD (SG9) 165 CV (2005 – 2008)
  • EJ25 2.5 AWD (SG9) 211 CV (2003 – 2005)
  • EJ25 2.5 RX Nato AWD (SG9) 156 CV (2002 – 2005)
  • EJ255 2.5 XT AWD (SG9) 230 CV (2005 – 2008)

Subaru Forester III – Third Generation (SH) (2009)

SUV

Diesel Engines

  • EE20Z 2.0 D AWD (SHH) 147 CV (2008 – 2013)

Petrol Engines

  • EJ204 2.0 AWD 150 CV (2008 – 2013)
  • FB20 2.0 AWD 150 CV (2008)
  • EJ204 2.0 AWD 158 CV (2008 – 2013)
  • EJ204 2.0 AWD 160 CV (2010 – 2013)
  • FA20 2.0 AWD 241 CV (2012)
  • EJ204 2.0 BiFuel AWD 150 CV (2009 – 2011)
  • EJ253 2.5 171 CV (2008)
  • EJ253 2.5 AWD 167 CV (2008 – 2010)
  • EJ255 2.5 AWD (SH9) 230 CV (2008 – 2013)
  • EJ25 2.5 AWD (SH9) 171 CV (2009 – 2013)
  • FB25 2.5 AWD 171 CV (2011 – 2013)

Subaru Forester IV – Fourth Generation (SJ) (2014)

SUV

Diesel Engines

  • EE20Z 2.0 D AWD 147 CV (2013)

Petrol Engines

  • FA20 2.0 AWD 280 CV (2015)
  • FA20F 2.0 XT AWD 253 CV (2013)
  • FA20 2.0 XT AWD (SJG) 241 CV (2013)
  • FB20 2.0 i AWD 150 CV (2013)
  • FB20B 2.0 BiFuel AWD (S13, SJ5) 150 CV (2013)
  • FB25 2.5 AWD (SJ9) 171 CV (2014)

Subaru Forester V – Fifth Generation (SK) (2019)

SUV

Diesel Engines

There are no diesel-engined versions of the Subaru Forester Gen 5.

Petrol Engines

  • FB20D 2.0 AWD (SK7) 156 CV (2018)
  • FB20X 2.0 Hybrid AWD (SKE) 145 CV (2018)
  • FB20X 2.0 Hybrid AWD (SKE) 150 CV (2018)
  • FB25C 2.5 AWD (SK9) 185 CV (2018)

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