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Old 03-08-2013, 04:00 PM   #67
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Originally Posted by Bones750 View Post
/My only concern is that manufacturer specs are showing that towing capacity has gone from 2400#s to 1500#s....I'm thinking it's a website glitch they haven't caught as the Forester data has gone to the 2014 specs in the past week. The 2.0 shows a 1500# capacity as does the 2.5 which doesn't make sense. /
Go to the Subaru Australia site. They sell all the models sold in the US, and the tow capacities are substantially higher there, as well as in Europe.

Our 2006 3.0R had a tow capacity of 3,500 lbs in the US. The same vehicle in Australia was rated for 2,000kg - about 4,400. It tows quite well....
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