Anybody towing a manual Subaru Forester? I have a good possibility for a 2001 5 speed manual shift AWD (all wheel drive) vehicle. The owner has a manual that says AWD vehicles must be limited to 20mph and 31 miles maximum distance. Other forums and Remco and manufacturers list the unit as towable, 4 on the ground, key in accessory position. Would like to get a confirmation from someone who is or has had success with the manual Subaru's.
Good luck and safe travels!
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After a lot of digging and time I have an answer. Subaru changed their policy several years back and the manual transmission Forester is a go for 4 on the ground towing. I finally found a Forester forum and it answered the questions I had. Guess I will now have an 01 to tow, as soon as I rob a bank or win the lottery. Good luck and safe travels to all!
I am currently looking at a new forester for a toad because it can be towed flat and can tow up to 2500 lbs itself. Manual transmission only but needs no pump or disconnect. Right now, it is a choice between the Forester and the Equinox (see thread above), both sound like they work for me. May be a decision about the best deal.
Dan and Kathryn DeBruin plus dogs
2005 Newmar Dutchstar 4009