Subaru Forester: Maximum load limits - Trailer towing - Driving tips - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Maximum load limits

Never exceed the maximum load

Never exceed the maximum load limits explained in the following.

Exceeding the maximum load limits could cause personal injury and/or vehicle damage.

- Adequate size trailer brakes are

- Adequate size trailer brakes are required when the trailer and its cargo exceed 1,000 lbs (453 kg) total weight.

- Before towing a trailer, check the trailer total weight, GVW, GAWs and tongue load. Make sure the load and its distribution in your vehicle and trailer are acceptable.

Warranties and maintenance
SUBARU warranties do not apply to vehicle damage or malfunction caused by trailer towing. If you use your vehicle to tow a trailer, more frequent maintenance will be required due to the additi ...

Total trailer weight
Total trailer weight The total trailer weight (trailer weight plus its cargo load) must never exceed the maximum weight shown in the following table. ...

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