Comparison between:
• Renault Espace III (JE) 2.0i 16V (petrol, 1998)
• Subaru Forester II 2.0 X (petrol, 2002)
• Subaru Forester II 2.0 XT (petrol, 2002)
• Subaru Forester II 2.0 XT Automatic (petrol, 2002)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerRenaultSubaruSubaruSubaru
SeriesEspaceForesterForesterForester
ModelIII (JE) 2.0i 16VII 2.0 XII 2.0 XTII 2.0 XT Automatic
First year of production1998200220022002
Last year of production2000200520082008

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typeminivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV)off-road/sport utility vehicle (SUV)off-road/sport utility vehicle (SUV)off-road/sport utility vehicle (SUV)
Number of doors5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Number of seats7 (seven)5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2702.00 mm (millimeters)
8.86 ft (feet)
106.38 in (inches)
2.7020 m (meters)
2525.00 mm (millimeters)
8.28 ft (feet)
99.41 in (inches)
2.5250 m (meters)
2525.00 mm (millimeters)
8.28 ft (feet)
99.41 in (inches)
2.5250 m (meters)
2525.00 mm (millimeters)
8.28 ft (feet)
99.41 in (inches)
2.5250 m (meters)
Front track1534.00 mm (millimeters)
5.03 ft (feet)
60.39 in (inches)
1.5340 m (meters)
1495.00 mm (millimeters)
4.90 ft (feet)
58.86 in (inches)
1.4950 m (meters)
1495.00 mm (millimeters)
4.90 ft (feet)
58.86 in (inches)
1.4950 m (meters)
1495.00 mm (millimeters)
4.90 ft (feet)
58.86 in (inches)
1.4950 m (meters)
Rear track1540.00 mm (millimeters)
5.05 ft (feet)
60.63 in (inches)
1.5400 m (meters)
1485.00 mm (millimeters)
4.87 ft (feet)
58.46 in (inches)
1.4850 m (meters)
1485.00 mm (millimeters)
4.87 ft (feet)
58.46 in (inches)
1.4850 m (meters)
1485.00 mm (millimeters)
4.87 ft (feet)
58.46 in (inches)
1.4850 m (meters)
Length4517.00 mm (millimeters)
14.82 ft (feet)
177.83 in (inches)
4.5170 m (meters)
4450.00 mm (millimeters)
14.60 ft (feet)
175.20 in (inches)
4.4500 m (meters)
4450.00 mm (millimeters)
14.60 ft (feet)
175.20 in (inches)
4.4500 m (meters)
4450.00 mm (millimeters)
14.60 ft (feet)
175.20 in (inches)
4.4500 m (meters)
Width1810.00 mm (millimeters)
5.94 ft (feet)
71.26 in (inches)
1.8100 m (meters)
1735.00 mm (millimeters)
5.69 ft (feet)
68.31 in (inches)
1.7350 m (meters)
1735.00 mm (millimeters)
5.69 ft (feet)
68.31 in (inches)
1.7350 m (meters)
1735.00 mm (millimeters)
5.69 ft (feet)
68.31 in (inches)
1.7350 m (meters)
Height1773.00 mm (millimeters)
5.82 ft (feet)
69.80 in (inches)
1.7730 m (meters)
1590.00 mm (millimeters)
5.22 ft (feet)
62.60 in (inches)
1.5900 m (meters)
1585.00 mm (millimeters)
5.20 ft (feet)
62.40 in (inches)
1.5850 m (meters)
1585.00 mm (millimeters)
5.20 ft (feet)
62.40 in (inches)
1.5850 m (meters)
Ground clearance110.00 mm (millimeters)
0.36 ft (feet)
4.33 in (inches)
0.1100 m (meters)
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Minimum trunk/boot space capacity275.0 l (liters)
9.71 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.28 m3 (cubic meters)
275000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
406.0 l (liters)
14.34 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.41 m3 (cubic meters)
406000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
406.0 l (liters)
14.34 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.41 m3 (cubic meters)
406000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
406.0 l (liters)
14.34 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.41 m3 (cubic meters)
406000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity2850.0 l (liters)
100.65 ft3 (cubic feet)
2.85 m3 (cubic meters)
2850000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1525.0 l (liters)
53.85 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.52 m3 (cubic meters)
1525000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1525.0 l (liters)
53.85 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.52 m3 (cubic meters)
1525000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1525.0 l (liters)
53.85 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.52 m3 (cubic meters)
1525000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1490 kg (kilograms)
3284.89 lbs (pounds)
1360 kg (kilograms)
2998.29 lbs (pounds)
1410 kg (kilograms)
3108.52 lbs (pounds)
1410 kg (kilograms)
3108.52 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2300 kg (kilograms)
5070.63 lbs (pounds)
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Capacity of the fuel tank78.0 l (liters)
17.16 UK gal (UK gallons)
20.61 US gal (US gallons)
60.0 l (liters)
13.20 UK gal (UK gallons)
15.85 US gal (US gallons)
60.0 l (liters)
13.20 UK gal (UK gallons)
15.85 US gal (US gallons)
60.0 l (liters)
13.20 UK gal (UK gallons)
15.85 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrolpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model----
Engine locationtransverse, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement1998 cc (cubic centimeters)1994 cc (cubic centimeters)1994 cc (cubic centimeters)1994 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)overhead camshaft (OHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratedturboturbo
Compression ratio9.80 : 110.00 : 18.00 : 18.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineboxer/flat engineboxer/flat engineboxer/flat engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)82.70 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.26 in (inches)
0.0827 m (meters)
92.00 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.62 in (inches)
0.0920 m (meters)
92.00 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.62 in (inches)
0.0920 m (meters)
92.00 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.62 in (inches)
0.0920 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)93.00 mm (millimeters)
0.31 ft (feet)
3.66 in (inches)
0.0930 m (meters)
75.00 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.95 in (inches)
0.0750 m (meters)
75.00 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.95 in (inches)
0.0750 m (meters)
75.00 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.95 in (inches)
0.0750 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power140 hp (horse power)
104.4 kW (kilowatts)
141.9 ps (metric horsepower)
125 hp (horse power)
93.2 kW (kilowatts)
126.7 ps (metric horsepower)
177 hp (horse power)
132.0 kW (kilowatts)
179.5 ps (metric horsepower)
177 hp (horse power)
132.0 kW (kilowatts)
179.5 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at5500 rpm (revolutions per minute)5600 rpm (revolutions per minute)5600 rpm (revolutions per minute)5600 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque188 Nm (newton meters)
19.2 kgm (kilogram meters)
138.7 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
184 Nm (newton meters)
18.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
135.7 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
245 Nm (newton meters)
25.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
180.7 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
245 Nm (newton meters)
25.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
180.7 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at3750 rpm (revolutions per minute)3600 rpm (revolutions per minute)3200 rpm (revolutions per minute)3200 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM----
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.60 s (seconds)11.40 s (seconds)8.30 s (seconds)8.30 s (seconds)
Maximum speed185 km/h (kilometers per hour)
114.95 mph (miles per hour)
180 km/h (kilometers per hour)
111.85 mph (miles per hour)
202 km/h (kilometers per hour)
125.52 mph (miles per hour)
195 km/h (kilometers per hour)
121.17 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient----

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)11.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.55 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.06 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
20.28 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.36 mpl (miles per liter)
8.62 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.55 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.06 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
20.28 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.36 mpl (miles per liter)
8.62 km/l (kilometers per liter)
13.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.93 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.51 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.69 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.67 mpl (miles per liter)
7.52 km/l (kilometers per liter)
13.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.01 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.62 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.17 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.54 mpl (miles per liter)
7.30 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)7.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.61 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.93 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
32.22 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.51 mpl (miles per liter)
13.70 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.47 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.77 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
35.11 mpg (miles per gallon)
9.27 mpl (miles per liter)
14.93 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.72 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.06 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
30.16 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.97 mpl (miles per liter)
12.82 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.67 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.01 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
30.95 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.18 mpl (miles per liter)
13.16 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)8.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.96 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.35 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
26.43 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.98 mpl (miles per liter)
11.24 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.87 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.25 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
27.67 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.31 mpl (miles per liter)
11.76 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.16 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.59 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.34 mpl (miles per liter)
10.20 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.16 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.59 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.34 mpl (miles per liter)
10.20 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO II---
Catalytic converter----
CO2 emissions211 g/km (grammes per kilometer)---

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model----
Type of transmissionmanualmanualmanualautomatic
Number of automatic gears---4 (four)
Number of manual gears5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)-
Final drive ratio----
Drive typefront wheel drive (FWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulichydraulichydraulichydraulic
Turning circle diameter11.40 m (meters)
37.40 ft (feet)
448.82 in (inches)
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Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - independent suspension
- coil springs
- MacPherson strut
- anti-roll bar/sway bar/stabilizer bar
- shock absorber strut/damper - shock absorber strut/damper - shock absorber strut/damper
Type of rear suspension - semi-dependent
- coil springs
- wishbones - double wishbones - double wishbones

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdiscsdrumdiscsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim sizeR15---
Tyre code205/65 R15205/70 R15215/60 R16215/60 R16