How to Use Your Subaru Vehicle's Auto Start-Stop Feature


Newer Subaru Forester® and Crosstrek® when equipped with CVT transmission vehicles feature Auto Start Stop technology, which can help gas mileage by managing the engine to save fuel. This overview will explain how the system starts and stops the engine, what the dashboard icons mean, and how to turn off or disable the feature.

How to Use Your Subaru Vehicle's Auto Start-Stop and Auto Vehicle Hold Features (Newer Outback/Legacy)


Newer Subaru Legacy® and Outback® vehicles feature Auto Start-Stop technology, which can help gas mileage by managing the engine to save fuel. Some vehicles also feature Auto Vehicle Hold, which works with Auto Start-Stop and keeps your vehicle in place during long stops without needing to constantly depress the brake pedal. This overview will explain how both systems work, what the different dashboard icons mean, and how to enable and disable both features.

How to Use Your Subaru Voice Recognition


Subaru Voice Recognition is a safe and convenient feature that works with STARLINK® Multimedia as well as features like hands-free phone operation and automatic climate control system (if equipped). This overview explains the voice commands and how to activate voice recognition from the steering wheel controls.

How to Program Your Subaru Vehicle's Memory Power Seat and Mirrors


Your Subaru vehicle can remember your personal Power Seat and Mirror settings with the memory buttons, the touchscreen, your key fob, or the DriverFocus® Distraction Mitigation System, if available. This overview will show you how to set your Power Seat position including height adjustment and the outside mirrors so you can start every drive with comfort and safety.

How to Use Apple CarPlay® in Your Subaru


New Subaru vehicles feature Apple CarPlay® integration for an easy, familiar way to access your favorite apps. This overview will show you how to enable Apple CarPlay® via a USB cable, customize the settings, and activate the virtual assistant, Siri®.

How to Use Android Auto™ in Your Subaru


New Subaru vehicles feature Android Auto™ integration for an easy, familiar way to access your favorite apps. This overview will show you how to enable Android Auto™ via a USB cable, customize the settings, and activate the Google Assistant.

How to Set the Clock in Your Subaru Vehicle


Subaru vehicles with a black and white LCD multifunction display feature a digital clock that can update automatically or be set manually. This overview shows how to automatically or manually change the time due to your time zone or for daylight savings time.

How to Set the Clock in Your Subaru Vehicle (Color LCD)


Subaru vehicles with a color LCD multifunction display feature a digital clock that can update automatically or be set manually. This overview shows how to automatically or manually change the time due to your time zone or for daylight savings time.

How to Change a Subaru Vehicle's Tire Pressure Monitoring From kPa to PSi (i/SET Switch)


Subaru vehicles are equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) that can indicate when your tires are low on air - in either kPa or PSi. This guide shows how to change the Subaru TPMS sensor to show your preferred unit of measurement.

How to Use Your Subaru SUV's Power Rear Gate (Outback)


Newer Subaru SUVs feature an available Power Rear Gate with convenient controls on the dashboard, the key fob, or the rear gate itself. This overview shows the different ways for opening and closing the rear gate (also referred to as a "hatch" or "liftgate") including hands-free operation.

How to Set Your Subaru SUV's Power Rear Gate Memory Height (Outback)


The Power Rear Gate available on newer Subaru SUVs features a Memory Height setting for low-clearance parking or easier reach. This overview shows how to set the height of the gate (also referred to as a hatch or liftgate) that's perfect for you and your parking area.

How to Use Your Subaru Vehicle's Power Rear Gate (Ascent and Forester)


Newer Subaru SUVs feature an available Power Rear Gate with convenient controls on the dashboard, the key fob, or the rear gate itself. This overview shows the different ways to open or close the Power Rear Gate (also referred to as a hatch or liftgate).

How to Set Your Subaru SUV's Power Rear Gate Memory Height (Ascent and Forester)


The Power Rear Gate available on newer Subaru SUVs features a memory height setting for low-clearance parking or easier reach. This overview shows how to set the height of the gate (also referred to as a "hatch" or "liftgate") that's perfect for you and your parking area.

How to Use Your Subaru Vehicle's Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)


Subaru vehicles equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) indicate when your tires are low on air. This overview reviews how to understand the TPMS warning light and how to turn it off when low tire pressure occurs.

How to Use Your Subaru Vehicle's DriverFocus® Distraction Mitigation System (Forester)


The Subaru DriverFocus® Distraction Mitigation System is part of a suite of Subaru safety features, including EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology. But it doesn't just give helpful alerts when a driver becomes distracted, it's also a convenient way for your Subaru to recognize up to five drivers and automatically adjust to their preferred settings. This overview will show you how to set up a driver profile, turn DriverFocus off and on, and go through the features step by step.