data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAKAAAAB4CAYAAAB1ovlvAAACs0lEQVR4Xu3XMWoqUQCG0RtN7wJck7VgEW1cR3aUTbgb7UUFmYfpUiTFK/xAzlQWAz/z3cMMvk3TNA2XAlGBNwCj8ma ... Subaru's EJ253 engine was a 2.5-litre horizontally-opposed (or 'boxer') four-cylinder petrol engine. For Australia, the EJ253 engine was first introduced in the Subaru SG Forester in 2005.