2017 Subaru Forester

Saturday, February 20th 2016. | Subaru

2017 Subaru Forester is new small crossover that is one of the most fiercely fought over category and the most powerful in the segment. If we talk about the new design of Subaru Forester, the exterior sides will be aggressive, luxury, and attractive look. The fuel economy ratings and safety features come with impressive. 2017 Forester will be available in some trim levels that have different design especially in interior side.

2017 Forester XT


The and modern look. 2017 Subaru Forester 2.5i will be equipped with telescopic and tilt steering wheel, auxiliary audio jack, full power accessories, 60/40-split folding rear seats, height adjustable driver seat, Smartphone app integration, HD radio, 17 inches steel wheels, 6.2 inches touch screen interface, premium audio system, CD player, Subaru’s StarLink technology interface, and cruise control. However, for the top trim will get some options include 17 inches wheels and roof rails.

If we look at the Forester Premium trim, we will find panoramic sunroof, reclining rear seatbacks, heated side mirrors, 7-inch touch screen interface, voice commands, rear privacy glass, premium audio system, a rear armrests, heated front seats, StarLink Safety Plus, an eight-way driver’s seat, satellite radio, and dual USB ports.

There will be automatic climate control, hill decent control, automatic headlights, an adjustable-height power lift gate, an upgraded instrument cluster, a rear roof spoiler, standard CVT, fog lights, leather upholstery, and a cargo area tray for the Forester 2.5i Limited.

Then, the other features such as one-touch folding aft seatbacks, keyless entry, xenon headlights, 18” alloy wheels, keyless ignition, and a premium Harman Kardon sound system will complete the Forester 2.5i Touring.

The 2.0XT Premium trim has a sport tuned suspension system, a leather wrapped steering wheel, 18” alloy wheels, and a rear roof spoiler.

There will be available EyeSight driver assist, cruise control, and a navigation system as the optional features for the above trim.


All trim levels of new Subaru Forester will be equipped with an AWD system. To maximize various functions as well as improve stability and traction especially on slippery surfaces, this model will be supported with a driver selectable mode. There is also hill descent control. 2017 Subaru Forester will be powered with a 2.5 liter 4-cylinder engine. It will deliver outputs of 170 horsepower and 174 pounds feet of torque. The engine paired with a 6-speed manual transmission. The fuel economy of this car will be 24 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on the highway, and 27 mpg in combined for AWD system that is as per the EPA ratings. Then, for the manual transmission will be 22 mpg in the city, 29 mpg on the highway, and 25 mpg in combined.

However, the 2.0XT will have 250 horsepower and 258 pounds of torque. This trim will reach acceleration from 0 t0 60 mph in 6.3 seconds, while the fuel consumption will be 23 mpg in the city, 28 mpg on the highway, and 25 mpg in combined.

Release Date and Price

2017 Subaru Forester model year will be available from the spring of next year, the price according to preliminary information will be from $16,690.