Subaru Forester Features –
- 2.0XT models feature a 250-horsepower Direct-Injection Turbocharged Subaru Boxer Engine
- EyeSight Driver Assist Technology
- Standard rear-vision camera
- 8.7 inches of ground clearance
Forester comes with 60/40-split fold-down rear seats, so you can fit three in the back with both rear seat-backs up or fold a seat down for extra cargo space.
Standard roof rails provide additional cargo-carrying capability. They’re compatible with just about everything you need for a day trip or weekend getaway, including accessory attachments for kayaks, bikes, skis and cargo carriers.
What are critics saying about the Subaru Forester?
The small crossover SUV category is intensely competitive, and it’s one in which the 2016 Subaru Forester holds its own quite well. Along with the sure-footedness of standard all-wheel drive, the Forester delivers plenty of cargo capacity, roomy seating and an available turbocharged engine that’s one of the strongest in its class. There’s nothing super flashy about this crossover, but Subaru is a believer in offering functional simplicity. That’s precisely what you get with the 2016 Forester. Read More >>
Car and Driver –
The Forester is a genuinely useful crossover, offering both room and a view—and utility. Engines are a 170-hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder (with a six-speed manual—our choice—or a CVT) and a 250-hp 2.0-liter turbo/CVT combo. Despite its comfort-tuned suspension, standard all-wheel drive contributes to surprising pace on winding roads and takes the Forester farther off-road than most in its class. The turbo is the rally car for hikers and alpine postal services—too bad it only comes with the CVT. Read More >>
Motor Trend –
When it comes to practicality, the 2016 Forester remains one of the most sensible choices, offering plenty of space for five passengers and their gear. There’s between 31.5 to 34.4 cubic feet of space depending on the trim level with the split folding rear seats up and 68.5 to 74.7 cubic feet with them down. Read More >>