2018 Subaru Forester

The compact SUV that simply fits.

Forester

The Subaru Forester boasts an unbeatable combination of all-road/all-weather capability, superior reliability, advanced safety features, exceptional value and sheer driving enjoyment. The legendary Subaru symmetrical full-time AWD is augmented by X-MODE1, a system that offers added control when conditions are at their worst, and the Forester features crisp handling and a surprisingly comfortable ride. The two SUBARU BOXER engines available are lightweight, responsive, fun and frugal — the Forester delivers best-in-class fuel efficiency2 among compact SUVs with full-time AWD. The passenger cabin is a spacious environment with excellent visibility, a high-quality feel and a versatile cargo compartment. All told, the 2018 Subaru Forester represents a refreshing combination of features that accommodates each and every direction your life may take.

Features and Benefits
  • Exterior

    Small size, great impression.

    The 2018 Subaru Forester turns heads, manoeuvres around tight spaces and delivers a confident driving experience overall. The muscular design features a bold front fascia, tail lights and alloy wheels. The lofty ground clearance provides the ability to clear obstacles, the aerodynamics create superior efficiency and the generous glass area gives a commanding view of the road. All things considered, the Subaru Forester really hits the mark.

  • Interior

    Scores big on the inside.

    Functional, comfortable, richer and quieter than ever before: Despite its compact size, the 2018 Subaru Forester sports a refined passenger cabin with generous interior space and supreme flexibility. Among the many welcome features are standard heated front seats, an array of advanced technologies to keep you connected and entertained, a generous cargo compartment, and available leather seating and reclining rear seats that also fold flat to increase useable space.

  • safety

    The case for confidence

    Incorporating the most technologically advanced active and passive safety systems available, Subaru builds vehicles that inspire confidence on every type of road, under all possible conditions and at all times. The 2018 Subaru Forester has been designated an IIHS Top Safety Pick* (EyeSight® equipped models) for the way in which it incorporates the latest thinking in active and passive safety, including structural and technology enhancements that have boosted standards to new heights.

  • Engineering

    The driving force

    From the very beginning, Subaru vehicles have provided drivers with a uniquely confident experience behind the wheel. The core technology that drives this feeling: the low-profile SUBARU BOXER engine, world-renowned AWD system, fully independent suspension system and lightweight, ultra-rigid chassis. Here, the result is the 2018 Subaru Forester, an honest-to-goodness SUV with completely unique qualities for an SUV, including superb handling and stability, impressive efficiency and dynamic all-road/all-weather performance.

2.5i

Key Features
  • 6-speed manual or Lineartronic® CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission)
  • X-MODE with Hill Descent Control (CVT only)
  • 6.2-inch Infotainment System with touchscreen, smartphone integration & STARLINK™ apps & services
  • Rear-view camera
  • Heated front seats with premium cloth upholstery

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2.5i Convenience

Key Features
  • Roofline rear spoiler
  • 10-way power driver's seat
  • 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels
  • Automatic on/off headlights
  • Multi-reflector halogen fog lights

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2.5i Touring

Key Features
  • Windshield wiper de-icer
  • Power rear tailgate with memory function
  • Extra-large power-sliding sunroof/
  • Subaru Rear/Side Vehicle Detection System (SRVD)
  • Automatic dual-zone climate control

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2.5i Touring Package with Technology Package Option

Key Features
  • EyeSight® Driving Assist System
  • Reverse Automatic Braking
  • Power rear tailgate with memory function
  • Steering responsive fog lights
  • Proximity key with push button start

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2.5i Limited

Key Features
  • 7-inch Infotainment System with high-resolution multi-gesture touchscreen, NAV, SiriusXM™ Radio/Traffic (subscription required) and STARLINK™ apps & services
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Steering responsive headlights with high-performance LEDs
  • 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels
  • Leather seating surfaces

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2.5i Limited Package with Technology Package Option

Key Features
  • EyeSight® Driving Assist System
  • Reverse Automatic Braking
  • Proximity key with push-button start
  • 10-way power driver's seat with memory feature
  • Autodimming sideview mirrors with approach lighting

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2.0XT Touring

Key Features
  • Twin-scroll turbocharged, direct-injection 2.0L SUBARU BOXER engine with SI-DRIVE
  • Power rear tailgate with memory function
  • 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels
  • Subaru Rear/Side Vehicle Detection System (SRVD)
  • 6.2-inch Infotainment System with touchscreen, smartphone integration & STARLINK™ apps & services

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2.0XT Touring with optional EyeSight® Package

Key Features
  • Twin-scroll turbocharged, direct-injection 2.0L SUBARU BOXER engine with SI-DRIVE
  • EyeSight® Driving Assist System
  • Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB)
  • High Beam Assist (HBA)
  • Subaru Rear/Side Vehicle Detection System (SRVD)

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2.0XT Limited

Key Features
  • Twin-scroll turbocharged, direct-injection 2.0L SUBARU BOXER engine with SI-DRIVE
  • 7-inch Infotainment System with high-resolution multi-gesture touchscreen, NAV, SiriusXM™ Radio/Traffic (subscription required) and STARLINK™ apps & services
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Steering responsive headlights with high-performance LEDs
  • Leather seating surfaces

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2.0XT Limited with Technology Package Option

Key Features
  • Twin-scroll turbocharged, direct-injection 2.0L SUBARU BOXER engine with SI-DRIVE
  • EyeSight® Driving Assist System
  • Reverse Automatic Braking
  • Proximity key with push-button start
  • 10-way power driver's seat with memory feature

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