New 2015 Subaru Forester is marked by responsive and certain handling, safety features and versatility.
Two versions of this car are offered: Forester 2.5i and Forester 2.0XT. Both models have their own trim levels: former one is available in 2.5i, 2.5 Touring, 2.5 Limited, 2.5i Premium, and versions, while the latter – in 2.0XT Touring and Premium.
Changes in this car comparing its predecessor are not huge. Slight redesign was performed both in appearance and functionality. It has appealing shape, novel grille design and constructed side sheetmetal. Hood is taller matches greatly with streamlined head lights. Dashboard has been totally redesigned and moved slightly downward and forward. Information screen, sound and climate controls, and advanced soft-touch and matted materials add more visual pleasure when you sit inside.
Core of 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5i is its four-cylinder 2.5 liter engine providing 170 horsepower. 2.0XT models feature 2 liter turbocharged engine with significant 250 hp and with direct injection functionality. Base model can be configured with six-speed manual or continuously variable transmission (CVT), while 2.0XT can be only equipped with CVT with programming that allows you to operate it like six-speed or eight-speed auto with much quicker gear shifting. Renovated suspensions and tough structure of the body adds more peculiarities to make this car effective and confident in driving, reaching mileage of 27 mpg (25 mpg – for 2.0XT) combined. All this testifies that Forester can surely be called the leading SUV on the market.
2015 Subaru Forester MSRP is merely $22,195, which is not very costly.