2017 Subaru Forester Review

The Forester is a crossover utility vehicle, it was first sawed the light of the day in 1997, and it had the same platform as the 92’s model Impreza. This SUV is not the best luxury or the strongest choice, but certainly it’s far from the worst. It was always a good, solid car which lasts. The current model has handled to gain a considerable fanatic following in spite of the intense antagonism, existing in the small crossover sports utility vehicle segment. The all-new 2017 Subaru Forester is as relaxed in the desert as it is on the freeway because of the liberal ground clearance and standard all-wheel drive system. Furthermore, it is made to offer better fuel economy and it comes equipped with adequate safety features, as well. The 2017 Forester will have six models that include 2.5i, 2.5i Limited, 2.5i Premium, 2.51 Touring, 2.0XT Premium, and the 2.0XT Touring, among which the 2.5i is the base model. The major class competitors of the new Forester include the 2017 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk, 2017 Honda CR-V, 2017 Toyota RAV4, 2017 Ford Escape, and the 2017 Mazda CX-5.

2017 Subaru Forester Orange

2017 Subaru Forester Redesign


The base model of the new Subaru Forester 2017 gets a set of 17-inch steel wheels, wearing 225/60 R17 98H sized all-season tires as standard. It will be offered with a set of 17 x 7.0-inch sized six-spoke black aluminum-alloy wheels, heated side mirrors, roof rails, and a panoramic sunroof as an option.
On the other hand, the 2.5i Limited comes with standard external features, such as a rear roof spoiler, automatic headlights, fog lights, and an height-adjustable power liftgate. Whereas the 2.5i Touring trim gets xenon headlights, rear folding seatbacks, and a set of 18-inch alloy wheels as standard.

2017 Subaru Forester side

Buyers choosing the 2.0XT Premium model would get a rear roof spoiler, a sport-tuned suspension system, and a set of 18-inch alloy wheel-set. For those who choose the 2.0XT Touring get the same equipment as those of the Premium one, but they differ with respect to elite optional features.
The 2017 Subaru Forester exterior colors are coming in six stunning body options that include:
 Crystal Black Silica.
 Burnished Bronze Metallic
 Crystal White Pearl.
 Ice Silver Metallic.
 Dark Gray Metallic.
 Jasmine Green Metallic.
The new Forester 2017 dimensions are 181.5 inches in length, 70.7 inches in width, and 68.2 inches in height. The length of the wheelbase and the curb weight would be 103.9 inches and 3296 pounds (approx 1498 kg) respectively.

2017 Subaru Forester wheel

All-new Subaru Forester 2017 Interior

The cabin of the new 2017 Subaru Forester comes with a roomy and well-appointed cabin, which is crammed with a bounty of luxurious features and better safety scores.
Some of the standard interior features and accessories available for the base model include:
 6.2-inch display.
 Adaptive cruise control.
 USB port.
 Rearview camera.
 Smartphone app incorporation.
 Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity.
 StarLink technology interface of Subaru.
 60:40-split folding back seatbacks
 Height-modifiable driver seat.
 HD radio.

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The optional features include:
 Back privacy glass.
 Reclining back seatback.
 Satellite radio.
 Back armrest.
 Dual USB ports
 Seven-inch touch-screen interface
 Eight-way power driver seat
 Voice commands.
 Improved sound system with six speakers.

2017 Subaru Forester Interior

2017 Subaru Forester Interior

Alternatively, the new Subaru Forester 2017 2.5i Limited model comes with standard internal features, such as hill descent control, leather covers. Also, a cargo area tray, an improved instrument cluster, and an automatic double-zone temperature control.
The 2.5i Touring trim comes equipped with the Harman Kardon sound system with eight speakers, automatic triple-zone temperature control, and keyless start and entry as standard.

Buyers choosing the 2.0XT Premium model would get standard internal features, like the upgraded instrument cluster, a leather-furred steering wheel, and an upgraded instrument cluster. For those choosing the 2.0XT Touring model will have the similarly interior as those of the Premium trim, but they differ with respect to elite internal optional features.
The 2017 model have passenger volume of 108.0 cubic feet and a cargo capacity of 34.4 cubic feet.

2017 Subaru Forester seats


The 2017 Subaru Forester will have a couple of different engines according to the trims and the power requirements of buyers. As a result,
The base model 2.5i and the 2.5i Premium model come equipped with a four-cylinder powertrain with the displacement of 2.5 liters. This engine is finely tuned to offer the models the highest power of 170 horsepower and the maximum torque of 174 pounds per foot. The power unit will be mated to a six-velocity manual transmission system as standard and with a continuously variable transmission system as an option.

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When comes to fuel economy, the base and the 2.5i Premium models offer the mileage of 24 mpg when they are driven within the city limits, 32 mpg when they sprint on highways, and a combined mileage of 27 mpg with the continuously variable transmission system. Models with the manual transmission system, they offer the mileage of 22 mpg when they are driven within the city limits, 29 mpg when they sprint on highways, and a combined mileage of 25 mpg

Buyers who need more power and torque, they can opt for the Subaru Forester 2017 XT Premium or the 2.0XT Touring. These models come equipped with a four-cylinder power plant with the displacement of 2.0 liters. This turbocharged powertrain would offer these models the power output of 250 ponies and the max torque of 258 pounds per foot. The powertrain will be mated only to the continuously variable transmission system.

2017 Subaru Forester

When comes to gas mileage, these models offer the 23 mpg when they are driven within the city limits, 28 mpg when they sprint on highways, and a combined mileage of 25 mpg.
All engines accelerate their respective models from 0-60 mph in 6.3 seconds with the top speed of 133 mph.
With these engines, the 2017 model Forester gets the maximum towing capacity of 2500 pounds (approx 1136 kg).

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Base cost and the date of release

Latest news confirms that the 2017 Subaru Forester will be released for sale during the month of February 2017 in Japan. The rest parts of the world would get the new vehicle after a month of release of the vehicle in Japan. Regarding pricing, each model comes with a different price range. Accordingly,
The base model will be available at a starting price of $ 22,595.
The 2.5i Premium model will be available at a starting cost of $ 25,495.
The 2.5i Limited model will be available at a preliminary price of $ 29,195.
The 2.5i Touring model will be available at a starting cost of $ 31,295.
The 2.0XT Premium model will be available at an initial price of $ 29,295.
The 2.0XT Touring model will be available at an initial cost of $ 34,295.

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