2017 Subaru Forester: The 2017 Subaru Forester is a tall, wagon-like crossover SUV that competes with the Ford Escape and Honda CR-V. For 2017, the five-seat Forester has improved fuel economy and new driver-assist technologies.
The Forester has two engines: A 2.5-liter horizontally-opposed four-cylinder that makes 170 horsepower and a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that makes 250 horsepower. The 2.5-liter is available with a six-speed manual transmission or a continuously-variable automatic transmission (CVT). The 2.0-liter engine pairs with a CVT. The Forester is all-wheel drive. The 2.5-liter engine has EPA-estimated fuel-economy numbers of 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway (22/28 with manual transmission) and the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine is rated at 23/27.
Trim levels on the Forester are as follows: 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, 2.5i Touring, 2.0XT Premium, and 2.0T Touring. Available features include EyeSight driver-assist technology, air conditioning, satellite radio, Bluetooth, USB ports, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, fog lamps, navigation, and leather seats.
Available safety features include stability control, anti-lock brakes, blind-spot alert, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-keep assist, reverse automatic braking, and dual-front, front-side, front-knee and side-curtain airbags.
The base price for the 2017 Subaru Forester is $22,595, not including destination or dealer fees.
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