The forthcoming 2020 Subaru Forester will be offered with a more spacious cabin thanks to the longer wheelbase. And its 8.7 inches of ground clearance is ideal for the harsh weather.
2020 Subaru Forester Exterior Update
The 2020 Subaru Forester will keep the old design and it will add some new features and updates. The company clearly go with the safe design that is proven for success. The most of the updates of the 2020 Subaru Forester have been made beneath the skin.
The front and the rear of this SUV is almost identical like the previous. However, the manufacturer lower body cladding to protect this SUV against mud and rocks. Also, with this year model, the roof rails come standard on all trims. The LED headlight as the taillights are also good looking and are somehow visually better than the current one. According to some gossip, the driving of the new Forester will be improved and now is much quieter than the previous model.
2020 Subaru Forester Interior Design and Features
The newest 2020 Subaru Forester is a very tough rival in this segment. This model offers many new techs and it has bigger front seating area by 1.2 inches than competitors such as the Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue, and Toyota RAV4. As we know the manufacturer added to the 2020 Forester longer wheelbase to give better rear-seat legroom.
However, like the current model, the new one will come with the same infotainment touchscreen system, and it offers a 6.5-inch on the base model or the 8.0-inch unit on the higher one. With the base one model, the buyers will also get features like Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, plus EyeSight, automatic climate control, electronic parking brake, automatic power door locks.
The safety is also good, thanks to the adaptive cruise control, pre-collision braking, pre-collision throttle management, lane-departure warning and lane-keep assist system.
2020 Subaru Forester Engine Performance
The brand-new model 2020 Subaru Forester comes with the 2.5-liter flat-4 engine that is able to make 181 HP as well as 176 lb-ft of torque. This output has been little boosted if we look at the previous version. Nevertheless, the new engine system gives 12 horses as well as 2 pound-feet of torque more than the previous one. The company says that 90 percent of the material used are new and this includes a stronger block and a new direct-injection system.
The Sport and Touring Foresters will be available with a CVT features that simulates a 7-speed automatic transmission via shift paddles. Also, as the previous model, the new one will come with SI-Drive system. This system will allow the driver to switch between smooth (Intelligent) or (Sport) powertrain performance. According to the latest info, the new 2020 Subaru Forester will offer the same EPA fuel economy figures of 26-mpg city/33-mpg highway/29-mpg combined.
2020 Subaru Forester Release Date and Price
The newest 2020 Subaru Forester will debut this year at October. The base model will come with Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of around $25,000. This price will include a destination charge of about $1000.
Furthermore, the Forester Premium starts at $28,000. This trim will be available with X-Mode or all-wheel drive, alloy wheels, privacy glass, roof rails, and a panoramic sunroof. The middle equipment trim is Sport that cost about $30,000, while the Limited one $32,000. The top of the offer Touring will reach price of $35,000.