New 2017 Subaru Forester is a small crossover SUV that is coming to the market with a modern appearance and the ability to deliver a strong performance.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
When it comes to the design of the new model, there will not be any huge changes. However, we will definitely see some smaller improvements and updates. The exterior will have a fresh and stylish look. It will be equipped with a set of 17-inch or 18-inch alloy wheels. Other changes on the outside of the new 2017 Subaru Forester include redesigned headlights and taillights, new bumpers, and a new grille. The interior will be modern and comfortable. Comparing to the previous generation, there will be more passenger and cargo space. It will be equipped with features like a 6.2-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity, USB port, HD and satellite radio, dual-zone automatic climate control, rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, lane assist, and many more.
2017 SUBARU FORESTER ENGINE
There will be a couple of options for the engine of the new 2017 Subaru Forester. The first option is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder. It will be capable of delivering 170 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque. This unit will be paired with a 6-speed manual transmission system and come with the all-wheel drive system as a standard. Another option will be a more powerful 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. It will be able to produce up to 250 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. New Forester equipped with this engine will be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in around 6.3 seconds. When it comes to the fuel economy, new model will deliver 24 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway with the 2.5-liter engine. The one equipped with a 2.0-liter unit will be able to reach 23 mpg for the city drive and 28 mpg on the highway.
RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE
Subaru has not yet announced the exact release date of the new 2017 Subaru Forester. However, we can probably expect to see it at the dealerships at the end of this summer. Starting price is $22,395 and it goes up to $33,795 for the higher trim level.