2015 Subaru Forester Overview
Some of the outstanding features of the new Forester include an enlarged cargo space, more leg-room especially in the back seats and improved fuel efficiency thanks to the new Subaru Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) technology. All Subaru’s come standard with all wheel drive.
The 2015 Subaru Forester has a stylish cabin that is made of both soft and hard plastic. The rear seats come with armrests that recline and they also have cup holders. The car comes with a 4-speaker stereo which includes a USB ports and Bluetooth technology. Other interior luxury features include dual-zone automated climate control, Subaru’s EyeSight adaptive cruise control system and pre-collision braking, and an advanced navigation system.
The Forester’s exterior was slightly redesigned in 2013. The new design features more precise styling and a larger look. Other standard features include alloy wheels and a panoramic sunroof.
The 2015 Subaru Forester comes in 8 different models; 2.0XT Touring, 2.5i Touring, 2.0XT Premium, 2.5i Limited, 2.5i Premium Automatic, 2.5i Premium Manual and the 2.5i Manual. All Subaru models come standard with all-wheel-drive. The 2.5i options are 4 cylinder 2.5 liter engines with 170 horsepower.
The new Forester has a combined fuel consumption of 27 MPG, 32 MPG highway and 24 MPG city. The consumption rate drops to 24 MPG combined for the manual transmission options.
The 2015 Subaru Forester has achieved some pretty impressive safety stats. It scores an almost perfect crash test rating. For starters, the 2015 model comes with a standard rear-view camera to enhance safety. Subaru’s EyeSight adaptive cruise control system and pre-collision braking are industry leaders.
Price and Warranty
On average, the 2.5i Manual goes for $ 20,900 to $22,000, the 2.5i Automatic for $21,900 to $23,200, the 2.5i Premium Manual ranges between $23,200 to $24,600, 2.5i Premium Automatic between $23,500 to 25,100, 2.5i Limited from $26,300 to 28,100 and the 2.0XT Touring between $30,000 and $33,000. The car comes with a standard basic warranty of 3 years or 36,000 miles.