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2018 Subaru Forester

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Subaru Forester highlights

Customer reviews

4.6 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

26 city, 32 highway, 28 combined

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New for 2018

  • Forester trims have been upgraded with Parking Sensors, Automated Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, and 8508 as standard equipment this year.
  • Kicker Speaker System features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The 2.5I Touring trim now comes with Navigation System as standard equipment.

Explore Subaru Forester details

2.0XT Premium 4WD/AWD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • 4WD/AWD
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine

Optional Features

  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Kicker Speaker System
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Remote Start
  • Tow Hitch

Drive type

4WD/AWD

Engine size

2.0L

Horsepower

250

Torque (ft-lbs)

258

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

15.9

Wheelbase

103.9"

Overall length

181.5"

Width

70.7"

Height

68.2"

Leg room

F 43"/R 38"

Head room

F 40"/R 37.5"

Front tires

P225/55HR18

Rear tires

P225/55HR18

Seating capacity

5

Max towing capacity

150/1500 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

4
Above Average

RepairPal gave the Subaru Forester an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Subaru Forester 22nd out of 27 among Compact SUVs.

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2018 Subaru Forester trims

2.5I:

2.5I Premium:

2.5I Limited:

2.5I Touring:

  • Includes all features available on the 2.5I Limited
  • Parking Sensors
  • Smart Key
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Memory Seats
  • Harman Kardon Sound
  • Navigation System
  • View our Subaru Forester 2.5I Touring inventory

2.0XT Premium:

2.0XT Touring:

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