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Adventure awaits you in the 2021 Subaru Forester. Powered by Subaru's famous symmetrical AWD, the Forester is ready to take you wherever roads may not. Practical touches like roof rails, split-folding rear seats, and durable materials make the 2021 Subaru Forester ideal for active living. Innovative technology and driving aids, combined with a peppy engine, can also make the 2021 Subaru Forester an ideal around-town vehicle. If you're looking for an SUV that's built for adventure and comfortably fits five, then check out what the 2021 Subaru Forester has to offer. While we currently do not have many 2021 Subaru Foresters on our lots, we look forward to selling more in the future. If you love the 2021 model, you should also consider prior model years of the Subaru Forrester with similar features.
F 43.3"/R 39.4"
F 41.2"/R 39.6"
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When the weather becomes less than ideal, having an intelligent AWD system on your side is a must. The 2021 Subaru Forester rides on the Subaru symmetrical AWD system, a gold standard in the industry. Power is automatically directed to the wheel with the most traction, giving you a confident grip in various situations. On the 2021 Subaru Forester Premium and higher trims, Subaru X-Mode® lets you fine tune the traction control to conditions like mud and snow.
The 2021 Subaru Forester offers the driver assists you're looking for standard on every trim. Called EyeSight, this suite of systems includes forward pre-collision braking, throttle control, adaptive cruise control, and alerts. You'll stay centered on the road with lane centering, too.
You live an active life, never letting off the gas, and the 2021 Subaru Forester is designed to keep up. Raised roof rails are available or standard on several trims, giving you a quick and comfortable place to store longer items such as a surfboard or skis. A 60/40 split-folding rear seat lets you configure interior storage in many ways for other awkward items. An impressive 8.7 inches of ground clearance means the 2021 Subaru Forester can get you to your favorite trail, too.
As capable and adventurous as the 2021 Subaru Forester is, you've also got everything you need for daily errands, weekend vacations, and lengthy road trips. Moving the 2021 Subaru Forester forward is a 2.5L four-cylinder engine producing 182 hp. The engine gets paired to a CVT with paddle shifters. All this technology combines to give the 2021 Subaru Forester an impressive fuel economy of an EPA-estimated 29 mpg combined.
Stay connected through the power of technology with your 2021 Subaru Forester. A smartphone app lets you remotely start and set the temperature on select trims.
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Rear View Camera
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Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity
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17-inch alloy wheels
Automatic climate control
4.8 out of 54 customer reviews
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.View RepairPal's full rating of the Subaru Forester
Includes EyeSight driver assist technology, LED headlights, automatic climate control, 17-inch steel wheels, and more.
Adds X-Mode selectable drive mode, fog lights, raised roof rails, heated exterior mirrors, and more.
Adds LED fog lights, orange underguard accents, orange seat stitching, dual rear USB charge ports, and more.
Adds to the Premium trim with 18-inch alloy wheels, a power liftgate, leather-trimmed seats, an eight-inch touchscreen, dual-zone automatic climate control, and more.
Adds to the Limited trim with LED fog lights, driver seat memory seat, navigation, reverse automatic braking, LED interior lights, and more.
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The 2021 Subaru Forester received an overall 5/5 rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Find out more about this rating and how NHTSA’s 5-Star Safety Ratings program evaluates the crash protection and rollover safety of new vehicles.
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