The 2018 Subaru Forester is one of crossover SUV models that promises its buyers improved features and stunning designs. Every time there is a need for improvements. When it comes to cars, people are extra selective and are always ready for new designs and features. This leads the car manufacturing companies to come up with new crossovers to fend off rivalry in this growing market. Read on to find out about the specifications of this new SUV.
Redesign of 2018 Subaru Forester
Many significant changes have been in this model. Its external look has been modified and designers have tried to give it a trendy look by changing the previous royal safari design. The front bumper of 2018 Subaru Forester has been increased in size to impart a more muscular look. The size of the alloy wheels has also been modified to 20 inches providing more surface grip and enhancing off-road driving features.
The interiors of the car are elegantly designed along with classy design. Side mirrors come with auto-dimming technology that will fade in presence of bright light. In addition to all, there is this smart internal climate control system along with improved infotainment system. Seats are power adjustable and are heated. Option heating side mirrors will also be available.
The exceptional security alarm system, navigation system, driver’s assistance and also car maintenance systems will make Subaru Forester 2018 a tough competition for other SUVs.
2018 Subaru Forester – Powerful Engine
The company claims that its engine will be one of the most powerful engines on the road. It comes with a 4-cylinder 2.5-liter engine capable of delivering 170 hp. Also, a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine will be available that will produce an output of 250 hp and an output torque of 258 lb-ft.
All the above versions will be mated with a six-speed manual transmission and continuous variable transmission (CVT). EPA rating is likely to improve from its predecessors while top speed and acceleration time is likely to remain the same.
2018 Subaru Forester – Expected Changes
As a crossover model, expect few notable changes.
- The automaker has put in driver assistance features and has improved a lot on its parking assist facilities.
- Made it more stylish, improved the performance, quality of driving experience.
- Increased the color trims available. Now the buyer can order it in 12 different colors and shades.
- Wheels have been made aerodynamic and the car is expected to shed some weight.
- Fuel economy improved, but its cost has not increased exponentially.
- The car will also come with traction control, adaptive cruise control, voice-activated navigation system and a host of other features.
2018 Subaru Forester – Price and Release Date
Till now there has been no official announcement about 2018 Subaru Forester pricing, but experts have made their estimations around $24,000 and also said that it will be a fair deal for it. The release date has still not been decided. Still, it is expected to come in the US market from around March or April of the year 2018.