The 2020 Subaru Forester is ready to hit the market and we can expect this model to be released sometime this year. Some rumors indicate that the release date will happen at the end of this year. The manufacturer will bring some new features to this SUV.
So, we can expect more attractive exterior design and a more spacious and techy interior. Also, according to the information that we got, the new model will come with a longer wheelbase. This changes will make this SUV really competitive on the market.
2020 Subaru Forester Exterior Update
The 2020 Subaru Forester will be redesigned and the new model will bring a more attractive design. Most of the updates will be seen on the front and the rear of this SUV.
The manufacturer will refresh this SUV. As we can see the first visual change is lower body cladding to protect this SUV against mud and rocks. Furthermore, the front will adore chromed grille and LED headlight. Also, the same technology will be used on the taillights. This small changes will give a boost to the new SUV and it will be visually better than the current one.
The 2020 Subaru Forester will conquer market once more with its premium cabin. The new SUV offers more techs this year and spacious cabin. Just for comparison, it provides much spacious front seating area than competitors such as the Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue, and Toyota RAV4. Also, thanks to the longer wheelbase this SUV will have space for everyone in.
Standard features this year will include 6.5-inch infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, plus EyeSight, automatic climate control, electronic parking brake, automatic power door locks. On the higher trims, the customers will get a bigger 8.0-inch unit.
As before, the new Forester will be a very safe SUV. It comes with features that many competitors don’t have. Some of the features are adaptive cruise control, pre-collision braking, pre-collision throttle management, lane-departure warning, and lane-keep assist system.
2020 Subaru Forester Engine Performance
The new 2020 Subaru Forester as before will be available with one engine choice. However, there will be some improvements and the manufacturer added 12 HP and 2 lb-ft of torque more. Under the hood of this model is lying powerful 2.5-liter flat-4 engine that produces 181 HP and 176 lb-ft of torque.
However, according to the news, the Sport and Touring models will get a CVT features. The new 2020 Subaru Forester will offer the same EPA fuel economy figures as the current one model 26-mpg city/33-mpg highway/29-mpg combined.
Release Date and Price
The upcoming 2020 Subaru Forester will be released this year. However, the exact date is not known. Some rumors indicate the end of this year. As for the price, the base model will start at around $25,000. This price will also include a destination charge of about $1000. As we already wrote, the new model will be available in a few trim levels.
The Forester Premium starts at $28,000 and offers all-wheel-drive system, alloy wheels, privacy glass, roof rails, and a panoramic sunroof. The more equipped is the Sport trim. This one will cost $30,000, while the Limited one $32,000. The most equipped and the most expensive is Touring trim. This one will easily reach a price of $35,000.