Born to Explore.
Destined to Travel.
with Push-button Start
Your key fob gives you easy keyless access. Simply grip the door handles to unlock them, and start the engine with a button. Even without your fob, a 5-digit PIN code can unlock the doors.
18-inch Aluminium Alloy Wheels
2.5i Premium, 2.5i SPORT model is equipped with multi-spoke 18-inch aluminium-alloy wheels and 225/55R18 tyres.
Steering Responsive Headlights (SRH)
When rounding a curve at night, the illumination direction of the headlights move left or right according to the steering wheel to ensure visibility.
Use the touchscreen to easily manage your music, just as you would on your smartphone. Simply connect your smartphone through Bluetooth® *(1) or the USB port, and you can choose your music right on the touchscreen.
Voice Recognition* (2)
and Siri Eyes Free* (3) (4)
Your Forester has more hands-free options than ever before, thanks to intuitive Voice Recognition * (2) and Siri Eyes Free * (3) * (4) integration. Use Siri to link your compatible Apple * (3) product to your Forester, allowing you to make hands-free calls, play music, check emails and search the web.
The instrument panel of the Forester is designed to deliver information quickly and effortlessly. The tachometer and speedometer are clearly visible to help keep more focus on the road ahead.
Steering Wheel-mounted Controls
Steering wheel-mounted controls place audio controls conveniently at your fingertips, and an available Bluetooth® * (1) hands-free system automatically links with your smartphone to help keep you focused on the road.
Three 12V Power Outlets
Auxiliary power is at your fingertips with a 12-volt power outlet located in the centre console, centre console box and cargo space.
Standard electronic cruise control allows the driver to maintain a preset speed on the open road. Located on the steering wheel, the controls are finished in a modern dark-metallic sheen.
Automatic Rain-sensing Windshield Wipers
Available automatic windshield wipers detect rainfall on the glass and adjust their wiping intervals and speed accordingly.
Power Glass Sunroof
The large, internally sliding sunroof with manual sunshade delivers a panoramic view and fresh breezes for front and rear passengers.
One-touch Folding Switches
Switches in the cargo area automatically fold each of the 60/40-split rear seatbacks, expanding the luggage space with remarkable ease.
Multi-reflector fog lamps also serve as daytime running lights and emit a wide, flat beam that reflects less glare in fog for added safety.
Photo: Forester 2.0i Premium model
Pop-up washers use a high-pressure spray to help keep the headlamps at their peak performance in poor weather.
High-grade Multifunction Display
Located conveniently in the instrument panel, informative car vitals are displayed at a touch of a button. It also features advanced environmental performance and efficiency—even allowing you to compare the efficiency between different trips.
8-way Power Adjustable Driver’s Seat
This allows you to find a comfortable seating position by 8-way power adjustment. In models with leather interior, a 2-seat position memory function has been added.
Dual-zone Automatic Air-conditioning System
This feature conveniently helps keep the temperature inside where you want it. It also allows the driver and the front passenger to set different temperatures.
Premium Audio System with
Harman/Kardon Audio System
The 8-speaker, 440W system was designed for ultimate sound performance. Two oval-shaped speakers are placed in the front doors, and two speakers are installed at the rear doors.
*(2) Voice Recognition is compatible with select languages only and cannot accept all languages.
*(3) Apple®, iPod®, Siri® and iTunes® are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. App Store® is a service mark of Apple Inc.
*(4) Siri-compatible Apple product (iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch®, etc.) required.
Forester 2.5i+, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Sport
Petrol engine, 6-speed Lineartronic
- Max. speed (km/h)196
- Acceleration 0-100 km/h (sec.)9.9
- Fuel consumption, combined (lit./100 km)*6.3 (Lineartronic)
- CO2 emissions, combined (g/km)*163 (Lineartronic)
- Engine typePetrol, Turbocharged DOHC 16-valve