There is a myriad of safety and convenience features that are power-packed into the stylish 2017 Subaru Forester. With varying trims to suit your tastes, this ride is more than ready to take you to town or even on the open roads.
Awards and Accolades for the Forester
The product review group Consumer Reports have released their list of the best cars in the US for 2016. Among the winners is the Subaru Forester, denoted as the number one small SUV among car shoppers. Aside from that, Subaru models like the Forester have also garnered top scores as rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Trims to Match Your Appetite for Adventure
The 2017 Subaru Forester is available in the base trim, as well as the Limited, and the XT trims, denoted as Touring and Premium. With the 2.5L 4-cylinder boxer engine as the base equipment, you can expect output of 170 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque.
The engine can be on either continuously variable transmission (CVT) or 6-speed manual transmission. If you’re planning to go off-roading, there is the X-mode which smartly manages your all-wheel drive (AWD). You can also make use of Hill Descent Control, and stability and traction control to keep your vehicle secure even on rough or inclined surfaces.