Subaru Company has announced the redesign of its well known crossover. It is a 2017 Subaru Forester which will be improved in every segment.
Improvements and exterior redesign
2017 Subaru Forester will go through mid-cycle refresh. This means that it will undergo some important modifications which will be visible both inside and outside. Its driving dynamics will be also improved and it will get some new safety features such as EyeSight safety system. When it comes to exterior, it will retain its recognizable look. But, we will see changes all over the body. The front fascia will be refreshed and will look wider and more athletic than before. Some of the changes included will be new grille and bumper. Headlamps will be also revised and will be equipped with LED lighting. On the rear end, we will notice new rear lights in a shape of U. It will get new aluminum wheels. They will be in a size of 17- and 18-inches. New Forester will be offered with some new exterior colors. Those are Sepia Bronze Metallic and Dark Blue Pearl.
Design of interior
Inside, 2017 Subaru Forester will be improved and nicely design. The cabin will be quieter now, comfortable and elegant. It will get nice silver and black metallic accents on instrument panel. We will also see nice leather covering on dashboard, door etc. The seats will be very comfortable and heated. Forester will get new LCD touch screen display on the center of the dash. It will be equipped with navigation system, Harmon Kardon stereo system and so on. As for the safety, it will get adaptive cruise control, rear cross – traffic alert, blind-spot detection, active lane keep etc.
2017 Subaru Forester powertrain
2017 Subaru Forester will be powered with two engines. The base is a 2.5-liter four cylinder Boxer engine. It will be able to produce 170 horsepower. The second option is a 2.0-liter turbocharged Boxer engine with the output of 250 horsepower. The engines will be mated to a continuously variable transmission. However, it will also be offered with a six-speed manual gearbox. New Forester should show better gas mileage and better fuel economy. It will be able to reach 60 mph in eight seconds.
Release date and price
According to the latest news, 2017 Subaru Forester won’t hit the market until the fall of 2016. As for the price, it is expected to be around $22,500.
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