2017 Subaru Forester XT, Colors, Changes, MSRP

The Subaru is set to enter the competitive SUV market segment with its new Forester update. The car is known for its functional simplicity though high-performance features. Although Subaru Forester’s reputation was no based on a good exterior appearance as expected of the modern SUV market, the car still scores impressive sales record worldwide. Thanks to its loyal customers who understands the value of its solid reliability and rugged nature. The automaker has already unveiled plans of redesigning the car for the 2017 year model and it will be featuring elegant interior and exterior updates. You should also expect impressive updates on the engine and performance in new model 2017 Subaru Forester.

2017 Subaru Forester front

2017 Subaru Forester – Exterior Design:

The 2017 Subaru Forester distinguishes itself from the predecessor through the subtle exterior refinements. The Subaru car models are best known for their high aerodynamic performance. One of the secret behind this is indeed the lightweight aluminum materials which help in reducing the car’s overall weight. This also improves the car’s overall performance. The 2017 Subaru Forester is expected to continue with the same design and add other impressive updates like the hexagonal grille and sleeker C-shaped LED headlights.

The Premium trim levels of 2017 Subaru Forester come with a standard rear spoiler featuring body color finishing. Other upgrades include the front and rear bumper. Its rear end also features C-shaped LED taillights and dual exhaust tip system, making the car appear sportier. The XT models will be fitted with the rear roof spoiler and ride on massive 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels. The available exterior color is Ice Silver Metallic; Crystal White Pearl; Jasmine Green Metallic; Sepia Bronze Metallic; Quartz Blue Pearl; Venetian Red Pearl; and Dark Grey.

Interior Design:

Moving inside the car, consumers will experience luxurious and comfortable rides. Expect the car to be more spacious than its predecessor, with sufficient headroom and legroom. Consumers will now enjoy the quieter interior cabin, thanks to the noise reduction system adopted by the car for minimizing the sounds produced by the tires and roaring noise from the engine. The seats have been upholstered using fine leather materials, which has also been adopted by the steering wheel. There is also sufficient cargo space at the rear end of the car.

The 2017 Subaru Forester also features premium air conditioning system, an acoustic windshield, thicker glass, automatic climate control, and new door seals. The dashboard has been revised with a 6.2-inch touchscreen interface where most of the car’s control features cab be accessed. Entertainment will be provided by a premium sound system with satellite radio, USB port interface, CD/MP3/ MP4 player, Bluetooth audio integration. You should also expect an array of safety and driver assistance features including rearview camera, line-departure warning system, cruise control, safety belts, airbags, emergency braking system, and others.

The 2017 Subaru Forester also features premium air conditioning system, an acoustic windshield, thicker glass, automatic climate control, and new door seals. The dashboard has been revised with a 6.2-inch touchscreen interface where most of the car’s control features cab be accessed. The entertainment will be also provided by a premium sound system with satellite radio, USB port interface, CD/MP3/ MP4 player, Bluetooth audio integration. You should also expect an array of safety and driver assistance features including rearview camera, line-departure warning system, cruise control, safety belts, airbags, emergency braking system, and others.

2017 Subaru Forester interior

2017 Subaru Forester – Engine Variant:

There are two engine options lined up for the upcoming Subaru Forester. The base drivetrain unit is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder with power output capacity of 170 hp. It will be paired to a standard 6-speed manual transmission or automatic Continuous Variation Transmission (CVT). Power will be sent to either standard front- wheel drive (FWD) system or an optional all-wheel drive (AWD) system. Those who want more power may go for the optional 2.0- liter turbocharged gasoline engine capable of producing up to 250 hp at 258 lb-ft of torque. This will be routed to automatic CVT which will transmit power to four-wheel drive (FWD) framework.

2017 Subaru Forester all sides

2017 Subaru Forester – Availability and Cost:

The Subaru car manufacturer is likely to offer this vehicle at the beginning or in the mid of next year. The base model will go with manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $23,500 while higher trim level may be priced as much as $37,000. The main competition of 2017 Subaru Forester will be Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson, Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4.

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