Subaru Forester is a five-seat small-size vehicle in the SUV category. For the 2015 model year, there are six trim-lines to choose from with two different gas engines that produce from 170 to 250 horsepower. Subaru Forester has received a 5-stars crash rating from NHTSA.
2015 Forester has a relatively short wheelbase ( 103.9 in) on a narrower body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 3285 - 3651 lbs.
2015 Forester seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only three measurements - legs, shoulders, and head. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Forester ia a class-leader on only two measurements - shoulders and head - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on legs and hips.
2015 Forester 2.5i PZEV
2015 Forester 2.5i Premium PZEV
2015 Forester 2.5i Limited PZEV
2015 Forester 2.0XT Premium
2015 Forester 2.5i Touring PZEV
2015 Forester 2.0XT Touring
|Engine||2.5L Flat-4||2.5L Flat-4||2.5L Flat-4||2.0L Flat-4 Turbo||2.5L Flat-4||2.0L Flat-4 Turbo|
|HP||170 hp||170 hp||170 hp||250 hp||170 hp||250 hp|
|Drivetrain||All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive|
|City||22 MPG||22 MPG||24 MPG||23 MPG||24 MPG||23 MPG|
|Highway||29 MPG||29 MPG||32 MPG||28 MPG||32 MPG||28 MPG|
|Combined||25 MPG||25 MPG||27 MPG||25 MPG||27 MPG||25 MPG|
|Annual Fuel Cost|
2015 Forester SUV comes in six trim levels, with an average price that is $50 less compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average more powerful engine, Forester has higher-than-average combined fuel economy of 26 mpg.
2015 Forester SUV has a 5-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, which is higher than the average among other competing models. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed three hundred and forty-five complaints, which is more than the average for its rivals. There are also three recalls issued by Subaru, which by itself is a relatively high number.