Subaru Forester is a five-seat small-size vehicle in the SUV category. For the 2021 model year, there are five trim-lines to choose from, all with the same engine that produces 182 horsepower. Subaru Forester has received a 5-stars crash rating from NHTSA.
2021 Forester has a relatively short wheelbase ( 105.1 in) on a narrower body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively heavier with curb weight of 3449 - 3589 lbs.
2021 Forester seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only three measurements - legs, shoulders, and head - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on hips. When it comes to second-row passenger room, Forester ia a class-leader on only three measurements - shoulders, hips, and head - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on legs. Cargo volume behind second-row seats is larger than average among its peers with 28.9 - 31.1 cu. ft.
2021 Forester CVT
2021 Forester Premium
2021 Forester Sport
2021 Forester Limited
2021 Forester Touring
|Engine||2.5 L/152||2.5 L/152||2.5 L/152||2.5 L/152||2.5 L/152|
|HP||182 hp||182 hp||182 hp||182 hp||182 hp|
|Drivetrain||All Wheel||All Wheel||All Wheel||All Wheel||All Wheel|
|City||26 MPG||26 MPG||26 MPG||26 MPG||26 MPG|
|Highway||33 MPG||33 MPG||33 MPG||33 MPG||33 MPG|
|Combined||29 MPG||29 MPG||29 MPG||29 MPG||29 MPG|
|Annual Fuel Cost|
2021 Forester SUV comes in five trim levels, with an average price that is $140 less compared to its rivals. With a heavier body, and on average less powerful engine, Forester has higher-than-average combined fuel economy of 29 mpg.
2021 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 not yet filed any complaints for this vehicle, and currently there are no recalls from the manufacturer.