The 2017 Subaru Forester will be next update for Subaru Forester, which has been winning hearts for some time now. This car is in its 2016 version at present and although this 2017 version will not come with any major changes, it will take forward the company’s goal for raising Subaru sales by 20% by year 2020.
2017 Subaru Forester Interior and Exterior Redesign
Subaru SUV is likely to come with greater internal space and more comfort. There will be some amount of changes on its equipment front, and you can get height adjustable driver seat, paddle shifter, lightweight steering wheel etc. You would see several changes to its upholstery, audio units and instrument cluster. You can also find some changes in cosmetics done to its interior cabin.
The external design for 2017 Subaru Forester would be about similar nature as 2016 version. Presence of beautiful 17-inch steel wheels would make its sides look more beautiful. Front grille of this specific vehicle is sure to look nice and its exhaust pipes are likely to be bigger in size than predecessor for this vehicle.
2017 Subaru Forester Engine Specs
It is not known whether its manufacturer would prefer to retain its old engine or go for a completely new one. In case it goes with the earlier one, you can expect a same old 2.5 L, 4-cylinder engine with an inline configuration and the ability to produce 174 pounds per feet of torque and having a 170 hp peak power capacity. If a new engine is used, it could be a turbocharged 1.6 L engine with a capacity to yield a torque output of 184 pounds per feet and a 168 hp power yield. 2017 Forester power mill is likely to be paired with a 6–speed manual transmission gearbox. This could be an option for its base versions. There could also be an option for CVT, which would probably be reserved for top trims of Forester.
Its manual transmission versions might be able to return a mileage of 24 mpg on very busy city roads and 22 – 29 mpg on bigger roads or highways. Its CVT versions, however, will show a fuel economy of 24 mpg in busy city traffic and 32 mpg on bigger roads.
2017 Subaru Forester Special Features
2017 Subaru Forester is set to come with a wide range of features, most of which might be standard fare – such as CD player, USB slots for charging mobile devices, rear camera, infotainment display screen on its dashboard, Bluetooth with audio and phone support, cruise control and more.
2017 Subaru Forester Price and Release Date
No actual detail is available about exact cost for this particular car. However, it is being speculated that price tag for this vehicle might be somewhere about 30,000 – 35,000 USD. Nobody can find any specific information about when this car might be released in auto market. However, it is rumored that 2017 Subaru Forester can make an entry in commercial auto market in first four months of 2016 or even sometime during second half of 2015 itself. Competitors of this model are Mazda CX-5, Honda CR-V and Ford Escape.