2016 Subaru Forester
Subaru has several SUV models lined up for release in 2016 and the Subaru Forester is seen as the best of the lot. A premium crossover SUV with a beautiful design and powerful engine, the 2016 upgrade to Subaru Forester comes with many changes in its design. The SUV is special in many ways as it retains the classic look of a Subaru car while making subtle changes to its design so that it gets a much more modern look along with increased functionality.
2016 Subaru Forester Interior and exterior design
The exterior look of the Subaru Forester is a major upgrade over its predecessor as it not only comes with enhanced features but the overall size of the car has also been increased. The 2016 Subaru Forester is 1.4 inch wider and 0.6 inch taller than the previous model. Along with that, the SUV also sports a new style of grill with a toughened front bumper giving it a more manly look. Headlights and tail lights have been modified into HID lighting technology which turn on automatically when it gets dark. Along with 17 or 18 inch wheels, modern exhaust pipes and an electronic tailgate, this SUV is sure to turn heads.
The interior cabin design does not undergo much change except for using better quality material for the upholstery which make the car look beautiful inside out. A lightweight steering wheel, paddle shifter and various entertainment options make the dashboard quite interesting.
With respect to the safety features, the Subaru Starlink Safety Plus system is incorporated in this SUV which takes care of all kinds of driving assistance such as automatic collision, SOS emergency, roadside assistance, vehicle security alarm and even a monthly health report of the car.
2016 Subaru Forester Engine
The Subaru Forester comes with two different engines. The first is the basic engine with 4 cylinders and 2.5 litre capacity and 170 horse power. The second engine is more powerful and comes with the Top Touring model. This engine 2.0 litre turbocharged diesel engine with 250 horse power. Both models come with 6 shift automatic transmission but the base model also has the option of CVT manual gearbox transmission and the Top Touring has the option of 8 shift automatic transmission.
2016 Subaru Forester Price and release date
The 2016 Subaru Forester is expected to be priced just marginally above the cost of the previous model. Starting price should be about USD 23,000 for the basic model which will be release in August, 2016.