2017 Subaru Forester Officially Priced, Base Model Starts at $23,470

The 2017 Subaru Forester has been officially priced by the company.

The base model powered by a 2.5i liter engine is priced at $23,470. The pricing includes destination charges.

2017 Subaru Forester front

The base model of the car uses a six speed manual transmission system. Buyers do have the option to upgrade their vehicle to an automatic transmission system if they choose to. Most companies do offer it because automatic gear always provide the best acceleration as it doesn’t need any human interference. If you are going to go with the CVT automatic system, the base price of the car will be increased by $1,000.

There is a premium trim variant of the 2017 Subaru Forester which is powered by the same manual transmission and if you opt to upgrade it to an automatic transmission, the company will charge $500 which is quite affordable for most buyers. Other trimline variants available include turbocharged XT models among others. The turbocharged variant has an exclusive Active Torque Vectoring system. It was originally introduced in the WRX sports sedan and is now being slowly implemented in other models.

Whenever a new model gets launched, it is obvious that a wide range of new designs will be implemented with it. The crew has opted to modify the front fascia with a larger and spacious grille coupled with bigger bumper. The headlights are stacked in a row and it’s just the beginning because there is a significant upgrade for the Eyesight safety feature.

The upgraded suite includes reverse automatic braking, lane keeping assist, automatic emergency braking, high beam assist, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control and lane departure warning. The designers claimed that the new version of the 2017 Subaru Forester should be extremely quiet because it is equipped with sound dampening controls. The door seals are modified and the underfloor is insulated. It creates a clean atmosphere for the passengers so that they could relax or enjoy some music without any disturbance.

2017 Subaru Forester

The 2.5-liter flat flour engine is capable of delivering a total of 170 horsepower. With so many safety features, the car is considered to be a great choice for families and buyers who prefer to travel a lot. The model is also equipped with a 6.2-inch touchscreen display. It makes it easier to access and control the infotainment system on the go.

The limited trim variant is further sophisticated with keyless entry, leather interiors and new color choices.

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