Subaru Forester has replaced generationMarch 28, 2018
The public premiere of a new generation crossover took place at the Auto Show in New York.
Completely new Subaru Forester 2019 model year has become better, more spacious, more functional and, most importantly, safer. The fifth-generation model is built on the Subaru Global Platform and will go on sale later this year in the basic, Premium, Limited, Touring and Sport (new) versions.
In all versions of equipment under the hood Forester will be installed four-cylinder Boxer capacity of 2.5 liters with direct injection and a start-stop system. The engine is combined with the Lineatronic variator and a symmetrical all-wheel drive system. At the modernized motor return is 182 hp. and 238 Nm of torque, while at the predecessor it equaled 170 hp and 235 Nm. The variator in the Touring and Sport trim levels will have manual operation.
All Forester’y 2019 model year is standard equipped with a set of assistant drivers EyeSight. In the top version of the Touring, EyeSight includes the DriverFocus system, warning of driver fatigue and inattention.
With the changes in the design can be found in the photo, and we note that the new LED optics is included in the standard equipment of the car. The color scheme of the body is replenished with new shades: Jasper Green Metallic, Horizon Blue Pearl and Crimson Red Pearl.
The wheelbase of the new Subaru Forester has increased from 2,639 mm to 2,670 mm. The salon became more spacious in the area of the head, hips and shoulders, and an increase in the size of the rear door, coupled with a steeper angle of the rear pillar, simplified the process of installing the child seat.
The volume of the luggage compartment increased to 2 155 liters with folded rear seats, which is almost 40 liters more than the predecessor. Loading and unloading of luggage became more convenient due to underestimation of the floor, and also due to giving the luggage compartment a more rectangular shape. Roof rails are standard equipment, but the Subaru catalog has many additional accessories for transportation, such as bicycles or kayaks.
The new version of Forester Sport is designed for lovers of spending time outdoors. It features some elements of external styling and an expanded list of standard equipment.
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