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Description

The 2016 Subaru Forester is a compact SUV that offers an unbeatable combination of all-road/all-weather capability, bulletproof reliability, top-notch safety, exceptional value and sheer driving enjoyment. The legendary Subaru symmetrical full-time AWD is augmented here by X-Mode1, a system that offers added control when conditions are at their worst. In addition, the Forester provides best-in-class fuel efficiency among compact SUVs with full-time AWD. The 2016 Subaru Forester offers a high level of driver engagement, freedom and stress-free operation — a potent combination that leaves the so-called competition in the dust.

SAFETY

  • Rearview camera
  • Airbags (SRS): Front seat side-impact
  • Child safety: Rear door locking system
  • Security: Anti-theft system
  • Security: Engine immobilizer system
  • Steering column: Collapsible
  • Airbags (SRS): Driver dual-stage deployment
  • Airbags (SRS): Side curtain with rollover sensor
  • Assist grips: Outboard seating positions
  • Seatbelts (front): Height-adjustable shoulder belt anchors
  • Seatbelts (rear): Integrated outboard shoulder belt anchors
  • Security: Keyless entry system with panic alarm
  • Driver’s footrest: Impact-absorbing
  • Airbags (SRS): Front passenger dual-stage deployment with occupant detection system
  • Child safety: Rear seat ISO-FIX/LATCH anchor system
  • Head restraints (front): Height-adjustable and tilt adjustible
  • Head restraints (rear): Removable and adjustable
  • Seats (front): Whiplash reducing
  • Seatbelts: Engagement indicator and warning buzzer (driver and front passenger)
  • Seatbelts (front): 3-point with pretensioners and load limiters (Driver - ELR/Passenger - ELR)
  • Seatbelts (rear): 3-point, all seating positions (ELR)
  • Traction Control System
  • Airbags (SRS): Driver knee
  • Tire (spare): T145/80 D17 110M Bridgestone Tracompa-2 (under cargo area)
  • Brake pedal: Retractable
  • Fog lights: Steering responsive (Optional)
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control system (VDC) with lateral-g and yaw-rate sensor

EXTERIOR

  • Body: Anti-corrosion treatment
  • Body: Dual-sided galvanized steel
  • Door mirrors: Power-adjustable, foldable and heated (body colour)
  • Fog lights: Multi-reflector halogen
  • Headlights: Contoured multi-reflector halogen (high beam)
  • Windows: Privacy tinted glass (rear doors and cargo area)
  • Bumper (front): Sport design
  • Bumper (rear): Stainless steel step pad
  • Grille: Chrome
  • Headlights: Contoured multi-reflector halogen (low beam)
  • Roof rack: Raised-profile roof rails with silver finish
  • Sunroof: Large glass, power-sliding with sunshade
  • Spoiler: Roofline
  • Tires: 225/55 R18 97H Bridgestone Dueler H/L 400 M+S All Season
  • Door handles: Body colour
  • Hood: Under hood ducted for intercooler air flow
  • Wheels: 18" x 7" aluminum alloy, black and machined finish with high-relief design
  • Exhaust: Dual, stainless steel tips
  • Cargo access: Power liftgate with memory function
  • Hood: Aluminum with gas strut support

INFOTAINMENT / COMMUNICATION

  • Radio data system
  • Auxiliary input: Audio source in armrest console
  • Infotainment system: AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA audio system with 6.2-inch high-resolution touch-screen display, STARLINK smartphone integration (including Aha radio), USB port/iPod control, auxiliary audio input and steering wheel-integrated controls
  • Speakers: 6-speaker system
  • Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity with voice activation and Bluetooth streaming audio
  • MediaHub: iPod/USB audio integration
  • Satellite radio: SiriusXM Satellite Radio (free 3-month subscription included)

INTERIOR / COMFORT / CONVENIENCE

  • Floor mats
  • Audio controls: Illuminated, steering wheel integrated
  • Cargo cover: Retractable
  • Cargo tie down hooks (4)
  • Cargo tray/protective mat
  • Light: Cargo area
  • Power outlet: 12V(1)
  • Storage: Sub-floor compartment
  • Utility hooks (2)
  • Armrest (front): Sliding (CVT only)
  • Bottle holders (rear): Door integrated (2)
  • Climate control: Air conditioning with air filtration
  • Cruise control: Steering wheel integrated
  • Cup holders (front): Console integrated (2)
  • Glove box: Lockable
  • Ignition key ring: Illuminated
  • Light: Ambient overhead
  • Light: Interior dome with off delay
  • Light: Map spotlights
  • Power outlet: 12V in armrest console and in dash
  • Steering wheel: Tilt-adjustable, telescopic
  • Storage: Multi-function console compartment with removable partition
  • Storage: Door compartments (front and rear)
  • Storage: Passenger seatback pocket
  • Storage: Rear-seat armrest with cup holders
  • Windows (power): Driver’s window auto up/down
  • Windshield: Laminated UV protection and tinted
  • Wipers (windshied): Variable intermittent with washer
  • Wiper (rear window): Intermittent and continuous mode with washer
  • Window (rear): Defogger with timer
  • Instrument panel: Manual Mode gear position and mode indicator (CVT equipped models)
  • Gauges: Full needle sweep on start-up
  • Instrument panel: Adjustable dash illumination
  • Instrument panel: Coolant temperature High/Low indicator
  • Instrument panel: Fuel gauge with low fuel warning light and fuel door location indicator
  • Instrument panel: Low washer fluid indicator
  • Instrument panel: Low engine oil indicator
  • Odometer: Digital, dual trip modes
  • Speedometer: Electronically controlled analog
  • Tachometer: 8000 rpm maximum
  • Door handles (interior): Chrome
  • Gear selector: Leather-wrapped
  • Parking brake: Soft-grip
  • Seats (rear): Folding centre armrest
  • Steering wheel: Leather-wrapped
  • Light: Welcome lighting
  • Bottle holders (front): Door integrated (2)
  • Pedal: Driver's footrest
  • Instrument panel: ECO gauge
  • Accents/trim: Silver finish
  • Headlights: Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Antenna: Roof-mounted shark fin
  • Climate control: Automatic dual-zone with silver dials
  • Climate control: Rear seat heating/ventilation/air conditioning ducts
  • Light: Front door courtesy light
  • Storage: Illuminated tray, centre console
  • Visor: Dual, with mirrors and extension
  • Windows (power): Illuminated switches, driver's side
  • Gauges: Analog, negative LCD screen, silver plated ring, black and silver background with red illuminated needles
  • Information display: 4.3-inch colour multi-function display with steering mounted controls (fuel, eco guide, vehicle dynamics monitor, clock, outside temperature, maintenance reminder, customizable settings)
  • Headlights: Automatic

SEATS / TRIM

  • Interior: Premium cloth upholstery
  • Seats (front): Heated with high/low level settings
  • Seats (front): Reclining bucket
  • Seats (rear): 60/40-split, flat-folding
  • Seats (rear): Contoured bench
  • Seats (rear): Reclining
  • Seat (driver's): 10-way power-adjustable, including power lumbar support
  • Seat (front): Passenger, 4-way manually adjustable

CHASSIS / MECHANICAL

  • Brake Override System
  • Brakes: Power-assisted, dual-diagonal system
  • Brakes: ABS, 4-channel/4-sensor/4-wheel
  • Brakes: Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
  • Brakes: Brake Assist
  • Brakes (front): Ventilated discs (316 x 30 mm), dual-piston calipers
  • Brakes (rear): Ventilated discs (278 x 18 mm), single-piston calipers
  • Steering: Engine-speed-sensitive, electric, rack and pinion
  • Structure: Advanced ring-shaped reinforcement frame
  • Structure: Dual, side-impact door beams (front and rear)
  • Structure: Energy-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
  • Suspension: Stabilizer bar (front and rear)
  • Suspension (front): MacPherson strut with lower L-arm
  • Suspension (rear): Double-wishbone
  • Engine mounts: Liquid-filled rubber (CVT equipped models)
  • Power: 250 hp @ 5600 rpm
  • Torque: 258 lb-ft @ 2000-4800 rpm
  • Emissions: Meets Low Emission Vehicle (LEV2) standards
  • Engine block: Open deck design, aluminum
  • Engine top cover
  • Fuel injection: Direct injection
  • Ignition system: Direct
  • Spark plugs: Iridium-tipped
  • Differential (rear): Standard open type
  • Suspension: 4-wheel fully independent
  • Hill Descent Control (CVT models only)
  • Engine: 2.0L Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC), 16-valve, horizontally opposed, 4-cylinder SUBARU BOXER engine with twin-scroll turbocharger and intercooler, Electronic Throttle Control and Dual Active Valve Control System with direct injection
  • High-torque Lineartronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with 6 and 8 manual modes, Lock-up torque converter, Paddle shifters, Transmission modes: Normal, Manual Mode, Transmission shift lock, SI-DRIVE, Subaru symmetrical full-time All-Wheel Drive system: Electronically controlled multi-plate transfer clutch, X-mode

Select exterior color

  • Crystal Black Silica
    Crystal Black Silica
  • Ice Silver Metallic
    Ice Silver Metallic
  • Burnished Bronze Metallic
    Burnished Bronze Metallic
  • Dark Grey Metallic
    Dark Grey Metallic
  • Jasmine Green Metallic
    Jasmine Green Metallic
  • Venetian Red Pearl
    Venetian Red Pearl
  • Quartz Blue Pearl
    Quartz Blue Pearl
  • Crystal White Pearl
    Crystal White Pearl

Select interiro color

  • Black Cloth
    Black Cloth