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Subaru Forester is a smart 5-seater compact crossover vehicle by Fuji Heavy Industries launched in the year 1997. The dedicated mini-SUV goes head to head against Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and Mazda CX-5, but Forester was designed to crush all competition and has attained a certain edge in every segment. This crossover launch under the brand name Subaru bagged Motor Trend's award for 2009 and 2014 years, SUV of the Year and Best Car to Buy award for year 2014. Credited to its features and performance Forester made its individual strong and sturdy SUVish presence in the market.
Providing fun and eagerness to its occupants, Subaru Forester is fitted with horizontally-opposed configuration Subaru Boxer engine in three variants – 2.0i-L, 2.0i-Premium and 2.0XTS. The 2.0-litre unit churns out power of 150 PS at 6200 rpm along with the high torque of 198 Nm at 4200 rpm. The other engine DOHC, turbocharged Subaru Boxer with the same capacity 2.0-litre gives power output of 240 PS at 5600 rpm along with the maximum torque of 350 Nm between 2400 to 3600 rpm. Forester equipped with this unit serve your purpose of best sipping fuel of 7.5 l/100km which is not so bad considering the size and dynamics of a sport-utility vehicle. It takes 10.7 to 12.4 seconds to breach this vehicle from 0 to 100 kmph mark on speedometer.
Subaru Forester is a crossover aerodynamic vehicle that posses dynamic detailing all over its body layout. The authoritative front facade carries a chrome surrounded front grille along with adaptive lights for better visibility. The bold body-line creases over this crossover make addition in its robust look. Improvising better handling and grip of the vehicle with the road travelling over rugged surfaces is a result of 17-18 inch wheels fitted within comprising of tyre size 225/60 R17 and 225/55 R18. This 5-door compact crossover is designed on the exterior with dimensions measuring 4595 mm X 1795 mm X 1735 mm (L X W X H) which remains standard for all the trims along with the wheelbase of 2640 mm. The ground clearance of 220 mm gives you a fair idea about steering of the SUV in uneven tracks.
Exploring the countless riches Subaru Forester offer to its prospective buyers, makes it an adorable SUV for individuals. Its all new design showcases an urbane interior room equipped with comfortable seats and dashboard featuring all the necessary controls to make your life easy on-board. One touch electric glass sunroof feature allow you to enjoy the sunshade and regulates proper ventilation adding on to the aesthetics of this vehicle. Besides exceptional boot count of 1660-litres, it offers smart storage cabins for smaller items. Whether it is about infotainment, navigation or voice calling this SUV has all. High resolution DVD navigation with touch screen reaches you to the strange places without any fail. Besides, you get the nice Harmon/Kardon 1 CD with 8 Speakers Audio System, Bluetooth, iPod connectivity, USB and auxiliary jack.
Whichever road you take, Forester takes your care in uttermost priority with its Ring shaped reinforcement frame making the basic structure of the car strong and strengthened in doors, pillars, floor and passenger cabin roof. Ventilated disc brakes in the front and disc brakes in the rear wheel stop the vehicle effectively whenever needs. Furthermore, it has got support of MacPherson strut type front suspension alongwith double wishbone type rear suspension for firm handling and smooth passage of the vehicle over rugged terrains. Other safety aspects associated with this vehicle are seatbelts, SRS airbags, symmetrical AWD, SI-Drive, X-Mode and Vehicle Dynamic Control.
Subaru Forester provides its occupants generous space for hauling of cargo and delivers fuel economic results. Although, you may feel a bit disappointed looking after the middling acceleration numbers and interior material quality used in designing the cabin.