What’s new on the 2023 Subaru Forester?

What’s new on the 2023 Subaru Forester?

THE Subaru Forester 2023 was declared the best compact SUV for 2023 according to the RPM team, an honor given because of its high efficiency in all seasons as well as its level of equipment for the price. It’s a logical choice if you’re looking for a small SUV that gives you peace of mind. The main rivals of Subaru Forester are Mazda CX-5/CX-50, Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V not to mention Volkswagen Tiguan and Jeep Cherokee.

The 2023 Subaru Forester benefits from a few changes this year, it should be noted that it received a slight refresh last year that gave it a redesigned front end, a new choice of body colors, new rims and a roof support and a larger design. The manufacturer took the opportunity to correct some shortcomings and improve the presentation of the interior. The car retains its polarizing design that does not please everyone, but continues to appeal to the more sophisticated.

The 2023 Subaru Forester is sold in six versions, including a new version introduced last year, the Wilderness. With 25mm high clearance and long-travel shock absorbers, it’s dedicated to off-road enthusiasts, but many buy it simply for its more compact design, which quickly sets it apart from other Foresters.

All Subaru Foresters are offered with the Starlink infotainment system, which has a 6.5-inch touchscreen in the base version; all others offer an 8-inch. All versions of the 2023 Subaru Forester come standard with active safety systems and EyeSight driver assistance technology, which includes cameras mounted on the windshield and includes numerous functions including steering automatic emergency, cruise control and pre-collision braking.

What is the Subaru Forester 2023 engine?

Only one engine option remains for the Subaru Forester: a 2.5-liter boxer flat-four that develops 182 horsepower and 176 lb-ft of torque. All Subaru vehicles, except the BRZ, benefit from all-wheel drive; The Forester gets a regular hatch system that’s paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) to complete the powertrain.

What is the price of Subaru Forester 2023?

If you are wondering how much the 2023 Subaru Forester costs, know that it is offered with a base price of $33,283. Here are the details of the six versions:

An example Version Starting price
Subaru Forester 2023 in the forest $33,283
Subaru Forester 2023 Tourism $38,183
Subaru Forester 2023 Sports $39,583
Subaru Forester 2023 Wilderness $42,283
Subaru Forester 2023 The limit $42,583
Subaru Forester 2023 First $43,883

Where is the 2023 Subaru Forester made?

Subaru remains a small manufacturer with only 5 factories; only one is outside of Japan, that of Lafayette, Indiana. As for the Subaru Forester, it is built in Japan, at the Subaru Yajima plant in Gunma.

Subaru Forester 2023

What are the negatives of the 2023 Subaru Forester

Like all Subaru cars, the cost of maintenance and repair of the Forester is slightly higher than average, it is important to take this into account. The car offers only one engine, it is not overpowered and turns out to be noisy. There is no hybrid option or plug-in hybrid powertrain.

What are the problems with the 2023 Subaru Forester?

Subaru Forester still has a good list of recalls, according to the official 25 recalls Travel Canada since 1999. It should be mentioned, however, that there was only one in 2020, two in 2021 which concerned the problem of suspension and fuel supply.

Its main problems over the years have been its excessive fuel consumption, especially on models with the 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine. The 2015 model year had more problems in this regard.

Subaru Forester 2023

What? What is the towing capacity of the 2023 Subaru Forester?

The towing capacity of the Subaru Forester varies by version. Most versions can tow 680 kg (1,500 pounds), only the new Wilderness can tow 1,360 kg (3,000 pounds).

See all RPM content on the 2023 Subaru Forester.