New 2011 Subaru Forester

Subaru is the automobile manufacturing division of Japanese conglomerate Fuji Heavy Industries. Subaru is the Japanese name for the Pleiades star cluster, wich inspires the Subaru logo.

Subaru is internationally known for their use of boxer engines in most of their vehicles.

Starting at 20.495 $, the new generation Subaru Forester is a total re-design of the award-winning crossover SUV that has built a strong reputation as an icon of safety and versatility.

To attract potential buyers, Subaru management has equiped the 2011 Forester with an all-new engine, in addition to updating the equipment level for the different trim levels. Standard for the 2,5x models is the 2,5 liter boxer 4-cylender engine. This engine generates 170 horse power and 174 pound-feet of torque. The EPA rates for this engine is 20 MPG city/ 26 MPG highway for automatic 4-speed transmission and 21 mpg city/ 27 mpg highway for manual 5-speed transmision.

Bluetooth is standard on all base model. Backup camera is standard on 2,5x Touring and 2,5xT Touring. New audio system is disponible for 2,5x Premium: AM/FM 100-watt premium stereo with a 6-disc in-dash CD changer, six speaker, 3,5 mm auxiliary input jack, iPod control capability and USB port.

The competitors of Subaru Forester are Toyota RAV4, Mitsubishi Outlander, Hyundai Tucson and Volkswagen Tiguan.

In conclusion, Automobile.com says:

A robust and pleasant vehicle, the Forester provides the driver with a sporty, mid-class vehicle that functions excellently for trips and other longer term outings. With a standard array of features and exceptional engineering, the vehicle is ideal for those who enjoy travel, but are not terribly concerned about being flashy or ostentatious.

For more reviews, tests and opinions with New 2011 Subaru Forester please read Autoblog and Autospectator.

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