2019 Subaru Forester Review in Chicago, IL

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Have you been searching for a new SUV with attractive design, efficient performance, and the latest safety and technology features? The 2019 Subaru Forester is the SUV equipped to take on your busy schedule and growing family. Effortlessly combining all the aspects of a modern SUV, the new Forester is built to last, with 97-percent of vehicles sold in the last 10 years still on the road today. The following page highlights the key aspects of the 2019 Forester to make your research process convenient.

If you have specific questions regarding the new Forester, contact Grand Subaru in Chicago, IL at (888) 840-3934. If you're interested, you may also want to check out the new Subaru Forester trims to learn about the difference in their specs, features, and design.

Interior and Design

Spacious, comfortable, and loaded with amenities, the 2019 Subaru Forester is designed to accommodate every member of your family. You'll appreciate five-passenger seating and 76.1 cu.-ft. of maximum cargo space. Available heated front and rear seats will keep everyone comfortable, and the power rear liftgate is convenient when your hands are full. Additional interior and design features include:

  • 10-way power adjustable driver's seat
  • Reclining rear seatbacks
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter handle
  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • Driver's seat memory
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Dual-zone climate control

2019 Subaru Forester Interior

Safety and Technology

Do you want your new SUV to keep your passengers entertained while giving you peace of mind with the latest safety features? The 2019 Subaru Forester provides a long list of cutting edge safety and technology features including SUBARU STARLINK™ infotainment and EyeSight® Driver Technology Assist. Additional available features include:

  • Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • High beam assist
  • DriverFocus® distraction mitigation system
  • Harman Kardon® audio system
  • 8-in. touchscreen with navigation

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Engine and Fuel Efficiency

With the 2019 Forester, you wont have to sacrifice performance for efficiency. Equipped with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, the Subaru Forester is ideal for added traction during Chicago, IL winters. You'll also save at the pump with up to 33 MPG highway, and the auto start/stop system. Achieve maximum performance thanks to the Subaru Intelligent Drive System, which provides two different modes of driving. Key engine specs for the Subaru Forester can be found in the table below.




182 HP


196 lb.-ft.

MPG city/highway


Max. Towing

1,500 lbs.

2019 Subaru Forester cargo area

Price and Incentives

Starting at $24,295 MSRP, the 2019 Subaru Forester is an economical choice for drivers who want all the latest features without expending their budget. To help you save on your favorite Subaru Forester model, Grand Subaru is offering special incentives and lease deals. Browse our new inventory to find your favorite model, and then check out our current offers before they expire. Claim your offer or schedule a test drive appointment by calling Grand Subaru in Chicago, IL at (888) 840-3934.

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2018 Subaru Forester Review

2018 Subaru Forester

Built to last and a whole lot to love, the 2018 Subaru Forester is the ideal SUV for your family to grow into. 98-percent of Subaru Forester SUVs sold in the past ten years are still on the road today, and the 2018 model year features upgrades in storage, technology and performance. Learn more about the key aspects of the new Forester below, and then contact the team at Grand Subaru near Chicago to get our best Internet price by calling (888) 840-3934.

2018 Subaru Forester Review: Interior & Exterior Design

2018 Subaru Forester Interior How much utility and comfort do you require from your new SUV? Developed with your active lifestyle in mind, the 2018 Subaru Forester features the design elements to make sure you have the space and capability to get through your daily adventures. From intelligent storage to comfortable seating, the new Forester won't disappoint. Key design elements include:

  • 8.7-in. of ground clearance
  • Power rear gate comes standard on most trim levels
  • Available 10-way power driver's seat
  • Raised roof rails available
  • Seating for five passengers and 34.4 cu. ft. of cargo space

2018 Subaru Forester Review: Engine & Performance

Every new Subaru Forester comes standard with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive to deliver the traction and capability you expect. However, there are two distinct engine options to power you through your day. If you're looking for greater efficiency for your daily commute, the 2.5L option gets up to 32 MPG highway. But, if the power to get into the fast lane is what you're after, the 2.0L turbocharged option provides the boost you're looking for.



2.0L turbocharged
SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder

170 HP


250 HP

174 lb.-ft.


258 lb.-ft.

26 MPG city
32 MPG highway

Fuel Efficiency

23 MPG city
27 MPG highway

2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited,
2.5i Touring


2.0XT Premium, 2.0XT Touring

2018 Subaru Forester Review: Safety & Technology

2018 Subaru Forester Starlink multimedia system screen and headlight

Staying protected and connected has never been easier than it is with the 2018 Subaru Forester. The SUBARU STARLINK™ multimedia system offers hands-free smartphone connectivity and media streaming to provide the soundtrack for your drive. The new Forester is also available with adaptive driver aids to alert you to hazards that you might not see. Important technology and safety systems for 2018 Forester are as follows:

  • Available EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology to monitor driving conditions and alert you to danger
  • LED Steering Responsive Headlights and High Beam Assist
  • A Rear-Vision Camera is standard on all models
  • SUBARU STARLINK multimedia system is available with a 6.2-in. or 7-in. high-resolution LCD touch-screen display

Discover Grand's Best Internet Price for a new Subaru Forester

If you're ready to upgrade your daily drive with a 2018 Forester, you need to get in touch with the team at Grand Subaru near Chicago today. With Grand's best Internet pricing, saving on a new Forester is easy. Discover your next new SUV in the inventory at our Subaru dealership, and then contact our team by calling (888) 840-3934 or through our appointment form to learn more about offers and deals available with us. The capability and convenience that you deserve is only a click away with Grand!

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