2015 Subaru Forester Overview
What’s New for the 2015 Subaru Forester
For 2015, the Subaru Forester is essentially unchanged besides a few small feature updates, including a standard rear view camera on all trim levels and 18-inch wheels for the 2.5i Touring trim.
2015 Subaru Forester Exterior
The Subaru Forester is an athletic compact crossover, boasting both versatility and a unique design in order to appeal to a diverse crowd. The Forester’s bold, athletic stance and aggressive front fascia give way to soft, flowing lines that lead your eye toward the hatchback rear. Screaming for adventure, the Forester is capable and ready to take on any terrain.
2015 Subaru Forester Performance
The 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5i features a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 170 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque. The 2.5i Touring, 2.5i Limited and 2.0XT models have a driver-selectable mode that helps improve traction on slippery surfaces for optimal performance.
2015 Subaru Forester Efficiency
The 2015 Subaru Forester CVT-equipped 2.5i models earn an EPA-estimated 24 mpg city, 32 mpg highway, and 27 mpg combined. The manual transmission drops those ratings to 22 mpg city, 29 mpg highway, and 24 mpg combined.
2015 Subaru Forester Interior
While the Forester maintains the simplicity of Subaru’s design philosophy, it still manages to feature high-quality materials, a functional layout, and comfortable seating. An optional navigation system adds high-tech functionality and modern appeal.
Elevated rear seats enhance thigh support and a better view, and the interior space feels cavernous. Plenty of headroom, legroom, and cargo space makes the Forester a great choice whether you’re loading the family up for a soccer game or headed across the country with friends.
2015 Subaru Forester Safety
The 2015 Subaru Forester comes standard with anti-lock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags, a driver knee airbag and a rear view camera. An available Driver Assist Technology package offers lane departure warning, frontal collision warning and a frontal collision mitigation system with automatic braking.
The Subaru Forester earned the best-possible overall rating of five-stars in government crash tests, and similarly, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the Forester the top score of “Good” in the moderate overlap frontal-offset, small-overlap frontal-offset, side-impact, roof strength and head restraint/seat tests.