Current Subaru Forester SUV has been around since 2012, and it had great success on the market. Recently, Forester sales went down drastically. This was sign for Subaru to do something about it and try to put it back where it belongs. As recent rumors and speculations are indicating, they are working on future 2018 Subaru Forester.
Upcoming Forester will be not only redesigned version, but entirely new car. Production of all future cars, as well as new 2018 Forester, should be done on new modular platform. Implementing this new platform will enable 2018 Forester to be much lighter than before. Forester exterior design will be sportier and more modern. There will be no drastic changes regarding size. Inside the cabin, new Forester Subaru will get improved and more comfortable interior.
2018 Subaru Forester engine and fuel economy
2018 Subaru Forester engine in base version will probably be 1.6-liter turbocharged flat-four engine. It will produce 170 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. 2.0-liter turbocharged flat-four engine from Impreza will be powering top of the range Forester. This engine can develop 250 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. Engines should be coupled with CVT gearbox, while manual transmission could also be offered as option. 2018 Forester will be equipped with a partial all-wheel drive system. What this actually means is that Forester will be front wheel drive car, but it will use rear wheels when needed. Fuel economy specs will be available in near future.
2018 Subaru Forester release date and price
2018 Subaru Forester price could be as low as $21,000, thanks to the new modular p[platform. This will make it very competitive on the markets across the world. Official information about 2018 Subaru Forester release date is still a mystery. We expect to see it on the market by the end of 2017.