2016 Subaru Forester gets minor changes which means that we cannot expect any significant or noticeable improvements for this new generation because the big plan for the makeover is presented as 2017 model. Speaking about 2016 Forester improvement, the company has unveiled their 5 year plan which is known well as “Prominence 2020”. This nice announcement likely has a correlation with increasing sales for about 20 percent up to 2020 platform which is more efficient in fuel engines.
2016 Subaru Forester Changes and Features
The recent redesigned version for 2016 Subaru Forester is the 2014 model and it is not surprising if the company considers not to give major changes for this new version. However, it does not mean that there is no change at all. The car will get some reinforcements around its performance area. This car will be available to offer with new styling cues to refresh its look. Gladly, the car offers sufficient trim changes. It is coming in 6 variants such as 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Touring, 2.0XT Premium and the last is 2.0XT Touring. For the base trim, there are 17 inch of steel wheels, height-adjustable driver seat, full-accessories power, cruise control, multifunction display, Bluetooth connectivity with phone and audio support, sound-system 4 speakers, tilt or telescoping steering wheel, backup camera, AUX port and USB connectivity and CD player.
2016 Subaru Forester Performance and Mpg
It is possible to see the addition turbocharged flat-4 engine 1.6 liter to get the output for about 168 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. The names of trim variants are depending on the engine names. If the company wants to keep the current engine, it means that the car will go with inline-4 2.5 liter o get 170 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque. This engine is mated to 6-speed manual transmission for standard features and the optional is CVT. The manual transmission helps the 2016 Subaru Forester to reach 24mpg combined means 22 city and 29 highway while CVT goes with 24 mpg city and 32 mpg highway. For the optional engine, there is four-cylinder 2.0 liter to generate 250 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque works under CVT.
2016 Subaru Forester Competition
2016 Subaru Forester will start its competition with Honda CR-V and Nissan Rogue. Recently, Nissan has redesigned its Rogue with large cargo, good fuel economy and clean infotainment controls while for Honda CRV the car has lot of space and nice performance.
2016 Subaru Forester Price and Release Date
The official has not announced its release and price yet but the price should be around $35,000 as the starting price. The base model should not go more than $22,000 and it is ready to be released in the beginning of 2015 or in the middle of 2015 for 2016 Subaru Forester.
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