2016 Subaru Forester STI: Price, Interior, Specifications


Returning for a third consecutive year, the new Subaru Forester brings some key security features that were missing from previous models. Test runs and reviews show that the Forester testifies that it is indeed the best vehicle in its segment and to solidify that belief, the car won the Best Car to Buy Award in 2014.

2016 Subaru Forester Release Date

Although there aren’t any confirmed news on the release date, if all things go as planned, the expected release should be around by the end of the year.

2016 Subaru Forester release date: late 2015/2016

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2016 Subaru Forester STI

The 2016 Subaru Forester STI is a smart, practical all wheel vehicle. The crossover capability is surprisingly good and had an even better handling like a car while still maintaining the off-road capability the Subaru is known for. The quite modern look comes off across a lot better than flashy obvious gimmicky ways to encourage the modern look. It is one of the best fuel efficient cars out there. The spacious seats offer room for cargo and people. The improved safety features on the 2016 Subaru Forester STI makes it rank at the top of the list on the IIHS TOP Safety Pick+.

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2016 Subaru Forester Price

The 2016 Subaru Forester STI base invoice comes at a nominal price of $21,179 while the base MRSP model costs $22,395. It was nominated for Best Car on A Budget.

2016 Subaru Forester Changes

The main changes that come with the 2016 Subaru Forester are in the security and safety features. The increased features ensure a better and safer drive and have also earned the car the top rating on the IIHS Top Safety Pick+. The Eyesight camera installed in the car spot hazards from up to 80m away and adaptive cruise control give it the security edge.

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2016 Subaru Forester Interior

Inside, we find a spacy interior, spacious enough for extra legroom in the back seats and enough for any extra cargo. The manuals and the controls are very easy to learn and understand since the learning curve isn’t too steep. The noise suppression has been better this time around. Upholsteries and door trims are better than ever, sleek and premium finish shows off a quite calm modern look.

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2016 Subaru Forester Specs

There are two variants of the 2015 Subaru Forester. The base model offers a 2.5 liter flat four that is capable of a 170 horsepower engine. The 2.0XT model however offers a turbo charged 2.0 liter version that powers a 250 horsepower engine.

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Subaru Forester 2016 Review

The 2016 Subaru Forester is an all-round good vehicle, securing high scores on performance, fuel efficiency, comfort level and spaciousness as well as premium build. The extra security measures taken to prevent any serious damage to the car and the passengers really give the 2016 Subaru Forester an edge over all of its competitors in the segment. The best thing about the Subaru Forester 2016 is the price tag; it’s an affordable price that was recognized and nominated for Best Car On a Budget.


Editor's rating
4.6 overall
  • Safety4.7
  • Performance4.9
  • Design4.5
  • Features4.6
  • Fuel economy4.5

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