BASE PRICE RANGE: $21,500-$29,500*
BODY TYPE: Compact SUV
WHAT'S NEW: Halfway through its lifecycle, the 2011 Forester gets an updated version of the 2.5L boxer four-cylinder engine. Power remains the same, but torque and fuel economy receive slight boosts for non-turbo models. A new 2.5X Touring trim features HID headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, silver roof rails, and side mirrors with integrated turn signals.
BEST BUY: Any 2.5XT turbo model to add pep to your daily commute.
SUM UP: Quality SUV, but room to improve.
2011 Subaru Forester Pricing Starts at $21,220 With New Engine
Subaru has announced that the 2011 Forester will be priced at $21,220 with a five-speed manual transmission and $1200 more for a four-speed automatic.
|2011 Subaru Forester |
|Base Engine|| 2.5L/170-hp SOHC flat-4|
|Optional Engine|| 2.5L/224-hp turbo DOHC flat-4|
|Drivetrain|| Front engine, AWD, 5M/4A|
|0-60 MPH|| 6.6-9.9 sec*|
|Tow/Payload|| 2400/1200 lb|
|EPA city/hwy fuel econ|| 19-21/24-27 mpg|
|Basic warranty|| 3 yrs/36,000 miles|
|Safety|| ABS: S; Stab: S; Trac: S; Airbags: 6|