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2012 Subaru Forester with standard all-wheel drive

Wednesday, July 25th 2012. | Subaru

2012 Subaru Forester has an excellent value in the class of affordable compact SUV. That’s supported by standard Symmetrical AWD, all-weather capability, sporty handling, reasonably priced, adult-friendly rear seats, substantial cargo area, and nice rearward visibility. Remain letdowns for average interior materials, outdated 4-speed automatic transmission, and flat front seats. But for the money, new Forester still makes a few compromises from good gas mileage ratings and many features offered. As usual Subaru automobiles that provides a variety of trims level, 2.5X, 2.5X Premium, 2.5X Limited, 2.5X Touring, 2.5XT Premium, and 2.5XT Touring which set for the highest model.

2012 Subaru Forester
2012 Subaru Forester

2012 Subaru Forester Performance

Under the hood powered by two choices of powertrains:

  • 2.5-liter DOHC aluminum-alloy 16-valve horizontally opposed SUBARU BOXER® engine with Active Valve Control System that generates 170-horsepower
  • 2.5-liter DOHC intercooled, turbocharged aluminum-alloy 16-valve 4-cylinder horizontally opposed SUBARU BOXER® engine with Active Valve Control System that produces 224-horsepower

Also there are two selections of transmissions:

  1. Fully synchronized 5-speed manual with Incline Start Assist
  2. 4-speed electronic direct-control automatic with manual shift mode

It’s standard towing capacity up to 2,400 lbs.

2012 Subaru Forester Exterior

Crossover with nicely proportioned exterior keeps the handsome appearance. And the highlight features for exterior including 17″ five-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels, high-intensity discharge (HID) low-beam & multi reflector halogen high-beam headlights, fog lights, rear spoiler, body-color side mirrors with integrated turn signals, windshield wiper de-icer & heated side mirrors (All-Weather Package), black/silver finish raised roof rails, and panoramic moonroof.

2012 Subaru Forester Review
2012 Subaru Forester Review

2012 Subaru Forester Interior

Hereinafter for the cabin features in highlight likes dual-zone automatic climate control system, three-spoke steering wheel with audio system control buttons, manually adjustable tilt/telescoping steering column, 10-way power adjustable driver’s seat, heated front seats, 60/40-split flat-folding rear seatbacks, reclining rear seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel & shifter handle, 7-speaker premium audio system, SIRIUS® Satellite Radio capability, leather-trimmed upholstery, Bluetooth® connectivity, and GPS navigation system.

2012 Subaru Forester Interior Dimensions
2012 Subaru Forester Interior Dimensions

2012 Subaru Forester Interior
2012 Subaru Forester Interior

2012 Subaru Forester Price

Earn your optimum deal through our starting MSRP below:

  • 2.5X at $20,595
  • 2.5X Premium at $23,295
  • 2.5X Limited at $26,595
  • 2.5X Touring at $27,895
  • 2.5XT Premium at $27,095
  • 2.5XT Touring at $29,895

Get over accurate info about Forester 2012 or more Subaru version in the local Subaru dealer near your home, however.

Subaru Forester 2012
Subaru Forester 2012

2012 Subaru Forester Rivals

It’s suggested to create your own comparison when you’re seriously purchase affordable compact SUV. Then for the 2012 Forester’s contenders, such as: Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, Chevrolet Equinox, Toyota RAV4, GMC Terrain, Mazda CX-5, Nissan Rogue, Volkswagen Tiguan, Kia Sportage, Dodge Journey, and Hyundai Tucson.

Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester


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