New Subaru Forester Frequently Asked Questions

Equally at home in the mountains or on city streets, the new Subaru Forester combines comfortable seating, versatile cargo capacity, advanced technologies, and off-road prowess. Equipped to serve a variety of needs and lifestyles, Forester is an ideal fit for the daily drives of West Memphis families, commuters, and weekend adventure seekers alike.

At Jim Keras Subaru, we strive to make every part of the car-shopping process as easy as possible: from initial research to securing financing. The Subaru Forester is one of the most popular models in our inventory, and as such, it's the subject of many inquiries. In order to make it easier to find the information you're looking for, we've compiled some answers to the most common Forester questions.


  • How much horsepower does the Subaru Forester have? Under the hood, the Subaru Forester is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. Paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission, it generates 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque.

  • What is the Subaru Forester's mpg rating? The Subaru Forester achieves EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 26 mpg city, 33 mpg highway, and 29 mpg combined.

  • How many seats Subaru Forester have? The Forester offers comfortable seating for up to five riders.

  • How much cargo capacity does the Subaru Forester have? With all seats in use, there's still 33 cubic-feet for cargo behind the second row. Have a big day of errands? The 60/40-split rear seats can be folded down, for a maximum cargo capacity of 70.9 cubic-feet. Furthermore, with its high roof and handy cargo layout, Forester nicely accommodates larger items.

  • Does the Subaru Forester have standard smartphone integration? Yes, the base Subaru Forester model comes standard with a 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system (upgradeable to eight inches) with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration.
  • Is the Subaru Forester all-wheel drive? You bet! All Subaru models come standard with symmetrical all-wheel drive.

  • Is the Subaru Forester good off-road? When it comes to capability way from the asphalt, the Forester is hard to beat in its class. In addition to standard symmetrical all-wheel drive, Forester provides 8.7-inches of ground clearance, as well as the X-MODE drive mode selector with hill descent control and trail capability.

  • Does the Subaru Forester have advanced safety features? Every Forester model comes standard with the Subaru EyeSight package of advanced driver-assistance technologies. Driver aids include forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control. Available technologies include blind spot monitoring, automatic high beams, and reverse automatic braking.

  • What are the Subaru Forester trim levels? The Forester's features are organized across five trim levels: base, Premium, Sport, Limited, and Touring.

  • What standard features come with the Subaru Forester? Nicely equipped even at the base level, Forester comes standard with several advanced safety features, LED headlights, automatic climate control, push-button start, selectable drive modes, Subaru Starlink, Bluetooth, and a 6.5-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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Have a question that's not listed here? Let us know by reaching out to us online or by phone; or you can come visit us in Memphis to speak with one of our friendly representatives. If you're interested in trying the new Subaru Forester out for yourself, we invite you to schedule a test drive, today. We're looking forward to your visit.