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2019 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium Review

If you are struggling to distinguish the 5th-generation Subaru Forester from its 4th-generation predecessor, that’s OK because this is the best Forester thus far from Subaru. Like the Impreza on which it is based, Subaru has spent the development money wisely, making big improvements where it counts. The new Forester …

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2019 Subaru Forester 2.5i Review

The 2019 Subaru Forester is an incredibly important car for its maker as the once niche vehicle based on the Impreza’s underpinnings has grown – both figuratively and quite literally – into a larger offering that now competes in an unbelievably crowded market space. While the first-generation model was surprisingly …

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Subaru Forester turbo dropped, hybrid confirmed for Australia

Subaru Australia has confirmed that the 2019 Forester will not be sold here – or anywhere else, for that matter – with a turbocharged engine option, although a hybridised variant is on the cards for next year. This marks the first time in the Forester’s history – with the first-gen …

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New 2019 Subaru Forester recognises its drivers

Subaru’s all-new Forester will be able to recognize its drivers and automatically adjust the seats and mirrors when it hits showrooms in September priced from around $35,000. Dubbed the Driver Monitoring System (DMS), Subaru’s first-ever driver recognition technology uses a tiny infra-red camera in the dash that will also detect …

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2016 Subaru Forester boasts better refinement and more kit

The Subaru Forester has undergone a facelift for 2016. The all-wheel drive Forester range now sports a refined yet robust new look, offering a quieter more comfortable cabin as well as an instrumentation overhaul. Subaru Australia Managing Director, Nick Senior, said: “With this latest list of enhancements Forester will maintain …

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2015 Subaru Forester STI teased

Subaru has released a few teaser images of its upcoming 2015 Subaru Forester STI, which is set to be unveiled on 25 November. It is clear from the snapshots that the hot Forester will sport a beefier body kit, enhanced with STI goodies such as larger STI-braded brakes, bigger wheels, …

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2013 Subaru Forester XT on sale from $43,490

Subaru has released details of its latest Forester XT SUV, the performance variant of the updated Forester. Despite downsizing the XT’s engine from 2.5-litre to 2.0-litre, the new car has more power and torque, plus improved fuel economy. The new direct-injected turbocharged boxer engine produces 177kW of power and 350Nm …

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