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Forester could have a significant unconventional and modern exterior design with respect to the current model, the serial version just presented shows that Subaru decided not to experiment too much with the exterior.
Lines and proportions body similar to its predecessor, but the differences are most noticeable in the details, such as headlights, taillights and new 17 and 18-inch alloy wheels. Forester for 2019 is set to the new EPA (Subaru Global Platform) mechanical platform, but the car is somewhat larger than the current model. The wheelbase has grown by about 3 cm and now stands at 2,669 mm, and increased the luggage space with rear seats folded down is as high as 2,154 liters.
Future owners of this car are also facilitated loading bulky items in the trunk, thanks to higher opening tailgate and aligned floor. As with all Subaru models, the drive 4WD as standard equipment, while off-road driving is particularly evident on “clearance”, which is 22 cm. The manufacturer announced that invested a lot of effort to reduce external noise and vibration in the cabin, to passengers ride was pleasant.
Given that the new Forester debuted at the fair to be held in New York, presented version is intended for the North American market. American Forester, for now, the improved drive uses a 2.5-liter atmospheric “boxer” engine with 182 hp and 238 Nm (this aggregate is previously developed HP 170 and 236 Nm). The factory claims that the average fuel consumption on the highway 7.1 l / 100 km.
The engine is connected to a standard CVT transmission, and Ņujorka was no mention of a manual transmission, but not the turbo engines that could possibly be found in the more powerful versions of the Forester. The new generation has received the electronic parking (hand) brake, automatic climate control is also standard equipment, while the front seats are comfortable, says the Japanese manufacturer. In addition, passengers can use the Wi-Fi “hotspot”, and the rear seats have a heating function.
It was promoted with the basic package of safety equipment. Each new Forester has the latest generation of eyesight system that includes adaptive cruise control, automatic braking preventively in the event of a collision and the system of assistance that helps the vehicle remains within the limits of lanes that are moving. Among the options is a warning of another vehicle in the blind spot. The new Forester can be ordered with DriverFocus system that monitors the driver’s behavior behind the wheel and warns of drowsiness.
In the basic version, the car is equipped with a 6.5-inch screen multimedia system, whereas in the higher packages available 8-inch display and the optional navigation. In all variants, the multimedia system includes CarPlay Apple and Android Auto constructs for connecting smartphone devices to the car.
In the US, the Forester will except in the basic package be available in versions of Premium, Sport, Touring and Limited. Visually stands out Sports package, with a glossy black mask, unique 18-inch alloy wheels, roof spoiler, roof rails … In addition, this version offers the ability to manually change the “speed” on the CVT transmission with the paddle on the steering wheel. The new Subaru Forester at the North American market is coming later this year, a European launch date is not known.