Forester prices confirmed by Subaru

Subaru Forester 2.0D XC

IN an effort to ensure that its most popular model stays just that, Subaru UK has confirmed the pricing of its latest Forester.

The all new model goes on sale in May. It will be launched with highly competitive pricing (very close to the outgoing model) and features an array of improvements in safety, refinement and dynamics.

On The Road prices f will start at £24,995 for the 2.0D X, rising to £30,995 for the range topping 2.0i XT.

The new, fourth-generation Forester goes on sale across the network in May and will build upon the model’s reputation as a go-anywhere, user-friendly SUV with improved performance, safety and efficiency and a more spacious and better appointed cabin.

Subaru’s unique Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system remains at the heart of the Forester, while a low centre of gravity and improved body rigidity contribute to improved refinement and a typically engaging drive on the road.

The engine line-up will include 2.0-litre Boxer diesel and petrol units, while Subaru will return to its Forester roots with the introduction of a new 2.0-litre direct injection turbocharged petrol engine, producing 240ps. All the engines have significantly improved CO2 and economy figures over the outgoing model.

Full pricing for the new Forester by model is as follows:

Petrol models: 2.0i XE — £25,495; 2.0i XE CVT — £26,995; 2.0i XE Premium — £27,495; 2.0i XE Premium CVT — £28,995; and 2.0i XT CVT — £30,995.

Diesel models: 2.0D X — £24,995; 2.0D XC — £26,995; and 2.0D X Premium — £28,995