The all-new Forester is also offered with two choices in body styles, with the 2.0i-L model having a slightly longer length and an updated front fascia. The other two variants however are presented with the same face and shorter overall length. The headlamps and the front grille remains standard on all three and bears the familiar Subaru insignia. The new SUV by the premium Japanese automakers was already a subject of high levels anticipation even though the 2016 Forester was only a mild refresher to the existing design. Same set of brooding headlamps are provided across all variants with the new additions to the rear that add sportiness to the vehicle.
In addition, Subaru has also enhanced the X-Mode system. the on-board computer coordinates the throttle, transmission and S-AWD to help anyone safely drive through any difficult terrain. X-Mode’s Hill Descent Control helps modulate speed when the vehicle is going down a steep hill in the city, or through gravel slopes in the outdoors. Subaru has also enhanced the all-wheel drive system and stability control.
Scheduled to arrive in Malaysia real soon, the 2016 Subaru Forester – in all three variant forms – will be available for booking at all Subaru showrooms nationwide from March 22 onwards. As for pricing, we’ll have to wait for the official launch for a confirmation. Nonetheless, does the refreshed Forester pique your interest?