Current Subaru Forester SUV belongs to the third generation of this model. After three years on the market, Forester will experience a redesign. The 2017 Subaru Forester will premiere on 6 October 2015 in Japan. The announced redesign will undergo model for customers in the market of Japan, as a model for year 2016. Some time later they announced the change in the model for other world markets. Thus, in markets outside of Japan, the model for the 2017 year will go through process redesign.
This popular SUV, the last change experienced as a 2014 model. Then some minor corrections in the design of vehicles, as well as a smaller system improvements. Meanwhile, Subaru has offered a sports version of the Forester STI model. This model is only available in the Japanese market. According to some rumors, the redesigned 2017 Subaru Forester STI version will be offered in other markets.
2017 Subaru Forester Changes
Confirmation of changes in the design of the new model have been scanned images from the factory brochures, which were leaked to the public. On the available figures clearly see visual changes in the appearance of the new model. These changes, however, are not great. Change the external appearance is reflected in the new design front and rear lights, new look front bumper and trim, grille. Moreover, 2017 Subaru Forester has a new design aluminum wheels. In addition, it was announced that will be expanded exterior color palette of the vehicle.
Neither changes in the interior of the vehicle are not revolutionary. They are more cosmetic in nature. However, 2017 Forester gets a new three-spoke steering wheel, a redesigned instrument panel, new and more aesthetic details of the interior. Until now, the only version of the Touring trim level is offered EyeSight Driver Assist System as a standard vision equipment. It is expected that this system is standard on all versions of the new model. It has a large number of auxiliary systems: Pre-Collision Braking, Pre-Collision Throttle Management, Sway Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control and Lane Departure Stereo cameras.
2017 Forester Specs
On the Japanese market, the redesigned model will offer a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine. It will be combined with Lineatronic CVT transmission and all-wheel drive. Available versions will be 2.0iL, 2.0iL eyesight and S-Limited. It should be noted that the engine is upgraded and that his fuel economy has been raised to a higher level. On other markets are expected broad range of powertrains. Some of the engine, which could find themselves in the offer are naturally aspirated engine, a volume 2.5 liter with 170 hp, and the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with direct injection and 250 hp.
2017 Subaru Forester STI
Unlike the standard model 2017 Subaru Forester STI will have a better performance, more powerful engine and a sportier design. This model was presented as a high performance vehicle. The vehicle has a powerful body kit, sports exhaust system, front spoiler, wheels of larger dimensions, as well as special WR Blue Pearl exterior color. Forester STi is equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with 300 hp and 400 Nm of torque. It is combined with a CVT and AWD drive system.