2021 Subaru Forester Model Information in Salem, OR

For the needs of growing families to individuals looking for a more capable vehicle, you simply must see the new 2021 Subaru Forester. With a starting price tag that's more affordable than competitors like the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4, we think you'll agree that this latest Subaru Forester is the small SUV you've been looking for. Below, we preview some of the more exciting aspects of this popular two-row SUV. Of course, there's so much more to discover during a test drive. So, contact our dealership and see what we mean by Your Way on the Parkway at Capitol Subaru in Salem, OR.

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The Subaru Forester AWD small SUV is great for families

Convenience, Versatility, and Comfort

The latest design language from Subaru combines sleek lines with an adventurous spirit to show the world that you're ready for anything. The new 2021 Subaru Forester is a great example but looks aren't everything. That's why this small SUV from Subaru is also generously equipped with standard exterior features that include LED Steering Responsive Headlights that quite literally help you see around corners at night. Raised roof rails, a power panoramic moonroof, and fog lights are standard on all but the entry-level model. That's a lot of value, but just wait until you take your place behind the wheel!

The new 2021 Subaru Forester is considered a small SUV, so you might be surprised to find nearly 112 cubic feet of passenger space at the start of the lineup. That's substantially more than other SUVs in this segment, like those from Honda and Toyota. Though, aside from the generous passenger space in the new Subaru Forester, you'll also appreciate a cavernous cargo space reaching up to 76.1 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded. Did we mention those rear seats also recline on most models? USB ports, cargo underfloor storage, and automatic climate control are also standard on every new 2021 Subaru Forester.

Touchscreen display in 2021 Subaru Forester

Connected Technology

The intuitive STARLINK® multimedia system makes it easy to connect most smartphones, and Bluetooth® audio streaming is standard. The available six-speaker audio system sounds great, or consider upgrading to the available Harman Kardon® premium audio system. When it comes to keeping everyone's devices connected to the world, 4G LTE Wi-Fi capability is standard on all but the entry-level 2021 Subaru Forester.

That's not the end of potential connectivity in this renowned small SUV. Step beyond the start of the lineup, and you'll also get STARLINK® Safety and Security. This includes Automatic Collision Notification, SOS Emergency Assistance, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Remote Engine Start with climate control, and so much more.

Closeup of Subaru Forester headlights

Industry-Leading Safety

The latest Subaru Forester continues the brand's unparalleled commitment to safety. It recently earned the prestigious IIHS and the new 2021 model is even safer. We already mentioned the standard steering-responsive LED headlights which certainly help improve your safety, and LED daytime running lights are also standard across the lineup. Aside from looking great, these lights make it easier for other traffic to see you. Of course, you'll also be able to count on advanced traction control to help keep you in control during emergency maneuvers. And, since this is a Subaru SUV we're talking about, you'll also enjoy the added traction of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive on every Subaru Forester.

Driver Monitoring System display

Standard Subaru EyeSight® Driver Assistance

No matter which new Subaru Forester best fits your needs and budget, you'll get the industry-leading safety of Subaru EyeSight®. This advanced suite of technology is now in its second generation and includes the ability to detect certain imminent collisions. When it does, it will react by warning you and even hitting the brakes if necessary. In addition to automatic pre-collision braking, EyeSight® also includes pre-collision throttle management, lane departure warning, and even adaptive cruise control. If you've not yet experience cruise control that speeds up and slows down based on the traffic ahead, you may never want to go back.

Blue Subaru Forester passing slower traffic

Small SUV Performance From Subaru

It's no secret that every SUV and most cars from Subaru come equipped standard with the legendary traction of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. This advanced system is unrivaled in the affordable small SUV segment, and it's totally standard on the new Subaru Forester. When this level of traction teams up with the low center of gravity from the flat BOXER® engine, the resulting handling is truly something to behold. Hitting the turns on a windy mountain road is so enjoyable, you might forget that the new Subaru Forester also has 8.7 inches of ground clearance for when you get beyond the paved road.

Sure, comfortable and capable handling is to be expected from a Subaru SUV, you may be surprised to find the new 2021 Subaru Forester can get up to an estimated 33 MPG. That's great for an AWD SUV, and it has a lot to do with that flat engine we mentioned. The 2.5-liter engine puts you in control of 182 horsepower. What's more, standard Subaru Intelligent Drive allows you to choose which driving mode best suites your needs and desires. If you need to bring a little more along for the adventure, this new small SUV from Subaru can also tow up to 1,500 pounds when properly equipped.

The New 2021 Subaru Forester is the Whole Package in Salem, OR

With top awards from independent industry experts like the IIHS J.D. Power, Kelley Blue Book, and the ALG, it's clear that choosing a new Subaru Forester is the best choice for a new small SUV. Combine this level of quality and safety with a starting price tag that's more affordable than competitors from Honda and Toyota, and what you have is new car that you can be confident in. Of course, getting it Your Way on the Parkway at Capitol Subaru is the best way to avoid the hassle that you'll find at so many other dealerships. Come see us to discover the new 2021 Subaru Forester today.

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Spec / Feature2021 Subaru Forester
Starting MSRP*$24,795 
Standard Horsepower182 
Standard Torque176 lb-ft 
Standard DrivetrainSymmetrical All-Wheel Drive 
Passenger Volume111.9 Cubic Feet 
Maximum Cargo Volume76.1 Cubic Feet 
LED Steering Responsive HeadlightsStandard 
Automatic Pre-Collision BrakingStandard 
Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™Standard
Power Rear GateAvailable Upgrade

*Manufacturer's suggested retail price does not include destination and delivery charges, tax, title and registration fees. Destination and delivery includes handling and inland freight fees and may vary in some states. Prices, specifications, options, features and models subject to change without notice.