The Subaru Forester is a well-built and reliable crossover car that is also practical and enjoyable to drive. One of the first of its type, it also offers decent off-road performance too.
There's a range of 2.0 litre petrol and diesel engines with the latter returning 49 mpg with emissions of 148g/km - with the automatic gearbox, the economy drops to 46mpg and emissions rise slightly to 158g/km. The petrol engine will return between 40 mpg and 44 mpg with emissions ranging from 150 to 160g/km. Opt for the 2.0 litre turbocharged engine and economy will be 33 mpg with emissions of 197g/km.
The Subaru Forester may not be the best styled SUV currently available but it out-classes many of its rivals in the crossover segment when it comes to reliability and practicality. The car is nice to drive on roads and also offers decent performance when taken off road; it's particularly good on loose surfaces such as snow and muddy fields. Unusually, the suspension is firmer than many rivals which helps deliver a good on road experience; the seats are comfortable and the steering is light.
The Subaru Forester also feels more spacious with lots more natural light than many of its rivals thanks to the large amount of glass being used which also offers a great view out. There's also a large boot which measures 505litres and it's also very safe with an electronic stability control system that also monitors a trailer being towed and cornering headlights. Essentially, the Subaru Forester makes for an ideal choice for anybody looking for reliability and practicality in a car that is capable of good performance on- and off-road.
Why not have a look at the Forester on the official Subaru UK company website and get the latest news about the Forester in the UK at The UK Subaru Owners' Club. You may also like to see what they're saying about the Forester on the Top Gear website.
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