Subaru Forester 2017
This is what Peter Anderson liked most about this particular version of the Subaru Forester: Roomy interior, Relaxed drive, Versatile
The 2017 Subaru Forester carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1800 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
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Subaru Forester 2017 Price and Specs
|Subaru Forester Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|2.0D-L||SUV||2.0L Diesel CVT AUTO||$19,600||$27,280|
|2.0D-L||SUV||2.0L Diesel 6 SP MAN||$20,700||$28,050|
|2.0D-S||SUV||2.0L Diesel CVT AUTO||$23,500||$31,900|
|2.0D-S||SUV||2.0L Diesel 6 SP MAN||$24,900||$33,000|
Subaru Forester 2017 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Subaru Forester 2017 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Subaru Forester 2017: How much can this car tow?
This is a classic case of the dangers of researching through websites you don’t know and can’t trust. The 1500-pound limit is probably from a North American website and since different markets sometimes have very different vehicle specifications (even though they’re sold under the same badge) taking such info at face value is a risky business.
Many websites simply have no idea of the facts of a particular matter, so it’s important to stick with sites like this one with a proper policy on accuracy and one that employs proper motoring journalists rather than operating as a fan site.
Meantime, here are the facts on towing limits for a Subaru Forester: The 2017 Forester can tow a braked trailer up to 1500kg in weight for all models that use the petrol engine (either 2.0 or 2.5 litres) and require standard ULP. The diesel Forester and versions that use the higher-grade two-litre petrol (which required Premium ULP) can tow 1800kg. That didn’t change for the 2018 model-year, so no reduction in towing capacity exists between the two years.Show more
Do Michelin Energy XM2 tyres provide a comfortable ride?
The Michelins would probably give you a more comfortable ride, and the road noise should be better. Before ditching your Bridgestones you could try lowering the inflation pressure to 32 psi and see if that makes your life more pleasant.Show more
Factory vs. Aftermarket: which oil is better?
I would use the factory recommended oil, at least while the car is under warranty. Once the warranty has expired you could use the Mobil oil and shouldn’t experience any problems.Show more
How to find cars that are easy to get in and out of?
The best thing you can do is to go around to various dealers and check a number of vehicles to see how they work for you.Show more