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Subaru Forester 2020

The 2020 Subaru Forester range of configurations is currently priced from $22,970. Our most recent review of the 2020 Subaru Forester resulted in a score of 7.6 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Family reviewer Nedahl Stelio had this to say at the time: The Subaru Forester Hybrid S is a great family car - even without the hybrid engine, you get a quality vehicle. If you’re looking for something that gives a nod to a hybrid but going electric still scares you, this could be right up your alley. Personally I would like to see more of the electric motor in use but at least Subaru's headed in the right direction. 

You can read the full review here.

This is what Nedahl Stelio liked most about this particular version of the Subaru Forester: Interior design, Good safety, Interior and boot space

The 2020 Subaru Forester carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1800 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Subaru Forester 2020 Price and Specs

The Subaru Forester 2020 is currently available from $22,970 for the Forester 2.5I-L (awd) up to $41,980 for the Forester 2.5I-S (awd).

Pricing guides

$32,388
Based on 315 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$22,970
Highest Price
$41,980
Subaru Forester Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2.0E-L Hybrid (awd) SUV 2.0L Hyb/ULP CVT AUTO $33,220 $39,490
2.0E-S Hybrid (awd) SUV 2.0L Hyb/ULP CVT AUTO $38,610 $45,430
2.5I (awd) SUV 2.5L ULP CVT AUTO $28,490 $34,320
2.5I Premium (awd) SUV 2.5L ULP CVT AUTO $33,220 $39,490
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Subaru Forester 2020 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Subaru Forester 2020 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Is it worthwhile using premium fuel in an engine that doesn't need it?

    The short answer is no, the extra cost is not justified in a vehicle that does not require premium unleaded. While some premium fuel products do contain detergents to help keep an engine internally clean (which is the basis of the claim you heard) the major difference (and the reason PULP costs more) is to do with the octane rating of the fuel.

    Put simply, engines in a higher state of tune require this higher octane rating to produce their potential and well as avoiding internal damage. Your Subaru, meanwhile, is tuned to be quite happy on standard 91 RON ULP, and filling it with the more expensive premium brew is a waste of money. You might gain a small improvement in performance and/or economy, but not enough to offset the higher per-litre price of PULP, and probably not enough to even notice.

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Subaru Forester 2020 Towing capacity

The Subaru Forester’s towing capacity ranges from 1200kg to 1800kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Subaru Forester Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
2.5I (awd) SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1500kg
2.5I (awd) SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1800kg
2.5I-L (awd) SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1500kg
2.5I-L (awd) SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1800kg
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Subaru Forester 2020 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2020 Subaru Forester are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1815mm x 1730mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Subaru Forester 2020 Dimensions  include 1730mm height, 1815mm width, 4625mm length.
Subaru Forester Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2.5I (awd) SUV 1730x1815x4625 mm 220 mm
2.5I-L (awd) SUV 1730x1815x4625 mm 220 mm
2.5I Premium (awd) SUV 1730x1815x4625 mm 220 mm
2.0E-L Hybrid (awd) SUV 1730x1815x4625 mm 220 mm
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Subaru Forester 2020 Boot Space

The Subaru Forester 2020 SUV has a boot space size of 509 Litres.
Subaru Forester 2020 Boot space Subaru Forester 2020 Boot space

Subaru Forester 2020 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2020 Subaru Forester will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

Subaru Forester Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2.5I (awd) SUV 225x60 R17 9 17x7 inches 225x60 R17 9 17x7 inches
2.5I (awd) SUV 225x60 R17 9 225x60 R17 9
2.5I-L (awd) SUV 225x60 R17 9 17x7 inches 225x60 R17 9 17x7 inches
2.5I-L (awd) SUV 225x60 R17 9 225x60 R17 9
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Subaru Forester 2020 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2020 Subaru Forester is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Subaru Forester currently offers fuel consumption from 6.7 to 7.4L/100km. The Subaru Forester is available with the following fuel types: Hyb/ULP and ULP.

Subaru Forester Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
2.0E-L Hybrid (awd) SUV 2.0L,Hyb/ULP,CVT AUTO 6.7L/100km
2.0E-S Hybrid (awd) SUV 2.0L,Hyb/ULP,CVT AUTO 6.7L/100km
2.5I (awd) SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 7.4L/100km
2.5I Premium (awd) SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 7.4L/100km
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