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Subaru Forester 2021

The 2021 Subaru Forester range of configurations is currently priced from $36,998. Our most recent review of the 2021 Subaru Forester resulted in a score of 7.8 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Managing Editor - Head of Video Matt Campbell had this to say at the time: The Subaru Forester Sport is an interesting new addition to the range, despite not really moving it forward in any other way apart from its eye-catching looks. It is a competitive counterpoint to the likes of the CX-5 and CR-V, but still doesn't quite reach the same levels of refinement and driving enjoyment of the RAV4.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Matt Campbell liked most about this particular version of the Subaru Forester: Interesting looks, Excellent safety, Good space and practicality

The 2021 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 2021 Price and Specs

The Subaru Forester 2021 is currently available from $36,998 for the Forester 2.5I-L (awd) up to $53,990 for the Forester 2.5I-S (awd).

Pricing guides

$47,380
Based on 62 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$36,998
Highest Price
$53,990
Subaru Forester Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2.5I (awd) SUV 2.5L ULP CVT AUTO $28,900 $38,280
2.5I Premium (awd) SUV 2.5L ULP CVT AUTO $34,000 $44,000
2.5I Sport (awd) SUV 2.5L ULP CVT AUTO $35,400 $45,760
2.5I-L (awd) SUV 2.5L ULP CVT AUTO $31,200 $40,810
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Subaru Forester 2021 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Subaru Forester 2021 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Why is the battery in my 2021 Subaru Forester going flat and how do I fix it?

    A: If the reason the battery is going flat has anything to do with a fault within the rest of the car, then yes, I would imagine the problem – and the subsequent battery replacement if the battery is damaged – would be a warranty issue. The body computer in modern cars can do curious things with the electrical systems and accessories fitted, and that can sometimes result in a flat battery.

    Subaru is not the only brand with this problem, but flat batteries caused by it are definitely not the sort of statutory wear and tear issues that normally exclude a battery from any warranty claims. It would be the same with tyres, brakes and clutches. Normally, when these components wear out its deemed normal wear and tear and is not covered by the car’s warranty. But if a tyre, clutch or braking system fails because of a manufacturing or materials fault, then the new-car warranty should cover it.

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Subaru Forester 2021 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 1800kg
2.5I-L (awd) SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1800kg
2.5I Premium (awd) SUV 2.5L,ULP,CVT AUTO 1800kg
Hybrid L (awd) SUV 2.0L,Hyb/ULP,CVT AUTO 1200kg
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Subaru Forester 2021 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2021 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 2021 Dimensions  include 1730mm height, 1815mm width, 4640mm length.
Subaru Forester Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2.5I (awd) SUV 1730x1815x4625 mm 220 mm
2.5I (awd) SUV 1730x1815x4640 mm 220 mm
2.5I-L (awd) SUV 1730x1815x4625 mm 220 mm
2.5I-L (awd) SUV 1730x1815x4640 mm 220 mm
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Subaru Forester 2021 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2021 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 225x60 R17 9
2.5I-L (awd) SUV 225x60 R17 9 225x60 R17 9
2.5I Premium (awd) SUV 225x55 R18 9 225x55 R18 9
Hybrid L (awd) SUV 225x60 R17 9 225x60 R17 9
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Subaru Forester 2021 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2021 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: ULP and Hyb/ULP.

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