Used 2017 Subaru Forester SUV


$19,521 - $32,991
2017 Subaru Forester

2017 Highlights

The 2017 Forester receives numerous updates, starting with wider feature availability, additional noise insulation and quicker steering response. The enhanced EyeSight safety system now has lane departure intervention and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert. Automatic high-beam headlight control is newly available, as are adaptive LED headlights and reverse automatic braking. Styling revisions include new headlights and taillights, plus a freshened grille and front end.

Pros

  • Airy interior with plenty of room for adults in both seating rows
  • Impressive fuel economy for an all-wheel-drive crossover
  • Optional turbocharged engine provides spirited acceleration
  • Above-average off-road ability

Cons

  • Maximum tow rating isn't particularly robust
  • Cabin design and materials aren't especially noteworthy
  • Doesn't feel as sporty around turns as some rivals
  • CVT may seem less responsive and refined than a traditional automatic

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Subaru Forester 2017 2.0XT Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT) Crystal Black Silica Brown leather7,412 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.0XT Touring
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Subaru Forester 2017 2.5i Premium PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) Dark Gray Metallic Gray cloth24,002 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i Premium PZEV
List:$24,899
Est.Loan: $453/mo
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Subaru Forester 2017 2.5i PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) Ice Silver Metallic Black cloth12,127 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i PZEV
List:$20,900
Est.Loan: $381/mo
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CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. Certified. Ice Silver Metallic 2017 Subaru Forester 2.5i AWD Lineartronic CVT 2.5L 4-Cylinder DOHC 16V VVT BALANCE OF FACTORY WARRANTY, ONE OWNER CLEAN CARFAX NO DAMAGE REPORTED, CLEAN AUTO CHECK REPORT, CLEAN AUTO CHECK REPORT ONE OWNER, LOCAL TRADE-IN, ONE OWNER. Look at this 1 OWNER Local trade in with. Recent Arrival! 32/26 Highway/City MPG Subaru Certified Pre-Owned Details: * Roadside Assistance * Vehicle History * 152 Point Inspection * Powertrain Limited Warranty: 84 Month/100,000 Mile (whichever comes first) from original in-service date * Warranty Deductible: $0 * Transferable Warranty Awards: * 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ * ALG Residual Value Awards Farrish of Fairfax, Stop Clicking and come see us Today!!! Reviews: * Airy interior with plenty of room for adults in both seating rows impressive fuel economy for an all-wheel-drive crossover optional turbocharged engine provides spirited acceleration above-average off-road ability advanced safety features. Source: Edmunds

Quartz Blue Pearl Gray cloth15,537 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i Premium PZEV
List:$21,588
Est.Loan: $393/mo
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Venetian Red Pearl Black leather19,689 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.0XT Touring
List:$30,283
Est.Loan: $551/mo
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"Certified. Venetian Red Pearl 2017 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring AWD Lineartronic CVT 2.0L 4-Cylinder DOHC 16V Turbocharged Intercooled"

Jasmine Green Metallic Gray cloth16,317 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i Premium PZEV
List:$24,116
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Brown's Manassas Subaru is pleased to be currently offering this 2017 Subaru Forester Premium with 16,317mi. More information about the 2017 Subaru Forester: The Subaru Forester has always been a great compromise between the practicality of a small hatchback or station wagon and the capabilities of an SUV. The Forester comes standard with all-wheel-drive, unlike most of its competition. Base-model Foresters perform similarly to competitors from Ford and Mazda, while turbocharged versions offer significantly more power, resulting in surprisingly sprightly performance. On-road handling is also a step above what is generally offered in this segment. The Forester starts at just over $22,000. Interesting features of this model are All-wheel-drive, practical, good mix of fuel efficiency and performance, good ground clearance, improved interior space Browns Manassas Subaru is your destination for a Hassle Free way of buying your next pre-owned vehicle! We price all our vehicles the BEST No Hassle Price from the start with the focus on Saving you time and money. All of our vehicles are hand picked and under go a rigorous 127 point inspection by our certified technicians. Most of the vehicles under 125000 miles and less than 10 years old are covered by 3 months/3000 miles power train warranty, exclusions apply to certain brands and models. 3 days exchange policy. Please call dealer for details. Unlike other dealers there are NO hidden reconditioning fees!

Ice Silver Metallic Black cloth74,080 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i Premium PZEV
List:$16,995
Est.Loan: $310/mo
House Of Kars
19 mi away
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Crystal Black Silica Black cloth25,550 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.0XT Premium
List:$25,377
Est.Loan: $462/mo
Shannon Auto Sales
19.2 mi away
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Crystal White Pearl Gray cloth10,347 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i Premium PZEV
List:$25,383
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"Certified. White 2017 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium AWD 6-Speed Manual 2.5L 4-Cylinder DOHC 16V VVT 1 Owner

Crystal Black Silica Black cloth6,887 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i Premium PZEV
List:$23,188
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Fitzgerald Genesis
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Crystal Black Silica Black leather23,778 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.0XT Touring
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Dark Gray Metallic Brown leather15,275 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i Touring PZEV
List:$27,000
Est.Loan: $492/mo
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Ice Silver Metallic Black cloth7,329 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i PZEV
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Crystal Black Silica Brown leather20,661 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i Touring PZEV
List:$25,997
Est.Loan: $473/mo
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Crystal White Pearl Gray cloth7,102 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i PZEV
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Dark Gray Metallic Gray cloth23,360 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i Premium PZEV
List:$25,099
Est.Loan: $457/mo
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Ice Silver Metallic Black leather24,008 miles
Used 2017Subaru Forester2.5i Touring PZEV
List:$27,000
Est.Loan: $492/mo
Hagerstown Kia(16)
40.1 mi away
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NAVIGATION, ONE OWNER, AWD, CLEAN CARFAX. 2017 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring 4D Sport Utility 2.5L 4-Cylinder DOHC 16V VVT AWD Ice Silver MetallicThis is just one of many premium used cars offered by Hagerstown Honda/KIA. Check out our new and used car selection at hagerstownhonda.com and hagerstownkia.com or contact us directly at 800-800-4727 . TO RECEIVE THE INTERNET SALE PRICE THIS VEHICLE DESCRIPTION PAGE MUST BE PRINTED AND PRESENTED BEFORE PURCHASE!

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Features & Specs

2.5i Premium PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)2.5i Limited PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)2.5i PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)2.5i Touring PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)2.0XT Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT)2.5i Premium PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6M)2.5i PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6M)2.0XT Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT)
MPG2828282825242425
Seating55555555
Transmissioncontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automatic6-speed manual6-speed manualcontinuously variable-speed automatic
Fuelgasgasgasgasgasgasgasgas
Horsepower170 hp @ 5800 rpm170 hp @ 5800 rpm170 hp @ 5800 rpm170 hp @ 5800 rpm250 hp @ 5600 rpm170 hp @ 5800 rpm170 hp @ 5800 rpm250 hp @ 5600 rpm

Safety

Our experts like the Forester models:

Incline Start Assist

Prevents the vehicle from rolling backward on a hill for several seconds after the brake pedal is released.
EyeSight Driver Assist Technology

Helps prevent accidents by adding features such as lane departure warning, lane keeping assist and automatic emergency braking.
Reverse Automatic Braking

Helps reduce collisions by applying the brakes if a vehicle is detected crossing the Forester's path while in reverse.

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    Overall4/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger4/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
  • Side Barrier Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat5/5
    Back Seat5/5
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover16.9%

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

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Brand New 2017 Forester
I have been in the market for a small SUV for a while now. I have driven all of the major players - CR-V, CX-5 and the Forester. I am a long-time Honda person. I liked the CX-5 but it was a bit more cramped inside and the visibility was not as good. The CR-V drove well and had the best CVT behavior but just left me a bit uninspired due to its bland nature. I drove the 2016 Forester and liked it - I have two other family members with Foresters who love them. I found out the 2017 model with a mild refresh was on its way so I waited until they took the first one off the truck at my local dealership (Cannon Subaru in Lakeland is great!). I test drove the 2017 back to back with a 2016 they still had on the lot and the difference was significant as far as solidity, smooth ride and much quieter ride. The new infotainment system was intuitive and easy to use with volume and tuning KNOBS along with a touch screen - compared to the the CR-V's system (a disaster of confusing touch screen with no knob controls!) and the CX-5 which had the frustrating center toggle knob - the Subaru system is much better. The sound quality of the non-upgraded stereo is adequate - meets or exceeds the others in this category. The Forester drives very smoothly and has a solid, quality feel inside and out. The AWD system provides an extra level of stability to the handling. The only small issue is the CVT. Subaru has tweaked the CVT for the 2017 model to attempt to smooth its operation and it is better but still takes some adjustment - this is my first CVT equipped automobile - it is just a different feel and takes adjusting how you drive to a more easy application of the accelerator which gives smooth, linear acceleration (and surprisingly fast!) but driving aggressively with lots of slamming the pedal down - like I was used to doing with the normal automatic equipped small Honda engine automobiles - results in a much worse driving experience with the CVT - I am adjusting and think I'll enjoy the smoothness once I drive a while. If you have never owned a CVT vehicle, I suggest a good test drive to see if you like it - although, your choices are becoming slimmer as most of the major manufacturers are switching to the CVT for its MPG advantages as they attempt to meet the new government requirements. Overall, I would highly suggest you put the 2017 Subaru Forester on your list if you are looking for a solid, reliable, safe small SUV. ***UPDATE...been driving my Forester now for about 6 months...overall the car is good but one glaring thing has come to light....the powertrain is dismal after a while...the CVT shudders and hesitates at odd times and just is not smooth no matter what you do. I have not been able to adjust to it to drive smoothly....there is a surge when you begin acceleration and then the "fake" shift points kick in...they are not well timed. And the incredibly ANNOYING shudder that happens as if the CVT belt is slipping...it happens at different speeds and even when cruising on the highway. I've mentioned it to my dealer and they say others have complained with the 2017 but not really any explanation. My advice, take this car on a long test drive and really pay attention to the CVT behavior - especially in low speed driving conditions - it will only get worse once you buy it and drive it....other than that, the car handles well and is comfortable and practical but if you are picky about smooth driving, skip this one. ***Update 2: After much research and chats on online forums for the Forester, I finally spotted a post about the shuddering CVT issue and the fix that one owner got at his dealership - It was a recently released TSB software update from Subaru - I printed a copy with the TSB number and took it to my dealer and asked to have the update done to my Forester - they did it and the shuddering is GONE - simple fix. I test drove a 2018 out of curiosity and it did not shudder so it appears Subaru has fixed the issue but if you have a 2017 model that shudders, demand to have the software update #11-175-17
Not your father's Forester
I have long thought of the Forester as a rather frumpy-looking car with inferior interior materials and ergonomics (my basis for comparison is my beloved 2005 Outback 2.5 XT Limited with a manual transmission). But my 2017 2.0 XT Touring edition of the Forester (with EyeSight) blows away those perceptions. While the exterior design is more purposeful than elegant, I do not find it objectionable, and the interior is a pleasant, rewarding place to pass the miles. In fact, I opted for the Forester over the Outback 3.6R Touring because I prefer the Forester's interior design and ergonomics as well as its performance and handling, which are more responsive and lively (the Outback is nice, but it's comparatively sedate). I find the build quality of the Forester to be excellent and its aesthetics appropriate to its go-anywhere character. Ingress and egress are excellent and outward visibility is superb, in contrast to competitive vehicles that have huge blind spots in the rear quarters. The Harmon Kardon audio system is very pleasing, and EyeSight does what it's designed to do, very well. The front seats are comfortable, but I wish they had a little more lateral support (because the Forester handles so well) and I wish the passenger seat provided adjustability (preferably powered) of height and lumbar support -- significant shortcomings in a vehicle of such overall quality. Also, the tailgate opens and closes rather slowly automatically, but it's quick and easy to do so manually, which I usually do. I initially had serious reservations about going to a CVT, and those reservations were confirmed when test-driving competitive vehicles, but Subaru has implemented this technology extremely well, and I'm very happy with it, in conjunction with SI-Drive. I highly recommend this vehicle for anyone who values function and usability over style, and people of all ages (I'm a "senior") who lead active lifestyles and appreciate a vehicle that's versatile, fun to drive, well built and safe. Yes, the price of this vehicle (loaded, with an extended warranty) approaches $40K, which might strike you as a lot to pay for a Forester, but forget your impressions of previous models; a lot of improvements were made for 2017 (sound deadening, torque vectoring, front-fascia design, steerable LED headlights, interior materials and appointments, etc.), and I consider the 2.0 XT Touring edition of the Forester to be a good value in comparison to competitive offerings. Note that I am still quite new to this car, but after some 1,500 miles, I am so enthusiastic about it that I couldn't wait to post a review. I plan to update this review at a later date if anything changes, although I believe these comments are pretty solid. UPDATE: I now have over 17,000 miles on my Forester and can confirm that the above comments remain accurate. At the same time, I would like to add a few details that might be useful to potential buyers. I live in the "flatlands," but last year took a 3,600-mile road trip to Colorado, where Subarus seem to be the "state car," since there are so many of them there -- and for good reason. The Forester handled mountain highways and rocky, steep, muddy, unpaved back roads with aplomb. It's no Jeep, so it's wise to take the rough spots gingerly, but the high ground clearance, X-Drive, S# (Sport sharp) mode, short hood (for good visibility), tight turning circle, and generous approach and departure angles worked beautifully and inspired confidence. With 8 (simulated) gear ratios in S# mode, the CVT provides fine control of engine braking going downhill, and is easily adjusted with the paddles (usually with the transmission in Manual mode). While I find S# mode a little fussy in flat country, I've come to be a great fan of it under more demanding driving conditions. While every previous car I've owned had a manual transmission, and it took me a while to adjust to the CVT, I can say now that I've become a great fan of Subaru's implementation of this technology. I've read some criticisms of it, but I have not had any of those concerns with the high-torque version of the CVT that is paired with the 2.0 XT engine. I also found that the 2.0 XT engine, with its twin-scroll turbo and direct injection, has plenty of power for high-altitude (i.e., thin-air) mountain driving. In short, of all the competitive vehicles I've tested, I consider the Touring edition of the Forester 2.0 XT to be the best blend of "sport" and "utility." It may not have the sexiest exterior styling (it hasn't completely shed its frumpiness), but I find it tasteful enough; its build quality, affordability, performance, handling, ergonomics and versatility carry the day. I keep looking for excuses to get in and drive it. I wouldn't recommend tackling the Rubicon Trail with a Forester, but this is one great car for anyone who has an active lifestyle and enjoys exploring out-of-the-way places.
First Forester
This is the first Subaru that I have owned. I was looking for a small SUV and I had done a lot of research on them and I was impressed with the Forester. I have had the Forester for almost a month and her are of my observations: Ride: Smooth, quiet and stable; Acceleration: Quick, better than expected; Instrumentation: Excellent; Interior quality: Excellent; Visibility: Excellent with huge windshield and large windows all around; Sunroof: Largest I've ever seen; Car quality: solid as a rock; Safety: There isn't a safer car on the road; Seating comfort and space: Excellent; Cargo capacity: Copious; Gas Mileage: I averaged 33MPG for the first 1000 miles. The Forester is not as swoopy looking as some of its competition but is still a handsome well built compact wagon like utility vehicle.

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The Used 2017 Subaru Forester SUV is offered in the following styles: 2.5i Premium PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT), 2.5i Limited PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT), 2.5i PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT), 2.5i Touring PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT), 2.0XT Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT), 2.5i Premium PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6M), 2.5i PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6M), and 2.0XT Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT).

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