2018 Subaru Forester Pricing


What’s new

  • Touring trims get the EyeSight safety bundle, automatic high beams and reverse automatic braking as standard
  • Black Edition package includes black-finished wheels and trim
  • Part of the fourth Forester generation introduced for 2014

Pros

  • All-wheel drive comes standard and doesn't sink fuel economy
  • High ground clearance offers better than average off-road ability
  • Airy interior with plenty of room for adults both front and rear
  • Optional turbocharged engine makes Forester very quick

Cons

  • Modest tow rating limits overall utility
  • Cabin design and materials are just average
  • Handling isn't as sporty as some rivals
  • CVT feels less responsive and refined than a traditional automatic

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Features & Specs

2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)2.0XT Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT)2.0XT Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT)2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6M)2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6M)
Starting MSRP$26,195$29,395$23,795$33,090$36,090$29,495$25,695$22,795
MPG2828282825252424
Seating55555555
Transmissioncontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automatic6-speed manual6-speed manual
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Horsepower170 hp @ 5800 rpm170 hp @ 5800 rpm170 hp @ 5800 rpm170 hp @ 5800 rpm250 hp @ 5600 rpm250 hp @ 5600 rpm170 hp @ 5800 rpm170 hp @ 5800 rpm

Safety

Our experts’ favorite Forester safety features:

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

Top Consumer Reviews

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I spent the better part of a year researching SUV's as I'm also the owner of a 2004 Tacoma TRD Off-Road. Having spent 13 years in that truck, I was getting a little tired of the stiff ride and poor gas mileage, but I need something that can handle some off-road as well as poor driving conditions in the winter. I was thinking of trading my truck for either a new Tacoma or a 4Runner, but really didn't feel like I'd get anything very different, especially from an MPG standpoint. Enter the Forester. My biggest concern was the available "get up and go" since I live at about 6100 ft in Colorado and frequently drive into the mountains where 10,000+ ft is common. The XT was an obvious consideration but the MPG of the Limited 2.5i was very enticing. After test driving the 2.5i up the local pass, I decided it would suffice. I've got 2000 miles on the car and many of them are mountain driving. No power issues whatsoever! I'll admit I'm not racer, but I usually go about 5mph over the speed limit and have really had no problem with acceleration or keeping the speed up at all with the 2.5i. If I could have gotten blind spot and RCTA on the XT without going all the way to a Touring model, I'd have probably gone that route (although I much prefer regular gas to premium). Anyway, the Limited 2.5i has a very comfortable ride and I'm averaging about 28mpg in town and 35mpg on the interstate...again, at real altitude! Also, I got to keep my truck! I couldn't be happier with my decision.
For my money, best in class
Review at 1000 miles: We spent the last six months researching and test driving for our first new purchase. We had a budget of $35k and the final three contenders were the BMW X1, Honda CR-V Touring and the Subaru Forester XT Touring. We live at altitude in the Pacific Northwest and are "outdoorsy" without needing extreme off road capability. We also take the highway up to fairly high altitudes for hiking and ski excursions. Coming from a fun & spirited but extremely noisy and uncomfortable Impreza, we were looking for a good blend of comfort and utility. Forester XT Touring satisfied these criteria with the added FUN factor that the CRV just didn't bring to the table. The Forester XT has *almost* all of the get-up-and-go of a WRX with off road capability and a far, far quieter ride. I find the CVT to be quite responsive, particularly in the Sport mode. Interior comfort is impressive; I'm 6'4" and 220 lbs, and have so far taken three 2+ hour trips behind the wheel, on highway and Forest Service roads. The cabin is quiet, with excellent visibility on all sides. While not quite the same in terms of luxury, at this price point, to get the AWD on the X1, we'd have been dropping closer to $40k. I just couldn't justify paying the premium for mostly a badge. Only qualms so far is the entertainment suite: Starlink is basically useless aside from Pandora. Navigation combined with Sirius XM traffic is quite useful. Eyesight suite is powerful, useful and intuitive and is what ultimately swayed our purchase. Considering our Impreza lasted reliable 275k miles with strict maintenance, I am confident that the Forester XT will be reliable for years to come and serve our needs well.
Ooh ooh got my first Subaru
It was time for a replacement for my Jetta TDI. Living in New England it is four wheel drive or walk home. I am a retired businessman living on a fixed income so getting the best value is important. I narrowed the search to a Kia Sorento and the Forester. Both were impressive on the test drives with the Forester edging out the win by being tighter and quieter. The layout of the cockpit was better in the Forester and I was able locate and understand marginally better. Once I began driving I became more impressed with all of the aspects of the Forester. It does things for me like; reminding me to stay in my lane, put my brakes on to slow properly, eyes in the back of my head with the camera. It is not going to win a drag race but I can merge into traffic with no problem. Bottom line is, It feels solid and drives the miles in an honest and straightforward way. I am actually looking forward to snow season this year.

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2018 Subaru Forester video

BRYN MACKINNON: I'm Edmunds editor Bryn MacKinnon, and here's a features rundown of the 2018 Subaru Forester. The Forester returns mostly unchanged for 2018, and that's a good thing. It offers a lot more off-road abilities than competing vehicles, with few drawbacks in return. For maximum bang for the buck, we recommend the 2.5i Premium trim, but if your budget can stretch, we like the 2.0 liter turbo engine that comes with the top models for its strong performance. The elevated ride height and standard all-wheel drive make the Forester a great choice for adventure-bound owners or those who live in inclement weather areas. There's a noticeable amount of body roll when cornering, but the Forrester remains composed and very controllable nonetheless. It does remind you, however, that it is less sporty and more off-road capable. There's plenty of cargo space in the back, but we wished the rear seats would fold flat into the floor. Like it's Honda and Toyota rivals, the Forester comes up short in terms of towing capacity against the Ford Escape. Taller passengers are easily accommodated in either the front or rear seats, and even the large sunroof won't affect headroom much. Most interior pieces are attractive and nice to the touch, but on the whole, other SUVs offer more refinement and feel a bit more solid. The newer infotainment system has a sharp display, and most features are easy to use. On top of that, it gets points for the EyeSight suite of advanced safety features. On the downside, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are not available. The driver's seat may be uncomfortably high for some, giving the impression that you're sitting on, not in, the car. Visibility is great, though, and it's easy to maneuver in tight spaces. Subaru Forester's top competitors include Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, and Kia Sportage. The bottom line, if your adventures take you well off the beaten path, the Forester is a great choice, when pitted against more commuter-focused rivals, but you may be disappointed if performance and interior quality are your top priorities.

2018 Subaru Forester Features Rundown

A roomy cabin and good fuel economy make the 2018 Subaru Forester a solid choice for a compact SUV. But it's the standard all-wheel drive, powerful optional turbocharged engine and high ground clearance for off-road adventuring that set the Forester apart from the pack. In this video, we highlight the key features that matter most. From mpg, interior space and technology to design and comfort - these pros and cons will help steer you toward a perfect car.

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The car you've always wanted! This Subaru won't be on the lot long! For drivers seeking the ultimate in off-road versatility, this vehicle readily steps up to the challenge! A turbocharger further enhances performance, while also preserving fuel economy. Subaru prioritized comfort and style by including: heated seats, heated door mirrors, and a blind spot monitoring system. It features an automatic transmission, all-wheel drive, and a 2 liter 4 cylinder engine. Our sales reps are extremely helpful knowledgeable. They'll work with you to find the right vehicle at a price you can afford. Please don't hesitate to give us a call.

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Check out this great low mileage vehicle! You'll appreciate its safety and technology features! Subaru infused the interior with top shelf amenities, such as: power windows, an overhead console, and cruise control. It features all-wheel drive versatility, an automatic transmission, and a 2.5 liter 4 cylinder engine. Our sales staff will help you find the vehicle that you've been searching for. We'd be happy to answer any questions that you may have. Stop by our dealership or give us a call for more information.

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*Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, any dealer-installed options (if applicable) and a $299 dealer processing fee (not required by law). Pricing and incentives may vary if vehicle is leased. Subaru Incentives cannot be combined with Subaru Special Rates or Special Leases. Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded from these offers. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer.

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$779 below MSRP.. Isn't it time you got rid of that old rattletrap and got behind the wheel of this noteworthy 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring!!! Hold on to your seats!! All Wheel Drive, never get stuck again* Great MPG: 32 MPG Hwy. Optional equipment includes: Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass & HomeLink, 50th Anniversary Edition, Splash Guards, Map & Dome Light LED Upgrade, Rear Bumper Cover, All-Weather Floor Mats...Standard features include: Leather seats, Navigation system - With voice activation, Bluetooth, Remote power door locks, Power windows with 2 one-touch, Sunroof - Express open/close glass, Heated drivers seat, CVT Transmission, 4-wheel ABS brakes, Air conditioning with dual zone climate control, Adaptive cruise control, Audio controls on steering wheel, Traction control - ABS and driveline, Driver memory seats, Memory settings for 2 drivers, Multi-function remote - Trunk/hatch/door/tailgate, Power heated mirrors, Tilt and telescopic steering wheel, 8-way power adjustable drivers seat, Passenger Airbag, Heated passenger seat, 170 hp horsepower, 2.5 liter flat 4 cylinder DOHC engine, Head airbags - Curtain 1st and 2nd row, Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 32 and EPA city (mpg): 26, 4 Doors, All-wheel drive, Heated steering wheel, Front fog/driving lights, Tachometer, External temperature display, Clock - In-dash, Rear spoiler - Lip, Stability control, Knee airbags - Driver, Transmission hill holder, Satellite communications - STARLINK, Trip computer, Power Activated Trunk/Hatch - Power liftgate, Interior air filtration...

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4.11 Axle Ratio, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 8 Speakers, ABS brakes, Air Conditioning, All-Weather Floor Mats, AM/FM radio: SiriusXM, Auto High-beam Headlights, Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror w/Approach Light, Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass & HomeLink, Automatic temperature control, Blind Spot Detection, Blind spot sensor: Blind Spot Detection warning, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, CD player, Distance-Pacing Cruise Control, Driver door bin, Driver vanity mirror, Driver's Side Mirror, Dual front impact airbags, Dual front side impact airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Emergency communication system, Exterior Mirror Hardware Kit, Exterior Parking Camera Rear, EyeSight System, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest, Front dual zone A/C, Front fog lights, Front reading lights, Fully automatic headlights, harman/kardon 440W Amp & Speaker System, harman/kardon� Speakers, Heated door mirrors, Heated Front Bucket Seats, Heated front seats, Heated steering wheel, Illuminated entry, Knee airbag, Leather Shift Knob, Low tire pressure warning, Memory seat, Navigation System, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead airbag, Overhead console, Panic alarm, Passenger door bin, Passenger vanity mirror, Passenger's Side Mirror, Perforated Leather-Trimmed Upholstery, Power door mirrors, Power driver seat, Power Liftgate, Power moonroof, Power steering, Power windows, Radio data system, Radio: Subaru Starlink 7.0 Multimedia Nav System, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear Bumper Cover, Rear seat center armrest, Rear window defroster, Rear window wiper, Remote keyless entry, Roof rack: rails only, Security system, Speed control, Split folding rear seat, Spoiler, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Tachometer, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Trip computer, Turn signal indicator mirrors, Variably intermittent wipers, and Wheels: 18 x 7.0J Black Machine Finish Alloy. *Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, freight (see below for specific charges), any dealer-installed options (if applicable) and a $299 dealer processing fee (not required by law). Freight charges: $860 (BRZ, Impreza, Legacy, WRX); $915 (Crosstrek, Forester, Outback). Subaru Incentives cannot be combined with Subaru Special Rates or Special Leases. Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded from these offers. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer.

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3.70 Axle Ratio, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 6 Speakers, ABS brakes, Air Conditioning, Alloy wheels, AM/FM radio: SiriusXM, Automatic temperature control, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, CD player, Driver door bin, Driver vanity mirror, Dual front impact airbags, Dual front side impact airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Emergency communication system, Exterior Parking Camera Rear, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest, Front reading lights, Illuminated entry, Knee airbag, Low tire pressure warning, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead airbag, Overhead console, Panic alarm, Passenger door bin, Passenger vanity mirror, Power door mirrors, Power driver seat, Power moonroof, Power steering, Power windows, Radio data system, Radio: Subaru Starlink 7.0 Multimedia Plus System, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear seat center armrest, Rear window defroster, Rear window wiper, Remote keyless entry, Roof rack: rails only, Security system, Speed control, Split folding rear seat, Spoiler, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Tachometer, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Trip computer, and Variably intermittent wipers. *Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, freight (see below for specific charges), any dealer-installed options (if applicable) and a $299 dealer processing fee (not required by law). Freight charges: $860 (BRZ, Impreza, Legacy, WRX); $915 (Crosstrek, Forester, Outback). Subaru Incentives cannot be combined with Subaru Special Rates or Special Leases. Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded from these offers. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer.

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Here at Annapolis Subaru we have a Brand new 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i premium with the Black Edition package and the eyesight package painted in ICE Silver and upholstered in Black for sale for an MSRP of $30,444. This Subaru has the 2.5L H-4 CVT AWD REGULAR unleaded drivetrain. The convenience features are 1-touch down, driver vanity mirror, tilt steering wheel, automatic dimming rearview mirror, air conditioning, garage door transmitter (Home-Link), front beverage holders, speed control, illuminated entry, rear door bins, telescoping steering wheel, distance pacing cruise control, rear beverage holders, automatic temperature control, power windows, passenger door bin, passenger vanity mirror, remote keyless entry, overhead console, driver door bin, 1-touch up, emergency communication system and a power moon roof. The off road capabilities are 221mm (8.7) for the ground clearance, 23 degrees for the approach angle, 25 degrees for the departure angle and 21 degrees for the ramp break over angle. The entertainment features are a 7.0 primary LCD size screen, radio data system, wireless phone connectivity (Bluetooth), AM/FM radio (Sirius XM), 1st row LCD monitors (2), speakers (6),, steering wheel mounted audio controls and a CD-MP3 decoder and a CD player. The seats and trim features are heated front seats, leather shift knob, front center armrest, power 2-way driver lumbar support, power driver seat, rear seat center armrest and a split folding rear seat. The warranties are 36-months/36,000miles for the basic warranty, 36-months/36,000miles for the roadside assistance coverage, 60-months/60,000miles for the powertrain warranty and 60-months/ unlimited mile distance for the corrosion perforation warranty. The body exterior features are a spoiler, body colored door mirrors, automatic dimming door mirrors, power door mirrors, body colored bumpers, heated door mirrors and a roof rack (rails only). The safety and security features are traction control, brake assist, knee airbag, electronic stability, adjustable head restraints (driver and passenger with tilt), occupant sensing airbag, dual front impact airbags, ABS brakes, perimeter/approach lights, security system, dual front side impact airbags, 4 wheel disc brakes, panic alarm, overhead airbag and an ignition disable. The suspension and handling features 225/55HR18.0 for the front tires, 225/55HR18.0 rear tires, 18 wheels, four wheel independent suspension, rear anti-roll bar, front anti-roll bar and power steering and alloy wheels. The lighting, visibility and instrumentation features are a forward mitigation collision, tachometer, fully automatic headlights, lane departure (active), trip computer, rear window wiper, display (digital/analog), variably intermittent wipers, rear window defroster, low tire pressure warning, outside temperature display, rear exterior parking camera, front reading lights, front fog lights, compass, blind spot sensor with a (BSD) Blind Spot Detection warning and rear (RCTA) Rear Cross Traffic Alert collision warning. A relative owned a 2006 Subaru Forester that was hit by a semi on the driver�s side front door/fender/axle so hard that the axle snapped (automatically totaled). They walked away from the crash with just scratches and bruises. www.edmunds.com/subaru/forester/2018/?=suv

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POPULAR PACKAGE #2,Dual Moonroof,Leather Seats,Navigation System,AUTO-DIMMING MIRROR W/COMPASS & HOMELINK,AUTO-DIMMING EXTERIOR MIRROR W/APPROACH LIGHT,SPLASH GUARDS,REAR BUMPER COVER,REAR SEATBACK PROTECTOR,ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS,Lane Keeping Assist,REAR SEAT BACK CARGO NET,Keyless Start,Bluetooth Connection,Rear Spoiler,All Wheel Drive,BASE MODEL W/SADDLE BROWN INTERIOR,DARK GRAY METALLIC,SADDLE BROWN; PERFORATED LEATHER-TRIMMED UPHOLSTERY

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Crystal White Pearl 2018 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring AWD Lineartronic CVT 2.0L 4-Cylinder DOHC 16V Turbocharged Intercooled 2018 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring in Crystal White Pearl, Sought After Options Include, **NAVIGATION/GPS**, **SUNROOF/MOONROOF**, **LEATHER**, EyeSight, Power Rear Gate, Forester 2.0XT Touring, 4D Sport Utility, 2.0L 4-Cylinder DOHC 16V Turbocharged Intercooled, Lineartronic CVT, AWD, Crystal White Pearl, black Leather. LIFETIME POWERTRAIN WARRANTY INCLUDED! 27/23 Highway/City MPG

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Momentous offer!!! Priced below MSRP!! SAVE AT THE PUMP!!! 32 MPG Hwy*** Don't bother looking for any other SUV!! Move quickly. Here it is!!! This ample Forester, with its grippy AWD, will handle anything mother nature decides to throw at you. Safety equipment includes: ABS, Traction control, Curtain airbags, Passenger Airbag, Front fog/driving lights...Other features include: Leather seats, Navigation, Bluetooth, Power locks, Power windows... For more information on this or any other Thomas Cumberland vehicle, please go to www.thomascumberland.com

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Check out this great value! It prioritizes style, powertrain versatility and safety in an exceptional SUV package! A turbocharger further enhances performance, while also preserving fuel economy. Subaru infused the interior with top shelf amenities, such as: an automatic dimming rear-view mirror, a roof rack, and seat memory. Smooth gearshifts are achieved thanks to the 2 liter 4 cylinder engine, and for added security, dynamic Stability Control supplements the drivetrain. All wheel drive maintains traction at all four corners. Our sales reps are knowledgeable and professional. We'd be happy to answer any questions that you may have. We are here to help you.

Is the Subaru Forester a good car?

There's a lot to recommend in the 2018 Forester, thanks to its standard all-wheel drive, a spacious cabin with excellent outward visibility, and a large, versatile cargo area. The base engine won't quicken your pulse, but the optional turbocharged four-cylinder engine is among the punchier powerplants in the segment. As a bonus, base engine variants are available with a manual transmission. We've found, however, that the Forester's interior has room for improvement, due to a high-mounted seat and middling infotainment interface.

How can I get a Subaru Forester deal?

Edmunds can help you find a great local price on a 2018 Subaru Forester. Check out our 2018 Subaru Forester Pricing page for the latest exclusive offers in your area.

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Does the Subaru Forester have good MPG?

Overall, the Forester does well here. With 28 mpg EPA combined (26 city/32 highway), models equipped with the base 2.5-liter engine and CVT automatic are the most efficient among Foresters and only 1 mpg shy of the class-leading CR-V's optional engine. Sticking with the manual transmission in the Forester makes its numbers slip to 24 mpg combined (22 city/28 highway), while Foresters with the optional turbocharged engine (paired to the CVT automatic) return 25 mpg combined (23 city/27 highway).

Does the Subaru Forester have good resale value?

If you're ready to buy, you're probably wondering about the Subaru Forester's resale value. How much will a 2018 Subaru Forester be worth in two or five years — or whenever you decide to sell? Check out the Edmunds True Cost to Own (TCO) calculator. It includes projected annual depreciation over the first five years of ownership based on Edmunds' robust market transaction data.

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2018 Subaru Forester Overview

The 2018 Subaru Forester is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT), 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT), 2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT), 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT), 2.0XT Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT), 2.0XT Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT), 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6M), and 2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6M).

What do people think of the 2018 Subaru Forester?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2018 Subaru Forester and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2018 Forester 4.5 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2018 Forester.

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2018 Subaru Forester and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2018 Forester featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

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What's a good price for a New 2018 Subaru Forester?
2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)

The 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $27,191. The average price paid for a new 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is trending $1,892 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,892 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $25,299.

The average savings for the 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is 7% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 17 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)

The 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $27,110. The average price paid for a new 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is trending $2,182 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,182 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $24,928.

The average savings for the 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is 8% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 38 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)

The 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $24,710. The average price paid for a new 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is trending $1,340 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,340 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $23,370.

The average savings for the 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is 5.4% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 16 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)

The 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $31,192. The average price paid for a new 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is trending $2,549 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,549 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $28,643.

The average savings for the 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is 8.2% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 13 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)

The 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $29,690. The average price paid for a new 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is trending $1,187 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,187 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $28,503.

The average savings for the 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is 4% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 11 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)

The 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $34,086. The average price paid for a new 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is trending $2,333 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,333 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $31,753.

The average savings for the 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is 6.8% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 10 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)

The 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $34,005. The average price paid for a new 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is trending $2,410 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,410 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $31,596.

The average savings for the 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is 7.1% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 10 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)

The 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $24,889. The average price paid for a new 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is trending $1,539 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,539 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $23,350.

The average savings for the 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is 6.2% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 8 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)

The 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $30,310. The average price paid for a new 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is trending $2,632 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,632 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $27,678.

The average savings for the 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) is 8.7% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 6 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

Which 2018 Subaru Foresters are available in my area?

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