Year

2018 Subaru Forester Safety & Reliability

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Model Type

SUV

safety & reliability

5 star overall rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Overall
Driver
Passenger

Side Barrier Rating

Overall
Driver
Passenger

Rollover

Rollover
Dynamic Test Result
No Tip
Risk Of Rollover
16.9%

Side Crash Rating

Overall

Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

Front Seat
Rear Seat
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.

Side Impact Test
P
M
A
G
Good
Roof Strength Test
P
M
A
G
Good
Rear Crash Protection/Head Restraint
P
M
A
G
Good
IIHS Small Overlap Front Test Results
P
M
A
G
Good
Moderate Overlap Front Test Results
P
M
A
G
Good
Initial Quality - Overall
2
Overall Quality - Mechanical
3
Powertrain Quality - Mechanical
3.5
Features and Accessories - Mechanical
4.5
Body & Interior Quality - Mechanical
2.5
Overall Quality - Design
2
Features and Accessories - Design
2
Powertrain Quality - Design
3
Body & Interior - Design
2.5
Ratings are based on J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study for the 2015 Subaru Forester, which is the most recent data available.