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2023 Subaru Forester

0-100 Scale
 
Overall Score 87
43 Lowest
Rated
87 Highest
Rated
 
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Road Test Results

Overall

 

90 / 100

Acceleration

 

3 / 5

Transmission

 

4 / 5

Braking

 

5 / 5

Emergency Handling

 

3 / 5

Fuel Economy

 

4 / 5

Ride

 

4 / 5

Noise

 

3 / 5

Usability

 

5 / 5

Owner Reports

Predicted Reliability

 

4 / 5

Predicted Owner Satisfaction

 

4 / 5

Highs

  • Fuel economy
  • Great visibility
  • Roomy interior
  • Easy controls

Lows

  • Engine noise
  • No standard blind spot warning 

Best Version to Get

The Premium trim is a good place to start since it comes with a power driver’s seat, rear air vents, sunroof, and the All-Weather package (which brings heated front seats). We'd also get blind spot warning option.

For additional convenience and luxury items such as leather upholstery, bigger infotainment screen, and dual-zone automatic climate control, the Limited trim is the way to go.

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