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Are you looking for a family SUV that has all the convenience and capability you want, as well as the efficiency and reliability you need? The 2019 Subaru Forester offers everything your family needs to get through your busy schedule. But which trim package best suits your budget and needs? To help you decide, the experts at Napleton's Arlington Heights Subaru have compared the key details and specs of each model in the following page.

For more info, please reach out to our Subaru dealership in Arlington Heights, IL, at (888) 459-1771 or contact us online. Also check out the current Subaru Forester lease deals.

2019 Subaru Forester Engine Specs

Each Subaru Forester model comes with the capable and dynamic 2.5L BOXER® 4-cylinder engine. This horizontally-opposed engine offers impressive power without sacrificing efficiency. Key specs for the Subaru Forester can be found in the following table.


2.5L BOXER® 4-Cylinder


182 HP


176 lb.-ft.

Towing Capacity

1,500 lbs.

Fuel Efficiency

Up to 26 MPG City / 33 MPG Highway

2019 Subaru Forester Standard Features

Every Subaru Forester comes standard with dozens of features to get you through your daily routine. Features that can be found on any 2019 Forester model include:

  • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive with X-MODE®
  • Brake Assist
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control
  • EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology
  • SUBARU STARLINK™ multimedia interface

2019 Subaru Forester vs. Forester Premium

If affordability and convenience are your two most important metrics, then the 2019 Forster and 2019 Forester Premium will surely impress. Compare features for these budget-friendly models below.

2019 Subaru Forester

2019 Subaru Forester:

  • 6-way manually adjustable driver's seat
  • Cloth upholstery
  • Auto-up/down driver's window
  • Automatic climate control
  • STARLINK™ 6.5-in. Multimedia Plus
  • Starting at $24,295
2019 Subaru Forester Premium

2019 Subaru Forester Premium:

  • All Forester trim level features
  • Panoramic power moonroof
  • 10-way power adjustable driver's seat
  • Reclining rear seatbacks
  • Auto-up/down front windows
  • Starting at $26,695 MSRP

2019 Subaru Forester Sport vs. Forester Limited vs. Forester Touring

If you want your new family SUV to help you unwind while you drive, then you will be thrilled with the Forester Sport, Limited, and Touring trim levels. Compare the key features found on each trim package below.

2019 Subaru Forester Sport

2019 Subaru Forester Sport:

  • All Forester Premium trim level features
  • Sport cloth upholstery
  • Color multifunction display
  • Keyless Access
  • Starting at $28,795 MSRP
2019 Subaru Forester Limited

2019 Subaru Forester Limited:

  • All Forester Sport trim level features
  • Leather upholstery
  • Power rear liftgate
  • STARLINK™ 8-in. Multimedia Plus
  • Blind Spot Detection and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Starting at $30,795 MSRP
2019 Subaru Forester Touring

2019 Subaru Forester Touring:

  • All Forester Limited trim level features
  • 10-way power adjustable front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • One-touch folding rear seatbacks
  • Starting at $34,295 MSRP

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