The All-Road, All-Weather Subaru Forester Leads the Way in Charleston

New Subaru Forester for Sale Near Charleston SC

Explore the South Carolina Coast in a New 2020 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester isn't just any compact crossover. It's one that stands out even among its new Subaru SUV siblings. For 2020, it's more capable, harder-wearing, friendlier to passengers and cargo, and better-equipped for discovering adventure in South Carolina than ever. See what we mean here at Crews Subaru of Charleston.

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What's New for 2020?

Subaru Forester brings several important updates for the new model year. LED license plate lights are now standard. The Touring trim adds LED lights for the cargo hold. A new rear-seat reminder feature is also standard or helping you keep an eye on occupancy. Its tire pressure-monitoring system got an upgrade; you'll now be able to tell which specific wheel needs air. Lane-centering and lane-departure prevention now come standard in the Subaru EyeSight driver-assist suite. Lastly, the previously optional All-Weather Package now comes standard on the Premium trim for added comfort on chillier Mount Pleasant trips.


Design Features

Subaru Forester ought to turn heads around Hanahan, with a sweeping windshield, larger window designs, and thin pillars to offer a panoramic view of looks and stares. Front, side, and rear undercladding comes standard, along with lower-body cladding, enhancing durability. Roof rails are standards on all but the base trim, and the Sport trim offers a stylish gloss-black exterior with orange accents on the otherwise striking black underguards and rail mounts.

Power and Performance Features

Every Subaru Forester packs an energetic 2.5-liter SUBARU BOXER flat-four engine pushing 182 horsepower backed by 176 pound-feet of torque. Expect fuel economy that's just as distance-going as the ride is capable and confident. Equipped with Auto Start-Stop tech and a Lineartronic continually variable transmission; it can get up to 26 mpg in a city like Summerville and 33 mpg down highways to spots like West Ashley, the EPA estimates. Plus, it can tow 1,500 pounds maximum, with help doing it reliably from a stability assist feature. That means you won't have to leave much, if anything, behind.

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Safety and Driver-Assistance Features

8.7 inches of ground clearance isn't all Subaru Forester offers to help you avoid obstacles in and around Goose Creek on your excursion. Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive also comes standard in every trim. It's our automaker's exclusive AWD system. An enhanced X-MODE, Active Torque Vectoring, and Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-DRIVE), an engine management system, also come standard. Together, they compensate for deviant steering, reduce wheel slip, improve cornering, and make the most of output. That's a boon for nearly any South Carolina weather and terrain.

EyeSight Driver-Assist Technology is also standard. It provides comprehensive protection in traffic. A Subaru DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System is optional for concentration improvement, and other available security features range from blind-spot detection and rear cross-traffic alert to reverse automatic braking. Subaru Forester even gets an IIHS rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ when you outfit it with available steering-responsive headlights.

Interior and Technology Features

Every Subaru Forester is highly accommodating for a coastal SC trek. It's got a spacious 111.9 cubic feet of room available for passengers, and cloth, sport cloth, or leather-trimmed seating choices are available. Heated front and rear seating is also an option to keep things toasty. You can also make use of up to 76.1 cubic feet of space for cargo in base trims. Just collapse the rear seats.

The SUV is also about as tech-savvy as they come, with 6.5- and 8-inch SUBARU STARLINK infotainment system options front and center to keep you in control. Each features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support for connecting smartphones. A Wi-Fi hotspot's built-in in select trims for Web access, and 576-watt-equivalent, nine-speaker Harman Kardon audio is optional to keep all entertained for the drive.

Test Drive the New 2020 Subaru Forester Today at Our Dealership in North Charleston SC

Check out Subaru Forester among our inventory of new Subaru cars and SUVs for sale here at 8261 Rivers Ave. You can do so right here on the Web. Then, contact us to schedule time behind the wheel. While you're here, be sure to speak to our auto financing department about the many car loans, Subaru lease opportunities, and special new Subaru offers we make available.