2016 Subaru Forester Altoona PA
Subaru may not have the largest vehicle lineup, but the models it makes are built well. Topping the list of many SUV shoppers is the 2016 Subaru Forester in Altoona PA. This model remains one of the most popular in the lineup not only because it’s a roomy and comfortable vehicle, but few drivers can argue with the confidence standard all-wheel drive brings when winter weather hits. The model is best known for providing the value that adventurous drivers seek in an SUV, with impressive off-road performance.
Styling for the 2016 Subaru Forester is aggressive, with a bold stance that gives the model a larger appearance, providing a muscular appeal while allowing it to be easier to maneuver into tight spaces. This isn’t to say the larger appearance is all show, as the 108.3 cubic feet of passenger volume and 34.4 cubic feet of cargo capacity makes it one of the roomies options in its class. This is especially obvious when the rear seats are folded flat, as the cargo capacity expands to an impressive 74.7 cubic feet.
One of the benefits of driving a crossover is that the model delivers the right combination of fuel economy and performance. A 2.5-liter engine is standard in the Subaru Forester, delivering 170 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque, while a 250 horsepower 2.0-liter turbo engine is available.
One of the most popular features of the Subaru Forester is undoubtedly the symmetrical all-wheel drive system, but there’s a whole lot more to love about the model. Standard features include cruise control, Bluetooth phone connectivity, a rearview camera and the 6.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system. .
There are a variety of reasons people opt for SUVs, but one is improved space for families. Safety is at the front of many parent’s minds, and Subaru delivers in the Forester. Standard safety features include the vehicle dynamics control system, electronic brake force distribution and a total of seven airbags.
Why choose the 2016 Subaru Forester?
If style and space aren’t enough, there are still plenty of other things to enjoy about the 2016 Subaru Forester. First among them is the fuel economy, which comes in at 22 city and 29 highway mpg for the base model 2.5-liter engine when equipped with the standard manual transmission, but jumps up to 24 city and 32 highway with the optional CVT. A 2.0-liter engine will reduce fuel-economy, but it’s hard to deny the thrill of a powertrain that returns 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.
The 2016 Subaru Forester is available in six trim levels which offer a wide variety of standard and available features. New for the model year is the Subaru Starlink infotainment system, which brings smartphone integration and Pandora compatibility as well as available safety and security functions to the model. For detailed information on all your available options for the 2016 Subaru Forester, contact our friendly staff members here at Stuckey Ford Subaru, serving the Hollidaysburg, Altoona, Martinsburg, Claysburg and Loretto areas.