Find Out Which Forester Fits Your Allentown Driving Lifestyle Best

Subaru Forester vs. Forester Sport vs. Forester Wilderness: Which Model Is Right for You?

Shopping for a Subaru SUV in Allentown? The Subaru Forester might check all your boxes! But which Subaru Forester model is right for you? Ciocca Subaru of Allentown is here to help by breaking down three popular Subaru Forester trim levels. Whether you want to drive the new Subaru Forester, Subaru Forester Sport, or Subaru Forester Wilderness, our Subaru dealership in Allentown, PA provides multiple model configurations for this compact SUV.

Why Choose the Subaru Forester Base Model?

If Allentown customers choose the base Subaru Forester, they'll pay far less money than the upper trims. The base Forester's MSRP is approximately $5,000 lower than the Subaru Forester Sport.

Base Subaru Forester models offer several standard features, including Subaru EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology. This safety suite includes Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist and Sway Warning, Pre-Collision Braking, and Pre-Collision Throttle Management. LED Steering Responsive Headlights and a Rear-Seat Reminder System are additional standard safety features.

Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive is also standard, as is a 2.5-liter flat-4 Subaru BOXER® engine that produces 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque. Subaru Forester base models, which come with 8.7 inches of ground clearance, earn 26/33 (city/highway miles per gallon.

A 6.5-inch infotainment screen is standard and paired up with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, Bluetooth, two USB ports, satellite radio, and Subaru STARLINK® Multimedia. All Subaru Forester SUVs provide Allentown drivers with plenty of space. Total cargo capacity is 76.1 cubic feet, and there's a large 51.3-inch cargo opening.

Why Choose the Subaru Forester Sport?

If Bethlehem customers buy the new Subaru Forester Sport, they'll receive the same Boxer engine, ground clearance level, all-wheel drive system, and fuel economy ratings as the base Forester trim. Standard features that become key additions on the Subaru Forester Sport include dual-function Subaru X-Mode® with Hill Descent Control, SI-Drive® engine management system, Subaru Intelligent Drive, Blind-Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Subaru STARLINK Safety and Security, and 18-inch black finish alloy wheels.

Unique orange exterior accents and badging highlight the Subaru Forester Sport's exterior, while the cabin displays two-tone cloth upholstery and orange contrast stitching. The standard technology remains while adding a 10-way power adjustable driver's seat, Keyless Access with a Push-Button Start, an upgraded driver's display, and a sliding panoramic roof.

Why Choose the All-New Subaru Forester Wilderness Edition?

The Subaru Forester Wilderness Edition is designed for your adventures away from Allentown. Subaru Forester Wilderness SUVs offer 9.2 inches of ground clearance. The standard 2.5-liter flat-4 Subaru BOXER® engine remains. Fuel economy ratings are lower at 25/28 miles per gallon, but the Wilderness Edition is more powerful, able to tow 3,000 pounds. The Subaru Forester Wilderness also offers symmetrical all-wheel drive and Enhanced Dual-Function Subaru X-Mode® with snow, dirt, deep snow and mud settings.

Thanks to tough exterior cladding, an additional front skid plate, dedicated grille treatment, standard redesigned roof rails with Anodized Copper finish accents, an anti-glare hood, and 17-inch matte black alloy wheels with Yokohama Geolander all-terrain tires, the Subaru Forester Wilderness looks like a rugged off-road SUV, too. Allentown drivers can add exclusively available Geyser Blue exterior paint to their Subaru Forester Wilderness.

Stay comfortable between adventures in the Wilderness Edition's luxurious cabin, which features textured StarTex® water-repellent upholstery with a honeycomb design and copper accent stitching, Anodized Copper Finish Accents, LED cabin lighting, and protective seat-back material for the 60/40-split fold-down seats. There's also entertainment upgrades, as the Subaru Forester showcases a larger 8-inch infotainment touchscreen, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto, a 180-Degree Front-View Monitor, and the option to upgrade to add a 9-speaker Harmon Kardon audio system and a Power Rear Gate.



Forester Sport

Forester Limited

Forester Wilderness

Forester Touring

MSRP$25,195$29,765 $31,875 $32,820 $35,295
All-Wheel Drive Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive with X-MODE® Dual-function X-MODE with Hill Descent Control Dual-function X-MODE with Hill Descent Control Dual-function X-MODE with Hill Descent ControlDual-function X-MODE with Hill Descent Control
Ground Clearance8.7 inches8.7 inches 8.7 inches 9.5 inches 8.7 inches
Engine Size 2.5L 4-Cylinder 2.5L 4-Cylinder 2.5L 4-Cylinder 2.5L 4-Cylinder 2.5L 4-Cylinder
Horsepower 182hp 182hp182hp 182hp 182hp
Towing Capability 1,500 lbs.1,500 lbs. 1,500 lbs. 3,000 lbs. 1,500 lbs.
Upholstery Cloth Sport Cloth with Orange Stitching LeatherStarTex® water-repellent upholstery Leather

Find A New Subaru Forester In Allentown

Which Subaru Forester trim level has the features to match your driving preferences? Come take a test drive in the new Subaru Forester to find out! The Ciocca Subaru sales experts in Allentown can answer any questions you have about these Subaru Forester trim levels and get you geared up for the next adventure.

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