Interested in the new 2014 Subaru Forester? Well, today Subaru announced pricing for its latest version of the crossover: $22,820 to start, including an $825 destination fee. For those keeping track, that’s a $730 bump in price compared to last year’s base model. When dressed in base trimmings, the 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission. If you seek the top-of-the-line Forester, that can be found in the 2.0XT Touring model and it’ll set you back $33,820.
Other standard features on the 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i base model include 17-inch steel wheels, Bluetooth connectivity, Start Assist, and a 4.3-inch LCD screen. For $3,000 more, you can step up into the Forester 2.5i Premium, which goes for $25,820, and that gets you a 10-way driver’s seat, privacy glass, a six-speaker sound system, Bluetooth connectivity, HD radio, reclining rear seats, and the steelies are now replaced with 17-inch alloy wheels. When equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, you also get windshield wiper de-icer as well as heated seats and side mirrors. A continuously variable transmission is also available which brings a panoramic moonroof plus everything mentioned before. Climb up the trim ladder another step for an additional $3,000 and that gets you the 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited, which goes for $28,820. This trim level includes fog lights, Hill Descent Control, leather seats, steering wheel and shifter, and Subaru’s X-Mode, which is designed to boost traction when necessary.
Step up into the 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring and you’ll be $30,820 lighter in the wallet. For that price, you get a navigation system, an eight-speaker sound system, and a 6.1-inch touch screen. The touch screen is also available on the Premium and Limited trim levels, respectively. Optional features include Subaru’s EyeSight safety package which encompasses adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation, lane departure warning, HID headlights and keyless entry. As for the turbocharged Foresters, the 2.0XT Premium walks out the door for $28,820 and brings Subaru’s SI-Drive performance programming and 18-inch alloy wheels along with it. The 2014 Subaru Forester tops out with the 2.5XT Touring going for $33, 820 and includes everything on the Touring trim.
For the 2014 model year, every Subaru Forester comes standard with all-wheel drive and bigger dimensions as a whole. This is good news for those who are in need of lots of rear passenger space. With the additional length, the 2014 Subaru Forester can accommodate passengers riding in the back seat with more space.