2016 Subaru Forester sti changes, redesign, release date

There is a new release on the market and the car in question is 2016 Subaru Forester. This car is now in its third production year and this year’s model won’t bring anything dramatically new to the market. However, some little changes and refreshments are expected. With a few tweaks, this car should be improved even further. Those small changes include safety and infotainment system refreshments. This car is part of the compact crossover car segment where we can see a lot of different models and we can say for free that competition on this market is very high. However, even amongst that strong competition this 2016 Forester managed to position itself as one of the better cars. This car showed its value on all terrains where it was tested so we can say this is an all round car that will serve you good. This car is combination of SUV’s performance and stability, drivability of a car and with capabilities of a crossover.

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2016 Subaru Forester sti Engine and Specs

When we are talking about the engine part of this car, we have to say that this car will be available in six different trim options that will be offered with two different engine types. First engine that will be offered under the hood of 2016 Forester will be a 2.5 liter 4 Cylinder Subaru Boxer engines that will be able to produce about 170 horsepower and 174 lb. –ft. of torque. It will come as an All-wheel-drive car and it will be paired with six speed manual transmission. The second engine that we will be able to see under the hood of this car will be a 2.0 liter Subaru Boxer turbocharged engine that will also be a 4 cylinder one. This engine will be able to produce around 250 horsepower and 258 lb. –ft. of torque. It will also be an all-wheel-drive type of car and it will come paired with 6 speed automatic transmission.

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2016 Subaru Forester sti Design

As for design, there is not a lot of new. This model will just be refreshed a bit. Exterior of this car shows us its bit altered dimensions, 2016 Forester grew in height and length and it now offers better visibility on the road. Front part of the car has a lot of details such as grille, lights, vents and accents. Headlights are high-density discharge light for brighter output. Its roof comes with panoramic glass on most of the trims and it will definitely bring you refreshment while you drive. Interior part of the car is roomy and big and it can provide great level of comfort for passengers. It comes with a lot of latest tech such as Starlink Safety Plus package which is standard in all models, Bluetooth, GPS navigation which is activated by voice, X mode system (that adjusts the engine response) for steep inclines or descent control etc.

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2016 Subaru Forester sti Ratings

Fun to drive:4 Stars (4 / 5)
Performance:3.5 Stars (3.5 / 5)
Comfort:4.5 Stars (4.5 / 5)
Price:5 Stars (5 / 5)
Average:4.3 Stars (4.3 / 5)

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2016 Subaru Forester sti Release date and Price

Subaru Forester sti is already being sold in different markets and for now its numbers are good. The price for base model is $22,000 while higher trims go up to $34,000.

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