The 2015 Subaru Forester adopts new standard equipment for the 2015 model year and gets a mild price increase to start at $23,045.
That marks a $215 increase over the 2014 model and brings a rear-view cameras and multi-function color display to the base model. The 2.5i “Premium” model with a manual transmission is now available with a standard moonroof and the 2.5i Touring models come with standard 18-inch allow wheels as well as keyless entry and push-button ignition, along with HID headlights and chrome exterior trim pieces. The 2014 model year and 2015 model years are aesthetically unchanged. Navigation is also now offered as an option on those models.
Pricing for the XT Touring model starts at $33,945 including delivery to increase by $125.
For the 2015 model year, Subaru is also offering its EyeSight safety system for $1,895 or $500 less than last year. It integrates adaptive cruise control , pre-collision braking and a lane departure warning system and can bring the car to a complete stop if necessary when driving under 30 mph.
Subaru enhanced the system for 2015 with a detection range 40 percent longer and wider than before. Previously, EyeSight was limited to functioning with cars traveling at speeds 19 mph above or below how quickly it was traveling, but the new system offers a 30 mph margin.
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