The Forester is a very popular vehicle, even with its many recalls and various issues during the early years. Subaru has improved upon its designs by implementing safety features, increased gas efficiency, and a more environmentally friendly electric system. The following article reviews the newest version of the Forester which has many new and updated design elements.

The 2022 Subaru Forester review gives consumers an idea of what to expect from this model in its second generation. The review includes design changes from its predecessor as well as new and updated technology included with the new model such as an improved electrical system and automatic braking systems to reduce collision-related deaths.

The review also evaluates the total package of this vehicle. The review looks at the Subaru forester’s overall ratings, performance, and fuel economy and has a look at the additional features provided with this particular vehicle. The model provides an in-depth look at the interior and exterior as well as what it has to offer for its price range.

What’s New?

The 2020 Forester introduces several changes to the car including a new exterior design and different suspension from its predecessor. Like most car manufacturers Subaru reviewed their cars to improve upon several issues that occurred in previous models such as reducing gas consumption and safety features. Some of these features include automatic braking systems which again reduce death-related collisions.


The exterior of the Forester remains similar to its previous model. The car has a sleeker look and Subaru trimmed the bumpers for less air resistance. The grill is also significantly smaller and resembles that of the older models. The interior features silver accents throughout the interior which add a more luxurious feel to the vehicle. The dashboard boasts an improved display that provides information from the rearview camera and convenience options such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, audio systems, and more.


Subaru uses their trademark flat-four engine in this model paired with a 0-60 time of under 8 seconds; depending on which transmission version you choose. The Forester is a very capable SUV, with over 1,600 pounds of towing capacity and can reach speeds of up to 100 mph. The car has three different transmissions which include an automatic CVT (continuously variable transmission) and two manual transmissions.

The CVT transmission has been Subaru’s trademark for several years and is paired with a 2.5-liter engine that can reach a fuel efficiency rating of up to 27 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway (25/36 with AWD). This particular model comes equipped with an improved six-speed manual that has an even faster 0-60 time of under 7 seconds.