The Fuel-Efficient and Updated 2020 Subaru Forester at Island Subaru

The Subaru Forester remains a popular choice among fans of SUVs who prefer smaller vehicles. Their compact size makes them easier to maneuver while offering good fuel economy. The Forester comes in several trim options with many additional amenity offerings.


The 2020 Subaru Forester comes equipped with 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that delivers up to 182 horsepower and is capable of hauling up to 1,500 pounds. The Forester offers 26 miles per gallon while driving in town and 33 miles per gallon on the open road around Staten Island. Every trim level features Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive a Continuously-Variable Automatic Transmission. As the Forester has a full 8.7-inches of ground clearance, it is also capable of handling many types of terrain effectively. Despite being small in size, the Forester provides a surprisingly smooth ride.

Technology and Safety

The base model 2020 Subaru Forester features an infotainment system with a 6.5-inch touchscreen. The system also features the technology to enable Staten Island owners to connect any smartphone or mobile device using Bluetooth or satellite radio. The vehicle also comes with two USB ports for charging devices on the go. Options include converting the vehicle to include a Wi-Fi hotspot.

The 2020 Subaru Forester is designed with many standard safety features that include a lane-keeping system, sway alerts, forward collision warning and adaptive cruise control. An available internal camera continually monitors and learns the driver's habits to provide a warning should the system detect drowsiness. New owners may also add automatic braking to prevent rear collisions when backing up. Blindspot detection, rear-end cross-traffic warning, and lane change alerts are also optional.

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Directions Staten Island, NY 10305

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Interior Features

For 2020, the Subaru Forester seats up to five adults comfortably thanks to the larger rear area that is truly impressive. The Forester's interior features a two-tone theme that matches the gray, black, or brown upholstery. The rear doors are now wider, which makes entering and exiting the vehicle that much easier. The base model has standard fabric upholstery and manual seat adjustments. The family-friendly vehicle also has two sets of latch car-seat connectors. Overall, the interior is created with quality materials and is designed to eliminate road noise. The rear compartment provides 35.4 cubic feet of cargo space. You can fold the split rear seats and get up to 76.1 cubic feet of space.

The Limited model comes with leather upholstery and automatic dual climate control along with an eight-inch touchscreen on the infotainment system. The Touring has all of the amenities features in lower trim levels plus adds heated front and rear seats, a heated steering wheel and powered front seat adjustments. The sound system also upgrades to premium quality. All of the occupants also enjoy the view and light provided by the extended powered moonroof.

Visit Island Subaru to Learn More Today

The new 2020 Subaru Foresters are on display at our Staten Island Subaru dealership now. Stop by and browse through our inventory. You can easily head out on a test drive to try out the great features for yourself. We look forward to working with you soon!