The 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 is a compact crossover SUV comes with one of two engines: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder turbocharged or version of the same. The Subaru Forester with the regular engine have the word “X 2.5” and come in base, Sport, Premium and LL Bean trim levels. The 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5, models with turbo get the stamp XT and come in sports and Limited trim levels.
2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 Features
The 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 X base includes 16-inches steel wheels, a roof rack, rear wiper with defroster, air conditioning, CD player, full power accessories, cruise control and remote keyless entry. The first of three upgrades is 2.5X Sport version, which loses the front wiper, but adds trim Alloy wheels, black body accents and silver roof railing, leather steering wheel and shift knob, automatic temperature control and a seven-speaker stereo with MP3 compatible CD changer and auxiliary input. The 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 X Premium loses the improved speakers, but are the wind-shield wipers. The premium then adds the larger exterior mirrors with turn-signal amplifier, rear disc brakes, rear limited slip differential, a sunroof, a power adjustable driver’s seat and heated front seats and mirrors. The bottom line is the 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 X LL Bean model, and it is with leather seats, a leather steering wheel and wood gearshift, improved speakers, an auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass and trim comes sturdy plastic in the hold.
The turbo 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 XT is equipped primarily as a premium 2.5X. It removes the driver’s seat, electrically adjustable and heated mirrors and seats, but adds 10-spoke 17-inch wheels alloy, a hood scoop, black body accents, silver roof rails and front spoiler and back. Finally, the 2.5 XT Limited Five-spoke alloy wheels 17 inches, leather upholstery and sporty looking instrumentation are. Options on the 2008 Subaru Forester has a rear spoiler, a rear bumper cover, splash guard, various cargo pallets and containers, a short-throw manual transmission and an improved sound systems.
2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 Interior
Even the basic version of the 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 X has a well-appointed interior with tight build quality and ease of use. If plastics are a little utility, leather seats have a high-end appearance, and the front seats are comfortable and supportive. However, the rear seats, the legs tight for large adults and a little less unsupportive pillow. Cargo space, on the other hand, compete with 31 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats upright, folded 69 and low wire cutter height for easy loading.
2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 Engine
Standard on all models is a 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 2.5-liter boxer four-cylinder engine that makes 173 horsepower and 166 lb-ft of torque. The turbocharged version on the XT packs 224 hp and 226 lb-ft of torque. All trim levels have a choice of five-speed manual or four-speed automatic, except automatic transmission only LL Bean. Like every Subaru, the Forester comes standard with full-time four-wheel drive with automatic models with a multi-tech electronics. Manual models feature a Hill Holder function to keep the Forester backwards on slopes.
2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 Safety
ABS brakes are standard on all 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 traction and stability control exclusively from the Turbo models with automatic transmission. The safety features include the active front head restraints and front-seat side airbags, the head and upper body to provide protection.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Forester maximum rating of “Good” for frontal-offset and side to accidents and identified a world-class security in the compact SUV class. The 2015 Subaru Forester is a perfect five stars in all tests was also performed before and side impact by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.