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The 2022 Subaru Forester

The SUV for all you love.

The 2022 Subaru Forester

The SUV for all you love.

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2022 Subaru Forester with Black Cloth interior.
2022 Subaru Forester with Black Leather interior.
2022 Subaru Forester with Saddle Brown Leather interior.
2022 Subaru Forester with Gray Cloth interior.
2022 Subaru Forester with Gray Leather interior.
2022 Subaru Forester with Gray Sport Cloth interior.
2022 Subaru Forester with Gray Textured Startex interior.
2022 Subaru Forester with Premium Black Cloth interior.
2022 Subaru Forester with Premium Gray Cloth interior.

There’s even more to love about the newly updated 2022 Forester.

With updates to its style, technology, comfort and safety, the new 2022 Subaru Forester is our safest, most versatile Forester ever. It features a stunning new headlight and grille design, a refreshed interior with high-quality materials and new premium finishes, the confidence of standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive plus upgraded EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology[4] EyeSight is a driver-assist system that may not operate optimally under all driving conditions. The driver is always responsible for safe and attentive driving. System effectiveness depends on many factors, such as vehicle maintenance, weather, and road conditions. See Owner's Manual for complete details on system operation and limitations. Requires automatic transmission. that bring Forester's legendary safety to an even higher level.

Always Looking Out for Your Safety

Standard Eyesight® Driver Assist Technology

Standard on every 2022 Forester, EyeSight monitors traffic movement, optimizes cruise control, and warns you when you're swaying outside your lane [6] EyeSight is a driver-assist system that may not operate optimally under all driving conditions. The driver is always responsible for safe and attentive driving. System effectiveness depends on many factors, such as vehicle maintenance, weather, and road conditions. See Owner's Manual for complete details on system operation and limitations. Requires automatic transmission. . The Automatic Pre-Collision Braking feature can apply full braking force and bring you to a complete stop in emergency situations. Automatic Emergency Steering, an all-new feature available for 2022, can help you avoid a collision by providing automatic steering and pre-collision braking support if it determines there's enough space to intervene. [7] Automatic Emergency Steering is a system designed to assist the driver. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. Automatic Emergency Steering works in conjunction with and after Pre-Collision Braking has been activated by providing steering support at speeds lower than 50 mph to try and help avoid a collision. See Owner's Manual for complete details, including important system limitations. Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control with Lane Centering [8] EyeSight is a driver assist technology which may not operate optimally under all driving conditions. Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control and Brake Light Recognition are designed to assist the driver and are not substitutes for safe and attentive driving. Lane Keep Assist operates only when the lane markings are visible. The driver is always responsible for safe and attentive driving. System effectiveness depends on many factors, such as vehicle maintenance, weather, and road conditions. Lane centering function operates only when used in conjunction with Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control. See your owner's manual for complete details on system operations and limitations. can take some of the stress out of driving by helping with steering, braking, and throttle control - both in daily traffic and on long road trips.

Standard on: All models

A photo illustration of a 2022 Forester showing the EyeSight sensors.

Standard Eyesight® Driver Assist Technology

EyeSight has been found to reduce rear-end crashes with injuries by up to 85%. [5] Based on IIHS reporting data as of January 2017 from MY2013-2015 Subaru models equipped with EyeSight through 2014. Claim is for demonstration purposes only.

Standard on every 2022 Forester, EyeSight monitors traffic movement, optimizes cruise control, and warns you when you're swaying outside your lane [6] EyeSight is a driver-assist system that may not operate optimally under all driving conditions. The driver is always responsible for safe and attentive driving. System effectiveness depends on many factors, such as vehicle maintenance, weather, and road conditions. See Owner's Manual for complete details on system operation and limitations. Requires automatic transmission. . The Automatic Pre-Collision Braking feature can apply full braking force and bring you to a complete stop in emergency situations. Automatic Emergency Steering, an all-new feature available for 2022, can help you avoid a collision by providing automatic steering and pre-collision braking support if it determines there's enough space to intervene. [7] Automatic Emergency Steering is a system designed to assist the driver. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. Automatic Emergency Steering works in conjunction with and after Pre-Collision Braking has been activated by providing steering support at speeds lower than 50 mph to try and help avoid a collision. See Owner's Manual for complete details, including important system limitations. Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control with Lane Centering [8] EyeSight is a driver assist technology which may not operate optimally under all driving conditions. Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control and Brake Light Recognition are designed to assist the driver and are not substitutes for safe and attentive driving. Lane Keep Assist operates only when the lane markings are visible. The driver is always responsible for safe and attentive driving. System effectiveness depends on many factors, such as vehicle maintenance, weather, and road conditions. Lane centering function operates only when used in conjunction with Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control. See your owner's manual for complete details on system operations and limitations. can take some of the stress out of driving by helping with steering, braking, and throttle control - both in daily traffic and on long road trips.

Standard on: All models

A close-up of the DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System display on the 2022 Forester.

Subaru DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System

The 2022 Forester features a state-of-the-art system to help reduce distracted driving for both new and experienced drivers. Each day in the United States, more than 1,000 people are injured in crashes reported to have involved a distracted driver [9] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, citing National Center for Statistics and Analysis. Distracted Driving: 2015, in Traffic Safety Research Notes. DOT HS 812 381. March 2017, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Washington, D.C. . Working with our award-winning EyeSight Driver Assist Technology, the DriverFocus system is like having an attentive co-pilot along for the ride, available to give a helpful alert if a driver becomes distracted or drowsy. For added convenience, DriverFocus can also recognize up to five different drivers and remember their preferences, including seat position, climate settings, and outside mirror position

Standard on: Touring

All-Around Awareness Technologies

An entire suite of safety technologies is available on the 2022 Forester to help protect you and your passengers. The Blind-Spot Detection [10] Blind-Spot Detection, Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert are systems designed to assist the driver by monitoring the rear and side areas of the vehicle during a lane change or reversing and are not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. system warns you with a visual indicator in each side mirror if it senses a vehicle in your blind spots. Rear Cross-Traffic Alert [11] Blind-Spot Detection, Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert are systems designed to assist the driver by monitoring the rear and side areas of the vehicle during a lane change or reversing and are not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. helps warn you of traffic approaching from the side as you are backing up, and a standard Rear-Vision Camera enhances visibility when reversing. With available Reverse Automatic Braking, your vehicle can even stop itself to help avoid objects behind you [12] Reverse Automatic Braking is a system designed to assist the driver by detecting objects to help avoid a possible collision when the vehicle is moving in a reverse direction. It is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. System effectiveness depends on many factors such as vehicle maintenance, weather and road conditions. Always exercise caution and use vehicle mirrors and Rear-Vision Camera when backing up. See Owner's Manual for complete details on system operation and limitations. .

Blind-Spot Detection and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert standard on: Sport, Wilderness, Limited, and Touring

Blind-Spot Detection/Rear Cross-Traffic Alert available on: Premium

Rear-Vision Camera standard on: All models

Reverse Automatic Braking standard on: Wilderness and Touring

Reverse Automatic Braking available on: Sport and Limited

A photo illustration of the safety sensors on the 2022 Forester
A close-up of a phone showing the Remote Engine Start with Climate Control feature of SUBARU STARLINK® Safety and Security available on the 2022 Forester.

SUBARU STARLINK® Safety and Security

STARLINK Safety and Security system [13] Activation with subscription required. Includes a three-year trial subscription to Safety Plus services and a six-month trial subscription to Safety and Security Plus services. The Concierge plan can be purchased annually or monthly. A credit card on file will be required for specific packages and for renewal purposes. Not available in all states for model year 2022. See Retailer for details. offers an array of connected services to help keep you and your Forester safe whether you're in your vehicle, at your computer, or on your smartphone. Advanced Automatic Collision Notification will alert an operator in the event of an accident, and SOS Emergency Assistance can get you roadside help at the push of a button. Remote Engine Start with Climate Control, accessible via your smartphone, ensures your Forester is always ready and comfortable [14] Remote Engine Start available on Keyless Access and Push-Button Start-equipped models only. Climate Control function available on automatic climate control-equipped models only. .There are also STARLINK Concierge services for personal assistance with tasks like navigation, restaurant reservations, and scheduling service appointments.

Standard on: Premium, Sport, Wilderness, Limited, and Touring

 

Endlessly Versatile. Exceptionally Capable.

Standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive + 33 MPG**

The balanced design of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive creates uniform stability and delivers an optimal distribution of power for maximum traction in virtually any weather or road condition. It delivers better handling, improved efficiency, and a quicker response to road conditions than competitors' optional systems. The durable SUBARU BOXER engine combined with the standard Lineartronic® CVT allows the Forester to get up to a fuel-efficient 33 MPG** highway and over 540 miles of driving range [15] Based on EPA-estimated hwy fuel economy and a full tank of fuel. Actual mileage and range may vary .

 

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive standard on:
All models

 

A 2022 Forester driving on a wet country highway.

Standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive + 33 MPG**

The balanced design of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive creates uniform stability and delivers an optimal distribution of power for maximum traction in virtually any weather or road condition. It delivers better handling, improved efficiency, and a quicker response to road conditions than competitors' optional systems. The durable SUBARU BOXER engine combined with the standard Lineartronic® CVT allows the Forester to get up to a fuel-efficient 33 MPG** highway and over 540 miles of driving range [15] Based on EPA-estimated hwy fuel economy and a full tank of fuel. Actual mileage and range may vary .

 

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive standard on: All models

SUBARU STARLINK Multimedia

A STARLINK Multimedia system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration is standard on the 2022 Forester. Wireless pairing and hands-free smartphone operation allow for safe and easy connection to your favorite apps and content. Access news, navigation, music, podcasts, and more through available cloud-based STARLINK apps and SiriusXM®. An 8-inch touchscreen is available, as well as a built-in and voice-activated navigation system powered by TomTom®.

A close-up of the SUBARU STARLINK Multimedia touchscreen on the 2022 Forester.
The rear cargo area of the 2022 Forester with the rear seats folded down

Spacious, High-Quality Interior with Impressive Cargo Room

The 2022 Forester offers high-quality, soft-touch materials and contrast stitching inside its stylish, comfortable cabin. There's plenty of room for everyone, too, with up to 111.6 cubic feet of passenger volume. That's more passenger room than the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, or Ford Escape. In back, you get up to 74.2 cubic feet of cargo space, and an extra-wide rear gate opening makes loading and unloading large items easier. A Power Rear Gate is available to allow opening and closing even when your hands are occupied, and you can open, close, and lock the entire vehicle with the touch of a button. The 2022 Forester offers high-quality, soft-touch materials and contrast stitching inside its stylish, comfortable cabin. There's plenty of room for everyone, too, with up to 111.6 cubic feet of passenger volume. That's more passenger room than the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, or Ford Escape.

In back, you get up to 74.2 cubic feet of cargo space, and an extra-wide rear gate opening makes loading and unloading large items easier. A Power Rear Gate is available to allow opening and closing even when your hands are occupied, and you can open, close, and lock the entire vehicle with the touch of a button.

3,000-Pound Towing Capacity [16] Maximum towing capacity varies by trim level. Trailer brakes may be needed. See your retailer for details.

The 2022 Forester features up to 3,000 of towing capacity and an available accessory Class II hitch receiver, so you can haul all the equipment and gear your next expedition requires.

1,500 lb. towing capacity standard on: Forester, Premium, Sport, Limited, and Touring

3,000 lb. towing capacity standard on: Wilderness

The rear of the 2022 Forester on a neighborhood street.
The 2022 Forester Sport parked on a beach with roof tent.
Forester Sport

Overview

The Forester Sport showcases daring design elements on its sleek exterior and sophisticated cabin upgrades inside. It rides on uniquely finished 18-inch wheels, features LED fog lights, and comes with roof rack tie-down points for added versatility and functional style. With Sport-specific tuning for SI-DRIVE and dual-function X-MODE®, the Forester Sport is ready for anything.

The interior and front dash of the 2022 Forester Sport.
Forester Sport

Interior

The Forester Sport interior is clad in high-quality textured materials with unique orange accent trim and two-tone gray upholstery with orange contrast stitching to create a comfortable cabin with a bold, modern design.

A close-up of the 18-inch alloy wheels on the 2022 Forester Sport.
Forester Sport

Wheels

Standard 18-inch alloy wheels, with an aggressive design and exclusive black finish, give the Forester Sport a foundation of athletic style.

A close-up of one of the integrated roof rail tie-down points on the 2022 Forester Sport.
Forester Sport

Roof Rack

The Forester Sport features integrated roof rail tie-down points that not only provide cargo-carrying capability, but also a finishing touch to its bold design.The comfortable and hard-wearing gray StarTex upholstery is trimmed with silver contrast stitching for an inviting, composed cabin that also stands up to the elements.

Forester Sport

SI-DRIVE

The Forester will be with you on all the journeys ahead — 97% of Forester vehicles sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today[251] Based on Experian Automotive vehicles in operation vs. total new registrations for MY2011-2020 as of December 2020. – more than Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Jeep Cherokee, or Hyundai Santa Fe. Its long-lasting quality is one reason why the Forester has the highest residual value in its class for six years running, according to ALG[218]Based on ALG's residual value forecasts for the 2016-2021 model years. , and has the best resale value [272]Vehicle's projected resale value is specific to the 2021 model year. For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc. and the lowest 5-year cost to own in its class, for two years running, according to Kelley Blue Book[262] 2021 model-year vehicle’s projected cost to own for the initial five-year ownership period is based on the average Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own data, which considers depreciation and costs such as fuel and insurance. For more information, visit http://www.kbb.com .

Forester Sport

The Forester Sport showcases daring design elements on its sleek exterior and sophisticated cabin upgrades inside. It rides on uniquely finished 18-inch wheels, features LED fog lights, and comes with roof rack tie-down points for added versatility and functional style. With Sport-specific tuning for SI-DRIVE and dual-function X-MODE®, the Forester Sport is ready for anything.

The 2022 Forester Sport parked on a beach with roof tent.

Forester Sport

Interior

The Forester Sport interior is clad in high-quality textured materials with unique orange accent trim and two-tone gray upholstery with orange contrast stitching to create a comfortable cabin with a bold, modern design.

The interior and front dash of the 2022 Forester Sport.
Forester Sport

Wheels

Standard 18-inch alloy wheels feature a gloss black finish and give the Onyx Edition XT a confident and composed foundation.

A close-up of the 18-inch alloy wheels on the 2022 Forester Sport.
Forester Sport

SI-DRIVE

The Forester will be with you on all the journeys ahead — 97% of Forester vehicles sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today[251] Based on Experian Automotive vehicles in operation vs. total new registrations for MY2011-2020 as of December 2020. – more than Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Jeep Cherokee, or Hyundai Santa Fe. Its long-lasting quality is one reason why the Forester has the highest residual value in its class for six years running, according to ALG[218]Based on ALG's residual value forecasts for the 2016-2021 model years. , and has the best resale value [272]Vehicle's projected resale value is specific to the 2021 model year. For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc. and the lowest 5-year cost to own in its class, for two years running, according to Kelley Blue Book[262] 2021 model-year vehicle’s projected cost to own for the initial five-year ownership period is based on the average Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own data, which considers depreciation and costs such as fuel and insurance. For more information, visit http://www.kbb.com .

A close-up on the steering wheel controls for SI-DRIVE on the 2022 Forester Sport.
 

Engineering You Can Count On

Built for the Long Road Ahead

The Forester will be with you on all the journeys ahead - 97% of Forester vehicles sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today [17] Based on Experian Automotive vehicles in operation vs. total new registrations for MY2011-2020 as of December 2020. - more than Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Jeep Cherokee, or Hyundai Santa Fe. Its long-lasting quality is one reason why the Forester has the highest residual value in its class for six years running, according to ALG [18] Based on ALG's residual value forecasts for the 2016-2021 model years. , and has the best resale value [19] Vehicle's projected resale value is specific to the 2021 model year. For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc. and the lowest 5-year cost to own in its class, for two years running, according to Kelley Blue Book [20] 2021 model-year vehicle's projected cost to own for the initial five-year ownership period is based on the average Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own data, which considers depreciation and costs such as fuel and insurance. For more information, visit www.kbb.com. .

A 2022 Forester Sport driving on a country highway.

Built for the Long Road Ahead

The Forester will be with you on all the journeys ahead - 97% of Forester vehicles sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today [17] Based on Experian Automotive vehicles in operation vs. total new registrations for MY2011-2020 as of December 2020. - more than Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Jeep Cherokee, or Hyundai Santa Fe. Its long-lasting quality is one reason why the Forester has the highest residual value in its class for six years running, according to ALG [18] Based on ALG's residual value forecasts for the 2016-2021 model years. , and has the best resale value [19] Vehicle's projected resale value is specific to the 2021 model year. For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc. and the lowest 5-year cost to own in its class, for two years running, according to Kelley Blue Book [20] 2021 model-year vehicle's projected cost to own for the initial five-year ownership period is based on the average Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own data, which considers depreciation and costs such as fuel and insurance. For more information, visit www.kbb.com. .

A view through the power sliding panoramic moonroof on the 2022 Forester Sport.

Power Panoramic Moonroof

Giving the interior an even more expansive atmosphere, an available power sliding panoramic moonroof lets you feel the breeze, brighten the day, and check out the stars.

Standard on: Premium, Sport, Wilderness, Limited, and Touring