Prepare to drive smarter and have more fun. Forester features the latest in intuitive technology designed for an enhanced adventure, an easier drive.

Entertain me

Music is the soundtrack to life and Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ connectivity1 make it easy to pump out the tunes and access all your favourite apps. Use voice commands to select your playlist, choose a podcast, get directions or to read and send text messages. Or dial up superior digital sound quality and clearer reception with fully integrated DAB+ Digital Radio2.

1. Compatible Apple® or Android™ device required.

2. Digital radio station coverage dependant on vehicle location.

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Take charge

Two quick-charge USB ports in the centre console keep rear passengers powered up and entertained – helping to keep the peace on those long trips. Cool rear passengers are happy passengers too, thanks to new directional rear air conditioning vents.

You are here

Find yourself streets ahead with Forester’s satellite navigation1 system. With maps stored on the hard drive, you don’t need a 3G/4G signal to find your way. Plus free map updates2 are available for three years.

1. Available on Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium AWD and 2.5i-S AWD.

2. Subaru’s Map Update Program is available on MY19 Subaru Forester variants purchased from 6th September 2018 onwards with the factory line fit Gen3.1 navigation unit. Subaru’s Map Update Program is not available on accessory fit or dealer sourced navigation units.

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Surround sound

Road trip tunes are delivered via Forester’s new six-speaker system which promises clean, crisp sound. Forester 2.5i-S AWD turns up the volume with a premium Harman Kardon®1 system boasting 8 speakers, additional subwoofer and amplifier – all fine-tuned for Forester’s cabin.

1. Harman Kardon® is a registered trademark of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated.

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Forester rocks a complete infotainment system across all models, offering many ways to play your music. Like Pandora® compatibility the free digital radio app that picks playlists to suit your taste.

You also have the single CD player, AM/FM radio and USB connectivity for your smartphone or iPod®. All playing crisply through your surround sound system – or in the Forester 2.0 XT Premium, through your state-of-the-art harmon kardon® speakers.