The 2021 Subaru Forester: The SUV That Fits All Your Needs

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Subaru Forester SUVs For Sale in the Bay Area

From the moment you get behind the wheel, you will fall in love with the 2021 Subaru Forester. All of the important controls are at your fingertips via the large infotainment display. The spacious cabin and comfortable seats give you and your passengers a pleasurable driving experience. The cargo hold has plenty of room to transport all of your favorite gear. Explore the features of the new Forester at Albany Subaru.


All Subaru Forester trims come with an iconic Subaru Boxer engine that delivers 181 horsepower. It is connected to an advanced Lineartronic CVT. It has an EPA-estimated fuel-efficiency rating of 26 MPG city/33 hwy. The Forester can take you over 540 miles on a single fill-up. All models come standard with Symmetrical All-Wheel-Drive. The system creates optimal traction, handling, balance, and stability control. The Forester has nearly nine inches of ground clearance for excellent off-road capability.


The new Forester comes well-equipped with tons of innovative technology. All trims come standard with the Subaru StarLink Media system that includes Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®. Smartphone integration allows you to easily and safely make calls and connect to other apps. The Forester comes standard with a 6.5-inch infotainment display. An eight-inch display is optional. 


The Forester features the Subaru Eyesight driver-assist technology system that enhances cruise control, monitors traffic, and warns you of an impending lane departure. The Automatic Pre-collision system can stop the vehicle during an emergency. The adaptive cruise control system can aid in throttle control, braking, and steering during long trips or daily driving. It also comes standard with a rearview camera, forward collision alert, a rear-seat reminder, and a full complement of airbags.

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For additional information or to schedule a test drive, contact Albany Subaru today! Discover new Subaru Forester SUV for sale near Berkeley, El Cerrito, Richmond, Oakland, and San Francisco.

Subaru Forester Trim Levels

Forester Base

Despite its position in the lineup, Forester's base trim offers numerous standard amenities, including Symmetrical All-Wheel-Drive, smartphone integration, and EyeSight® driver aids.

  • 17-inch steel wheels with all-season tires
  • LED steering responsive headlights with automatic high beams
  • Automatic climate control
  • 60/40-split flat-folding rear seatbacks
  • Subaru STARLINK® 6.5-inch infotainment system
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration
  • Pre-Collision Throttle Management
  • Pre-Collision Warning with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Lane Centering
  • Lane Keep Assist with Sway Warning
  • Available: 17-inch alloy silver alloy wheels; roof rails

Forester Premium

Stepping up to the second tier, the Premium trim adds numerous comfort, convenience, and style enhancements.

  • X-MODE traction system with Hill Descent Control
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Panoramic power moonroof
  • Keyless access with pin code
  • All-Weather Package (heated front seats, heated mirrors, windshield wiper de-icer)
  • Fog lights
  • Raised roof rails
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot
  • STARLINK® Safety and Security
  • Available: Blind-Spot Detection w/ Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert; power liftgate

Forester Sport

The Sport trim adds unique interior and exterior accents that accentuate Forester's sporty, adventure-ready appearance.

  • 18-inch black-finish alloy wheels
  • Gloss-black exterior trim
  • LED fog lights
  • Transmission paddle shifters
  • Dual rear USB charging ports
  • Removable cargo area tray
  • Blind-Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Available: Reverse Automatic Braking; STARLINK 8.0-inch touchscreen; Harman Kardon premium audio; Power Liftgate
  • Forester Limited

    The penultimate trim builds off the Premium tier with additional upscale touches.

    • Lineartronic® CVT with 7-speed manual mode
    • Power liftgate with auto-close
    • Leather upholstery
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
    • Dual-zone automatic climate control
    • STARLINK® 8.0-inch infotainment system
    • Available: Reverse Automatic Braking; STARLINK Navigation powered by TomTom®; Harman Kardon audio; Heated Steering Wheel

    Forester Touring

    The top-tier Touring trim includes all of Forester's optional equipment plus a few exclusive extras.

    • DriverFocus® Distraction Mitigation
    • Chrome and Satin Chrome exterior accents
    • Reverse Automatic Braking
    • Transmission paddle shifters
    • Harman Kardon® premium audio system
    • STARLINK® Navigation
    • Black or Saddle Brown perforated leather upholstery
    • 8-way power-adjustable front passenger seat
    • Heated rear outboard seats
    • Heated steering wheel
    • One-touch folding rear seatbacks