2017 Subaru Forester Review | Dick Hannah Subaru | Portland Subaru

2017 Subaru Forester

2017 Subaru Forester Portland Oregon

Subaru has made several iconic cars and the Forester has been dominant in the crossover class since 1997. The 2017 Forester has been redesigned to give the classic body style a modern new look. In complement to the freshly designed exterior, the 2017 Forester has packed comfort and tech on the inside. In classic Subaru style, the 2017 Forester offers an exceptional amount of storage functionality as well as award-winning performance and safety. Equipped with the latest in auto technology, the 2017 Forester is surprisingly efficient and fun to drive.

2017 Subaru Forester Review


With a brand new design, the 2017 Forester has the look of a sporty wagon while keeping the functionality of a full sized SUV. The multi-functional roof rails support a variety of attachments, including bike racks and storage containers. Popping open the hatch, the rear seats fold down in a 60/40 split to offer up to 74.7 cubic feet of pure cargo storage. The flat rear passenger floor and roomy seats offer both a comfortable ride for passengers and even more cargo versatility. As practical as can be, the 2017 Forester has grocery bag and tie down hooks in the storage area. Down below the cargo area is a hidden underfloor storage compartment that can keep your precious items safe and out of sight.

Well known for their reliability and safety, Subaru has integrated their best engineering into the 2017 Forester. Boasting a 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA and a Top Safety Pick from IIHS, you and your loved ones are safe in the 2017 Forester. Standard with Vehicle Dynamics Control, the 2017 Forester is stable on the road from automatic steering and braking inputs. Subaru’s intelligent All-Wheel-Drive gives the Forester steady traction across almost any terrain. From the active monitoring systems to the stable collision infrastructure, this crossover has it under control.

Equipped with the latest in driver technology, the 2017 Forester is at the cutting edge of entertainment and safety. Automatic braking, blind spot detection, and cross-traffic alerts are all available features on this year’s Forester. Also available is a neat feature called High Beam Assist, which automatically switches headlights between high and low settings by detecting oncoming traffic. Stepping inside the vehicle, select models of the 2017 Forester support heated steering wheels, 10-way adjustable seating with memory, and premium Harman Kardon audio. The STARLINK multimedia system keeps you connected with satellite radio, pandora, navigation, and wireless Bluetooth audio.

2017 Subaru Forester Portland

The Forester’s infotainment system has an incredibly responsive touch screen that is intuitive and easy to reach. The on-wheel controls allow the driver to access hands-free calling, volume, and several other features while keeping your eyes on the road. Capable of dual-zone automatic climate control and heated front seats, the 2017 Forester is a great fit for those in variable or cold weather. Finishing off with available moonroof, keyless access, and push button start, the 2017 Forester offers an experience that is nothing less than impressive.


The 2017 Forester is a value driven crossover that is ready for adventure. With an exceptional amount of storage options, the 2017 Forester offers all of the functional benefits of an SUV.The thoughtfully designed interior and state of the art tech make for a comfortable and entertaining drive. If you are interested in a powerful and stylish crossover, stop by Dick Hannah Subaru and test drive the 2017 Subaru Forester today!

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