2023 Subaru Forester

2023 Subaru Forester at Subaru of Bloomington Normal

Discover the new 2023 Subaru Forester, an SUV designed for all that you love. From traveling the beaten path to running errands in town, the new Forester will quickly become your favorite place to escape. Powered by an iconic SUBARU BOXER® engine and coming standard with symmetrical all-wheel drive, there is nothing that the new Forester can’t do. From the interior, each passenger will enjoy the creature comforts and safety features that Subaru is known for. Learn more about the new Subaru Forester model’s performance, design, and technology features below. After you’ve reviewed the new 2023 Subaru Forester, contact us, or stop by Subaru of Bloomington Normal for a test drive. We are your home for new, pre-owned, and affordable Subaru financing near the Bloomington, Illinois area.

Starting at $26,395

The 2023 Subaru Forester is engineered to take you further. This meticulous and intentional engineering is the reason that Subaru is known for its durability and longevity. At the heart of the new 2023 Forester, is the 2.5-liter SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder engine paired with a Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission (CVT). This engine delivers the power and capabilities to travel with confidence and efficiency. More Subaru Forester performance highlights include:

  • 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque
  • 26 city / 33 highway mpg
  • Standard Symmetrical All Wheel Drive
  • Active Torque Vectoring
  • 3,000 Pound Towing Capacity

Designed to reflect your adventurous spirit, the new 2023 Subaru Forester is athletic from the exterior and comfortable from the interior. Each passenger will enjoy a roomy and comfortable interior, covered in high-quality materials. The Subaru Forester is spacious by design, so passengers and cargo can fit with ease. For improved interior durability, available StarTex® water-repellent upholstery is available! More Subaru Forester interior features include:

  • 111.6 cu-ft Passenger Volume
  • Power Panoramic Moonroof
  • Available Leather-Trimmed Upholstery
  • Up to 74.2 cu-ft of Cargo Space
  • Available Anodized Copper-Finish Accents

Designed to break the glass ceiling, the 2023 Subaru Forester boasts a dynamic offering of connectivity and safety technology to enhance every drive. Centrally placed in the dash, is an 8-inch SUBARU STARLINK® multimedia system, offering Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and available TomTom® voice-activated navigation. With Standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology, you will have an extra set of eyes on the road. Driver assistance technology within this suite includes:

  • Automatic Emergency Steering
  • Pre-Collision Braking
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Subaru DriverFocus® Distraction Mitigation System

Subaru Forester Competitive Comparisons

2023 Subaru Forester vs the 2023 Jeep Cherokee

2023 Subaru Forester


2023 Jeep Cherokee

Starting Price


Ground Clearance



74.2 cu-ft

Cargo Capacity

54.7 cu-ft

Take on your next adventure with more capabilities and amenities in the new 2023 Subaru Forester, an SUV that offers more than the 2023 Jeep Cherokee, at a lower price. Starting at only $26,395, you will enjoy a soaring 8.7-inch ground clearance and 182 horsepower, making every adventure effortless. From the interior, you will enjoy a variety of features and amenities, like a spacious 74.2 cubic foot cargo capacity.

2023 Subaru Forester vs the 2023 Toyota RAV4

2023 Subaru Forester


2023 Toyota RAV4
Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive


Front Wheel Drive
111.6 cu-ft

Passenger Space

98.9 cu-ft
74.2 cu-ft

Cargo Capacity

69.8 cu-ft


Not Available

The new 2023 Subaru Forester outshines the 2023 Toyota RAV4 in terms of capabilities and amenities. The 2023 Subaru Forester features a standard symmetrical all-wheel drive system, so you will not have to upgrade trim models to get all-terrain capabilities. The interior of the new Forester is spacious, offering a roomy 111.6 cubic foot passenger space and a generous 74.2 cubic foot maximum cargo capacity. You will even enjoy uncompromising safety and connectivity features, with SUBARU STARLINK®.

Forester Trim Options

2023 Subaru Forester Base


Starting at $26,395

  • Standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology
  • SUBARU STARLINK® Multimedia with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™integration
  • LED Steering Responsive Headlights
  • 8.7 inches of ground clearance
  • 74.2 cubic feet of cargo volume
  • Rear Seat Reminder System

2023 Subaru Forester Premium


Starting at $29,395

  • SUBARU STARLINK® Safety and Security
  • 10-way power driver’s seat
  • Keyless Access with Push-Button Start
  • Panoramic power moonroof
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Available Power Rear Gate

2023 Subaru Forester Sport


Starting at $30,965

  • 18-inch black-finish alloy wheels
  • Bold exterior accents
  • Dual-function X-MODE® with Hill Descent Control
  • Blind-Spot Detection / Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • SI-DRIVE® engine management system
  • Two-tone cloth upholstery with orange contrast stitching

2023 Subaru Forester Wilderness


Starting at $34,020

  • Raised suspension with 9.2 inches of ground clearance
  • 17-inch matte-black finish alloy wheels and Yokohama GEOLANDAR® all-terrain tires
  • Dual-function X-MODE® with Hill Descent Control
  • StarTex® water-repellent upholstery
  • 180-Degree Front-View Monitor
  • Anodized Copper-finish interior and exterior accents

2023 Subaru Forester Limited


Starting at $33,075

  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • 18-inch machine-finish alloy wheels
  • Blind-Spot Detection / Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Power Rear Gate

2023 Subaru Forester Touring


Starting at $36,495

  • Exclusive Saddle Brown Leather-trimmed upholstery available
  • SUBARU STARLINK® Multimedia Navigation
  • DriverFocus® Distraction Mitigation System
  • 10-way power driver’s seat and 8-way power front passenger seat
  • All-Weather Package with heated front and rear seats

Subaru Forester FAQs

The 2023 Subaru Forester Base model starts at $26,395.

The 2023 Subaru Forester comes with a 2.5-liter SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder engine.

The 2023 Subaru Forester delivers 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque.

Yes, the 2023 Subaru Forester comes with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive.

The 2023 Subaru Forester offers 8.7 inches of ground clearance.

Yes, the 2023 Subaru Forester has 111.6 cubic feet of passenger volume and will comfortably seat five passengers.

The 2023 Subaru Forester offers a 60/40 rear split and can provide up to 74.2 cubic feet of cargo volume.

SUBARU STARLINK® Multimedia technology offers Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, as well as connectivity to your smartphone.

In the 2023 Subaru Forester, you can expect advanced safety features such as EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology with Emergency Automatic Steering, an available DriverFocus® Distraction Mitigation System, and more!

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