Subaru Forester Trim Levels: Explore The Right One For You

Subaru Forester Trim Levels

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The Subaru Forester trim levels all include exciting custom-tailored benefits, but which one will satisfy you the most? That’s what we’re here to help you decide. Read on to see the highlights of each Subaru Forester trim to find your perfect model.

2023 Subaru Forester Base Model

Base, but not basic. The entry-level Forester is designed to offer all the essential appointments on your wish list at a price that’s well within reach. Key standard features of this value-defining trim level include:

  • Six-way manual driver’s seat/four-way manual front passenger’s seat
  • 60/40 flat-folding rear seatbacks
  • Durable cloth upholstery
  • Automatic climate control
  • Automatic up/down driver’s window
  • Dual front USB input ports
  • SUBARU STARLINK 6.5-inch Multimedia Plus touch-screen infotainment
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • 4.2-inch multifunction display
  • Four-speaker sound system
  • EyeSight Driver Assist Technology
  • Rear Seat Reminder System
  • Rearview camera
  • LED Steering Responsive Headlights
  • 17-inch steel wheels

The Base trim also has 74.2 cubic feet of maximum cargo volume.

2023 Subaru Forester Premium

This trim runs with the features of a Base-trim Subaru Forester for sale and adds a premium list of enhancements. The Subaru Forester Premium includes the following key standard upgrades:

  • Power panoramic moonroof
  • 10-way power driver’s seat w/ power lumbar support
  • Heated front seats
  • Reclining rear seatbacks
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • Wi-Fi hotspot capability
  • SUBARU STARLINK Safety and Security
  • Automatic up/down front windows
  • X-MODE
  • 17-inch machine-finish aluminum-alloy wheels

2023 Subaru Forester Sport

The Forester Sport is an especially value-packed choice among the Subaru Forester trim options, giving you these key standard upgrades over the Premium package:

  • Sport cloth upholstery w/ orange stitching
  • 6.3-inch color multifunction display
  • Dual rear USB charging ports
  • 7-speed manual mode and paddle shifters
  • Side mirrors w/ integrated turn signals
  • Blind-spot monitoring w/ lane-change assistance and rear cross-traffic alert
  • LED fog lights
  • Stainless-steel exhaust tip
  • 18-inch black-finish aluminum-alloy wheels

2023 Subaru Forester Wilderness

The Forester Wilderness is the defining off-road compact crossover SUV, and when you order a new Subaru Forester Wilderness, these powerful key upgrades will be added to the Sport trim’s key standard features:

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Raised suspension (9.2-inches of ground clearance)
  • StarTex water-repelling upholstery
  • One-touch folding rear seatbacks
  • 180-degree Front-View monitor
  • SUBARU STARLINK 8.0-inch Multimedia Plus touch-screen infotainment
  • Reverse automatic braking
  • Hexagonal LED fog lights
  • 17-inch matte-black-finish aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Yokohama Geolandar® all-terrain tires
  • Full-size spare tire

2023 Subaru Forester Limited

The Limited trim has a lower starting price than the Wilderness trim and includes most of its standard features, except for exclusive off-road bits like the Yokohama Geolandar® tires and 180-degree Front-View monitor. You’ll find these standard upgrades over the Wilderness trim:

  • Leather upholstery
  • Power Rear liftgate with auto-close, height memory, and locking button
  • 18-inch black machine-finish aluminum-alloy wheels

2023 Subaru Forester Touring

This highest-end member of the Subaru Forester trim levels includes everything the Limited trim has and then adds even more standard luxuries, including:

  • Two-position driver’s seat and power mirror memory
  • 10-way power front passenger’s seat w/ power lumbar support
  • Heated rear outboard seats
  • Heated leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • SUBARU STARLINK 8.0-inch Multimedia Navigation touch-screen infotainment
  • Nine-speaker Harman Kardon® premium sound system
  • DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System
  • Chrome exterior trim
  • 18-inch dark gray machine-finish aluminum-alloy wheels

2023 Subaru Forester Limited vs. Touring

Let’s wrap up with a common comparison that our customers inquire about: the Subaru Forester Limited vs. Touring trim packages. Here’s a quick look at their key features:

Limited Touring
Seat Upholstery Leather Leather
Seat Adjustability 10-way power driver, 4-way manual front passenger 10-way power driver, 10-way power front passenger
Steering Wheel Leather wrapped Leather wrapped w/ heating
Panoramic Moonroof Standard Standard
EyeSight Driver Assist Technology Standard Standard
Blind-Spot Monitoring Standard Standard
Reverse Automatic Braking Optional Standard
Sound System 6 Speakers Harman Kardon® w/ 9 Speakers
Infotainment SUBARU STARLINK 8.0-inch Multimedia Plus SUBARU STARLINK 8.0-inch Multimedia Navigation
Driver Info Display 6.3-inch color multifunction 6.3-inch color multifunction
Power Liftgate w/ Auto Close Standard Standard

Explore the Subaru Forester Trim Levels at Quantrell Subaru

Want to see more than just the key standard features? Embark on an in-person Subaru Forester trim comparison at our trusted Subaru dealer in Kentucky today. We’re thrilled to help pair you with your perfect Forester.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the different trim levels of a Subaru Forester?

There are six Subaru Forester trim levels:

  • Subaru Forester Base
  • Subaru Forester Premium
  • Subaru Forester Sport
  • Subaru Forester Wilderness
  • Subaru Forester Limited
  • Subaru Forester Touring

Visit Quantrell Subaru to explore each of these attractive trim options.

What is the difference between a Subaru Forester Limited and Touring?

The main difference between the Subaru Forester Limited and Touring is that the Touring is the ultimate trim level. It adds back the automatic emergency steering and includes features like the DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System, hand-gesture control to the climate control system, and 10-way power front passenger seat.