2018 Subaru Forester

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Check Out the New 2018 Subaru Forester with Modern Subaru Here in Boone, NC


Spacious on the inside for your family and all your stuff, and efficient enough to handle your everyday driving duties, the new 2018 Subaru Forester is a great choice for an SUV. The new 2018 Forester is now here at our Boone, NC Subaru dealership serving Lenoir, and we'll be more than happy to show off what makes it a great upgrade over the already amazing previous editions, and we'll be sure to go over your options. You can sort through the various trim levels and feature options here online, from the comfort of your home, and you can apply for financing and more to save you from spending too much time at our dealership. But you'll want to come over to our Subaru dealer near Wilkesboro, Elizabethton and North Wilkesboro soon to test drive the new 2018 Forester and see for yourself why it's a great SUV.


What's New for 2018 in the Latest Subaru Forester Edition?

There isn't a ton that's new in the 2018 Forester over previous editions, and that really speaks volumes about how well-revered this iconic SUV's been for years. A new Black Edition trim package is a nice way to accessorize and stylize your Forester with black-finished wheels, body trimming and the front grille, as well as black cloth upholstery and dashboard trim inside. The Limited trim level adds a new cargo area cover, and the Touring edition makes the Subaru EyeSight safety packages standard, to go along with automatic high beams and reverse automatic braking.

2018 Subaru Forester Safety and Technology in Boone, NC

Like our other new Subaru cars and SUVs, the 2018 Forester is well-equipped from its base level starting package, all the way up to the fully loaded 2.0XT Touring trim level. You get quite a bit in the starting 2.5i trim level, with technology like Bluetooth phone and audio streaming, a driver info display, a rearview camera, a 6.2-inch touchscreen with Subaru's Starlink technology, and smartphone app integration. Moving up will offer a larger touchscreen, voice commands and the Starlink Safety Plus telematics system with emergency assistance, automatic collision notification and other services. Upgraded driver displays, keyless entry and ignition and a power liftgate are available in option packages or standard at higher trims.

For safety, the available Subaru Eyesight package includes adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and intervention and forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking.

2018 Subaru Forester Performance in Boone, NC

The Forester comes available with two engine options. The starting package includes a smooth and quiet 2.5-liter four-cylinder matched with a CVT, earning you sensible fuel efficiency for everyday driving. AWD is standard for the Forester, like with most of our new Subaru models, so you won't have to pay an added cost for that option. The optional turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder still gives you decent fuel efficiency, while upgrading your performance to 250 horsepower. If you're able to spend more on your new 2018 Subaru Forester here in Boone, the turbo option is the way to go, as you'll love the way it handles.

Get Your 2018 Subaru Forester at our Boone Dealership Today

There's clearly a lot to love about the new 2018 Subaru Forester, one of the most exciting additions to our Boone dealership's lineup. After exploring your options, come over to Modern Subaru of Boone today for a test drive.


2018 Subaru Forester Trim Levels


Forester 2.5i

  • The starting package has a 2.5-liter four-cylinder delivering 175 horsepower and standard AWD. The 2.5i also includes 17-inch steel wheels, cloth upholstery, a height-adjustable driver seat and split folding rear seats.
  • For technology, you'll have Bluetooth, a driver info display, a rearview camera, a touchscreen display and smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
  • Options include the Alloy Wheel package which replaces the steel wheels with 17-inch alloys and adds roof rails and automatic up and down front windows.

Forester 2.5i Premium

  • Along with the Alloy Wheel package features, the 2.5i Premium adds a panoramic sunroof, power driver seat, reclining rear seats and automatic climate control.
  • For infotainment, you'll find a larger touchscreen, voice commands, Starlink Safety Plus that includes emergency assistance, automatic collision notification and other remote services, and upgraded audio equipment.
  • The optional All-Weather package adds heated front seats and heated side mirrors for the manual transmission setup. You can also include the Subaru EyeSight suite with this package, bundling adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and intervention, and forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking together. The automatic transmission version with this package also includes foglights and an adjustable height power liftgate.

Forester 2.5i Limited

  • Adds a power liftgate, leather upholstery, upgraded driver info display, a cargo cover, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.
  • The optional technology package adds navigation and premium speakers. The available EyeSight package adds more upgraded audio equipment and the EyeSight suite available with the Premium, along with adaptive LED headlights with automatic high-beam control and reverse automatic braking.
  • Both the Premium and Limited editions can be outfitted with the special Forester Black Edition setup, that adds larger wheels and some cosmetic upgrades inside and out.

Forester 2.5i Touring

  • Adds 18-inch alloys, adaptive LED headlights, turn signals on your side mirrors, keyless ignition and entry, dual-zone climate control, a heated steering wheel, driver-seat memory settings, upgraded sound equipment, navigation and one-touch folding rear seatbacks.
  • The Subaru EyeSight suite is standard in this trim, and leather upholstery is optional.

Forester 2.0XT Premium

  • With the same features included with the 2.5i Premium, this trim replaces the engine with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, producing 250 horsepower.
  • Additional features include 18-inch alloys, upgraded brakes and suspension, selectable driving modes, shift paddles, the All-Weather package and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

Forester 2.0XT Touring

  • Along with the 2.5i Touring features, this version adds a power liftgate with adjustable height settings.