All-New Subaru Forester Launched In Malaysia – 3 Variants, From RM139,788

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All-New Subaru Forester Launched In Malaysia – 3 Variants, From RM139,788

A week after its first public appearance at the Drive Auto Fair 2019, the all-new fifth-generation Subaru Forester was officially launched earlier today at the new and upgraded Subaru showroom in Petaling Jaya.

Offered in three variants, the price of the all-new Subaru Forester, which comes with a 5-year / 100,000 km warranty, is as mentioned below:

  • Forester 2.0i-L – RM139,788
  • Forester 2.0i-S – RM149,788
  • Forester 2.0i-S ES – RM159,788

Sitting on the new Subaru Global Platform (SGP), the all-new Forester, which is fully imported from Thailand, is 30 mm longer, 20 mm wider, and 5 mm taller than before.

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It also features a larger front grille with active shutters, redesigned LED headlamps (2.0i-S and 2,0i-S ES only), C-shaped LED DRLs, new tail lamps, new bumpers, as well as a new wheel design.

Inside, the all-new Forester does not only offer more head and leg room than the outgoing model, but also a larger boot (by 100 litres).

Power comes from a naturally aspirated 2.0-litre direct-injection 4-cylinder petrol engine which produces 156 PS and 196 Nm of torque, which is paired with a CVT-type gearbox and Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system.

That being said, the list of standard features offered in the all-new Forester includes:

  • Pop-up headlamp washers
  • LED rear combination lamps
  • LED rear fog lamp
  • Automatic wipers
  • 17-inch wheels
  • Roof spoiler
  • Leather seats
  • 8-way power-adjustable front seats
  • One-touch folding switch for rear seats
  • Keyless entry and push-start ignition
  • 3 12-volt power outlets
  • Dual zone air-cond
  • 8-inch infotainment system with Bluetooth, HDMI connectivity
  • Rear view camera
  • Premium multi-function display
  • Subaru Intelligent Drive
  • X-Mode
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Auto Vehicle Hold
  • Active Torque Vectoring
  • Towing Vehicle Dynamics Control System
  • 7 Airbags
  • Brake Assist
  • Brake Override

On top of these features, the 2.0-iS and 2.0i-S ES receive:

  • LED headlights with auto levelling
  • Steering responsive Headlights
  • Powered tailgate
  • LED front fog lamps
  • 18-inch wheels
  • Silver-plated front & rear underguards
  • Silver-plated side claddings
  • Roof rails with loopholes
  • Aluminium pedals

The Forester 2.0i-S ES on the other hand, gets even more goodies like:

  • Heated door mirrors
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Subaru Rear Vehicle Detection (SRVD)
  • Side View Monitor
  • Pre-Collision Braking
  • Throttle Management
  • Lane Sway and Departure Warning
  • Lead Vehicle Start Alert
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Blind-Spot Detection system

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Gallery: 2019 Subaru Forester




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