The US division of Subaru has revealed the price tags for the 2011 award-winning Forester model, which now starts at 20,495 USD for the manual transmission version and 21,695 USD for the automatic transmission version.

For the new model year – 2011, the Subaru Forester boasts an all-new, more efficient 2.5L DOHC SUBARU BOXER power unit, a restyled grill design, as well as an improved instrument panel, packed with a softer, textured material.

The Subaru Forester 2.5X is the entering model for MY2011. It features as standard AM/FM stereo with CD player and 4 speakers, Brake Assist, Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC), daytime running lights, engine immobilizer, carpeted floor mats, multi-functional center console box and sliding arm rest, 60/40 split fold-down rear seat, rear window wiper and washer and remote keyless entry. The Forester 2.5X is also offered with the Alloy Wheel Value Package, which adds 16-inch alloys and roof rails for only 400 USD.

The higher grade – Forester 2.5X Premium – is priced at 23,195 USD with manual transmission, while its automatic version starts at $24,195. The standard features on both include: a standard 10-way power driver's seat, privacy glass, panoramic power moonroof, roof rails, steering wheel mounted audio switches, reclining rear seatback function and rear seat retractable rear tray as well as the following newly upgraded features:

  • Driver's side power window with Auto-Down and Auto-Up with Anti-Pinch Protection
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • New 17" Alloy Wheels
  • Standard Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone Connectivity with steering wheel control switches
  • Bluetooth Audio Streaming Connectivity
  • iPod connectivity
  • USB port
  • Sirius Satellite Radio capability

Continuing one level ‘UP' is the 2011MY Forester 2.5X Limited, which automatic version boasts a price tag of 26,495 USD. Its on-board equipment includes all 2.5X Premium model features plus leather-trimmed upholstery, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter handle, stainless exhaust tips, automatic climate control system, fog lights, cargo area tray and All-Weather Package along with the following additional improvements to the audio system:

  • Bluetooth Audio Streaming Connectivity
  • Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone Connectivity
  • HD radio
  • iPod connectivity
  • 4.3" LCD display screen
  • 6 upgraded speakers (instead of 4)
  • Back-up camera accessory option

Subaru is also presenting an all-new model for MY2011, the Forester 2.5X Touring. This outstanding ride carries all the highlights of the 2.5X Limited, while further adds high intensity discharge (HID) headlights, exterior mirrors with integrated turn signals, silver finish roof rails, one-touch folding rear seatbacks, dual-zone automatic climate control, Sirius satellite radio and electroluminescent instrumentation. Its price is 27,995 USD.

For MY2011, the Subaru Forester 2.5XT Premium has a starting price of 26,995 USD, packing an automatic transmission and state-of-the-art 224-horsepower 2.5L DOHC intercooled, turbocharged Boxer powerplant. Its standard technology includes a 2.5-liter turbocharged engine with Active Valve Control System, decorative engine cover, stainless exhaust tips, fog lights, rear spoiler, telescopic steering column, unique 17-inch alloy wheels, a hood scoop, aluminum-alloy accelerator and brake pedal covers, as well as a 10-way power driver's seat.  

On the top of all Forester grades is the 2011MY Forester 2.5XT Touring, boast a price tag of 29,995 USD fitted with an automatic transmission. It pack HID headlights, exterior mirrors with integrated turn signals, backup camera, silver finish roof rails, one-touch folding rear seatback and electroluminescent instrumentation. Moreover, it benefits form an improved audio system with a 4.3" LCD display screen, dual-zone automatic climate control and perforated leather-trimmed upholstery.

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