Set to go on sale in United Kingdom on April 1st, the updated model features a new powertrain combination that pairs the 2.0-liter diesel engine to a Lineartronic continuously variable transmission.

Subaru has announced a series of changes to the 2015 Forester.

Set to go on sale in United Kingdom on April 1st, the updated model features a new powertrain combination that pairs the 2.0-liter diesel engine to a Lineartronic continuously variable transmission and an all-wheel drive system.  This setup enables the Forester to accelerate from 0-62 mph in 9.6 seconds, return 46.3 mpg UK (38.5 mpg US / 6.1L/100km) and have CO2 emissions of 158 g/km.

The 148 PS (108 kW) diesel engine has also been upgraded with new glow plugs, revised "turbocharger settings" and a new common-rail injection system.  There's also a new radiator, oil cooler and radiator fans.

The 2015 Forester also gains an upgraded interior with piano black accents, revised climate controls and an additional USB input.  The model also has additional sound deadening material and a standard infotainment system with a 7-inch display on XC, AC Premium and XT variants.

 

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