If you're looking for a compact SUV that drives like a sedan but hauls like a full-size SUV, you've come to the right place. The 2018 Subaru Forester offers up an impressive amount of cargo space making it easy to move all of your stuff without sacrificing any seats for your passengers.

In this guide put together by our team at Fred Beans Subaru, shoppers in Doylestown, Philadelphia, and Warminster will learn about the Forester's impressive cargo capabilities, its roomy passenger space, and its many other hauling options. Read ahead to get started!

Cargo Options for Every Situation

With all five seats in use, the 2018 Subaru Forester's base trim level, the 2.5i, can hold an impressive 34.4 cubic feet's worth of cargo. By folding down the rear seat in this trim level, you can more than double your cargo capabilities. With all three rear seats folded, you'll have an incredible 74.7 cubic feet of cargo space to work with.

The Forester's other four trim levels - the 2.5i Premium, the 2.5i Limited, the 2.5i Touring, and the 2.0XT Premium - feature 31.5 cubic feet of cargo space. Utilizing the folding rear-seat in these trim levels will also get you more-than-double the cargo space with 68.5 total cubic feet of cargo space to offer.

All five trim levels offer a 60/40-split flat-folding rear seatback which makes customizing your cargo space to fit your needs hassle-free. Put one, two, or all three seats down to get exactly the amount of space you need for both your cargo and your passengers.

Space for Both Cargo & Passengers

On top of having plenty of space for your cargo, the Subaru Forester interior offers up quite a bit of space for its five passengers. This model sports 108.3 cubic feet of total passenger space with the following roomy dimensions:

Headroom (Front / Rear)

41.4 inches / 39.8 inches

Hip Room (Front / Rear)

53.9 inches / 53.0 inches

Legroom (Front / Rear)

43.0 inches / 38.0 inches

Shoulder Room (Front / Rear)

57.0 inches / 56.5 inches

No matter where you sit in this model or how much stuff you have packed into it, you'll have plenty of wiggle room to stay comfortable for both short and long adventures.

The Forester's Other Hauling Options

As you can see, the 2018 Subaru Forester has plenty of cargo and passenger space to suit every possible situation. However, this vehicle can carry much more than what fits inside its interior. For starters, this model offers raised black finish roof rails in all five trim levels. Use this rack to haul things like bicycles, large suitcases, and even boxes.

Additionally, the Forester has some pretty impressive towing capabilities that can help you get everything you need where you want it to go. Thanks to its high-powered 2.5L DOHC engine, this model can tow as much as 1,500 pounds in trailer weight.

Get Inside the Forester Today!

The 2018 Subaru Forester goes above and beyond the call of duty to give drivers in Doylestown, Philadelphia, and Warminster all the cargo capabilities they need and more. But don't take our word for it! Come experience it for yourself at Fred Beans Subaru. Just give us a call before you head over.

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