If you're looking for a crossover that can do more than just pack in the whole family and all your stuff, you're in a helpful place. While the 2021 Subaru Forester can indeed fit everything you need, and more, it goes above and beyond to help keep you comfortable, entertained, and safer.

Below, SUV shoppers around Doylestown, Philadelphia, and Warminster, PA, can learn a little more about what the interior of this vehicle has to offer in this 2021 Subaru Forester interior review by the team at Fred Beans Subaru. Let's get started!


2021 Forester: Cargo Room & Passenger Dimensions

While the 2021 Subaru Forester is on the compact end of the SUV spectrum, this vehicle has plenty to offer when it comes to passenger space. This model can seat up to five passengers, fully utilizing a total passenger space of 111.9 cubic feet. Plus, with both the front and back seats offering generous space to stretch out and get cozy, everyone on board will be happy. Check out the specific dimensions of the Forester below:

  • Legroom (front/rear): 43.3 inches/39.4 inches
  • Headroom (front/rear): 41.2 inches/39.6 inches
  • Shoulder Room (front/rear): 58.2 inches/57.2 inches

In addition to the five spacious seats you'll get in the Forester, you'll also have plenty of packing room for all your stuff. When all five seats are in use, you'll have 31.1 roomy cubic feet to fit in all your things for your next trip.

However, you can utilize the standard 60/40-split flat-folding rear seatbacks to more than double your cargo space. Fold down the rear seats to access the Forester model's 74.3 cubic feet of maximum cargo space. Upgrade these seatbacks to include the available one-touch folding rear seatbacks technology, and packing up the rear of the car becomes a breeze.

Forester Interior Seating & Comfort  

So, you have plenty of space inside, now it's time to cozy up for the drive ahead. The 2021 Forester makes it incredibly easy with multiple seating options and comfort amenities ideal to elevate any and all trips.

In the front, the Subaru Forester comes standard with a 6-way manually adjustable driver's seat that can be upgraded to the available 10-way power adjustable driver's seat for even more comfort. If you opt for the latter, the front passenger seat becomes 8-way power adjustable as well.

Passengers in the back will have their share of comfort, too. An available reclining seatback will enable them to adjust the seating to their preference. Additionally, both the front and the back row can be equipped with available heated seats that are perfect for warming up on those chilly East Coast mornings.

Other cozy accommodations you'll find available in the 2021 Subaru Forester include:

  • Cloth, sport cloth, or leather upholstery options
  • Leather-wrapped heated steering wheel
  • Leather-wrapped shift handle
  • Automatic or dual-zone automatic climate control system options

Subaru Forester Advanced Entertainment  

On top of having plenty of space for everyone and everything, the 2021 Subaru Forester boasts quite a few advanced entertainment features that you'll get to enjoy. Standard in this model is the SUBARU STARLINK™ Multimedia Plus system. Right on its standard 6.5-inch touchscreen display, you'll have access to all your music, phone-calling capabilities, a variety of satellite radio stations, and turn-by-turn navigation.

This system can also be upgraded to the available STARLINK® Multimedia Navigation system. This comes equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen and advanced navigation systems, like SiriusXM® Traffic® and Travel Link®, that help ensure you'll take the best route to your destination. 

You can also sync your smartphone using Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® to access all your smartphone apps without taking your phone out of your pocket or purse. Plus, with dual USB ports and available 4G LTE Wi-Fi, you and your passengers can remedy a low battery or using all your phone data.

Additionally, you'll be able to signal for help with the available STARLINK® Safety and Security system in the event of an accident. Simply press the SOS button, and help will be on the way. This available feature also comes with Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Remote Lock/Unlock, and tons more features that emphasize safety and convenience.  

Subaru Forester: Award-Winning Safety Features  

Inside the 2021 Subaru Forester interior, you'll have a variety of advanced driver-assist safety features to help you stay on track. You'll have a standard Rear-Vision Camera that can be coupled with the available Reverse Automatic Braking. When this feature detects an obstacle that you may not have noticed on your screen, it'll automatically initiate braking if needed.

The Forester also offers EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology. This system is like a literal extra set of eyes that helps you scan the road ahead. It keeps tabs on traffic movement, optimizes cruise control, and can even fully employ the brakes with Pre-Collision Braking to help prevent an accident.

Other EyeSight® features that are available in this system include Adaptive Cruise Control, Sway Warning, and Lane Departure Warning. These safety features work together to help ensure that you're always in the proper place in your lane.

Thanks to features like these, the Forester has received some of the highest safety ratings possible. It was awarded a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as well as a 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).


Explore the 2021 Subaru Forester Interior Today!

Now that you've had a peek at what the inside of the 2021 Subaru Forester has to offer, read the rest of our Forester reviews, then come down to Fred Beans Subaru and get behind the wheel for yourself.

SUV shoppers near Doylestown, Philadelphia, and Warminster, Pennsylvania, should contact us online or give us a call today to schedule a test drive! Our team is excited to get you in the driver's seat, so you can experience the 2021 Forester interior firsthand. See you on the lot soon!


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