At Fred Beans Subaru, we know that plenty of car shoppers near Doylestown, Warminster, and Philadelphia are thinking about making the 2020 Subaru Forester their next daily driver. If you're eager to get behind the wheel of this exciting ride but you want to do a quick safety check first, this is the article for you!

Read on to learn about the 2020 Subaru Forester safety ratings and features, so you'll know what to expect from this Subaru compact SUV. Feel free to contact our team if you'd like to learn more. 

2020 Forester Safety Ratings

The Subaru Forester has your safety built right into the body itself. When tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), it scored their highest possible rating. Equipped with EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology and LED Steering Responsive Headlights, the IIHS gave the Forester the coveted 2019 TOP SAFETY PICK+ designation.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) performed its own myriad of crash tests on the Forester. These tests simulate moving barriers, such as being struck from the side in an intersection, as well as pole barriers to give you the full sense of a car's driver-side safety.

The Forester passed each one with flying colors and was awarded a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating.

Standard Subaru EyeSight® Safety

The Subaru EyeSight® suite of active safety features is designed to serve as an extension of your senses when you're behind the wheel. Available on every trim of the 2020 Subaru Forester, this suite integrates features such as:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Lane Centering to help you maintain a pre-set distance from the car in front of you
  • Pre-Collision Braking System that warns you when it senses an imminent front-end collision. It can also help apply your brakes to mitigate or avoid the accident.
  • Lane Departure and Sway Warning watches your position on the road and notifies you when you veer from your lane
  • Pre-Collision Throttle Management to detect objects in front of your vehicle and reduce the power to limit frontal impact damage

Standard Active Safety Features

Beyond the driver-assist features, you'll find plenty of active safety tech that's standard, too. Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive comes with every Forester trim, so you can benefit from increased traction when you need to travel snow-covered Philadelphia streets in the middle of winter.

How is the all-wheel drivetrain powered? Across all trims, it's the Subaru BOXER® engine that does the work, avoiding slippage by continuously delivering power to every wheel. The innovative technology behind this engine also helps reduce vibration and drag as well as extend engine life by limiting piston wear. It's just another aspect of the Forester's commitment to your safety behind the wheel.

Test Drive the 2020 Subaru Forester

We hope our guide to the 2020 Subaru Forester safety ratings and features helps you feel more confident in the top-notch security this vehicle delivers. If you're interested, you can test drive the Forester at Fred Beans Subaru, located in Doylestown for your convenience. Schedule your test drive today, and let our team of auto experts introduce you to the safety excellence found in the Forester SUV!

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