Subaru Forester Towing Capacity

The 2018 Subaru Forester is known for its impressive capabilities to seamlessly switch from the pavement to the dirt road. However, this crossover SUV's capabilities don't stop there. This vehicle not only lets you get off the beaten path but also lets you take everything you need with you.

Below, we at Fred Beans Subaru will introduce drivers in Doylestown, Philadelphia and Warminster to the Forester's impressive towing capabilities. Read ahead to learn how much this model can tow, the equipment that makes it possible, and what else this crossover is capable of!

How Much the Forester Can Tow & Haul

The 2018 Subaru Forester is capable of towing up to 1,500 pounds. With this kind of towing capability, you can tow a number of things. Hook up the fishing boat or pop-up camper for a weekend away with the family. Or, hitch a flatbed trailer that you can load up with boxes for moving or supplies for you next home improvement project.

On top of being able to tow a whopping 1,500 pounds of trailer weight, the Forester can also pack and haul quite a bit in its interior. When you utilize the Forester's split folding rear seats, you'll be able to pack as much as 74.7 cubic feet's worth of stuff inside of it. Additionally, you can opt for raised roof rails to take even more with you.

How the Forester Can Move So Much

The 2018 Subaru Forester can move so much thanks to its impressive standard and available equipment. Powering the Forester is a standard 2.5-L DOHC engine that comes paired with a standard fully synchronized 6-speed manual transmission with Incline Start Assist. To keep you steady no matter how much you're towing and hauling, you'll have a standard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive.

For a boost in power and control, you can opt for a few other available mechanical features including an available 2.0-L DOHC turbocharged engine and available Lineartronic® CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). This engine delivers an impressive 250 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque while the CVT gives you perfect gear ratios to optimize both power and efficiency.

What Else the Subaru Forester Has to Offer

On top of all the powerful equipment you can get under the hood of the Subaru Forester, you'll also have several other features that you can count on to keep you safe, secure, and on track whether you're towing or not.

For enhanced stability, you'll have standard Vehicle Dynamics Control (VCD). This stability control system and all-speed traction control system bundled into one smartly monitors your steering and braking habits so it can predict and help keep you on the path you want to be on.

This model also offers Hill Descent Control and Active Torque Vectoring for even more control of the road. These features, like the standard Vehicle Dynamics Control system, work together with you to ensure smooth sailing going around turns and down hills.

Experience the 2018 Forester Today!

Now that you have a better idea of what the 2018 Subaru Forester can do, it's time to get behind the wheel and get the full experience for yourself. Shoppers in Doylestown, Philadelphia and Warminster should give us a call at Fred Beans Subaru today to schedule a test drive!

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