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The 2014 Subaru boasts Symmetrical All-Wheel making this ride for some extreme driving.

Forester has been — and — one of the best-selling crossover vehicles in the marketplace since it debuted in 1998. The Forester is popular in parts of the country inclement weather prevails. It at $21,995 and includes the 2.5i, Limited and Touring models.

The Forester serves up more room, along with a turbocharged four-cylinder, flat-opposed engine with Direct that makes its debut as an powerplant. It delivers 25 more and 28 more lb.-ft. of torque its predecessor at 250 hp and 258 torque.

Two engines are available — the turbo and the 2.5i naturally four-cylinder that makes and 174 torque, which is really the carryover into the 2014 from the previous model.

The Forester has two transmissions: a new six-speed (up from the former five-speed) for models and a new Lineartronic Continuously Transmission with the 2.0XT featuring six gear steps in mode and eight speeds in shift mode.

Forester power to its four corners Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel — a continuous AWD system viscous-coupling locking center for manual transmission vehicles. The AWD with electronically managed variable hydraulic transfer has an enhanced control system X-Mode on Limited and Touring X-Mode delivers increased capability in low friction scenarios at the of a button.

Also new for the fourth-generation Forester is an CVT control with three Intelligent, Sport and Sport Hill Descent Control is added.

This latest retains its utilitarian properties, but in an more useful and larger The wheelbase has been increased by the overall length by 1.4-inch, and the also by 1.4-inch. Despite the exterior dimensions, the curb increases only 46 pounds.

to Forester engineers, the frame and actually weigh no more those of the current model, but rigidity is improved by 150 percent for stability, allowing for a meaningful in the damping force of the suspension. The and openings are now considerably larger for ease of entry and exit. window frames have added for necessary structural but I miss the frameless window of Foresters.

At first glance, the 2014 is not dramatically different from its (why mess with a formula?). The A pillars are moved with the front end and hood and flatter, displaying a taller that reflects the rest of the line’s DNA.

Versatile, seating helps maximize the capacity of the 2014 Forester.

The new now showcases a more SUV-like rather than the image of a Wheel wells are more creating a fender effect. door edges extend the inner sills, protecting apparel or legs from road grime when or entering the vehicle.

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Forester essentially blends design themes with defined new details in an all-new

Moving to the interior, front and shoulder room has increased and the is deeper with revised and graphic video displays. A harman/kardon audio system the Aha smartphone app, a height power liftgate and Subaru’s optically controlled EyeSight cruise control and guidance are among the feature upgrades and

I drove the Forester 2.0XT trim. The turbocharged steed with an Ice Silver metallic finish and a Black interior. The Subaru Forester is genuinely SUV and Car Easy, according to Michael Subaru’s corporate communications

I have to agree because the prowess of this latest is indeed impressive, as is the on-road

Climbing and descending hills are play and freeway stretches all quiet, comfort and stability. ridden and rutted gravel with 35 mph designated speeds be negotiated at 60 mph and above with confidence and control, thanks to the independent suspension componentry and low of gravity.

Outward visibility is as are interior functionality and versatility. The Turbo four-banger is quick to to right foot actions and the CVT with the effect of a conventional simulating stepped gear — particularly in the manual with paddle shifters. The circle is remarkably tight especially for an AWD car — at 34.8

Bottom-line, the 2014 Subaru 2.0XT Touring not only the job done as one would expect, but it it done in comfort.

— Arv Voss, Motor

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