The 2020 Subaru Forester STI categorized as the sporty SUV will arrive next year. The new model from the information that we got will be redesigned and it will bring a lot of changes. In the past, this model has been discounted duo the not impressive sales, however, the manufacturer decides to try to conquer market releasing the new high-performance variant.
Like the base model, the upcoming 2020 Subaru Forester STI model will come with two rows of seats and it can comfortably place five-passengers. Also, this compact crossover offers great performances and off-road ability thanks to the higher ground clearance.
2020 Subaru Forester STI Changes and Updates
The 2020 Subaru Forester STI exterior design will get some serious modifications and updates. We have some rendering photos from X-Tomi design and the new SUV looks attractive and sporty. However, this is not a final version and we can expect more changes by its release date.
The color options will remain the same and the most attractive one is the blue exterior paint with red decals on the grille and rear bumper. The sides are also eye-catching thanks to the standard 17-inch wheels or 18-inch rims that are optional. Also, the hood will get some sharper lines and aerodynamics will be improved. Furthermore, we also can expect great safety this year and better ratings.
The cabin of the 2020 Subaru Forester STI looks impressive and more modern if we compare it with the base model. The comfort is high thanks to the seats that are made to give maximum support. The new 2020 Forester SUV comes with two rows of seats and there are enough rooms for five passengers.
Also, it offers great legroom and headroom. The cargo space will be impressive and buyers can double it thanks to the rear folding seats. With the standard equipment this time, the manufacturer will use unique contrast stitching, STI badges, and leather upholstery. The isolation of the cabin is great and buyers can enjoy in the quiet ride.
2020 Subaru Forester STI Drivetrain
At this moment there is no official information available what will be placed under the hood of the new 2020 Subaru Forester STI model. From some rumors, the manufacturer will deploy two engine options.
The first one is a 2.5-liter that is a standard engine and it can produce 180 horsepower. The next one from the same source is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that will be able to produce 300 horses and 258 lb-ft of torque. CVT gearbox comes as standard on both engines.
Also, there are many speculations over the web that we will see a hybrid version this year. The more economical hybrid model will bring a slightly improve overall performance and we can expect much better fuel economy than other engines.
Price and Release Date
The price of the 2020 Subaru Forester STI is still a mystery. However, we have some information that is not confirmed by the officials. Furthermore, the arriving high-performance SUV from some rumors may start at $36,000. This is the price for the standard equipment. However, if we compare this model with the base one that cost $25,000, the new one STI is a real deal.
The new model has a more aggressive approach, powerful engines and it may get a hybrid variant. Also, it comes with more techs inside and better headling. As for the release date, the manufacturer said that this model will be available at dealerships in the first quarter of 2020.