Used 2018 Subaru Forester SUV Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2018 Subaru Forester SUV

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 Pros All-wheel drive is standard for all trims.

 Pros Manual transmission is available that will satisfy old-school drivers

 Pros Engine has good acceleration to pull it out of common driving scenarios.

 Pros Handling is controlled through the turn and the steering allows it to turn at will.

 Pros Brakes are consistent and the pedal feel contributes to its ease of use.

 Pros Midrange trim is a good balance of price and features.

 Pros High marks for safety provide a sense of security for potential buyers.

 Pros Getting inside the cabin is effortless and sunroof didn’t take too much headroom.

 Pros Legroom and headroom for all passengers is generous.

 Pros Seat comfort is soft enough with good support and remained comfortable on longer trips.

 Pros Ride quality is comfortable and road imperfections were dampened well.

 Pros Space for cargo is more than enough.

 Pros Good fuel economy even for the more powerful engine.

 Cons Manual transmission is only available for the less powerful powertrain.

 Cons The powerful engine is only available for the higher-end trims.

 Cons Body roll is still present when driving through twisty roads.

 Cons The base trim is quite basic in terms of amenities for passenger convenience.

 Cons The Black Edition trim is only available for the 2.5i powertrain configuration.

 Cons Surprisingly, the EyeSight advanced safety and driver aids aren’t available on the 2.0XT Premium.

 Cons Driver seat height could use more adjustment for its high driving position.

 Cons There is no third row of seats, ideally for children.