Choosing Which Trim of the 2018 Subaru Forester is Not an Easy Decision to Make

November 21st, 2017 by

Simply put, there is no wrong choice that you can make when selecting which new Subaru Forester trim level is the best trim for you. However, we know that this doesn’t really help you much when trying to determine your ideal 2018 Subaru Forester crossover SUV trim. What may actually help you make this decision are the lists and the video you can find below that clearly displays the varying key highlights between each trim.


That brief model review video took a look at the 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i trim, which is the well-equipped base trim level of this model. Continue reading to see what is offered as you move up trims!

2.5i Premium

  • 2.5i features plus:
  • Available EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology
  • Power-tilt/ sliding panoramic moonroof
  • 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Automatic climate control system
  • Subaru’s STARLINK™ Safety and Security

2.5i Limited

  • 2.5 Premium features plus:
  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • All-weather package with heated front seats
  • Blind Sport Detection/ Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Power Rear Gate
  • Fog Lights
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter handle

2.5i Touring

  • 2.5i Limited features plus:
  • 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Heated steering wheel
  • 8-way power driver’s seat with memory function
  • LED Steering Responsive Headlights
  • One-touch folding rear seatback feature

2.0XT Premium

  • 2.5i Premium features plus:
  • Turbocharged 250-horsepower BOXER® engine
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Sport design front fascia
  • All-weather package with heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter handle

2.0XT Touring

  • 2.0XT Premium plus:
  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Power driver’s seat with memory
  • One-touch folding seatback
  • LED Steering Responsive Headlights

We know this can be a tough decision to make for shoppers around the Columbus, Westerville, Gahanna and New Albany areas to make, but remember that Byer Airport Subaru is here to help! Please contact us if you have a question about a Forester trim level in particular, or stop by our lot for a test drive at your convenience. We always love to show off our new Subaru inventory and we can also begin your financing process as well if you are ready to purchase the 2018 Subaru Forester!

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