The compact crossover SUV is a force to be reckoned with. The Subaru Forester has long been a leader in this segment.
Launched in 1998, the Subaru Forester was part of the first wave of modern compact transitions to reach the US market. Since then, the segment and SUVs have in general become absolutely popular. So much so that big automakers like Ford and General Motors have announced plans to upgrade most of their passenger models.
According to Kelley Blue Book, nearly 3.1 million compact SUVs rolled out in the United States in the first ten months of 201
And public demand for these cars seems nothing short of insatiable, with sales up more than 12% over the same period.
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The forester is a linchpin in Subaru's lineup. The crossover has always been the second best-selling model behind the outback off-road car of the Japanese brand.
For 2019, Subaru has returned with a new forester of the fifth generation and already seems to be a hit. In its first full month on the market, the 2019 model increased Forester sales by 19% over the previous year.
Business Insider recently spent a week in Crystal Black Silica with a 2019 Subaru Forester Sport. The basic forester starts at $ 24,295, while top touring starts at $ 34,295. Our mid-range test car starts at $ 28,795. With options and fees our forester came for a tested price of 31,815 US dollars.
Take a closer look at the Subaru Forester Sport 2019.