The Japanese based automaker Subaru has recently announced that the Forester’s price list in Malaysia has been revised.
According to the car manufacturer, the new Subaru Forester 2.0X all-wheel drive is now available for a starting price of RM149,000 in Malaysia, with no OTR costs and insurance, but adding those and the price will increase up to RM154,089. The version in question is getting Subaru FB series 2.0 liter four-cylinder boxer engine with AVCS (Active Valve Control System), which is developing a total output of 148 PS at 6,000 rpm and 196 Nm of torque available at 4,200 rpm. The unit is mated to a SPORTSHIFT four-speed automatic transmission.
Subaru says that the 2.0X AWD is getting, besides the all-wheel drive system, two front airbags, ABS with EBD, Vehicle Dynamics Control System, four disc brakes, 16-inch alloy wheels, four-speaker sound system with Bluetooth and USB, steering wheel audio controls and more.
Next in the lineup is the Subaru Forester 2.5 XT AWD Turbo, which can now be bought starting at RM185,264, on the road without insurance, a big price drop compared to the previous RM220,000. The model in question is getting a 2.5 liter four-cylinder boxer engine, which is good for 230 PS at 5,200 rpm and 320 Nm of torque available at 2,800 rpm, mated to the same four-speed SPORTSHIFT automatic transmission. The Forester 2.5 XT AWD Turbo is adding 17-inch alloy wheels, power sliding glass sunroof, side and curtain airbags, hydraulic power steering, HID lighting, cruise control, eight-way power adjustable driver’s seat and more.