2024 Subaru Forester Price Confirmed!  Mazda CX-5, Nissan X-Trail, Toyota RAV4 rival prices rise ahead of next-generation SUV launch – Car News

2024 Subaru Forester Price Confirmed! Mazda CX-5, Nissan X-Trail, Toyota RAV4 rival prices rise ahead of next-generation SUV launch – Car News


The price has gone up on the Subaru Forester midsize family SUV ahead of the arrival of the new version, which is likely sometime this year.

The price increase is for the current Forester which has been on sale in Australia since late 2018.

According to Subaru Australia the price hike can be blamed on “increased costs associated with the production and supply of equipment”.

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The increase is $800 per model grade. That means the entry-level Forester 2.5i now starts from $38,690 before on-road costs.

The top petrol model is the Forester 2.5iS and is now priced at $47,140. Two hybrid grades have also gone up and top out at $50,140 for the 2.0 Hybrid S. See full pricing below.

Despite the increase, the Forester’s starting price is lower than that of cheaper all-wheel drive versions of competitor models such as the Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mitsubishi Outlander and Nissan X-Trail.

The 2024 model year Forester brings minor changes, including the removal of the CD player, as well as a change in the color of the shark-fin antenna and rear spoiler from body color to black.

Also, the 2.5i, 2.5iL and 2.5i Premium swap the halogen front fog lights for LED units, and the front fog light surrounds change color for the 2.5i Premium.

Like all Subaru models except the BRZ sports car, all Foresters are all-wheel drive. Power continues from a 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine rated at 136kW/239Nm.

The hybrid uses a 2.0-liter engine with a hybrid configuration but Subaru does not provide total system power and torque output.

A new Forester is on the horizon and although the timing is not confirmed, it is likely to land this year. It brings a new design, improved multimedia and other in-car technology but is expected to carry the same engine.

2024 Subaru Forester price before on-road costs

A dialect Contagion Cost
Forester 2.5i AWD Automatic $38,690 (+$800)
Forester 2.5iL AWD Automatic $41,090 (+$800)
Forester 2.5i Premium AWD Automatic $43,890 (+$800)
Forester 2.5i Sport AWD Automatic $45,640 (+$800)
Forester 2.5iS AWD Automatic $47,140 (+$800)
Forester 2.0 Hybrid L AWD Automatic $44,090 (+$800)
Forester 2.0 Hybrid S AWD Automatic $50,140 (+$800)