Subaru adds diesel to Forester range

Subaru adds diesel to Forester range

Subaru Forester Diesel

Subaru has added a diesel engined variant to its Forester compact SUV model range here in NZ.

With 350 Nm of torque at a lowly 1800 rpm, the Forester 2.0 Euro spec model is powered by the same 2.0-litre Boxer Diesel engine used in the new generation Legacy and Outback diesel.

The Forester 2.0D Euro spec comes as a single model with a six speed manual gearbox at $45,990.

“Having a diesel model in the compact SUV market is becoming increasingly important,” said Graeme Woodlands, the Managing Director of Subaru of New Zealand.

“It offers customers the chance to access a more economical option with fewer emissions.”

The Forester Boxer Diesel has an overall fuel consumption of 6.3 litres/100 kilometres under EC regulations with emissions of 167 grams/km, making it one of the more economical and green compact SUVs.

In fact of all the diesel-powered SUV’s available on the New Zealand Market, Forester is one of the most efficient available, only being surpassed in terms of fuel economy by Toyota’s RAV4

Forester is one of the few compact SUVs to come with a permanent All Wheel Drive system, while many of its rivals offer part time systems where the 4WD has to be engaged manually or is only done automatically once wheels begin to slip.

The Forester offers strong handling and control on all road conditions. With its All Wheel Drive system, low slung Boxer engine and consequent low centre of gravity and symmetrical drive train combining to provide better handling than many road-only passenger cars.

The Forester diesel is now available from your local Subaru dealer.

Subaru Forester Diesel

Subaru has added a diesel engined variant to its Forester compact SUV model range here in NZ.

With 350 Nm of torque at a lowly 1800 rpm, the Forester 2.0 Euro spec model is powered by the same 2.0-litre Boxer Diesel engine used in the new generation Legacy and Outback diesel.

The Forester 2.0D Euro spec comes as a single model with a six speed manual gearbox at $45,990.

“Having a diesel model in the compact SUV market is becoming increasingly important,” said Graeme Woodlands, the Managing Director of Subaru of New Zealand.

“It offers customers the chance to access a more economical option with fewer emissions.”

The Forester Boxer Diesel has an overall fuel consumption of 6.3 litres/100 kilometres under EC regulations with emissions of 167 grams/km, making it one of the more economical and green compact SUVs.

In fact of all the diesel-powered SUV’s available on the New Zealand Market, Forester is one of the most efficient available, only being surpassed in terms of fuel economy by Toyota’s RAV4

Forester is one of the few compact SUVs to come with a permanent All Wheel Drive system, while many of its rivals offer part time systems where the 4WD has to be engaged manually or is only done automatically once wheels begin to slip.

The Forester offers strong handling and control on all road conditions. With its All Wheel Drive system, low slung Boxer engine and consequent low centre of gravity and symmetrical drive train combining to provide better handling than many road-only passenger cars.

The Forester diesel is now available from your local Subaru dealer.

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