June 23, 2003
Subaru announces price of turbocharged Forester
Mississauga, Ontario – Subaru Canada announced pricing for the turbo-charged 2004 Forester 2.5 XT. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the Forester 2.5 XT will start at $35,995 for the version with a five-speed manual transmission, and $37,195 for the same model with four-speed Electronic Direct Controlled automatic transmission. The Forester 2.5 XT with leather interior will list for $37,595 with the manual transmission, and $38,795 with the automatic.
The Forester 2.5 XT shares high-performance engine technology with the recently introduced 2004 Impreza WRX STi and emphasizes strong torque at low engine speeds. The double overhead-cam (DOHC) 2.5-litre horizontally opposed 4-cylinder “boxer” engine produces 210 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 235 lb-ft of peak torque at just 3,600 rpm. The Forester 2.5 XT gets from 0 –
60 mph in just 6.1 seconds.