2018 Subaru Forester XT Concept

Thursday, February 7th 2019. | Subaru

Just after making a release of 2017 Subaru, the manufacturer has planned to launch the next updated auto version. Within the nameplate of Forester XT, the new upgrades on the vehicle might be enhanced to improve the performance and refresh the styling. Despite the changes will not be major but we are quite sure that the new 2018 Subaru Forester XT will come up bringing many innovative betterments. Moreover, installments on the high-tech technological equipment on the safety and infotainment systems will be offered as well.

2018 Subaru Forester XT Front Angle


Based on the latest captures, the new Forester auto will be built up under the VIZIZ concept as being revealed at the 2014 Geneva Auto Show. If it is true, then we might see the new XT with a four-door entrance that includes a sport cabin and a stunning hybrid engine. In addition, it should be more compact than its former row vehicles but somewhat larger in width than the 2016 and 2017 vehicles. At front end, there will be a new grille and of course a more aggressive bumper highlighted. To give the better light visibility, both the headlights and taillights will be updated with PUT illumination technologies.

2018 Subaru Forester XT Side ViewInterior

The inside element of 2018 Subaru Forester XT will carry some modern equipment to fulfill the needs of driver and passengers on the infotainment and safety services. The premium upholstery materials might be further applied to provide the full comfort during the journey. Just around the cabin, we are definitely expecting there will be new center console going to install. Some rumors rendered the automaker might also use the Subaru Starlink Protection to accommodate several security standards to grant the passengers’ safety.


Under the hood of 2018 Subaru Forester XT, the engine unit of 2.5 liter Boxer with the output of 170 horsepower as the standard. However, the engineer could also opt out to use an engine unit if a 2.0 liter turbocharged diesel as another alternative. This powertrain could deliver the output of around 250 HP and 258 pound-feet of torque. To support the overall speed, the selected drivetrain could be paired with the 6-speed CVT transmission. The information on the car acceleration and fuel consumption might be unveiled sooner to public.

2018 Subaru Forester XT Rear Angle2018 Subaru Forester XT Release Date and Price

The company has not made the official confirmation on the car price and release date. Thus, we could rely on some sources stating the arrival of 2018 Subaru Forester XT for the sales could start around the middle of 2017. The beginning price of new XT will not be much further than the previous model as it ranges from $24,000 to $35,000.