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Subaru Forester 2022 Price Philippines & Official Promos

₱ 2,068,000

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Subaru Forester Philippines Overview

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The Subaru Forester is a five-seater, all-wheel-drive, compact crossover. For the Philippine market, this model has one variant. This includes the Forester 2.0i-S EyeSight CVT. The Subaru Forester 2022 Philippine price is Php 2,068,000.     

Under the hood, the Philippine-spec Subaru Forester uses a 2.0-liter boxer gasoline engine. This mill can make up to 154hp and 196Nm of torque. The sole Forester variant comes with a lineartronic continuously variable gearbox, and all have all-wheel-drive.

Size-wise, the Forester is 4,640mm long, 1,815mm wide, and 1,730mm in height. It also has a wheelbase length of 2,670mm, and a ground clearance of 220mm.

In the local market, the Subaru Forester competes against the likes of the Toyota RAV4, Mazda CX-5, Honda CR-V, among others.


Subaru Corporation has been manufacturing this bestselling SUV since 1997. Since then, it has received various awards such as SUV of the Year and Best Car to Buy both in 2014.

Locally, the fifth-generation Subaru Forester received a refreshing update to its exterior and interior which fans and new followers love. The present model still bears the company’s former slogan “SUV tough, Car Easy.”

Subaru Forester Exterior

The Subaru Forester 2022 measures 4,640mm long, 1,815mm wide, and 1,730mm tall. Its fascia is highlighted with the Japanese company’s signature grilled and wide hood. LED headlamps with automatic levelers provide illumination. It is paired with a pop-up type headlamp washer and a pair of steering-responsive headlights.

Compared to previous releases, it now boasts a slightly bigger, more beefed up body. It is designed with character lines and nice curves exuding a hint of sophistication. At the rear, LED combination lamps with fog lamps support visibility.

Subaru Forester front view

Subaru Forester Interior

The Forester’s spacious cabin is dominated by sturdy plastic and leather in black. Drivers will enjoy the vehicle’s extensive features such as the eight-way power-adjustable seats (with memory function), telescopic steering wheel wrapped in leather, and the high-grade multi-function display. At the back, the seats are wrapped in leather and can be reclined using a one-touch folding switch. It also comes with a center armrest with two cup holders.

A dual-zone automatic air conditioning system will keep passengers comfortable. There is also a ventilation system found in the rear. The vehicle is also built with 12-volt power sockets located in the center panel and console box for recharging mobile devices.

Subaru Forester interior view

Technology & Safety Features

The new Forester 2022 has an eight-inch display with a navigation system, affixed for entertainment that can be controlled using designated buttons found on the steering wheel. 

As for safety, the Subaru Forester is equipped with the latest Subaru EyeSight 4.0, offering Autonomous Emergency Steering, Lane Centering Function, Lane Departure Prevention, Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-Collision Braking, among others.

In terms of standard safety features, the crossover gets SRS airbags at the front and side. Curtain and knee SRS airbags are also added for utmost safety. Each seat comes with height adjustable seat belts and ISO-FIX child seat anchors. Its rear doors come with childproof locks.

Subaru Forester front view

Platform & Chassis

The new Subaru Forester Philippines shares the same platform with its brothers, the Subaru XV and the Subaru Impreza. It is built with a retuned 4-wheel independent suspension for a smoother ride and better handling. Ventilated disc brakes assist in the vehicle's stopping on the front and back.

Subaru Forester rear view

Subaru Forester Engine & Drivetrain

The new Subaru Forester runs using direct fuel injection, boxer-4, DOHC 16 valve engine. It is tested to produce 156 hp with a torque of 196 Nm. With this, expect consistent performance on any terrain.

Subaru Forester 2022 Price list

The price of the Subaru Forester 2.0i-S EyeSight CVT in the Philippines is ₱2,068,000 with 2.0i-S EyeSight CVT as the only available variant. Latest prices of the 2022 Subaru Forester 2.0i-S EyeSight CVT will be updated in the table below:

***Please note that the Subaru Forester‘s price might differ in some showrooms and should serve as reference only.

Forester Pros & cons

By Jacob on May 17, 2022
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Things we like in Forester




-All-wheel-drive for all trims

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Things we don't like in Forester

-Not the "coolest" crossover in the market

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Subaru Forester Philippines: FAQs

How much does a 2022 Subaru Forester cost?

In the Philippines, Subaru Forester 2022 has only available variants. It is Subaru Forester 2.0i-S EyeSight CVT with price of 2,068,000 PHP.

Is the Subaru Forester automatic?

The Forester is exclusively available as an automatic variant in the Philippines, or particularly as a CVT.

What is the ground clearance of Subaru Forester?

The ground clearance of Subaru Forester is 220 mm

Is the Subaru Forester diesel or gas?

The Subaru Forester is gasoline-powered in the Philippine market.

Is the Subaru Forester a SUV car?

Yes, the Subaru Forester can accommodate up to 5 passengers in its cabin.

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Subaru Forester 2022 News

The Subaru Forester STI Sport may be wearing the familiar badge, but the upgrades have been limited to just vanity and suspension tweaks. 

Subaru Forester STI Sport debuts as Japanese exclusive

This comes a year after the debut of the facelifted standard model. 

Jun 28, 2022

MIAS 2022: Refreshed Subaru Forester makes official debut

It comes with a boatload of improved safety features.

Apr 07, 2022

2022 Subaru Forester itching to make PH debut, now in showrooms

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