In the market for a new vehicle here in the St. Petersburg FL area? Consider the new Subaru Forester. With a long list of features inside and out, this vehicle has been popular with drivers for a long time. Here at Bert Smith Subaru, we would like to tell you a bit about our favorite performance and style features.

All trim levels of the Subaru Forester give you symmetrical all-wheel-drive. This system is designed to give you optimal traction in a wide variety of conditions. As a result, the Forester is ready for whatever the weather or road conditions the greater Tampa area throws at it.

Underneath the hood, the new Forester is a 2.5-liter variant of the Subaru Boxer engine. This is capable of producing 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque. Working alongside this engine is a smooth-shifting continuously variable transmission. The end result is truly remarkable fuel efficiency.

Going with the Forester Sport takes the performance of this vehicle to the next level. While other models give you Subaru Intelligent Drive, the Sport trim is the only one to add Sport Sharp SI-Drive. Selecting this mode enhances the throttle control and gives you a little extra thrill when driving your Forester.

While all models of the Forester are sophisticated and stylish, the Sport models stand out even further. Standard for this vehicle is a set of 18-inch alloy wheels with an exclusive black finish and LED fog lights. The Sport also gets two-tone upholstery and eye-catching orange accents inside the cabin.

The Sport trim is available in five sleek colors. Going with one of the other trims unlocks even more options, bringing the total number of choices up to eight. Examples include Crimson Red Pearl and Jasper Green Metallic. Inside, there are several different seating surfaces and styles for Clearwater and Bradenton FL consider. Gray cloth comes standard, but you can also choose things such as Saddle Brown leather or gray sport cloth.

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