The Subaru Forester lineup is known for being an icon of off-road travel, offering tremendous capability that can take on any weather and terrain you'll encounter on any adventure around Amherst, NY with ease. Recently, the Forester Wilderness model was added to the new Forester lineup. The Forester Wilderness model is an off-road enhanced model, offering many different updates and upgrades from the normal Forester lineup to deliver a higher level of off-road ability than ever before.

At Northtown Subaru, we have a great selection of new Forester and Forester Wilderness models for sale in Amherst and want to help you better understand which option is the best fit for you. That's why we're going to highlight the differences between the Forester Wilderness and regular Forester models, giving you the best idea of the many advantages that Forester Wilderness models will provide you with.

What's the Difference Between the New Subaru Forester and Forester Wilderness Models?

  • Ground Clearance: Every new Subaru Forester model offers a high ground clearance to help you traverse through high snows and travel over obstacles. Normal Forester models offer 8.7-inches of ground clearance, which is more than most other vehicles in the same class. However, Forester Wilderness models take it a step further, offering 9.2-inches of ground clearance to help you better take on the toughest conditions wherever your adventures take you.
  • Redesigned Bumpers: The bumpers on normal Forester models are already designed to help you ascent and descend steep slopes, but the Forester Wilderness lineup has redesigned front and rear bumpers that allow for steeper approach and descent angles so you don't scrape them on the obstacles ahead.
  • Front Skid Plates: All Subaru Forester Wilderness models come with front skid plates that protect against damage to the crucial components under your vehicle, keeping it in the best condition for longer on your off-road travels. Regular Forester models don't features skid plates.
  • All-Terrain Wheels and Tires: Normal Subaru Forester models come equipped with standard wheels on your choice of different wheel sizes. The Forester Wilderness models uses 17-inch matte-black finish alloy all-terrain wheels that are stronger, along with Yokohama GEOLANDAR® all-terrain tires, helping you maintain greater traction and control when you head off the beaten path or through bad weather conditions.
  • Reinforced Roof Rails: All Subaru Forester models come with raised roof rails that are great for attaching any roof rack to. The Forester Wilderness models come with reinforced raised roof rails that can hold up to 800 pounds, allowing you to carry more weight, including a rooftop tent to fit all your camping needs.
  • Unique Matte-Black Front Hood Decal: The Subaru Forester Wilderness models have a matte-black front hood decal that not only gives the vehicle a unique design, it also helps keep the sun out of your eyes while you're on the trail.
  • StarTex® Water Repellent Upholstery: Inside the cabin, every Forester Wilderness model has StarTex® water repellent upholstery to help keep your interior clean from dirt, mud, snow, and liquids as you get in after a long day adventuring in nature.

Learn More About the New Subaru Forester Wilderness Models and the Rest of the Lineup in Person Today

We invite you to come visit us at Northtown Subaru to see all our new Subaru Forester models in person to better realize the differences offered in each model today. You can also schedule a test drive online to experience each of the differences for yourself and learn more about why a new Subaru Forester Wilderness model is the ideal option to fit all your off-road traveling needs.

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