Date Posted: November 26, 2018

Pacific Northwest winters can be tough to drive in, but the 2019 Subaru Forester from your local Subaru dealership near Portland, OR will change your mind. Not only is this charmer an exceptional crossover; it has all the winter-ready amenities for a great drive on a snowy day!

An All-Weather Performer

Most SUVs claim to be winter-ready, but they can't come close to what the 2019 Subaru Forester has. With an 8.7 ground clearance and an available X-MODE with Hill Descent Control, it can help you maneuver through snowy surfaces with ease. Just turn X-Mode on and watch the vehicle exert maximum traction on problematic surfaces. Apart from snow, dirt, and mud, other special settings are also included. Winter resort trips will not be a hassle anymore!


Getting Extra Eyesight

Venturing out in the snow can be daunting, but the 2019 Subaru Forester makes it easy via the improved EyeSight Driver Assist Technology. If ever you veer from your lane on an icy road, EyeSight promptly informs you and helps you back into the lane via Lane Keep Assist. Should a deer suddenly cross your path, Automatic Pre-Collision Braking will stop your vehicle. With a host of technologies like Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Camera Parking, the Forester helps you with a second set of eyes this White Christmas.

Even with an abundance of tech from Subaru, looking at the road while driving is still important, and we all know how hard it can be to stay awake with a snowy view. With Subaru's DriverFocus Mitigation System, you can be alerted by a virtual co-pilot when you're feeling drowsy.  You'll always be in the top-driving mode in this harsh weather.


Combat Cabin Fever with Infotainment

Cabin fever can get to you, even with persistent snowfall. Luckily, the Subaru Forester has the StarLink infotainment screen to keep you entertained. You can stick in your smartphone and play some quality tunes to keep you company via Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. If signals are too low to get AM or FM radio, you can also access SiriusXM All Access Radio for your music. If your passengers prefer to check their social media instead, you can also use your phone as a 4G WiFi hotspot via StarLink.

Interior Comfort and Utility

Even with the heater on, cold air can still creep into the cabin. With the Forester's available heated front and rear seats, you and your passengers are protected from the chill during long drives. In addition, an available heated steering wheel makes driving in sub-zero temperatures warm to the touch.


Sometimes, the blistering cold can compel you to put your equipment inside the car. This is now more convenient with a wider rear gate opening and 60/40 fold-down seats. You can get up to 76.1 cubic feet of storage space for all your gear.

Snow's No Problem

With winter quickly creeping in, now's the time to make a decision! Test drive the 2019 Subaru Forester from your local Subaru dealership near Portland, OR and experience the crossover that's built for any season. Click here to view our 2019 Subaru Forester inventory.

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