Subaru may have been rocked by leaked images earlier this week, but that hasn’t stopped the Japanese automaker from officially unveiling its latest Wilderness online. On Wednesday, the whole world already knew that after the Outback Forester will also receive this off-road package, but now we know its price and all the details.
Subaru bills the 2022 Forester Wilderness as “the toughest and most capable Forester in the model’s history.” So buyers of this version get a vehicle with increased ground clearance, all-terrain tires, twice the towing capacity of other Foresters (ie 1,360 kg) and the ability to carry more than 260 kg of equipment.
Inside, the Wilderness Edition comes with more durable materials, even with carpets, as well as a waterproof trunk tray.
Technical improvements are also made for this version, with several driver assistance systems being adapted for off-road driving. This is the case of his Eye system. Rebalanced to account for increased ground clearance and new tires. It also includes automatic steering, braking and acceleration in the event of an emergency.
The 2022 Subaru Forester Desert Edition is expected to go on sale in November and starts at $33,495.
2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness pictures