New Subaru Forester For Sale in Eau Claire, WI

A Closer Look at the All-New Subaru Forester

Since its inception, the Subaru Forester has become a staple for families and adventurous SUV enthusiasts across the Eau Claire, WI, region. At Chilson Subaru, we are thrilled to introduce the all-new 2022 Subaru Forester, a spacious, comfortable midsize SUV with balanced performance and advanced interior technology. If you are in the market for a well-rounded SUV for the entire family, the 2022 Forester has everything you need and more. Stop by our showcase today, or read on for a closer look at the all-new Forester's key features!

New Features for the 2022 Subaru Forester

The Subaru Forester features a redesigned exterior structure, with newly-shaped front headlamps, a bold center grille, and new options for wheels. Autumn Green and Brilliant Bronze are two new paint options, while waterproof upholstery inside the cabin keeps you protected from the unexpected. New Subaru EyeSight driver-assist features such as improved camera work to keep you and your passengers secure during every journey. At the same time, advanced infotainment controls make your drive accessible, convenient, and engaging no matter the destination. Give us a call at Chilson Subaru to ask about a test drive!


The all-new Subaru Forester is powered by a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, which produces up to 182 horsepower for balanced, smooth performance across the Menomonie area. If you want to bring extra gear during a weekend getaway, the Forester can tow up to 1500 pounds when properly equipped. Standard All-Wheel Drive is a staple for Subaru SUVs, and the 2022 Forester is no exception. You will be hard-pressed to find a more versatile, quick-handling midsize SUV on the market today. Our team at Chilson Subaru is excited to show off the Forester's potential!


Staying connected and engaged is never an issue with the all-new 2022 Subaru Forester. A standard 6.5" touchscreen interface houses all media and navigation controls, with an 8" display optional for Forester Sport and Touring trims. Two USB ports come standard in the front seating area, with two additional rear USB ports available as an add-on. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are fully compatible with the Forester's infotainment setups, giving you seamless access to your smartphone during every trip. Available features include a built-in 4G LTE WiFi hotspot for increased connectivity.

Safety and Security

Subaru EyeSight driver-assist technology continues to innovate, and the 2022 Forester is well-equipped to keep you and your family secure and protected at every turn. Standard safety and security features for the 2022 Subaru Forester include Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, and Adaptive Cruise Control. Subaru EyeSight controls include advanced camera views, which can help you stay aware of your vehicle's surroundings and navigate tricky parking situations. Subaru goes the extra mile to keep drivers and passengers secure from Eau Claire to Menomonie. Stop by our showcase for an in-person look!

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness

For Eau Claire drivers looking for more hardened adventure, the 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness is here to deliver excitement at every turn. The new Forester Wilderness offers a rugged exterior design with protected impact zones featuring greater ground clearance of 9.2 inches, plus a front skid plate.

In addition to a strengthened lower exterior body, the new Forester Wilderness features an anti-glare hood finish with a matte black accent. The hood finish allows you to see the trail ahead in clear view without the sun shining in your face.


The 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness features standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. The all-wheel-drive system balances power delivery to all four wheels for every surface, whether on gravel, dirt, or snow.

Moreover, the Subaru Boxer powertrain delivers re-tuned gearing for better low-end power while climbing up a hill or over rocks. Further, River Falls drivers the enhanced dual-function X-Mode offers select drive modes for snow, deep snow, dirt, and mud. These modes deliver more differential wheel slip when faced with adverse road conditions.

Additionally, the Subaru Boxer features an expanded towing capacity of 3,000 pounds

Technology and Safety

Inside the 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness, a 180-degree front camera monitor gives you a clear view of obstacles ahead. Here go, Chippewa Falls, WI drivers can navigate to avoid potential hazards and get on with their journey.

To keep both you and your passengers safe, the 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness comes standard with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology. This technology features many driver-assist Automatic Pre-Collision Braking that brings you to a full stop in the case of an emergency.

Moreover, the new Automatic Emergency Steering offers a helpful assist for Menomonie drivers when trying to avoid an oncoming obstacle. The Subaru Eyesight Technology is calibrated specifically to work with the Subaru Forester Wilderness off-road systems.

Is the New Subaru Forester the Right Choice For Your Travels in and Around Eau Claire, WI?

From its efficient driving style to its standard all-wheel drive, the new Subaru Forester is an all-around excellent small SUV. You'll be able to use this cleverly designed crossover for everything from your daily commuting in from Menomonie or River Falls, to all sorts of family adventures through any kind of weather. Armed with the latest Subaru tech, connecting and remaining safe and entertained while you're on the go is a breeze with the new Forester. Visit our Eau Claire, WI Subaru dealership today and we'll be happy to help you find the perfect fit in a new Forester SUV.

Performance and Capabilities

All Forester models found in our new Subaru lineup are powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, which produces 182 horsepower with 176 pound-feet of torque. Earning up to 33 mpg on the highway, as the new Forester does, is a great figure for any SUV of this style, but it's especially impressive considering the standard Subaru Symmetrical AWD system that's included. This allows you to safely and capably maintain traction and control when driving through rough winter weather, over slickened road surfaces or for taking off from the beaten path.

Safety and Technology

As with any Subaru found here in Eau Claire, the new Forester is generously equipped with all kinds of smart technology. You'll start off with a nice touchscreen setup, smartphone integration and other easy to use features for all kinds of infotainment purposes. In higher trims, you'll add extra tech features, helping you to connect while you're on the go around the Chippewa Falls area in your new Forester while you enjoy its high-end safety features as well.

The Subaru EyeSight safety suite comes standard in the new Forester, helping you look out for hazards on the roads around Eau Claire and River Falls. The starting package of this driver assistance suite includes adaptive cruise control, forward collision mitigation, lane departure warning and lane keeping assist. Moving up to the next trim levels available in the Forester lineup will add blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, rear automatic braking and a driver monitoring system that makes sure you're not getting drowsy from behind the wheel.

Exterior and Interior

With its classic front grille design and the subtle but quality styling on the outside, the Forester makes it clear that this is a Subaru SUV. Roof rails of various types are found throughout the trim level lineup, and of course there are all sorts of Genuine Subaru Accessories and special wheels you can add to the mix, with our Eau Claire dealership making it easy for you to shop for those add-ons.

Settling inside the new Forester, you and your passengers will appreciate the attention paid to every tiny detail. From behind the steering wheel, you'll have two different available touchscreen setups within reach to access all your features, while there are several options for improved leather upholstery throughout the cabin. Other amenities that are optional with the new Forester include heated seats and steering wheel, a hands-free power liftgate and more, making sure all your travels around Chippewa Falls and beyond are as convenient as possible.

Find a Great New Subaru Forester Special or Lease Deal Before Taking a Test Drive

Ready to start shopping? Apply for financing online right now and we'll match you up with the kind of new Subaru lease or loan that works for your budget and for the Forester edition you're interested in. From there, we invite you over to Chilson Subaru in Eau Claire today for a quick test drive.

See How the Subaru Forester Compares to the Competition at Chilson Subaru!

There is a lot to enjoy about the new Subaru Forester, from its performance to its family-friendliness and safety. However, this midsize crossover SUV hardly stands alone in its class. The Subaru Forester has a few competitors across multiple brands. These SUVs are similarly-sized with similar levels of performance and safety. We invite you to learn more about the new Subaru Forester excels above the challengers, here art Chilson Subaru. Visit us in Eau Claire, WI for a test drive; we are less than a half-hour outside of Menomonie, WI.

Subaru Forester vs Toyota RAV4

Toyota proves a strong challenger against the Subaru brand, and the RAV4 SUV is no exception. While the RAV4 might have a more stylish exterior design to some, it lacks a lot of the passenger space of the Subaru Forester. The Forester offers some of the best interior space of any SUV of its class, with a whopping 111.9 cubic feet of space. The Toyota RAV4 underwent a redesign recently which cut its passenger volume down to 98.9 cubic feet.

The overall cargo space of the Forester is great for bringing outdoor gear to Kinnickinnic State Park near River Falls, with up to 76.1 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seatbacks folded in. The Toyota RAV4 offers up to 69.8 cubic feet with its back seats folded in.

Subaru Forester vs Chevy Equinox

While the Chevy brand is well-known for the robust performances of their larger pickup trucks and SUVs, these cars often do not contribute the best fuel economy. The Subaru Forester can travel up to 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway, while its main competitor from Chevy, the Equinox SUV, falls short in this area. The new Equinox can travel up to 26 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway with FWD. The base engine of the Equinox even falls short in power, generating up to 170-horsepower with its turbocharger. Meanwhile the standard flat-four engine of the Forester generates up to 182 total horsepower. Both of these SUVs can tow up to 1,500 lbs. with these engines.

Subaru Forester vs Honda CR-V

The Honda CR-V also provides a strong challenge to the efficiency and design of the Subaru Forester. While the Honda CR-V offers excellent efficiency, it lacks many of the same standard features of the Forester, despite its higher starting price. The new Subaru Forester near Chippewa Falls, WI comes standard with conveniences like Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, Subaru Symmetrical AWD, and LED front headlights. The Honda CR-V has a similar AWD that comes available on all its trims, but all other previous features only come available on select CR-V trims for an extra price. With the Subaru Forester, you get a lot more for almost $1,000 less.

Start Shopping with Chilson Subaru Today!

Whether you visit us from River Falls or Chippewa Falls, WI, we are just a short drive away at Chilson Subaru. Stop by our new model showcase today for a first-hand look at our expansive selection of brand-new Subaru SUVs! If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback for our team before visiting us in person, we encourage you to give us a call or contact us through our website at any time for more information. We are always here to help at Chilson Subaru, and we look forward to hearing from you!

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