2015 Subaru Forester interior photos and images page

2015 Forester 2.5i and 2.0XT Touring new CVT shift handle
new on 2015 - Forester 2.5i and 2.0XT Premium and Touring new gloss black CVT shift plate. 2.5 Touring shown with L-D mode (XTs have M-D mode)

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2014 subaru forester interior
2015 2.5i Limited with perforated gray leather
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2015 Forester Touring interior, 2.0XT model shown
2015 Forester Touring leather interior with new gloss black shift plate, 2.0XT model shown
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2015 Subaru Forester 2.5i interior with vinyl wrapped steering wheel, light gray cloth interior
2015 Subaru Forester 2.5i interior with vinyl wrapped steering wheel, light gray cloth interior
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2014 forester touring upgraded dash instrument panel
2015 and 2014 Forester Touring electroluminescent instrument panel, shown at start-up with warning lights on, including the Eyesight lights, and the Blue cold engine light (next to 'brake')
forester touring with eyesight instrument panel
the center Touring display with optional Eyesight/active cruise control On. In this image the cruise control is set at 45 mph, and 3 bars which is the maximum following distance.


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forester limited instrument panel
Limited instrument panel
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subaru forester 2.5X dashboard instrument panel
2.5i, Premium
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optional subaru eyesight forward facing camera active cruise control system

overhad console with dual map lights, bluetooch mic, sunglass holder, and the optional two Eyesight active cruise control cameras. The Eyesight system includes lane sway, pre-collision braking, active cruise control... Also shown is the optional auto dimming rear view mirror with compass and Homelink garage door opener

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2015 Forester 2.5i overhead console
2015 Forester 2.5i overhead console, notice the standard ambient light, and it doesn't have moonroof open/close buttons.
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subaru 2.5L Forester  X models transmissions have Low mode only
all 2.5 CVT models have L-D for low and drive modes. Low mode is like a 2nd-3rd gear setting. There is no real usable transmission control on 2.5 models. This gear selector is for the 2.5i, Premium and Limited, not the Touring mode which has a black shift plate


2014 forester 2.0 XT CVT transmission has Drive and Manual modes
2.0XT  all have a CVT with have M-D for Manual and Drive modes, giving the driver the option of full transmission control for those times when more power is needed, or more control for snowy or logging roads. It is used with the standard Paddle Shifters. This very important safety feature is on  XT models only, and not available on 2.5 models at all. This gear selector is for the XT Premium. Touring has a black shift plate

2015 Forester 2.0XT Touring and 2.5 Touring CVT shift plate
new for 2015- redesigned glossy black 2.0XT Premium and Touring and 2.5 Touring CVT shift plate. 2.5i shown with low mode.
2015 Forester 2.5i and 2.0XT Touring new CVT shift handle
new on 2015 - Forester 2.5i Touring and 2.0XT Premium and Touring new glossy black CVT shift plate. 2.5i shown with Low mode
2015 Forester 2.5 and 2.0XT Touring model with new for 2015 gloss black shift plate
2015 Forester 2.5 Touring and 2.0XT Premium and Touring model with new for 2015 gloss black shift plate. XT shown with M-D model.

2015 Forester 2.5i CVT with l (low and D (drive mode, and no heated seats or X-Mode.
  Forester 2.5i vinyl shift handle (2.5i, Premium models) , L-D mode (all 2.5i models) , and no heated seats or X-Mode buttons. All models have the silver shift plate except the Tourings with the gloss black shift plate.
Heated seats are optional on the Premium, not available on the 2.5i

2015 Subaru Forester CVT vinyl shift knob, showing heated seat buttons
2015 Subaru Forester Premium CVT vinyl shift knob, showing heated seat buttons (part of the all weather pkg, which is optional on the Premium, and  no X-mode

Subaru Forester eyesight cameras
2015 Subaru Forester optional Eyesight cameras
close-up of Subaru's optional eyesight camera
close-up of Subaru's optional eyesight camera, don't touch the lens

2014 premium forester manual 6 speed transmission
close-up of thE 6 speed manual transmission and standard shift knob. Premium with all weather pkg shown. To shift into reverse, pull up the collar.


forester xt with dash display includes manual mode 'gear' setting
all 2.0XT models have manual mode, in the image the transmission is in 2 (2nd) gear or setting.
2014 subaru forester has excellent rear visibility with no blind spots
big side and rear windows improve visibility
the 2014 forester rear view mirror
looking in the rear view mirror, you can see the along the side of the car and there no right side blind spots when used with the outside side view mirror. 
Notice there is no upper windshield tint band. That's a feature that will certainly be missed on sunny days. Its easily added aftermarket but should be standard.
2015, 2014 Subaru Forester rear view camera displays in this small, low resolution screen on top of the dashboard
2015, 2014 Subaru Forester rear view camera displays in this small, low resolution screen on top of the dashboard. New for 2015, its standard on all models

close up of the 2015, 2014 Subaru Forester rear view camera displays in this small, low resolution screen on top of the dashboard
close-up of the 2015, 2014 Subaru Forester rear view camera display. For 2015 its standard on all models.

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2.5i soon
2014 subaru forester limited and touring with power rear gate
2014 forester 2.5i driver seat with manual height adjustment
2.5i base model driver seat has manual height adjustment and no lumbar support
2014 forester power front seat
power seat controls with lumbar support is on all models except 2.5i base
2015 forester 2.5 Touring interior
2015 Forester 2.5 Touring interior, with new for 2015 gloss black shift plate
2015 Forester Touring with new redesigned glossy black CVT shift plate
2015 Forester Touring with new for 2015 redesigned glossy black CVT shift plate

2015 Forester 2.5 Premium optional Eyesight and Navigation
2015 Forester 2.5 Premium (notice the vinyl wrapped steering wheel) with optional Eyesight and Navigation

2015 Forester 2.5 Premium with optional navigation and eysight. Gray interior shown
2015 Forester 2.5 Premium with optional navigation and eyesight. Gray interior shown
2015 Forester Premium, dark gray interior with optional Eyesight
2015 Forester Premium, dark gray interior with optional Eyesight, Navigation screen
Forester XT Premium interior
2.0XT Premium cloth interior, gloss black shift plate
2015 Forester XT Premium console with manual HVAC controls, standard ignition key
2015 Forester XT Premium console with gloss back shift plate, manual HVAC controls, standard ignition key
2015 Forester XT Premium cloth driver's seat
2015 Forester XT Premium cloth power driver's seat
2014 Forester 2.5X Limited and Touring gray leather interior
light gray interior
2014 forerster limited and touring, light gray leather shown
light grey.
2015 Forester front passenger seat is not height adjustable
2015 Forester front passenger seat is not height adjustable

2014 subaru forester xt premium driver's seat with sport bolsters
the XT Premium black cloth interior has 'sport bolsters'  vinyl trim with silver stitching
2.0XT PREMIUM rear seat - black cloth with vinyl trim
2.0XT Premium has black cloth - rear seat shown
black cloth
black cloth on 2.5X and Premium models
2014 forester black perforated leather on 2.5 limited, touring
black perforated leather, on 2.5 Limited and Touring and 2.0XT Touring models
light gray cloth on 2014 forester 2.5 x and premium
light gray cloth on 2.5 X and Premium models.

gray perforated leather, 2w014 forester
light gray perforated leather on 2.5 Limited and Touring
light gray perforated leather
closeup of 2014 forester xt premium black cloth with vinyl trim, silver stitching
XT Premium has black cloth with vinyl trim and silver stitching
full interior of the 2014 forester xt premium with black cloth with vinyl trim, silver stitching
the 2014 2.0XT Premium has black cloth with sport bolsters (vinyl trimmed)
black cloth interior, forester premium
black cloth
rear seat, 2014 forester 2.5X touring, limited with black leather
black leather - Limited, Touring models
14 forester rear seat child LATCH system seat tether clips shown
art of the child seat LATCH system. tethers are now on the back of the seats
2014 forester with rear seat folded flat. LATCH child safety tether shown
rear seats fold down, but the cargo floor isn't flat
2014 subaru forester split folding rear seats
split folding rear seats
2014 forester 2.5i base model rear seat, gray cloth shown
2.5i base model doesn't have the rear armrest or reclining seatback. gray cloth shown with center seatbelt

2015 Forester Limited/Touring rear seat with armrest and optional rear seatback protector
2015 Forester Limited/Touring rear seat with armrest and new for 2015 optional rear seatback protector
2015 Forester rear seatback protector
new option for 2015 Forester rear seatback protector

2014 subaru forester rear seat reclines. LATCH child seat anchors shown
The rear seats- pull the strap in the outside corner to recline the seatbacks when you're sitting in the seat (all except base 2.5). Black arrows point at the anchors for the LATCH child seat system, shown with one cover pulled open to access the hook you would attach a child seat anchor to. The cover pulls open from the top
2015 Touring rear door sill plate
2015 Touring rear door patterned sill plate
Forester Touring console with cupholder
Forester Touring console with cupholder
Forester Touring console with cupholder divider removed, see arrow
Forester Touring console with cupholder divider removed, see arrow
front door panel on 2014 subaru forester with gray interior,  leather shown
drivers door, light gray leather
rear passenger door trim, gray interior, 2014 subaru forester limited leather
rear passenger door, leather shown
2014 forester front door courtesy lights
both front doors on all models have a courtesy light
2014 forester front passenger seat
front passenger seat- there no height adjustment on any model like on previous years. But its not really needed, its at a good height.  Black cloth shown

2014 ice silver forester with black seat material. also availablee with gray
2014 ice silver forester with black leather or cloth seat material - leather shown.. also available with gray
14 subaru forester ice silver with light gray seat material. Ice silver is also available with black
2014 ice silver forester with light gray cloth or leather interior. Ice silver is also available with black
2014 forester premium with manual transmission, gray cloth
Premium with 6 speed manual transmission

manual transmission 6 speeds, 2014 subaru forester, black cloth premium model
the new for 2014 6 speed manual transmission, Premium model, black cloth

2014 premium forester manual 6 speed transmission
close-up of the 6 speed manual transmission and standard shift knob. Manual is standard on 2.5i and Premium. Premium with all weather pkg shown. To shift into reverse, pull up the collar.
2015 and 2014 Subaru Forester has 2 audio displays (except with nav)
2015 and 2014 Subaru Forester has 2 audio displays (except with navigation). There's the audio unit and the upper info screen. 2015 Touring shown with dual front climate control zones

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close-up on 2014 forester 2.5i base model stereo
stereo on 2.5i model
forester 2.5i premium and limited stero with hd radio
2.5i Premium and Limited stereo has HD radio.
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forester 2.5x and premium manaul heater control
2.5i and 2.5i Premium manual AC and heater controls. 4 speed fan
forester limited single zone climate control
Limited with single front zone climate control and 7 speed fan. Mode control is the right knob. The single temperature displays in the upper console information display
forester Premium, Limited, Touring stereo audio display
Limited single zone climate control temperature displays on the left. Audio display shown but there are many other displaysm see below
subaru forester touring model dual zone heater climate control
Touring with dual front zone climate control with 7 speed fan Mode control button is between the left and middle knobs.
The two temperature displays in the upper console information display
touring with dual front zone climate control
Touring dual front zone climate control shows the two front temperature setting (driver and passenger)


forester 2.5i base model stereo and heater a/c controls
2.5i base model stereo and 4 speed heater a/c controls. Notice the B&W upper info display
forester premium heated control and hd stereo
2.5i Premium and Limited stereo with HD radio. Premium shown with 4 speed heater controls. Notice the color upper info display

2014 subaru forester limited center console, climate control, stereo
2.5i Premium and Limited stereo. Limited shown with single climate control heater a/c controls with 7 speed fan. Notice the upper info display with temperature on the left
2014 subaru console with dual stereo displays (except 2.5i base model)
the Premium and Limited models have dual stereo displays. Notice the stereo (bottom) shows the radio station  and so does the upper info display when set to audio but with more detail. Limited model shown
2014 subaru navigation with starlink/aha
Forester Navigation has Starlink/Aha by Harman Kardon. Forester touring shown


2015 Forester 2.5 and 2.0XT Touring models with dual zone climate control
2015 Forester 2.5 and 2.0XT Touring models with dual zone climate control, 7 speed fan. Standard stereo with HD, and XM satellite radio shown and side chrome strips on the sides of the display by the control knobs
2015 Forester 2.5 and 2.0XT Touring stereo with little chrome side strip on either side of the display screen
2015 Forester 2.5 and 2.0XT Touring stereo with little chrome side strip on either side of the display screen.
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2015 Forester Tourimg steering wheel, with eyesight controls
2015 Forester Limited and Touring steering wheel, with eyesight controls
2015 forester steering wheel, vinyl wrapped
2015 Subaru Forester 2.5i interior with vinyl wrapped steering wheel and new for 2015 info display
2015 Forester steering wheel, right side with audio, bluetooth controls
2015 Forester steering wheel, right side with audio and bluetooth controls, and center display controls. Leather wrapped on Limited, Touring models
2015 Forester steering wheel with eyesight controls
2015 Forester steering wheel with eyesight controls
2015 Forester 2.5i and Premium vinyl wrapped steering wheel bluetooth and audio controls
2015 Forester 2.5i and Premium vinyl wrapped steering wheel with bluetooth and audio controls, and the three info display controls
2014 forester 2.5 Premium steering wheel
2.5 base and Premium vinyl wrapped steering wheel, with info display controls. vinyl

2014 subaru forester limited leather wrapped steering wheel
Limited steering wheel, leather wrapped
2014 forester 2.5i touring steering wheel, with eyesight controls
2.5i Touring steering wheels with optional eyesight cruise control. see closeup below

steering wheel, leather wrapped, 2014 forester limited, touring
2.5 Limited, and 2.5i Touring  (without eyesight), leather wrapped steering wheel
subaru forester 2.0xt turbo steering wheel
2.0XT turbo Premium and Limited leather wrapped steering wheel with Paddle Shifters and SI drive controls.
2014 forester headlight switch
headlight switch, turn signals, on 2.5 X and Premium. No fog lights on this car

forester headlight swithc with auto dusk-to-dawn
2.5 Limited and Touring model headlights with auto dusk-to-dawn setting, fog light on/off.
Shown with headlights on, fog lights off. 2.5i and Premium model with optional fog lights have the on/off switch on the driver controls, see image below.


2014 subaru foreswter wiper control, 4 variable intermittent speeds, low, high
wiper stalk has 4 front interval speeds, plus low and high. The rear wiper has 2 speeds, interval and low.
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forester xt with paddle shifters offer transmission control
The 2.0XT turbo CVT is fully controllable when needed for safety and performance, via steering wheel paddle shifters. There are 6 or 8 speeds, determined by SI Drive I/S 6, and S# 8 speeds. close-up of downshift shown.
Unfortunately the 2.5 X model CVT is not fully driver controllable.
2014 forester xt turbo CVT has paddle shifters
Only the 2.0XT turbo CVT is driver controllable when needed, via steering wheel paddle shifters. Up shift paddle shown. Use the SI drive function to determine if the shifter acts as a 6 speed or 8 speed

subaru steering wheel with bluetooth controls
stereo volume, pre-set channel, source and bluetooth controls. Below are the  i (information) set controls for the upper console info display. Leather wheel on Limited, Touring models

2104 steering wheel cruise controls
standard cruise control- all models have cruise control. Eyesight models and 2.0XT model have different buttons
2014 forester touring with eyesight cruise control button
cruise control on a 2.5i Touring with optional Eyesight. In this image the Eyesight control is circled in yellow.

forester xt si drive buttons, and cruise control
close-up of Forester 2.0XT SI Drive and cruise controls are on the steering wheel.
SI drive has 3 settings: I 'intelligent', S 'sport', and S# 'sport sharp' for sportiest driving and quickest engine and transmission response. SI drive also determines if the CVT has 6 speeds in S/I mode,  or 8 speeds in S#/I
2014 forester 2.0 xt has turbo boost guage information
2.0XT models have turbo boost gauge information
forester 2.5i base model info display
2.5i base model B&W info display
2.5 Premium information display
2.5i Premium info display, showing the clock

2013 subaru forester clock
2.5i Limited info display, climate control is Off in this image
forester Premium, Limited, Touring stereo audio display
2.5i Limited with single zone climate control. Note the single temp setting on the left at 76*

touring with dual front zone climate control
Touring model info display with dual zone climate control. Notice the two temperature settings on the left.

info display
Limited showing xMode engaged
forester info display
Limited with one of the many screen settings with economy readouts
information display
Limited with one of the many screen settings with economy readouts
infomation display
Limited with one of the many screen settings with economy readouts
2014 subaru forester economy display
Limited with one of the many screen settings with economy readouts


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2014 foresters front headrests have height and tilt adjustments
front headrests tilt. 
front headrests tilt on 2014 forester, light gray interior shown



ignition key hole on 2014 subaru forester
ignition key
2014 forester touring keyless access pushbutton start
pushbutton start, standard on 2015 Touring models
2014 forester igntion and valet keys, with integrated remote un/lock
all model use these ignition and valet keys except Touring with Keyless Access/Eyesight Package


2014 forester remote engine start
optional remote engine start fobs, shown with a regular key- 2 remote start fobss supplied. Plus 3 usual keys
forester remote engine start antenna
arrow points at the antenna for the optional remote engine start  

2014 subaru forester keyless access pushbutton start proximity key
all new for 2015 Keyless access pushbutton start keys is now standard Touring models. Was optional on 2014s. Shown with emergency door key partly removed. The optional remote engine start can be added, it works with this key so a separate start remote is not needed

2014 forester 2.5i base model console without heated seats
2.5i base model without heated seats or xMode buttons

forester premium all weather package heated seat buttons
2.5 Premium, with heated seats but no Xmode
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2014 subaru forester xMode with hill descent control, all weather package heated front seats
2.5 Limited and Touring models and 2.0XT Premium and Touring models have heated seats and Xmode with hill descent
dashboard rheostat light dimmer, VDC off button front driver control 2014 forester
driver controls on X, Premium, XT Premium, ivory interior
driver controls 2014 subaru forester limited, with memory height
driver controls on Limited and Touring with power gate
2014 forester 2.5i and premium model driver control with optional fog lights
driver controls- the 2.5i and Premium model with optional fog lights has the on/off switch on the driver controls. Limited, Touring and XT model fog light switch is on the turn signal/headlight stalk, see image above
Forester 2.5i, Premium and XT Premium driver controls
driver controls on X, Premium, XT Premium, gray interior



2.5i forester overhead console nwith 2 map lights, sunglass holder, ambient light
2.5i model with map lights, ambient light, sunglass holder (no moonroof)
2014 subaru forester overhead console, moonroofopen/close button, map lights
overhead console with moonroof control
2015 Forester overhead console with optional Eyesight system
2015 Forester overhead console with optional Eyesight system,
also auto dimming rear view mirror with compass, Homlink
Subaru forester interior with optional eyesight
2015 Forester overhead console with optional Eyesight system
2014 forester center armest, black leather shown
armrest - notic e cupholder divider removed for cleaning
2014 forester adjustable front armrest, standard on premium, limited, touring models
sliding front armrest in forward position. optional on base X model
forester center adjustable armrest
sliding armrest in back position. light gray leather shown

center armrest, adjustable on 2.5i Premium CVT and higer models
adjustable center armrest is standard on 2.5i Premium CVT and higher models.
USB, aux, and 12v power outlet are in the storage bin. Premium with black cloth shown
14 forester center console armrest and storage tray. black cloth premium shown
center console with tray with coin holder. Note the paper holder on the inside of the lid. Black cloth shown

2014 subaru forester center console storage with usb, power outlet, 3.5mm aux jack, optional console tray
console store with tray and coin holders, and a paper holder on the inside of the lid. light gray leather shown
2.5i forester armrest- doesn't slide forward, no paper holder
the base 2.5i model fixed armrest doesn't slide forward, and there's no paper holder slot on the underside
optional 110 watt power outlet on the back of the 2014 forester's center console
optional 100w power outlet


2014 subaru forester with extension, vanity mirror not lit
left sunvisor with new for 20i4 extension
sunvisor with vanity mirror
both visor have mirrors, not lit. all models

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2014 forester cargo area
cargo area seats up

both seats flat
2014 subaru forester cargo floor has a bump when the rear seats are folded down
rear seats fold down bu the cargo floor isn't flat, theres a big bump when the rear seats start. This photo was taken with the camera on the cargo floor.
2014 subaru forester cargo cover, cargo tray, rear bumper cover step pad
cargo tray and cover, with rear bumper cover. yes it was raining
golf clubs in the back cargo narea of a 2014 subaru forester
golf clubs easily fit in the back. shown with the left rear seat reclined
coat hanger hook on the inside of the rear gate
on the inside of the lift-gate is a hook, perfect for coats, wetsuits, ski clothes etc
left side cargo area 2014 subaru forester
drivers side cargo area, all models except Touring

forester right side cargo area showing light, bag hook, 2 cargo hooks
passenger side cargo area, all except Touring model
cargo power outlet, cargo hook
close-up of driver side cargo area bag hook and 12c outlet. all except Touring model

caergo area light, 2014 subaru forester
passenger side cargo area bag hook and light. all except Touring
rear of cargo area, touring model shown
only the Touring model has the power folding rear seats, with the button in the cargo area
subaru forester cargo hook with cargo area light
Touring models have power folding rear seats.


subaru forester cargo area subfloor storage
sub-floor storage
subaru forestr temporary duty spare tire
temporary spare tire