The tested model of Subaru Forester was introduced in Australia and New Zealand during 2013. This rating applies to all variants.
Dual front airbags, driver knee airbag, side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are standard equipment. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. The Eyesight system with many crash avoidance functions is available as an option. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats. Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash.
A full list of safety features and technologies can be viewed within the Technical Report (see download link).