Makes climbing and descending steep, extreme terrain in the Forester controlled, calm and worry-free. When activated, X-Mode with Hill Descent Control takes command of the engine, transmission, Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, brakes, and other components to provide the best traction and grip in difficult conditions. Hill Descent Control moderates speed and braking for you when going downhill, allowing you to concentrate on steering.
A 220mm ground clearance shuns uneven ground – allowing the Forester to negotiate rocky, rutted tracks or even ford streams.
Forester’s towing capacity of up to 2000kg lets you hitch up a loaded trailer or caravan whenever the need arises.