Leaked Details of 2025 Subaru Forester Hybrid Revealed

February 16th, 2024 by

During the National Automobile Dealers Association’s (NADA) annual gathering, some interesting information was disclosed from the Subaru dealer meetings. Specifically, details pertaining to the new Forester Hybrid were leaked, which has sparked interest and curiosity among car enthusiasts and potential buyers alike.


Details Leaked in Dealer Meeting

Subaru of America recently organized a meeting for its retailers to discuss new products and upcoming plans. The meeting was not open to the automotive press, allowing Subaru retailers to share feedback with the automaker and voice their concerns. According to reports, Subaru informed its retailers about the new Forester Hybrid and another new Subaru electric SUV that are in the pipeline.


As per Automotive News, Subaru shared their plans with their US retailers, which included the use of Toyota hybrid technology in the redesigned 2025 Forester. This is excellent news for Subaru fans who are eagerly awaiting a new hybrid SUV from the company. The use of Toyota’s hybrid technology is expected to make the new Forester Hybrid a highly sought-after compact SUV among Subaru of America’s retailers.


The 2023 Crosstrek Hybrid was the only hybrid model offered by Subaru, which was discontinued when Subaru redesigned the Crosstrek for the 2024 model year. However, the next-generation Forester Hybrid will also get Toyota Hybrid technology, which is expected to improve the fuel efficiency of the SUV and reduce emissions.


Subaru did not reveal which powertrain the 2025 Forester Hybrid would use. Still, the use of Toyota’s hybrid technology is expected to make the new SUV a game-changer among consumers. The RAV4 Hybrid and RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid have received critical acclaim for their exceptional hybrid technology, and if Toyota provides Subaru with the same technology, the Forester Hybrid is expected to follow suit.


Apart from the Forester Hybrid, Subaru’s fans are excited about the news that a new electric vehicle, such as an Ascent-sized 3-row crossover, will be built by Toyota in Georgetown, Kentucky, at its newly revamped plant. The new electric SUV is good news for consumers who are seeking an electric SUV with ample seating capacity and space.


Subaru’s partnership with Toyota on its new hybrid and electric SUVs is wise. Toyota is renowned for its excellent hybrid and electric technology, and its partnership with Subaru is expected to benefit both companies. Subaru will benefit from Toyota’s expertise in hybrid and electric technology, while Toyota will benefit from Subaru’s expertise in all-wheel-drive technology.


A Subaru spokesperson confirmed that a new Forester hybrid is coming but declined to confirm the Toyota tie-up, stating that “details on the powertrain will be disclosed closer to the production date.” However, during the new 2025 Forester’s unveiling, Subaru Corporation CEO Atsushi Osaki said that the hybrid would arrive about a year after the redesigned model launches, which means it will arrive in spring 2026.


Southern Team Subaru

The news about Subaru’s new Forester Hybrid and electric SUV is exciting. The use of Toyota’s hybrid technology is expected to make the Forester Hybrid a hit among consumers, while the new electric SUV is expected to offer plenty of space and seating capacity for families. Subaru’s decision to partner with Toyota on its new hybrid and electric SUVs is a smart move, and we at Southern Team Subaru look forward to seeing what the two companies come up with in the coming years.

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