The road may waver , but not your priorities .
Safety that meets the highest expectations .
We know what ’ s most important to you when you drive , and that ’ s why safety is at the top of our minds , too . With every Forester , innovative features and active safety systems come standard , including EyeSight ® Driver Assist Technology and LED Steering Responsive Headlights with High Beam Assist , which are designed to maximize visibility and make nighttime driving safer for everyone on the road . And for those dangers you don ’ t see coming , you ’ re covered with the available Subaru Rear / Side Vehicle Detection system , featuring Blind-Spot Detection and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert . 1 , 2
Blind-Spot Detection Rear Cross-Traffic Alert Reverse Automatic Braking
Using radar sensors , Blind-Spot Detection 1 , 2 warns you with a visual indicator on your side mirror if it senses a vehicle in your blind spot . Another feature of this system , Lane Change Assist , 1 , 2 alerts you with a flashing indicator on your side mirror if it senses a vehicle approaching at a higher speed in a neighbouring lane and you signal for a lane change .
Rear Cross-Traffic Alert 1 , 2 uses radar sensors to help warn you of traffic approaching from the side as you are backing up , utilising a flashing visual indicator on your side mirror and Rearview Camera display as well as an audible warning .
Reverse Automatic Braking 1 , 3 can detect objects directly behind your vehicle when backing up at a low speed and can help bring the Forester to a stop if it detects an object within its range and the brakes have yet to be applied . There ’ s also the Rearview Camera to help you keep an eye out .
1 Availability varies by trim level . See your retailer for details . 2 Blind-Spot Detection , Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert are systems designed to assist the driver by monitoring the rear and side areas of the vehicle during a lane change or reversing and are not a substitute for safe and attentive driving . 3 The Reverse Automatic Braking System is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving . System effectiveness depends on many factors , such as vehicle maintenance , weather and road conditions . Always exercise caution and use vehicle mirrors and the Rear-Vision Camera when backing up . See Owner ’ s Manual for complete details on system operation and limitations . 4 Activation with subscription required . 5 EyeSight ® is a driver assist technology , which may not operate optimally under all driving conditions . The driver is always responsible for safe and attentive driving . System effectiveness depends on many factors such as vehicle maintenance , weather and road conditions . The Pre-Collision Braking System is designed to provide automatic braking that either prevents a collision or reduces the severity of a frontal impact . Pre-Collision Throttle Management is designed to reduce acceleration and minimize the severity of certain frontal impacts . Lane Centring Assist is designed to assist the driver and is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving . Lane centring function operates only when used in conjunction with Adaptive Cruise Control . The Lane Departure and Sway Warning , and Lane Keep Assist operate only when the lane markings are visible , and its effectiveness depends on many factors . See Owner ’ s Manual for complete details on system operation and limitations . 6 The DriverFocus ® safety technology is a driver recognition system designed to alert the driver if their attention to the road wavers or if the driver ’ s face appears to turn away . The driver is always responsible for safe and attentive driving . System effectiveness may be affected by articles of clothing worn on the head or face . See Owner ’ s Manual for complete details on system operations and limitations .