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Subaru will apply a number of important changes to the current Forester in the UK. One of the most appreciated crossovers in Great Britain, the 2015 Forester will go on sale starting April 1st with a list of upgrades that will make a differences, especially for those who prefer the boxer diesel version.
 
Powertrain
 
We are talking about the addition of a diesel-Lineartronic CVT (continuously-variable transmission) powertrain to the UK model line-up, the first Forester to offer such a powertrain. Paired with the standard All-Wheel Drive drivetrain, Lineartronic brings with it Subaru’s Hill Descent Control (HDC) and the X-Mode system.
 
The 148 ps Boxer diesel engine itself has also received a range of modifications designed to reduce noise, vibration and harshness and improve fuel economy. A new common-rail injection system enables more precise combustion control, while new glow plugs speed up engine heating for greater fuel efficiency from a cold start. 
 
The 2015 Subaru Forester will return 46.3 mpg and 158 g/km CO2 on the combined cycle, and go from zero to 62 mph in 9.6 seconds. Diesel models equipped with the standard six-speed manual return 49.6 mpg and a now lower 148 g/km CO2 on the combined cycle (-2 g/km). Acceleration is also improved slightly, recording zero to 62 mph in 9.8 seconds (down from 10.2 seconds).
 
Interior 
 
Inside the new Forester there are also some new improvements. The Japanese manufacturer will offer the 7.0-inch touchscreen, fitted as standard to all XC, AC Premium and XT models in the UK. This allows passengers to control the car’s satellite navigation and audio systems using the same touchscreen functionality as a smartphone.
 
The car also now receives an extra USB jack allowing occupants to listen to music from a USB-compatible device while charging another at the same time. There are also a new piano black central fascia, metallic highlights at key locations around the dashboard and new, more tactile heather controls.

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