Subaru has a stable of eight all-wheel-drive vehicles and one two-wheel-drive model for customers. The new 2020 Subaru Outback, Forester, Crosstrek, Ascent, Impreza, Legacy, WRX, WRX STI, and BRZ are arriving at showrooms now. Here is your complete 2020 Subaru model change shopping guide. Click on the individual model's red links for additional details on each new vehicle.
The Subaru Outback is the best-selling Subaru model and 2020 Outback SUV/Crossovers are arriving now. The big news for 2020 is the addition of the 2.4-liter 260 horsepower turbocharged engine option that has been added to the lineup. You can also get the Outback with a standard 2.5-liter engine. Both engines come mated with a Lineartronic CVT automatic transmission.
2020 Subaru Outback
Outback is offered in six trim levels, with a starting MSRP at $26,645: Base, Premium, Limited, Touring, Onyx Edition XT, Limited XT, and Touring XT. EyeSight driver assist is now standard on all trims. With the 2.4-liter turbo engine, Outback has the ability to handle heavy-duty loads with a max towing capacity of 3,500 lbs.
The 2020 Subaru Forester was all-new for the 2019 model year and gets extra improvements for the 2020 model change. Eyesight driver assist is now standard on all trims, and the compact SUV gets a new DriverFocus technology, a first in the segment, is available on Forester. A new Rear Reminder is also new for the next-generation Forester.
2020 Subaru Forester
The Forester is powered by a 174-horsepower 2.5-liter Boxer engine with a Lineartronic CVT transmission, 8.7 inches of ground clearance and a spacious interior cargo area. Forester starts at $24,495 and comes in Base, Premium, Sport, Limited and top Touring trims.
The Crosstrek is the brand’s third best-selling all-wheel-drive SUV in the stable and 2020 models that have a starting price of $23,155. 2020 Crosstrek models come in Base 2.0i, Premium, Limited, and new Hybrid trim. As all new-generation Subaru models do, It rides on Subaru’s new Global Platform and has improved the ride quality and driving dynamics.
2020 Subaru Crosstrek
Crosstrek rides higher than the Impreza compact with 8.7 inches of ground clearance and can be optioned with a Lineartronic CVT or six-speed manual transmission. The compact SUV is powered by a 152-horsepower 2.0-liter boxer engine. The all-new Crosstrek Hybrid is a plug-in model making a total of 147 horsepower and can be charged with a 120-volt outlet or 240-volt charging stations.
In 2018, Subaru brought an all-new 3-Row Ascent for North American families. This is the largest vehicle Subaru has ever built. All 2020 Subaru Ascent configurations come standard with a 260-horsepower turbocharged 2.4liter four-cylinder boxer engine paired with a Lineartronic CVT transmission. Ascent also comes with standard all-wheel-drive and loaded with safety features for families.
2020 Subaru Ascent
The Ascent can be configured with second-row captains chairs and seats seven, or you can opt for a second-row seat to accommodate eight people, and the large SUV can tow up to 5,000 lbs. The 2020 Subaru Ascent comes in Standard, Premium, Limited, and Touring trims and has a starting MSRP of $31,995.
The Subaru Impreza is the brand’s entry-level all-wheel-drive model and comes in Sedan and 5-Door hatchback body styles. 2020 Impreza starts at $18,695 for the Base sedan and $19,195 for the Impreza 5-Door trim.
2020 Subaru Impreza
2020 Impreza also comes in 2.0i Premium Sedan / 5-Door, 2.0i Sport Sedan / 5-Door, and 2.0i Limited Sedan / 5-Door. 2020 Impreza is powered by a 152-horsepower 2.0-liter boxer four-cylinder engine and is available with a five-speed manual transmission or CVT automatic.
The Subaru Legacy is all-new for the 2020 model change and comes with a multitude of upgrades and improvements. Like Outback, it also comes with a new XT trim 2.4-liter turbocharged Boxer engine option, and also a standard 2.5-liter naturally-aspirated engine. Both engines come standard with a Lineartronic CVT Transmission.
2020 Subaru Legacy
The 2020 Legacy 2.5-liter base model starts at $22,745 and also comes in Premium, Sport, Limited, Limited XT and Touring XT trims. The all-new seventh-generation model comes with the new Subaru Global Platform that will improve driving dynamics, safety, and reduce cabin noise.
The 2020 Subaru WRX and WRX STI are the brand’s iconic performance models. The sports-tuned WRX has a starting MSRP of $27,495 and comes in Base, Premium and Limited trims. The WRX comes with a 6-speed standard gearbox and can also be optioned with a CVT automatic transmission.
2020 Subaru WRX
It’s powered by a 268-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter boxer four-cylinder engine, featuring quick-ratio steering, a sport-tuned suspension, switchable traction control system and active torque vectoring.
For true performance enthusiasts, Subaru offers the 2020 WRX STI performance-tuned sports sedan. It is powered by a 2.5-liter turbocharged Boxer engine producing 310 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque. It comes mated with a short-throw six-speed manual gearbox, Brembo performance brakes, lightweight 19-inch wheels, Recaro performance seats, and a driver-controlled center differential.
2020 Subaru WRX STI
The WRX STI comes in Base trim with a starting MSRP of $36,995 and WRX STI Limited trim ($41,695). Subaru is also offering a Limited production trim STI S209 model and is only building 209 of the exclusive high-performance models for the U.S. market.
Last but not least is the 2020 Subaru BRZ sports coupe. Designed and developed in partnership with Toyota, the BRZ is a rear-wheel-drive two-door coupe powered by a 205-horsepower 2.0-liter boxer four-cylinder Boxer engine and comes with a 6-speed manual grab or a CVT automatic.
2020 Subaru BRZ
The 2020 Subaru BRZ comes in Limited trim with a starting price of $28,845 and BRZ tS trim that adds 18-inch STI alloy wheels, STI Sport-tuned suspension, Brembo brakes, leather interior, and unique tS badging and exterior treatments.
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