Safety & Technology

Drive Subaru Safe

Subaru's industry-leading safety technology features help to protect those you love. The strength of our engineering keeps our vehicles on the leading edge of safety. Learn more about some of the features that make Subaru Kelley Blue Book's 2017 Most Trusted Brand.3

 

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive

Maintaining traction is important when you're driving in dry or wet conditions or going off-road. Subaru's Symmetrical AWD system continuously sends power to all four wheels to maximize traction and reduce the chance of slippage in any road condition.

Standard on all models, except BRZ:
2019 Impreza
2019 Crosstrek
2018 Legacy
2019 Forester
2019 Outback
2019 Ascent

 

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive

 

Subaru STARLINK Safety and Security

Get instant access to help when you need it most. In-vehicle technology keeps you and your Subaru safe with Automatic Collision Notification, Stolen Vehicle Recovery, and added convenience of Remote Lock/Unlock, Remote Horns and Lights, and Remote Vehicle Locator.

Available on select models:
2018 Legacy (Premium, Sport, Limited)
2019 Ascent (Premium, Limited, Touring)

Standard on select models:
2019 Impreza (Premium, Sport, Limited)
2019 Forester (Premium, Sport, Limited, Touring)
2019 Outback (Premium, Limited, Touring)
2019 Crosstrek (Premium, Limited)
2019 WRX (Limited)
2019 WRX STI (Standard, Limited)

 

 

Apple® CarPlay™ and Android Auto™

STARLINK™ Multimedia connects you to music, navigation, podcasts and much more. Thanks to wireless pairing and hands-free smartphone operation, enjoying your favorite content in your Subaru is safe, easy, and more convenient than ever.

Standard on all models, except 2018 Forester, WRX, WRX STI:
2019 Impreza
2019 Crosstrek
2018 Legacy
2019 Forester
2019 Outback
2018 BRZ
2019 Ascent

 

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

 

 

Eyesight Driver Assist Technology

Eyesight® Driver Assist Technology7

Using a set of dual color cameras placed near the rearview mirror, EyeSight scans the road for unanticipated dangers. With Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist and Sway Warning, Pre-Collision Braking, and Pre-Collision Throttle Management, this advanced system provides extra awareness, safety, and added peace of mind every time you drive.

Available on select models:
2019 Impreza
2019 Crosstrek (2.0i, 2.0i Premium)
2018 Legacy (Premium, Sport, Limited)
2019 Forester (Premium, Sport, Limited)
2019 Outback (Premium, Limited)
2018 WRX (Limited)
2019 WRX (Limited)

Standard on select models:
2019 Crosstrek (Limited)
2019 Forester (Touring)
2019 Outback (Touring)
2019 Ascent

 

 

Rear View Detection

Subaru helps maximize your driver awareness using safety technology such as Blind-Spot Detection, Lane Change Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and Rear-Vision Camera.

Blind-Spot Detection and Lane Change Assist

Using radar detectors, the Blind-Spot Detection system warns you with a visual indicator in each side mirror if a vehicle is sensed in your blind spots. Another feature of this system, Lane Change Assist, alerts you with a flashing indicator in each side mirror if it senses a vehicle approaching in a neighboring lane while you signal for a lane change.

Available on select models:
2019 Impreza (Premium, Sport, Limited)
2019 Crosstrek (Premium)
2018 Legacy (Premium, Sport)
2019 Forester (Premium, Sport)
2019 Outback (Premium, Limited)
2019 WRX (Premium, Limited)
2019 Ascent

Standard on select models:
2019 Crosstrek (Limited)
2018 Legacy (Limited)
2019 Forester (Limited, Touring)
2019 Outback (Touring)
2019 WRX STI (Limited)

 

Blind-Spot Detection and Lane Change Assist

 

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

 

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Radar sensors help warn you of traffic approaching from the side as you are backing up. Your Subaru will play an audible warning and display flashing visual indicators in your side mirrors and on your Rear-Vision Camera display.

Available on select models:
2019 Impreza (Premium, Sport, Limited)
2019 Crosstrek (Premium)
2018 Legacy (Premium, Sport)
2019 Forester (Premium, Sport)
2019 Outback (Premium)
2019 WRX (Premium, Limited)
2019 Ascent

Standard on select models:
2019 Crosstrek (Limited)
2018 Legacy (Limited)
2019 Forester (Limited, Touring)
2019 Outback (Limited, Touring)
2019 WRX STI (Limited)

 

 

Rear-Vision Camera

Be in charge of your surroundings. Our Rear-Vision Camera gives you a clearer view of the area behind your vehicle, so you can see what's coming before potential accidents happen. And with available Reverse Automatic Braking, your Subaru can detect objects behind you and automatically stop the vehicle, helping to keep you and your family safe when backing up.

Reverse Automatic Braking available on select models:
2019 Impreza (Limited)
2019 Forester (Limited)
2018 Legacy (Sport, Limited)
2019 Outback (Limited)
2019 WRX (Limited)
2019 Ascent

Reverse Automatic Braking standard on select models:
2019 Crosstrek (Limited)
2019 Forester (Touring)
2019 Outback (Touring)

Rear-Vision Camera standard on all models:
2019 Impreza
2019 Crosstrek
2018 Legacy
2019 Forester
2019 Outback
2018 BRZ
2019 WRX
2019 WRX STI
2019 Ascent

 

Rear-Vision Camera