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 how Subaru is ranked #1 in Vehicle Safety, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index.1

 

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:
2020 Impreza
2021 Crosstrek
2020 Legacy
2021 Forester
2020 Outback
2021 Ascent

 

Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive

 

Subaru STARLINK Safety and Security

STARLINK Safety and Security2 offers an array of connected services to help keep you and your Subaru safe whether you’re in your vehicle at your computer or on your smartphone. Advanced Automatic Collision Notification will alert an operator in the event of an accident. SOS Emergency assistance can get you roadside help at the push of a button. And there are even more features for added convenience and peace of mind, including Remote Services, Vehicle Alerts, and Stolen Vehicle Recovery. Also, included is STARLINK Concierge services for personal assistance with tasks like navigation, restaurant reservations, and scheduling service appointments.

Standard on select models:
2021 Crosstrek (Premium, Sport, Limited)
2020 Impreza (Premium, Sport, Limited)
2021 Forester (Premium, Sport, Limited, Touring)
2020 Outback (Premium, Limited, Touring, Onyx Edition XT, Limited ST, Touring XT)

Available on select models:
2020 Legacy (Premium, Sport, Limited, Limited XT, Touring XT)
2021 Ascent (Premium, Limited, Touring)

 

 

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:
2021 Crosstrek
2020 Impreza
2020 Legacy
2021 Forester
2020 Outback
2021 Ascent
2020 BRZ
2020 WRX
2020 WRX STI

 

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

 

 

Eyesight Driver Assist Technology

Eyesight® Driver Assist Technology3

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.

Standard on select models:
2020 Impreza (All models with CVT; excludes MT)
2020 Legacy
2021 Crosstrek (All models with CVT; excludes MT)
2021 Forester
2020 Outback
2021 Ascent

Available on select models:
2020 WRX (Premium, WRX Limited)

 

 

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.

All-Around Awareness Technologies

An entire suite of available safety technologies to help protect you and your passengers. The Blind-Spot Detection4 system warns you with visual indicator in each side mirror if it senses a vehicle in your blind spots. Rear Cross-Traffiic Alert5 helps warn you of traffic approaching from the side as you back up. With Available Reverse Automatic Braking, your vehicle can even stop itself to help avoid objects behind you.6

Blind-Spot Detection and Rear Cross-Traffic

Standard on select models:
2020 Impreza (Limited)
2020 Legacy (Limited, Limited XT, Touring XT)
2021 Crosstrek (Limited)
2021 Forester (Sport, Limited, Touring)
2020 Outback (Limited, Touring, Onyx Edition XT, Limited XT, Touring XT)
2021 Ascent (Premium, Limited, Touring)

Available on select models:
2020 Impreza (Premium, Sport)
2020 Legacy (Premium, Sport)
2021 Crosstrek (Premium, Sport)
2021 Forester (Premium)
2020 Outback (Premium)

 

Blind-Spot Detection and Lane Change Assist

 

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

 

Reverse Automatic Breaking

Standard on select models:
2020 Impreza (Limited)
2020 Legacy (Limited XT, Touring XT)
2021 Crosstrek (Limited)
2021 Forester (Touring)
2020 Outback (Limited, Touring, Limited XT, Touring XT)
2021 Ascent (Limited)

Available on select models:
2020 Legacy (Sport, Limited)
2021 Forester (Sport, Limited)
2020 Outback (Onyx Edition XT)
2021 Ascent (Premium)

 

 

Rear-Vision Camera

Standard on select models:
2020 Impreza
2020 Legacy
2021 Crosstrek
2021 Forester
2020 Outback
2021 Ascent
2020 WRX

 

Rear-Vision Camera