Subaru of America today announced pricing on its first-ever all-electric SUV, the 2023 Subaru Solterra. The all-electric Solterra is packed with new in-vehicle technology while staying true to its Subaru heritage with industry-leading safety and go-anywhere capability. The 2023 Solterra is offered in three trim levels, Premium, Limited, and Touring, and will begin arriving in limited numbers at Subaru retailers this summer.
Pricing for the 2023 Subaru Solterra starts at $44,995 MSRP for the Premium trim level, before a potential Federal tax credit of up to $7,500. In addition, the Solterra may qualify for additional state incentives, including single rider carpool lane access in California. The Limited trim carries a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $48,495. The top-of-the-line Touring trim is priced from $51,995. The destination and delivery charge for the 2023 Solterra is $1,225.
Solterra comes standard with a new Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system that now channels smooth linear output from Subaru StarDrive Technology, providing outstanding traction and capability in all kinds of weather and terrain. Subaru StarDrive delivers substantial on-demand torque at all speeds with driver-selectable power and regenerative modes.
The all-new electric SUV delivers a total of 215 horsepower and 249 lb.-ft. of torque from front and rear electric motors. Solterra is equipped with Dual-Function X-MODE with Snow / Dirt and Deep Snow / Mud modes on all trim levels. The system also features Grip Control and Downhill Assist Control for increased performance in low-friction and off-road conditions. With 8.3 inches of ground clearance, Solterra is best in its class. Standard Active Cornering Assist and Vehicle Stability Control provide better stability and handling. This combination provides versatility in both off-road and city driving.
Solterra’s high-capacity lithium-ion battery pack provides plenty of daily range. The electric SUV can quickly charge just about anywhere with its Level 2 AC and DC fast charging capability. With DC fast charging, Solterra can charge up to 80-percent of total battery capacity in under an hour.
To simplify the charging experience while traveling, mobile apps work with the vehicle’s multimedia system to help locate thousands of charging options nationwide, including thousands of DC fast-charging stations and Level 2 charging stations. Charging at home is also made easy and affordable with Level 1 or Level 2 compatibilities. With up to a 228-mile range for the AWD SUV, owners can explore the city streets and the open road with confidence.
The all-electric SUV offers a suite of standard EyeSight driver assist technologies including Emergency Steering Assist, Intersection Collision Avoidance Support, Pre-Collision Brake Assist, Lane Departure Prevention, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control with Lane Tracing Assist.
An all-new multimedia system debuts on Solterra with an available 12.3-inch high-resolution horizontal touchscreen (the largest screen for Subaru ever). The new system comes standard with wireless Apple CarPlay and wireless Android Auto. A wireless charging phone dock in the center console is standard on Limited and Touring trim levels.
The well-equipped Solterra Premium has a value driven starting price of $44,995 and comes with an extensive list of standard features including heated front seats and exterior mirrors; windshield wiper de-icer; 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels paired with 235/60 R18 tires; 7-inch LCD gauge display; Automatic Climate Control with S-FLOW; Rear Seat Reminder; and LED headlights (multi-beam low and single beam high).
The Premium trim comes standard with an all-new multimedia system featuring an 8-inch high-resolution touchscreen; smartphone integration with wireless Apple CarPlay, wireless Android Auto; AM/FM HD stereo; SiriusXM All-Access Radio (4-month audio trial subscription); integrated streaming (30-day free trial); and Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio. A wireless charging phone dock for the center console is also available as an accessory.
SUBARU SOLTERRA CONNECT (SSC) offers connected services for safety, remote access, service, navigation, and Wi-Fi (all services come with a free trial subscription). SSC features include Remote Climate Control and Remote Lock/Unlocking via smartphone; cloud-based navigation; and more. New Intelligent Assist for SSC allows voice control for the driver and front passenger for features including dual-zone climate control; cloud navigation operation; and integrated streaming operation.
The Premium comes equipped with Blind Spot Monitor; Rear Camera Detection with Pedestrian Warning; and Parking Support Brake (PKSB). The PKSB system can apply the vehicle’s brakes if an obstacle is detected while reversing. Also standard is Safe Exit Assist, a safety feature that provides an audible and visual warning if it detects approaching vehicles before driver and/or passengers open their door.
For added convenience, the Premium comes equipped with power door locks, power exterior mirrors, and power windows with one-touch auto up/down. The vehicle charge port on the left front fender includes a power lock and automatic charging cable lock. The center console is equipped with five USB ports including a USB A input/charge port in the front, upper section; (dual) USB C charge ports in the front, lower section; (dual) USB C charge ports in the rear.
The Solterra Limited starts at $48,495 and includes all the standard equipment from the Premium and adds the all-new multimedia system featuring a 12.3-inch high-resolution horizontal touchscreen; smartphone integration with wireless Apple CarPlay, wireless Android Auto; AM/FM HD stereo; SiriusXM All-Access Radio (4-month free subscription); integrated streaming (30-day free subscription); Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio; and available cloud-based navigation system (one-year free subscription). A wireless charging phone dock in the center console is also standard on Limited.
For the first time in a Subaru, a 360-degree Panoramic View Monitor provides an overhead view of the vehicle for better all-around situational awareness while parking. Advanced Park, a parking assist feature that parks the vehicle (parallel or perpendicular) using a system of cameras and sensors. For the Limited trim, the Parking Support Brake system adds Rear Cross-Traffic Alert. The new Digital Key allows the driver to access and start the vehicle with their smartphone. This feature works through the SUBARU SOLTERRA CONNECT app.
The Limited also adds comfort and convenience features including a 10-way power driver’s seat; heated rear seats (outboard positions); heated steering wheel; Harman Kardon premium audio system; LED fog lights; power rear door with automatic close and height memory; rain-sensing wiper system; and roof rails. The Limited comes standard with a roof spoiler (split) and 20-inch aluminum alloy wheels paired with 235/50R 20 all-season tires.
The Touring trim level, with a starting price of $51,995, includes all the standard equipment of the Limited, plus a digital rear-new mirror with view position adjustment and HomeLink; ventilated front seats; panoramic moonroof with power sunshade; and front and rear LED footwell lighting. The Touring trim also has a two-tone exterior paint option.
SOA has partnered with EVgo to provide customers with access to a public charging network of more than 46,000 locations across the U.S. This includes access to 800+ public fast charging locations and 1,200+ L2 charging stalls spanning 68 metropolitan areas and 35 states. Plus, EVgo is the first public EV fast charging network in the U.S. to be powered by 100% renewable energy.
Solterra reservation holders will receive a Charging Choice Offer in anticipation of their upcoming vehicle delivery. Subaru is finalizing two possible offers for reservation holders including a EVgo Charging Credit or money towards the purchase and installation of a Home Level 2 Charger by QMerit.
With the purchase or lease of a new Solterra, customers will also receive up to 10 days of Subaru Just DRIVE Rental at no-charge from their participating Subaru retailer. This program allows the rental of Subaru vehicles though participating Subaru retailers.