Subaru of America, Inc. announced on April 25 pricing for its first-ever all-electric SUV, the 2023 Subaru Solterra. Pricing 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 2023 Solterra is offered in three trim levels, premium, limited, and touring, and will begin arriving in limited numbers at Subaru retailers this summer. 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.
The all-new electric AWD SUV, with up to a 228-mile range, 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.
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% 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.