Automotive Subaru Forester GT Lite Edition

Published on February 8th, 2021 | by Subhash Nair


Subaru Forester GT Lite Edition Launched In Malaysia

The Subaru Forester GT Edition, but with less equipment and a lower price.

When TC Subaru launched the new Forester GT Edition last year, few could complain about its equipment list, as it came fully loaded with Subaru’s EyeSight safety system.

Subaru Forester GT Lite_2021 Model_side view

It was the complete package, but the pricing may have been just a little too high for most customers. So now they’ve responded with the Subaru Forester GT Lite Edition.

Subaru Forester GT Lite_2021 Model_rear

This variant omits some features on the full Forester GT Edition in order to hit a price tag of RM163,788. Customers will still get the GT Full Body Kit and GT Exhaust cutter, 8″ Display Audio System and 360° Around View Monitor System.

Subaru Forester GT Lite_2021 Model_front

However, the added advanced driver assist system from the EyeSight stereo camera system has been omitted. It also looks as if Subaru has given the GT Lite Edition the stock rims, which are measure 18″ across, just like they do on the full GT Edition Forester.

Subaru Forester GT Lite_2021 Model

7 Colours are available for this vehicle:

  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Sepia Bronze Metallic
  • Dark Grey Metallic
  • Crystal Black Silica

The Subaru Forester GT Lite Edition should be in Subaru showrooms nationwide, but book your appointment to view it.


Here’s the press release with more.


TC Subaru Sdn Bhd, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in Malaysia, is proud to introduce the Subaru Forester GT Lite Edition. Aimed at drivers who want a sportier and more rugged look and the thrill of driving a stylish extraordinary SUV, the Forester GT Lite Edition offers add-ons such as the GT Full Body Kit and the GT Exhaust cutter.

Completing the equipment package of the Forester GT Lite Edition is an 8-inch Display Audio System and a 360° Around View Monitor System, which enables drivers to park and manoeuvre with ease.

TC Subaru introduced the Forester GT Edition for its EyeSight variant last year. It was tailored specifically with Motor Image’s in-depth understanding of the market, designer Jack Kobayashi’s expertise, as well as Giken’s experience. The convention defying Forester GT Edition was a hit among Subaru buyers.

“Following the success of the Forester GT Edition last year, I am proud to introduce the new Forester GT Lite Edition to Malaysia. The Forester GT Lite Edition is dynamically designed for customers looking to purchase a large SUV, with a great track record for safety and reliability, with more cabin space and with a sporty, stylish façade. The GT Lite Edition comes equipped with Subaru’s top-of-the-line safety features, and is competitively priced below the popular GT edition. It is an example of how we are constantly offering more choice for our customers,” said Mr Eugene Tay, Country Manager, TC Subaru Sdn Bhd.


The Forester GT Lite Edition comes with three Subaru Core Technologies – Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, Boxer Engine and the Subaru Global Platform.

The extraordinary SUV comes with more than 100 safety features including seven airbags, ring-shaped reinforcement frame, X-Mode, ground clearance of 220mm and auto-retracting safety pedals.

Available for order

The Subaru Forester GT Lite Edition is offered in seven colours – Crystal White Pearl, Ice Silver Metallic, Jasper Green Metallic, Horizon Blue Pearl, Sepia Bronze Metallic, Dark Grey Metallic and Crystal Black Silica.

Subaru Forester 2.0i-L GT Lite Edition – RM163,788
(Private Registration, Peninsular Malaysia, OTR price without insurance)

Make an appointment and check out the Subaru Forester GT Lite Edition at all Subaru showrooms nationwide. In line with Subaru’s focus on safety, the company has implemented stringent protocols at all its facilities for the well-being and peace of mind of customers when they visit.

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