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    2012 Subaru Forester - 2.5X Premium (M5)

    This is our first Subaru and so far we’re quite impressed. We also had the snow and ice to prove we made the correct selection. Prior to purchasing we did our due diligence and compared the Forester to others in this field, Toyota, Honda, Mitsubishi, Ford, GMC, Chevy etc. Living in the Midwest and traveling to Minnesota for work required a reliable AWD or 4WD vehicle and the AWD Forester has the best AWD system to handle adverse weather. The adjustable seats with lumbar are quite comfortable

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2003 Subaru Outback - Limited (A4) Wagon

    This car has been perfect for my needs. I am able to cram beach gear, camping equipment or even frequent loads from home depot in the large hatch back. The color was cool in 2003, but I am tired of the two tone green paint 8 years later. My super-ru will climb up any hill, trudge through any un-plowed snow covered road, & crawl through mud along side any lifted monster truck. We may make it through tough road conditions, but we are the turtle, not the hare in the race.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 8 years
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    2003 Subaru Forester

    Dissapointed

    Pros: AWD

    Cons: Seat comfort

    High maintenance cost

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 5 years
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    2010 Subaru Forester

    UnSatisfied

    Pros: ground clearance

    Cons: Poor Gas Mileage!!!

    I got very poor MPG! Usually avg. 17-19 city, actually rural area where I live. I was told I would get a lot more when buying it.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2004 Subaru Outback

    dependable car

    Pros: heated seats

    Cons: color of interior

    I have driven this car through deep snow, wet roads, & it handles beautifully. I love it. Great travel car, smooth ride!

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 5 years
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    2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca

    Worst Dealership Ever

    Pros: all wheel drive

    Cons: style, lack of ac in back

    Do not like a car that you cannot find parts except for dealership. This includes windshield wipers - wanted to charge me $80 but said they had none. Mechanic I went to got wiper from same dealer. I paid $44.00! This is only 1 of many issues I've had with dealership. Too expensive to maintain.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 4 years
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    2009 Subaru Forester

    best vehicle ever for me.

    Pros: safety

    Cons: N/A

    I buy a car every 2 years and this is my fourth Forester. I am ready to buy my fifth. Great car, holds its value, saftey rating great, the best in the snow, perfect size for me and my dog.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years