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1998 Subaru Forester Wagon

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Subaru Forester Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.5 L Flat 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 165 hp @ 5600 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 19/25 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1998 Subaru Forester

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Handles like a car. Accelerates like a car. Rides like a car.

  • Cons

    Travels off-road like a car.

  • What's New for 1998

    Subaru attacks the mini-SUV market head-on with the Forester, which actually constitutes an SUV body on an Impreza platform with a Legacy engine under the hood. The most carlike of the mini-utes, Forester is also the most powerful. Airbags remain the full power variety, despite new rules allowing lower deployment speeds.

Full 1998 Subaru Forester Review

What's New for 1998

Subaru attacks the mini-SUV market head-on with the Forester, which actually constitutes an SUV body on an Impreza platform with a Legacy engine under the hood. The most carlike of the mini-utes, Forester is also the most powerful. Airbags remain the full power variety, despite new rules allowing lower deployment speeds.

Talk About The 1998 Forester

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jacraw
jacraw
03-14-2001
After leasing a 1998 Forester I, we decided to purchase a 2001 Forester I I/ premium pkg. We've had front vibration problem right out of the dealership. Wheel balance was checked, tires were rotated. ...


kens
kens
02-16-2001
Four -- not bad. I can honestly claim that I was a primary purchase "influencer" for at least three Foresters:...


ateixeira
ateixeira
03-18-2002
1998 Subaru Forester, 1998-present...



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  • 19
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  • 25
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