Replace The Tires!
By herrfish1 on
2001 Subaru Forester L AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
The Forester is a pretty good little
SUV, but could stand some improvements.
The front cupholder position is
terrible, as others have said. The
original Bridgestone Duelers lasted
less than 24,000 miles. I replaced them
with Yokohoma Avid Touring tires from
Tirerack.com and found a great deal of
improvement in ride and handling!
And apparently, all Subaru service
dealers are trained the same way.
Nothing is ever wrong with these
vehicles that isn't "normal for that
When my lease is up, I'll be looking at
the Honda CR-V and Toyota Rav4 as a
ADW is great in all types of weather.
Handling is good with different tires.
Stereo system (with CD) is better than
Move the front cupholders;
Replace the OEM tires;
Improve the back seats;
Improve the seat fabric;