2001 Subaru Forester Consumer Review: Replace The Tires!
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2001 Subaru Forester - Consumer Review

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L Wagon (2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual)

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Replace The Tires!
By herrfish1 on

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2001 Subaru Forester L AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)

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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 model!" When my lease is up, I'll be looking at the Honda CR-V and Toyota Rav4 as a replacement.

Favorite Features

ADW is great in all types of weather. Handling is good with different tires. Stereo system (with CD) is better than average.

Suggested Improvements

Move the front cupholders; Replace the OEM tires; Improve the back seats; Improve the seat fabric;
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