2001 Subaru Forester S AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
Owned it for 4 years now and it's
generally well designed and engineered
and a solid car for the price.
However, if Subaru wants to remain
competitive with it's main competitors,
it needs to pay attention to some
interior details below and offer the
little "extras" that give custormers
satisfaction. And it's absolutely
necessary Subaru offer a 7
passenger "sport wagon" or I will
certainly be trading in for a (Acura)
MDX or equivalent in 2-3 years.
Peppy, reliable, great visibility, good
headroom, great moonroof, roomy cargo.
Oxygen sensor failed right after
warranty costing me $300; mileage is
not what is represented; interior
finish is cheap and not up to par with
Toyota, Nissan or Honda; junky front
cupholder(none in back) block vents and
radio controls; lack of compass, vanity