2002 Subaru Forester S AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
This is my first Subaru after having
two Saabs and a Jeep. I was pleased
with this vehicle from day one. About
13000 miles (after the second tire
rotation) I notice the rear tires were
showing an abnormal wear patteren
which caused me to have the wheels
aligned at my cost of 69 dollars at
the Subaru dealer. I now have 32000
miles on this vehicle with no
problems. I am very satisfied.
There are several characteristics I
value very much. I think the
outstanding feature besides safety is
the secure handeling in heavy rain and
in everyday driving. The egine is
powerful at all rpms and the seat
suport is very good.
I would like to see a more aggressive
looking body style. The soccer mom
station wagon looks doen't fit. The
accessories are considerably over
priced by about 100%. I.e. The gage
pack is listed at 639.00$ when one can
buy an after market unit for ~$279.00.
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