2005 Subaru Forester Consumer Review: Fun Subaru
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2005 Subaru Forester - Consumer Review

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

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Fun Subaru
By John_vree on

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2005 Subaru Forester X AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)

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Overall fun car to drive due to 200+ hp. Outstanding in bad weather (Des Moines in January) and lots of acceleration and good handling. We have hauled SUV loads of products from Sam's Club, etc, so interior storage is good. I don't get the 20 mpg from a 2005 4-banger. Highway mpg is about 25. Interior legroom for a 6'2" guy is limited. I guess you can't have it all.

Favorite Features

Acceleration and handling are very good and make the car fun to drive.

Suggested Improvements

Improve the MPG and the room for big guys. At 6'2", I have to fold up pretty good to fit in.
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