Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Average Consumer Rating 132 Total Reviews
Write a review

Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Great Sleeper
By Corkfish on
2005 Subaru Forester XT AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
With 10,000 miles on the clock, I've had no problems. The car was just what I was looking for because I wanted something that was fun to drive and offered serious (not just spirited) performance, but in a plain jane package. I'm 45 and conservative so I did not want a sports car, muscle car or anything else that would attract a lot of attention. There isn't anything out there that offers so much versatility and performance for the money. AWD, 0 to 60 in less than 6 seconds, and you can carry a big TV in it. No, you won't be blowing the doors off of Mustangs or 350Z's, but it's pretty amazing that they won't blow your doors off either.
Favorite Features
Torque, a quarter mile down near 14 seconds, AWD. The plain styling with this kind of performance is what attracted me to it immediately.
Suggested Improvements
Transmission gearing in the 5 speed is odd. I like the 444:1 final drive, but first gear is so short it's almost not neccessary. There is no road feel through the steering. Steering feels overboosted. Suspension is rolly poly so the handling is not up to the performance capabilities. OEM tires suck.
Recommend (0) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.


Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat online with us
Email us at
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Call us at 855-782-4711
Text us at ED411