SOLID & RELIABLE ALL WEATHER COMMUTER
By Brian McCloskey on
Vehicle2006 Subaru Forester 2.5 X 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)
ReviewI've driven this car now for a year and a half. During that time I've put on 35,000 miles. I should add I downsized from a Toyota Landcruiser. The biggest question any prospective buyer wants to know is: "would you buy it again?" My answer would be a resounding YES. This is a super little vehicle. I don't know where some of these reviewers learned to drive in inclement weather, but we live in New England and ours fly's in the snow. Never a hint of slipping. Creature comforts are average. I wish the cloth seats weren't so prone to wearing and staining. But ours has over 50K miles on it and we've done nothing but change the oil. This is a great AWD vehicle with very good mileage.
Best FeaturesPeppy, very solid in rain/snow conditions; economical to operate and own. I think this is a super practical but comfortable AWD vehicle.
Worst FeaturesThe cloth seats could use an upgrade. If I had it to do over again I'd go with leather.
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