2009 Subaru Forester Consumer Review: Another 1st time Subaru owner
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2009 Subaru Forester - Consumer Review

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2.5X 4dr SUV (2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual w/VDC)

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Another 1st time Subaru owner
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2009 Subaru Forester 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC (2.5L 4cyl 5M)

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After many comparisons, the Forester sold me on build quality, performance, gas mileage and amenities. This is the perfect fit! I tow a small boat, venture off road a bit and have to deal with the winters of New England. The seats are oh so comfy! I feel as if the vehicle were built around me. I'm 6' 200 lbs and there's no bumping of the elbows, loads of open air above and tons of cargo room for the family. Handling is nimble and easy, the quiet cabin is a pure joy. The other impressive feature is the view, no blind spots, easy to back a trailer, the front view is panoramic! Absolutely love the suspension, not too hard or soft, easy to park, cruises with ease. Gas mileage is right on!

Favorite Features

Rockford Fosgate stereo, iPod connect, huge beautiful moonroof! Those lovely leather seats and heaters.

Suggested Improvements

Make the top liftgate glass a separate opening from the tailgate.
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