2009 Subaru Forester 2.5XT Limited 4dr SUV AWD w/VDC, Nav (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A)
I've owned Nissan Sentra before this Subaru-expected big difference; can't compare with other SUVs like CRV and RAV4 because I didn't test-drive them (my mistake,just relied on reviews). Murano has more power (the price is too much though), but Forester is quieter. After about 2 weeks of use, I started hearing this annoying rattle by the dashboard. I also hear a "thug" in the back (right side) the moment it runs after parking. I will have the dealership look into it. It's frustrating to get stuck with the noise for years. Also, I've been reading great MPG from owners; the highest I've got so far is 18.3-based from the dashboard monitor, mostly highway 60-65 mph.
Love the ride so far... except for the rattle on uneven road and weird noise in the back when it starts running.
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