I traded in my 2006 Honda Ridgeline. It was great to bump my gas mileage from 17 with Ridgeline to 21 in town with the Forester. But the Forester is made for some light off road use which is why we went with the Forester over another Outback.
Line of sight, console and dash storage, steering and ride.
Move the seat heater controls where their more accessible. Add the roof rack that rotates over like on the new 2010 Outback.