2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
I have had this car now for six months and am thrilled with it.
I previously had a 2006 Outback, and this 2011 Forester has more interior room and gets even better mileage than the Outback did.
I consistently get 32 mpg and have gotten as high as 35 mpg.
I attribute this to the manual transmission.
This is amazing since it is full time AWD.
I live in Montana so this is absolutely necessary.
I tried to seriously consider other brands, especially those by Chevy and Ford, however, I could not get within several thousand.
The Nissan Rougue has come out with a similar price since I bought the Forester.
I try to buy American when I can, but I just couldn't find a competing model.
Did you know that subaru is actually the most american made vehicle on the market? Most of GM's and Ford's parts are made in china or japan and shipped over. Subaru is 40% American made and that is the most of any company. Congratulations you bought american!