Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Average Consumer Rating 99 Total Reviews
Write a review

Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
not so durable?
By colorado chick on
Vehicle
2001 Subaru Outback Limited AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
Review
I've driven my car hard and it's starting to show. I expected more from Subaru. While the Outback has been a vast improvement over my '93 Legacy, I've gone through way too many brakes, worn through lots of (higher quality) tires. Am now having transmission problems. Plus, like me, the car seems to be losing spunk as it ages; I now have to turn off the A/C to maintain speed on climbs. But, that said, it's been the most incredible snow car I've driven--with 4 studded snow tires, I can negotiate the nastiest mountain roads without fear.
Favorite Features
Heated leather seats, autochanger CD, weather band radio, high clearance (can plow through 12-18 inches of not-so-fresh snow). And, since it isn't tall like an SUV, a 5'1" woman like me can easily put bikes on the roof.
Suggested Improvements
Cup holder on dash spills drinks. Spoiler interferes with the longer Yakima space cases. Needs more power, better manual transmission (clutch required unusual finessing from the very beginning). Brighter headlights.
Recommend (0) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

ADVERTISEMENT
Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific