THIS IS OUR SECOND OUTBACK--WE PUT
135000 ON A 1999. THIS CAR IS THE H6,
WHICH IS A BIG IMPROVEMENT IN POWER.
WE FOUND THE OLD ONE AND THIS NEW ONE
TO BE BULLETPROOF. THE NEW ONE HAS HAD
NO PROBLEMS WHATSOEVER. WE HAVE DRIVEN
IT 14,000 MILES IN LESS THAN SIX
MONTHS, AND NOT A SINGLE COMPLAINT. IT
GETS REASONABLY GOOD GAS MILEAGE (ABOUT
25 IF YOU HOLD IT TO 75MPH ON THE
FREEWAY) DROPPING TO 23-24 IF YOU DRIVE
IT 80-85, WHICH IT DOES COMFORTABLY. I
DISLIKE THE NOISE LEVEL IN THE CABIN AT
HIGHER SPEEDS. IT IS AN EXCELLENT SNOW
CAR. THE HIGH CLEARANCE IS
A REAL PLUS IN DEEP SNOW.
I LIKE THE NEW ENGINE MUCH BETTER THAN
THE FOUR CYLINDAR. I LIKE THE
DEPENDABILITY. THE NEW ENGINE IS JUST
A MUCH BETTER PACKAGE. I ALSO LIKE THE
WAY THE INTERIOR HOLDS UP--THINK IT IS
THE BEST VALUE AROUND FOR WHAT YOU
THE SIX IS ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE TOP
END LLBEAN MODEL AND IN THE LOWER END.
WE BOUGHT THE LOWER END AND WANTED THE
LEATHER INTERIOR, SO HAD TO HAVE IT
INSTALLED. THEY NEED TO REVISIT THE
AVALABLITY OF THE SIX IN ALL MODELS.
SUBARU NEEDS TO WORK ON THE NOISE LEVEL
IN THE INTERIOR.
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