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Dependable workhorse
By ctac on
2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
Our family has been running this Outback for almost four years. We put a little over 50K miles on it, with probably 30K of daily commute and 10K of annual ski trips. Subarus are usually praised for their AWD, but in the first couple of winters I had some skidding incidents (shouldn't have pressed the gas pedal so carelessly on tight turns! This is a manual transmission car, so not all of the fancy electronic stabilization systems are available). Once that has been figured out, we found ourselves working as a snow taxi for our friends in a small Midwestern town. I was disappointed with the fuel economy at first (it was clearly below the nominal rating), but then it somehow got better.
Favorite Features
AWD and mechanical reliability were important factors in our decision to buy this vehicle, and it has been standing to the expectations (knocking on wood).
Suggested Improvements
Air circulation is somewhat weird, some combinations cannot be set. Alternator problems produced high pitch when anything was plugged into the DC socket under the stereo. Power seat for driver only is discriminatory! Either the kids have been growing too fast, or space is really a problem.
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