2009 Subaru Outback Consumer Review: So far, so good
ADVERTISEMENT

2009 Subaru Outback Wagon - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

75 Total Reviews

All Models

Performance
Comfort
Fun-to-Drive
Interior
Exterior
Build Quality
Reliability Value
So far, so good
By Sneeral on

Vehicle

2009 Subaru Outback 2.5i Special Edition 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)

Review

I've had my Outback for a month now and put on 1200 miles. It has exceeded my expectations so far. I'm just out of a 2005 Nissan Murano and I expected that it would be a step down in almost all regards except gas mileage. While it isn't quite as comfortable a ride and the quality of interior isn't quite as good, I've been pleasantly surprised at how well the car drives. Except for pedal-to-the-metal acceleration, it honestly feels like a 6 cylinder not a 4. Good torque and power delivery. The handling is better than the Muranos, no doubt due to the considerably lower center of gravity. Gas mileage so far is consistently 24.6 mpg through each of 3+ tankfuls.

Best Features

Great gas mileage. Low tailgate makes for easy entry for my 2 dogs.

Worst Features

Unlike others, I'm not especially impressed with the Harmon Kardon sound system. There is an occasional faint buzz/rattle in the front passenger door.
Recommend (0) (0)

Are you the author of this review?

Update Your Review
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

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

Other Vehicles to Consider

ADVERTISEMENT

Write Consumer Reviews

Write Consumer Reviews

Write a review and rate your own car.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT