2001 Subaru Forester Consumer Review: Bad Quality buyer beware

2001 Subaru Forester - Consumer Review

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L Wagon (2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual)

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Bad Quality buyer beware
By Kevin on


2001 Subaru Forester L AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)


I have had this Subaru for quite some time and have not driven it over 31,000 miles to date . First of all the rear wheel bearings started sounding like a landing plane, they were replaced under warranty , thank God, but then only 10,000 miles later the same thing , like a growling landing plane , the wheel bearings again , this time guess who is responsible. I contacted Subaru and told them exactly what I think about their poorly designed junk. I wouldn't but another Subaru if they were the only vehicle made. Piece of garbage, if you have to pay over 600.00 every 10,000 miles , you call that reliability ? Not in my book.

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quality, reliability, build, design , better tranny , better parts and better customer relations. buyer beware.
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