Biggest complaint is a horrible blind
spot on the left side. The right side
is great. I use the rearview and side
mirrors when switching to the left
lanes on the highway. As an extra
precaution I turn my head to the left
and my view is seriously hindered by
the panel that is between the side and
rear windows. It's really a dreadful
feeling as I feel as if it is "merge or
die" and I hate to solely rely on
mirrors only. Does anyone else have
this problem? If so, then how do you
overcome? Really interested in your
comments. Am seriously considering a
trade on a one-month old car. Many
Leather, heated seats and mirrors.
Sporty tires. Pretty silver color.
Arm Rest extension is too short and too
hard. Blind spot on the left side is a
I purchased the car back in February,
just in time for the snow! It handles
wonderfully. Also, I'm just under 5
feet tall and can see perfectly out of
this car. No problems with the car so
far. Intend to keep for a long time.
Also, had a great experience with the
What a great car. I've had it for 3
weeks and have been averaging 34 mpg on
the highway! Fun to drive, MONSTER
sunroof. Very nimble on the road.
Used to own a Loyale wagon; reliability
was great. Safety ratings are very
good. Check it out.
Sunroof; AWD; safety features
a little tight in the back seat; could
use a little more power
This is our families' first Subaru, and
will definitely not be the last. After
a protracted period of test driving
many competing models, we settled on
the Subaru Forester XS for its' sturdy
feel, excellent visibility, ease of
manueverability, included options, and
safety features. Our dealer of
purchase: DON DOCKSTEADER SUBARU in
Vancouver Canada offered a 24 hour, no
obligation test drive which finalized
climate control, all wheel drive,
comfort of seats, and visibility.
Suggest that the interior color be
changed. If you do not like the 'wierd
tan' interior color, exterior color
choices become very limited.