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Vehicle H6-3.0 VDC AWD Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
Review I have owned and driven many different makes of cars and trucks and non of them new, and this one has won me over to Subaru. It has its quirks that many people have listed as major problems, but if you are buying a used car or any car there are the ups and downs. With this one, there are a few, in the gearing there is a lurching at a low speed if you don't feather the clutch right, I am a larger fellow and it can be difficult to get in and out of and in winter with a coat it is annoying, there is a flaw in the design of the fender panels that leads to a rotting problem in the steel, and for the life of me I don't know why they don't give the wheels more clearance it packs snow like crazy! However with all of that I must say the thing performs! I have climbed hills where other AWD and 4x4 vehicles ended up in the ditch, any problem I have had with it is nothing I haven't seen worse in other used vehicles and most of the time come's down to general maintenance, any company produces its lemons, and I must say I haven't had cause to deal with a Subaru customer service, never owning a car new enough to be under any warranty, but I trust this vehicle to get me to where I need to go no matter the obstruction.
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Available Subaru Outback 2004 Submodel Types: SUV, Wagon, Sedan
Exterior Colors: Crystal White Pearl, Twilight Blue Metallic, Ice Silver Metallic, Crystal Black Silica, Tungsten Metallic, Venetian Red Pearl, Wilderness Green Metallic, Crimson Red Pearl, Magnetite Gray Metallic, Carbide Gray Metallic, Satin White Pearl, Dark Blue Pearl, Lapis Blue Pearl, Graphite Gray Metallic, Cypress Green Pearl, Brilliant Silver Metallic/Granite Gray Opal, Champagne Gold Opal, Deep Indigo Pearl, Ruby Red Pearl, Steel Silver Metallic, Obsidian Black Pearl, Azurite Blue Pearl, Diamond Gray Metallic/Quartz Silver Metallic, Willow Green Opal/Moss Green Metallic, Deep Bronze Metallic, Seamist Green Pearl/Titanium Pearl, Atlantic Blue Pearl, Atlantic Blue Pearl/Granite Gray Opal, Mystic Blue Pearl/Titanium Pearl, Seacrest Green Metallic, Sky Blue Metallic, Timberline Green/Titanium Pearl, Harvest Gold Metallic, Newport Blue Pearl, White Frost Pearl/Titanium Pearl, Caramel Bronze Pearl, Satin White Pearl/Granite Gray Opal, Champagne Gold Opal/Granite Gray Opal, Quartz Silver Metallic, Regatta Red Pearl, Timberline Green Pearl/Titanium Pearl, White Frost Pearl/Titanium, Wintergreen Metallic/Titanium, Deep Sapphire / Titanium Pearl, Newport Blue Pearl/Quartz Silver Metallic, Timberline Green / Titanium Pearl, White Birch / Titanium Pearl, Brilliant Brown Pearl, Champagne Gold Opal/Titanium Pearl, Deep Sapphire/Titanium Pearl, Regatta Red Pearl/Titanium Pearl, White Frost Pearl/Moonlight Metallic, Black Granite Pearl/Titanium, Black Granite Pearl/Titanium Pearl, Bright Silver/Titanium Pearl, Garnet Red Pearl, Seamist Green Pearl/Dark Lower Accents, Silver Stone Metallic/Dark Lower Accents, Titanium Pearl
Interior Colors: Slate Black Leather leather, Slate Black Cloth cloth, Warm Ivory Leather leather, Warm Ivory Cloth cloth, Black, Ivory, Java Brown Leather leather, Off Black cloth, Taupe cloth, Titanium Gray Leather leather, Titanium Gray Cloth cloth, Beige, Off Black leather, Ivory cloth, Saddle Brown leather, Taupe, Warm Ivory leather, Gray, Warm Ivory cloth, Off Black, Off-Black cloth
Popular Features: AWD/4WD, Aux Audio Inputs, Rear Bench Seats, Fold Flat Rear Seats, 2500lb Towing Capacity, Trip Computer, Alarm, Heated seats, Power Driver Seat, Tire Pressure Warning, Bluetooth, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, USB Inputs, Stability Control, Auto Climate Control, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Back-up camera, Post-collision safety system, Sunroof/Moonroof, Leather Seats, Blind Spot Monitoring, Power Liftgate/Trunk, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Keyless Entry/Start, Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-collision safety system, Navigation, Lane Departure Warning, Upgraded Headlights, Parking sensors, Upgraded Stereo, Remote Start, Towing Hitch, Rear Entertainment System