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2007 Subaru Outback Wagon

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2011 Subaru outback cvt 2.5i
3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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By billj33
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2007 Subaru Outback Wagon 3.0 R L.L.Bean Edition 4dr Wagon AWD (3.0L 6cyl 5A)


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I have an annoying chriping sound when driving slow & or coasting.
Dealer replaced at 2000 mi, the timing belt, tensioners, & pulleys, & submitted a QMR to Subaru.
The noise continues, & Dealer states this noise is common with 2011 Outbacks.
I have filed an ongoing
Case # with Subaru.
The noise is unacceptable, & Subaru needs to address this problem.


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Looks good, unrelenting check engine problem
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By notasubaruguy
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2007 Subaru Outback Wagon 2.5 XT Limited 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5A)


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Purchased at 1 yr old, manufacturer's lease turn in. First electrical problem at 4 months, seemed repaired.
Then about a year later, seat heater controls went bad.
Several months later, check engine light came on again, just as at 4 months. Wanted to replace O2 sensor ($800) but relented when reminded they already did that less than a year ago.
"cleaned" sensor and that solved the problem for about 30 days.
Brought in again, this time recommended fuel injection cleaning. Worked for two weeks. Back in again with same problem, after six hours shop has no idea yet what is wrong.
Least reliable vehicle ever owned. DO NOT BUY. Back to Toyota or Honda.


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Disappointed
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By heathertc
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2007 Subaru Outback Wagon 2.5i 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)


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We've had our Outback now for 2 years. There are good and bad things to say. The good: love the cargo space, the car zips and weaves through traffic easily, very good in snow. The bad: the seat fabric is terrible. It stains so easily; even a water bottle that sweats will leave a ring that cannot be cleaned/wiped/removed. The back seat is very cramped and it is impossible to have a rear-facing car seat behind either the driver or front-passenger seats unless you like sitting against the dash. The latch connectors are hidden behind flimsy plastic pieces that you have to remove (and end up losing). The window molding around the doors has come off several times.


Best Features

AWD, peppiness, cargo space.


Worst Features

Better fabric, larger backseat, make latch connectors more easily accessible. Put a frame around door windows.


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Unlimited Love for My Limited
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By Mickey
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2007 Subaru Outback Wagon 2.5i Limited 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)


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Absolutely love this car. Bought it as a used fleet vehicle with 8k miles. Much better than my 98 Outback. Plenty of smooth power for a 4 cylinder. I can't understand why reviewers constantly dis this engine as being slow. Puts out like a small six in my opinion with plenty of low end torque. I drove a 4 cylinder Camry SE recently and can't understand what all the fuss is about. Subie is much more refined and quicker and the interior design and materials are far superior. I have driven this car in all sorts of conditions for 20K miles and reliability has been flawless. Two friends who own loaded 5 series BMWs were extremely impressed by interior design and comfort of this car.


Best Features

Pearl white paint, beautiful leather interior, AWD, gauges and displays, heated everything, GIGANTIC moonroof, smooth, powerful and incredibly underrated 4 cylinder engine. Standard fog lights. Practical and utilitarian yet elegant demeanor.


Worst Features

Gas mileage just OK. Climate control needs improvement. Stock radio needs subwoofer to perform well. Large, clumsy key fob arrangement. Needs more interior storage. Could have a sexier exterior.


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Good value, nothing fancy
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By js
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2007 Subaru Outback Wagon 2.5i Basic 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)


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We bought the '07 Outback Basic from my parents when we had our second child. It's been reliable and rugged, and the high ground clearance has been great for the frequently-flooded streets of Houston. It's a boring car, but can't be beat for the price!


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ground clearance


Worst Features

Better seats - not very supportive.


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