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Subaru Forester (1997–2002)

Last updated 16 November 2016

Good balance between civilised road manners and off-road ability. Flat four engines sound great. Turbo model is a fine drive.
Expensive running costs. Clutches can fail early. Beware of damaged suspension.
Updated 11 December 2001

2.0 litre 125PS model is available with Sport bodywork at £16,995 otr.

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