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Subaru Forester (2002–2008)

Last updated 16 February 2019

Very useful off-road yet an enjoyable car-like drive on tarmac. Looks and feels classier than its predecessor. Well built. Owners rate it.
No diesel version. High running costs. Gearboxes and clutches can be problematic.
Updated 16 February 2019

7 years on from 22-10-2011, reader dropped his 2006 Subaru Forester XT Turbo into the Subaru dealership as the engine had a slight "wobble" when idling. He had read on some internet blogs that Subaru...

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A racing camel - looks odd but brilliantly fast and practical everywhere !
Great but be careful on used foresters
Exceptional handling and driving quality from an SUV

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