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Subaru Forester (2002–2008)

Last updated 27 March 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 27 March 2019

Report of 2007 Subaru Forester 2.5 XTE with Pro-drive performance pack when purchased used in 2016. Since then £10,000 spent replacing the engine as a result of damage from over-heating due...

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2
Scrapyard
4
A racing camel - looks odd but brilliantly fast and practical everywhere !
4
Great but be careful on used foresters
5
Exceptional handling and driving quality from an SUV
4
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