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Subaru Forester (2002 - 2008)

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2.0 X 4 X 4

reviewed by Anonymous on 16 June 2019
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Overall rating
4
How it drives
2
Fuel economy
5
Tax/Insurance/Warranty costs
5
Cost of maintenance and repairs
3
Experience at the dealership
4
How practical it is
3
How you rate the manufacturer
2
Overall reliability

Scrapyard

Bought this car because of its size, I'm 6'9 so needed something that could be comfortable for me. I did a lot of research online and liked how highly other owners rated the Forester in general. My car had a good service history with no major issues and it was maintained well over its lifetime. I paid £1950 for it and since I had to pay an extra £2000 for various issues. Unfortunately it was a big dissapointment for me, break caliper issues, abs pump failure which had to be reconditioned, snapped hand brake cable and the list goes on and on. After 11 months of ownership I decided to get rid it and took advantage of Hyundai's scrappage scheme with the aim to recover some of the money I had to spend on it. I understand that it is a practical 4×4 and has a huge fan base but I have to say that this car is where it belongs now.

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About this car

Price£17,677–£25,252
Road TaxK–L
MPG26.4–30.4 mpg
Real MPG99.5%

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