1999 Subaru Forester User Reviews

1999 Subaru Forester Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 15 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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"ride" 6 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"awd" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews

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asmith115 writes:
1999 Subaru Forester L Review
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4

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All wheel drive never been stuck

Cons

I'm 6'5" tall so its a little small for me

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Great Economical Awd Wagon — I liked everything about this car except for my length problem. Good on gas 15" tires AWD roof rack and tow hitch all very useable along with the various compartments and cubbies. Also has cruise control and remote door locks.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ashley writes:
1999 Subaru Forester S Review
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Performance, space, economical, etc

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Nothing

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One Of The Best Al-round Cars You Can Get — I had this as a company car and I must admit that this was a great car. It was primarily bought as a load-lugger, but this thing could shift! Sure it had a carry load of one tonne and was effectively an off-road estate, but this had the drive train and the chassis of the Subaru Impreza and shifted the same when you put the pedal to the floor. It wasn't too bad off-road either! I thought this was a great car. It had the most space I have ever seen in a car, loads of storage and a great drive. It wasn't even that bad on petrol/insurance!

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Merrisa writes:
1999 Subaru Forester L Review
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Everything

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Kinda nerdy looking

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I Love It — Simply the best car I have ever owned. IT drive very well. Out performs many cars in its class for fuel mileage, handling, and overall quality. This car has over 200000 miles and still goes strong. The 4X4 makes it a very great car. I will drive this car until 1000000 miles and I already want another one already.

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Marianne writes:
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I love my car.

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Cost to mutch.

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Best Car In The World — You can trust it too work at any time. Best car in the world. Its fun to drive. It cost to mutch. Good braking og good handling on any roads. Appearance and exterior is not the best, but still a cool car. A good family car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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David writes:
1999 Subaru Forester L Review
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Economical and well rounded

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A bit small for 4 (or 5!) people, wish it was a 5 speed

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Forester — Great car... very well rounded, solid, and powerful for being a 4 cylinder. Performs and handles really well. Gets about 260 to 300 miles per tank of gas depending on where and how you drive. The AWD is great! Its alot of fun to drive as well!!!!!

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Victoria writes:
1999 Subaru Forester S Review
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i like how it handles

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its looks like a stationwagon

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Get One If You Live In Nd — the acceleration isn't the best but it does get up and go really good breaks and i love how it handles the only thing that likes to go wrong with these is the rear seal wich is no biggie the body is ok if you like stationwagons it gets great gas mpg if you keep the spark plugs changed every year or so and very little maintenance needs to be done with it and i really love to drive this car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Matt writes:
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its fun

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no reason

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Great — the best car for the snow. also good for off roadin. has not broken down yet. good car for being older than most peoples car. also has low miles and a new sound system installed, so it bumps real loud.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Craig writes:
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Reliable

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Not enough power

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1999 Subaru Forester — errrr. the 2L motor was solid but did little unless it was bouncing off the rev limiter. That aside it was a great vehicle. No real issues. Did everything I asked of it and then some. would recommend to all

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Andrew writes:
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good for the dogs

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siza

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Buster — its ok good for the dogs and getting around, it does sit doin all speeds but it is not very economical. easy for the dogs getting in and out and everyone thinks it is mint and looks like a ambulance.lol........

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Matt writes:
1999 Subaru Forester L Review
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AWD

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99 Forester — Drives Great for a Econ Station Wagon. I love the AWD in the rain and snow and even the dry corners. The Apperance leaves a little something to be desired, but It gets the job done Good MPG for an AWD car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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