2014 Subaru Forester User Reviews

2014 Subaru Forester Review Ratings

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coloradosubaru writes:
2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Review
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5

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Plenty of room, great gas mileage, very comfortable ride, great interior that is easy to keep clean.

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It's such a good ride with great gas mileage that you'll rack up the miles before you know it.  It's always the car we wanted to take wherever we were going!

coloradosubaru
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Perfect Commuter Car That Is Great For Those Off-road Weekends. — Loved the comfort, roominess, great gas mileage, rugged upholstery and dash, great sound. Performs great in snow, off-road, freeway, commuting. Amazing what you can fit when you lay down the backseats. Split backseats allow for extra room with a seat for a rider in the back. Comfortably fit a 6'5" man in back or front, plenty of legroom.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bobdavis73 writes:
2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited Review
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I like most everything about the car but oil consumption is making me sell it.

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The engines are trash!!!!!  Oil consumption issues, class action suit!!! DO NOT BUY A SUBARU!!!!!

bobdavis73
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Crap — I like everything about the car but the engine and it's oil consumption problem. It is crap!!!! Subaru is ignoring its customers oil consumption problems. DO NOT BUY A SUBARU!!! I don't know how to say it any better. The car would be awesome if it were not for a completely terrible engine oil consumption problem. Not trustworthy for the long haul. I'm selling it FAST!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ScottHutch writes:
2014 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring Review
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Simple, reliable, great visibility, surprisingly powerful, trust it on trails and snow.

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A bit numb, just horrible visually

ScottHutch
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Best Practical Car I've Experienced — I was so unexcited to purchase this car, I did it for practical reasons. After 1 year I can see why people get attached to Subarus - the car simply does most everything well. My main complaint is that it is simply a visual disaster to look at - the engineers rule the roost at Subaru, designers clearly have a muted voice. If this balance shifts, I'd be a long time customer.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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albalegume writes:
2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring Review
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2014 Motor Trend Safety Winner;  Nice heavy reliable car

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Touring may not be worth the xtra $$ go to premium instead

albalegume
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Fantastic — Love the car. We now have two 1 Touring, 1 premium. with the 2014 safety pick, and the 2008 Subaru as a trade in (stopped running...... shop could never figure out what was wrong with the car), it was a no brainer to get the new model

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1999 Subaru Forester Reviews

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2000 Subaru Forester Reviews

Sturdy Practical Car That I Can Depend On To Get Me Where I Need To Go! By 1pneD

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2001 Subaru Forester Reviews

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2002 Subaru Forester Reviews

Good All Around Snow Car By wavesliderJ

Good all around car for commuting, carrying cargo, and driving in snow/offroad. Seat 4 comfortable or stores lots of cargo and gear inside or on the roof racks. Plenty of power and acceleration for ... Read More

Never A Subaru Again!!! By Manolet

It has good acceleration, good for hill climbs. build quality sucks because it is expensive to maintain it. The parts are expensive and hard to find. Gas mileage is also expensive since it consume... Read More

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