2001 Subaru Outback User Reviews

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    2001 Subaru Outback Sport WagonReview
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    All Wheel Drive Baby!! — interior rattled because of system. check engine light was on forever. but turn the car on and off four times and the thing went out. lol. five speed. decent handling. for a wagon

    Pros: spacious. four door. wagon

    Cons: non turbo, wagon

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    2001 Subaru Outback Base WagonReview
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    Great Car, Good Gas Mileage, Reliable, Awd. — Very good gas mileage for the size of the engine. The All Wheel Drive system works wonders in the snow. The interior is magnificent.

    Pros: AWD, engine size, comfort, reliability.

    Cons: Transmission is a little slow

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    Great Car — Great car, but I'm finding some problems with the steering and CV joints after only owning it for 2 years

    Owner for 1 years, 10 months

    Miles Driven per Year:13,000

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    2001 Subaru Outback Limited WagonReview
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    Great Family Car —

    I love my Subaru Outback. I bought this car new in 2001 when my son was born. I plan to give it to him when he gets his drivers license. It has been very reliable and now has 130,000 miles on it. No major maintenance issues. Just keep changing the oil, tires and the brakes. Excellent for winter driving because of its all wheel drive and high clearance. I have never got stuck while living through New England winters. The dual sunroof is a very nice feature, but it does take up a lot of head room. I'm 6'1" and I fit comfortably in the car, but the head room is a little tight. I do my own labor as I'm an engineer and somewhat mechanically inclined. The 2001 Subaru outback is exceptionally easy to work on by ANYONE. just buy the service manual at any auto parts store and you can do anything on your vehicle. All the sensors that do go bad are located on top of the engine block, easy. Even the O2 sensors were very easily changes. Mine is a 5 speed manual transmission, which makes it fun to drive. It is one of the few cars you can find these days if you like manual transmission. I also love the way the car rides and feels substantial on the road without being luggy. Although, there is a bit more road noise than I would like.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Winter driving
    All wheel drive
    good gas milage
    2 sun roofs

    Cons: Head room
    road noise

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    2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean Edition WagonReview
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    Great Awd Family Car, That Is Extremely Quite And Very Nice For Long Daily Commutes! — Second Subaru, love it! I think Subaru picked up it's game in 2000. Their vehicles are very well built, don;t feel cheap, are comfortable and reliable! Easily competes with the luxury cars in my opinion, but is far more reliable then the European cars! Highly recommend!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great AWD family car, that is extremely quite and very nice for long daily commutes!

    Cons: Wish it had the power and speed of an STi, but 212 hp not bad. A lot more comfortable than a sports car.

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    Great car. Ran for 300k and survived thousands of ski trips. Just needed something newer with way less miles! Most annoying thing was the front speakers that are up kinda close to the Windows. Over time wind gets in when your driving and it makes this god awful whistling noise. I will not miss that.
    vs2013 Kia Soul Base
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    2001 Subaru Outback Base Wagon Review
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    Completely love it!
    vs2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD
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    Looks/Style Ranked 2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD worse.
    "More styleish"
    Front Seats Ranked 2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4WD worse.
    "More comfort"
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    2015 Subaru Outback Reviews

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    Its A Very Well Made Car With Alot Of Room And Very Quiet By reblhunter

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    2014 Subaru Outback Reviews

    Absolutely Love It. By cscott1958

    Looks, safety, handling, performance, reliability are all of very high standard. This is a car that we plan on owning for a very long time. It is a car known for safety and reliability, but the handl... Read More

    Not Perfect, But A Sweet, Smart Ride By rogier

    Two months ago, I bought a 2014 Outback Limited with leather seats, a moonroof, the backup camera, and the remote starter, but without the EyeSight system. The EyeSight, whose cameras are pretty clunk... Read More

    2013 Subaru Outback Reviews

    Great Car That Is Fun To Drive And Easy To Drive By Carter0027

    Love just about everything. The only thing that I think could be changed is the center computer. It's next to the speedometer and it gives no important information and doesn't need to be there. It als... Read More

    Good Solid Family Car With Luxury Appeal By Elissa

    I upgraded my Outback with EyeSight for safety and love it! I'm convinced it's saved me from a few fender benders already. I like the roominess. But I buy Subarus (this is my fourth) for their overall... Read More

    2012 Subaru Outback Reviews

    Good Vehicle That Does What It Is Designed To Do! By capfev

    One of the best if not the best AWD systems around with great handling and comfortable ride. It does however have too many blind spots, and the gas mileage could be better. All in all a very safe wa... Read More

    Capable All-weather Performer With Style. By Natron1971

    I have liked the reliability and overall build quality of the car. The handling and all-weather sure-footedness are very appreciated in the fall and winters in the PNW. We feel very safe going on fa... Read More

    2011 Subaru Outback Reviews

    Subaru Outback By WhitSmith

    Pretty good car for the moola. Every mechanic north of Massachusetts knows how to work on these cars. To say they are ubiquitous is an understatement. If you don't mind driving the same car as 1/2 the... Read More

    Standard Awd , Good Fuel Economy And Low Maintenance Costs By Lgberrios

    The handing is more than acceptable. The 2.5i Is visually appealing. It has a sporty look yet makes a great family car without having the "minivan look". There is ample cargo space and a spacious ar... Read More

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