2001 Subaru Outback Top Comparisons

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2001 Subaru Outback Sport WagonReview
Charles writes:
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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
Levin writes:
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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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2001 Subaru OutbackReview
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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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2001 Subaru Outback Review
alpinebhsv says:
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 H6-3.0 VDC Review
very good handling car. gas mileage was good.
vs2001 Subaru Outback H6-3.0 VDC
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Handling Ranked 2001 Subaru Outback H6-3.0 VDC better.
"yes"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2001 Subaru Outback H6-3.0 VDC better.
"it was just overall a more enjoyable car to drive "
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited Review
it was lacking in many departments, but the interior was good.
vs2001 Subaru Outback H6-3.0 VDC
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Handling Ranked 2001 Subaru Outback H6-3.0 VDC better.
"yes"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2001 Subaru Outback H6-3.0 VDC better.
"it was just overall a more enjoyable car to drive "
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited Wagon Review
Ceci says:
Nice handling
vs2001 Audi Allroad 2.7T quattro Wagon AWD
2001 Subaru Outback Limited Wagon winning categories:
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Front Seats Ranked 2001 Audi Allroad 2.7T quattro Wagon AWD better.
"Space leg and heated seats, fully adjustable "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2001 Audi Allroad 2.7T quattro Wagon AWD better.
"Cargo capacity is great including a ski bag to keep them dry!!"
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2001 Subaru Outback Base Wagon Review
Art says:
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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Reviews From Other Years

2022 Subaru Outback Reviews

Review By buck

Awesome car. Total head turner too! Its not missing anything. Read More

2021 Subaru Outback Reviews

Review By Patrick

Great ride. So far it’s living up to its mileage boast. Wicked comfortable. Awesome amount of little bells and whistles and at only 26K and I got the zero percent interest it’s worth every penny. Read More

Review By Hwalck

Love the outback owned them for about 15 yrs will definitely buy another when its time Read More

2020 Subaru Outback Reviews

Review By Marlene

I love my car! This car outshines every car in its class. The options that come standard would cost thousands to purchase in another vehicle. It rides amazing. More room than other cars. I have the ... Read More

Review By Guru9VKZGJ

This is our second Outback. It is a great all around car-versatile, has a nice ride, and its very very safe! The upgrades with the Limited package are too numerous to mention. Read More

2019 Subaru Outback Reviews

Review By VintagePcars

Best Subaru built. This isn’t the vehicle I will buy. Read More

Review By Guru9VKRPP

Great car. The Touring model is loaded with all the whistles and bells. Read More

2018 Subaru Outback Reviews

Review By VTnate

Subarus (especially the Outback) are the most versatile and comfortable automobiles made. Although they have gotten more expensive over they last decade, they are a good deal for all you get: the bes... Read More

Review By bdoug12

Beautiful car. I love the way it handles. Safety and reliablity are the things Subaru is known for! Its like a dang luxury car. Read More

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