2004 Subaru Forester User Reviews

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Awesome Car. Hope It's Not My Last. — Great car. The interior has nicely thought-out styling and design, with curves and circles that all tie together. With seats up and a wash, it's presentable for work. With seats down it's an excellent worker around the farm and dog taxi, bike taxi, fence post hauler, etc. I've had no unexpected maintenance or repairs. It's fun to drive, and has good visibility in all directions. I love this car. My only disappointment is that it will probably run forever, and I will not get a chance to buy a new one!

Pros: Everything between the bumpers

Cons: Could it be too good?

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2004 Subaru Forester Xt — This car is WICKED fast. Turbo-charged 2.5 liter boxer engine. A small SUV/tall wagon that has all-wheel drive and goes 0-60 in 5.3 seconds. Faster than the iconic 350Z and most other sportscars. I love when a kid pulls up next to me in his civic with fart pipes. Must feel crappy getting smoked by the wagon with the kids in the back seat. Never had a problem with it. Great car. Will be buying another Subaru soon.

Pros: Power, power, power

Cons: No sunroof available with manual transmission

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Subaru Forester — like it as a practical family car with a bit of grunt. the car severely lacks good looks but i really like driving it around the city and would recommend it over any stupid MPV (apart from the Ford S-Max..)

Pros: easy to drive

Cons: its ugly

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All Purpose Vehicle — It has it all: space for small family, fast, luxury, reliable... I love it!!! I just got it, so I haven't really found any down sides yet, but I heard the brakes aren't perfect... A bit of turbo lag also, but not too bad. It's not an Audi Allroad, but it's still pretty awesome!

Pros: Space, luxury, sporty, fun to drive, AWD for winter

Cons: Brakes...

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Subaru F. — Overall the Subaru Forester is a good, car. It's Handling is superb, and the All wheel drive is great. Although, the outside appearance leaves something to be desired. The cost of ownership is alright, the gas and insurance is not too expensive. This car gets through it all, and, or the right people, is fun to drive

Pros: Systems

Cons: Appearance

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Sleeper, Invisible To Polizei — Faster than a 350Z, room for a family of 5 and a dog, 5 star crashtest ratings, taxed as a station wagon, 8 inch clearance underneath, top speed 130+ mph. Two dislikes: 21mpg and requires Super...

Pros: Everything...

Cons: Gas mileage

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2004 Subaru Forester XSReview
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Johndoe's Forester — Like: Well built, optioned up (sunroof, leather etc). Reliable & versatile. Dislike: too practical, got no balls when you step on the gas. Handles like the Titanic.

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Great All Arounder — Great Car, wonderful acceleration and handling, I've scared a few Mustang GTs with'er

Pros: 4wd

Cons: noisy ride

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Nice Accel And Handleing For A 4cyl — A 2.5 litre engine is large for a 4 cylinder engine, produces ~170 horsepower so it has a decent engine, great handleing in rain and snow because of AWD. This car beat out my friends V6 convertable going 0-60

Pros: Decent Acceleration, manual transmission, great handleing, fuel efficency isnt that bad either

Cons: Unfortunally its not the Turbo Charged model would have perfered that.

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We Like It.. — As far as the pros/cons go, I'm not very picky in that department. We like it so much that I went ahead and bought a second one just like it. It is a decently efficient daily and rather-to-highly efficient since it is a full time- AWD car. Most imports are known for high reliability, this is no different. With low-medium rated snow tires, I've not had any loss of control with snow, even trying to slide in a parking lot. Ice is obvious, regardless of your vehicle or experience, be careful as you can slide and/or lose control.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Has a ton of options, especially since we're used to basic cars in general.

Cons: Whistling by mirrors/windows on highway. Slightly cramped back seat, but at least it is bucket style and a comfortable angle.

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2015 Subaru Forester Reviews

Overall, I Love The Car But Very Disappointed With The Oil Issue. By Patti

I bought this car after having my last car for nine years - I was excited about having a new car; my first Subaru. That excitement was diminished very quickly when I had to add oil to it with only 1... Read More

Fun, Efficient, And Surprisingly Sporty Family/multi-use Car. By akrohn2010

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2014 Subaru Forester Reviews

Crap By migration_bobdavis73

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... Read More

Perfect Commuter Car That Is Great For Those Off-road Weekends. By coloradosubaru

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 backsea... Read More

2013 Subaru Forester Reviews

Great Family Car By pilotstevek

This is a great family car with AWD capability. It handles well in the snow or on dry pavement. The engine is designed with color-coded items for people to self-maintain the car. The towing capacity i... Read More

2012 Subaru Forester Reviews

Wonderful Car! By Alfred520

This car has been very reliable and fun to drive. I would recommend this car to anyone who needs a comfy car with room for kids and groceries. I love the way that it runs in the winter it kept us sa... Read More

2012 Forester 2.5 By JPSaleeby

Have managed to put 15K on it in less than a year. No maintenance issues, but did have to replace the rear brake light lens as it was fogged up. Overall is a great daily driver and people hauler. U... Read More

2011 Subaru Forester Reviews

Good Car By olepolar

Like most in this car. Personally, I have taken for a test drive a few Subarus at the dealership. The new 2014 are great feel but NOT at all different from 2011 and I like the interior accessories MUC... Read More

Love My Subaru By moverover

First time Subaru owner and loved it; we received great advice/support from Associated Sales in Marshfield and Kocourek in Schofield. This car was used for daily commuting and we never had a backache.... Read More

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