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2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 i WagonReview
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Great Car For The Family — This thing handles great in all weather conditions. It's got enough ground clearance so you're not scared to take it off the beaten path.

Pros: Great AWD system.

Cons: Some rattles from interior plastics (easily fixed if you don't mind pulling the plastic off)

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2005 Subaru Outback 3.0R L.L. Bean Edition WagonReview
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Love It To Death.. — Great car, Mine is all black so it is sleek. big improvement over previous years.

Pros: Nice body style, good sound system. Good mileage on highway.

Cons: No aux input in stereo.  Gas mileage drops significantly in city driving

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2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT Limited WagonReview
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Sti For The Family - Turbo 250hp Engine Rocks — slick interior, awesome engine when in turbo range, sport-shift auto decent. Only real issue is that gear shifts are slow for really quick driving.

Pros: Turbo engine, suspension

Cons: slow automatic requires using sport-shift for any spirited driving
Seats made for short-legged people don't support legs appropriately (I'm 6')

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2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 i Limited WagonReview
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My Wife Loves It And We Think It Was A Good Value — We think it is a great safe car that gets decent milage (@ 35k, we have been averaging 25 miles/gallon, which I think is good considering she uses the remote car start every morning to warm-up the car and she drive in heavy traffic to/from work)

Owner for 2 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:18,000

Pros: AWD

Cons: Not as roomy inside as we would have hoped

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2005 Subaru Outback 3.0R L.L. Bean Edition WagonReview
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Perfect Family Car — Overall a good car. Plenty of room. Plenty of power. Fun to drive despite being a station wagon. Only gripes are that you can't upgrade the radio and coming from a sports car I feel the pedals are too far apart. My kid loves the sunroof.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Plenty of power, good cargo space.  Great for the mountains.

Cons: Can't upgrade the radio.

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2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT Limited WagonReview
2005XT_Tom writes:
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Brings Back The Driving Fun. — Best all around versatility in a SUV. It has all the features I would ever need in a vehicle in it's class and with off road capability to take me to my favorite fishing and hunting spots in PA. I enjoy driving again. Purchased from Chardon Motors and got a GREAT deal. License Plate lights went out, wasn't the bulbs but easy fix. I get about 25 +MPG with a K&N air filter and new NGK Iridium Laser spark plugs..

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Best AWD system in the country.

Cons: Tires a little noisy when cold.

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2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 i Limited WagonReview
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All-around Winner. — I love that it is one of the safest cars on the road for all passengers. It is a fun little wagon that is easy to drive in all weather conditions. This is my fourth Subaru that I have owned, and I will always drive one.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great handling, quick, and easy on gas consumption.

Cons: I wish it was a little roomier.

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2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT Wagon Review
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Power Ranked 2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT Limited Wagon better.
"Its ok"
Front Seats Ranked 2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT Limited Wagon better.
"Its ok"
2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT Limited Wagon Review
vs2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT Limited Wagon
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Power Ranked 2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT Limited Wagon better.
"Its ok"
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"Its ok"
2005 Subaru Outback 3.0R L.L. Bean Edition Wagon Review
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vs2005 Volvo XC70 Cross Country
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Power Ranked 2005 Volvo XC70 Cross Country better.
"better engine and gearing. The Volvo low pressure turbo delivers good torque at low RPM."
Front Seats Ranked 2005 Volvo XC70 Cross Country better.
"lumbar support. several way POWER front seats."

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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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