2008 Subaru Forester User Reviews

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Users ranked 2008 Subaru Forester against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    2008 Subaru Forester Sports 2.5X Review

    Growing On Me. Forester Verses The Honda Element. — I needed a four door with extra room and thought AWD would be a good idea. The forester has been given so many good ratings it made into out must test drive list. We drove the Honda Element and the Forester Sport X on the same day. The Element has a utility "from follows function appeal". The Element did not drive well. It felt underpowered. It rides and steers kind of like a boat. At 75 miles an hour our test vehicle shimmed and made wife feel seasick! Additionally the pillars on the front and rear windows in combination with the reverse doors cause six major blind spots. The rear seats are difficult to operate, and heavy. The Forester Sport X has lines that grow on you. With the rims and spoiler(an option on our) and the news grill the feisty little wagon gets approving nods and compliments. My wife drove the Forester and decided she did not want to drive any other cars! Fortunately, my salesman did not here her say this!. I have been driving the Sport X for a week and find I like it a bit more each day. This little wagon/SUV is easy to drive, has good snappy power. I am got 26 MPG on my first tank of gas!

    Owner for 0 years, 1 months

    Miles Driven per Year:16,000

    Pros: Ride
    Lots of Cup Holders
    Temp Control
    Sound System
    Towing Capacity

    Cons: No heated seats.  That's it!

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    2008 Subaru Forester Sports 2.5XT Review

    All Round Practical Performance — with 280bhp fun all day long +there enough space for a sofa in the back!!!!

    Pros: speed ,handling

    Cons: running costs

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    Scooby In Sheeps Clothing — I love all the power in a car that does not look like a sport style car but has loads of acceleration. Boy racers do not realise it has a good speed and can out drag them on the motor way

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Power

    Cons: Luxury

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    Reviews From Other Years

    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

    This is a recent purchase, so will update with new impressions once we have them. So far impressed with the car's comfort, space, handling, visibility, and efficiency. Comparable MPG and practicality ... Read More

    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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