2008 Subaru Outback User Reviews

2008 Subaru Outback Top Comparisons

Users ranked 2008 Subaru Outback 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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    Displaying 11 - 19 of 19 2008 Subaru Outback reviews.

    2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 i Review
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    55

    Doesn't Get Much Better Than This For Value — Reliable, great in snow, quality interior, hauls all toys, easy on the pocketbook, good gas mileage relative to full time four wheel drive, still under warranty so I don't know about the cost of ownership over the life of the car

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: gets me to work day in an day out

    Cons: a bit small for someone who is close to six foot

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    2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 i Limited Review
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    Outback 08 — Likes.. great looking car, solid, mpg not good. well see how it does on winter time in the snow, it has enough ooomph! Dislikes.. the automatic temperature control seems weak unless you use the same setting on both sides, any suggestions?

    Pros: solid and comfortable

    Cons: gas mileage not good

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    2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 i Review
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    Awesome Car — awesome all season vehicle, I traded a 2000 chev corvette looking for a reliable comfortable car that performs well in all circumstances. awd is the best thing to have on any car that offers it stand. or optional. Comfortable/styleish

    Pros: AWD

    Cons: nothing

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    2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 i Limited Review
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    Outback 2008 — Bought it used a pretty solid car, a bit low on mpg, my wife likes it and so do I, center armrest not good. Like a bull dog.

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    2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 i Review
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    Our Outback — Super car - I feel very sporty in it I really like the two tone color option that we got - blue on top with silver on bottom. It drives well - and fits our two kids and all their gear very well.

    Pros: how it drives, color!

    Cons: none

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    2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT Limited Review
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    Side Ways Is Always More Fun — another company car for mapping. the 2008 outback has a lot to offer if you can afford it. the price was way to high and the mpg was not that great. build quality was very plastic and hard, the radio sucks, did have heated seats. not a fan of there floor plan and seating set up. But if you can look pass all of that and just take it as it is, a wannabe rally car that over sized. it love to go fast for a small four banger we got our up to around 120 mph and felt sturdy. the traction was second to none, but the ride hight was a little low on some dirt roads. but overall would drive again

    Pros: traction/handling,  heated seats, fogs/xeon lamps, trunks space

    Cons: to much plastic, seats hurt after 3 hours, style ugly!, rear head room and leg room, radio, mpg 22 to 25

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    2008 Subaru Outback Review
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    2.0 Diesel — Solid car with great engine. Although there should be more powerfull engine available...

    Pros: Engine, build quality, interior, looks

    Cons: None found so far

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    2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 i Limited Review
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    "if I Give This Car A Rope It Will Probably Climb A Tree", Another Subaru Owner Quoted Me! — It's been a while since I had my Outback and this is my third review, I have since added a set of General Altimax Artic winter tires with its own dedicated set of rims, this was a wise decision; for the past two years we have been getting more snow here in Connecticut than other years. All season tires have its limitations and the snow tires made a huge difference in climbing hills and curvy back roads. Case and point you don't use sneakers when there's snow in the ground you wear snow boots or other type to keep youreself from slipping and falling flat on your back, sliding in the snow and crashing is not a good choice after all your vehicle is a huge investment and it has to bring you from "point A to point B" safely. And it's fun to drive when you are in control...

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Haven't failed me yet on any weather. Solid car and looks great.

    Cons: Not a gas miser.

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    2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 i Limited Review
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    2008 Subaru Outback 2.5 Ltd — This is my 6th Subaru, 2nd Outback. Just got this a year old with 13,500 miles on it. It's the top of the line with every option available, rides great! I don't like the 2010 model at all. More like the Forester. Too much like an SUV. The sticker says 20 city / 26 hwy. I have been getting 29.4 to 30.3 / hwy, and about 22 / city!!!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: Nothing

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Subaru Outback Reviews

    2015 Outback Crossbar Is Curved!! By VTsubarubiker

    Subaru Outback for 2015 built-in rooftop crossbars are elliptical. Bicycle trays will tilt to one side. Does anyone out there know what risk attends to travelling at 70 MPH with bike on the rack tilt... Read More

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

    mostly i love the car the only thing id change is make the seats a little softer and maybe 20 more ft/lbs of torque for pulling my boat. but this is a 4 cyl. its great in the snow . i go ice fishing ... Read More

    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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