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2009 Subaru OutbackReview
GoSubies2 writes:
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1. Too many miles for the price 2. Air conditioning didn’t work well 3. No fog lights, this was important for me

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2009 Subaru Outback Review
Petney01 says:
all around fun car to drive,easy on gas,do the recomended maintance and you will have no problems
vs2013 Toyota Venza
2009 Subaru Outback winning categories:
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Looks/Style Ranked 2013 Toyota Venza better.
"The roof line is sleeker,the front more agressive,subaru has a more boxy look."
Back Seats Ranked 2013 Toyota Venza better.
"DEFINATELY more leg,sholder and seats 3 confortly"
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2009 Subaru Outback 2.5i Special EditionReview
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Awesome — This is the best car on the planet for road trippers, adventurers, and mountain living. I love this one even more than my first (2000 H6 3.0 automatic). Can't believe Subaru got rid of the manual transmission. It's way more fun!

Pros: Reliable, fun to drive, great off road and in bad weather, best road trip car on the planet

Cons: CV axles and boots are too easily damaged
Cup holders suck

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2009 Subaru Outback 2.5iReview
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Outstanding — All around excellent vehicle. Quiet, handles great, excellent workmanship. Very good gas mileage for an AWD. Averaging 26.7 mpg. Very fun to drive. You won't be disappointed!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Excellent vehicle, workmanship, driveability

Cons: Slightly lacking on acceleration

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2009 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT LimitedReview
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2009 Subaru Outback 2.5 Xt Limited W/nav —

Purchased a 2009 Subaru Outback 2.5XT in Diamond Grey w/Quartz Silver with slightly off Black Interior. In general this is the perfect vehicle to buy, especially in this trim if you want a sporty SUV alternative. It sits up like a small SUV, handles like sports sedan, accelerates like a small turbo coupe, and brakes like a champion. I'm still in the break in period but I have a feeling once this time passes this car will truly shine. Car rides very smooth and balanced, and when bumps are transferred to the cabin they are controlled. Interior is pretty quiet with windows up and wind is buffeting noticeable with windows down. Engine is powerful in all ranges especially with boost up. Favorite Features For me first is the engine. But I also love the huge sunroof, navigation which isn't bad, leather seats, stereo, fit and finish, sporty dials and red lighting, SI-Drive, and much more. SI Drive really changes personalities more than I thought it would. I also love that the 2.5XT w/NAV is rare. Suggested Improvements I would suggest more passenger space. A little more would be nice. The Navigation could have a higher Resolution Screen and be Hard Drive based, Memory Seats, Homelink and Bluetooth as Standard Features, Autolocking Doors after 15mph, Full Size Spare, and Shift Paddles of the Legacy 3.0R, since the XT is a sport model and above the Outback 3.0R.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: It's a Subaru!!!

Cons: Could have a bit more interior space.

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2009 Subaru Outback 2.5i LimitedReview
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Good To Drive, Good To Keep, All Wheel Drive. — Pefrormance: Nice but has a bit of an issue getting up the mountains! Does it and does it fine, but it sounds like its working its but off! Build Quality: It's a Subaru, it'll run forever Appearance: Standard, its its own identity. Cost: gas about 36$ a tank The car is pretty standard, It'll get you where you want to go and will take the snow and rain and off roading that I'll get into.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: For all weather and road confidence

Cons: Its not a Land Rover

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2009 Subaru Outback 2.5i Special EditionReview
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2009 Subaru Outback 2.5i Special Edition — Acceleration is decent. Braking and handling is very good. The appearance is nice, I dislike the two tone inside, black seats and dash tan top. This car is nice to drive. Good gas mileage if you drive it not like its a race car.

Pros: Braking, handling, gas mileage is good.

Cons: Not too much. Its a decent car

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2009 Subaru Outback 2.5i Special EditionReview
Jake writes:
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Outback — The performance is ok, the 2000 is actually a bit faster. its seems like a pretty sturdy car. hasnt needed any repairs. it looks so good compared to the older models. its much more expensive too but its worth it. its a fun car to drive especially with the features it has.

Pros: Good

Cons: Bad

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2009 Subaru Outback 2.5i Review
Guru9WXBX says:
A good reliable vehicle. Fair gas mileage. Good handling on the highway.
vs2010 Honda Ridgeline RT
2009 Subaru Outback 2.5i winning categories:
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Handling Ranked 2010 Honda Ridgeline RT worse.
"Lower center of gravity. Joy of driving a manual."
Back Seats Ranked 2010 Honda Ridgeline RT worse.
"Back seats in both were stiff but the Outback offered more on overall comfort. If backseat comfort is important, neither vehicle scores high in my opinion."
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2009 Subaru Outback Review
Paula says:
Great in snow
vs2009 Audi A4 Avant
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Family Car Ranked 2009 Audi A4 Avant worse.
"Lots of cargo space. "
Would Buy Ranked 2009 Audi A4 Avant better.
"Better handling."
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2020 Subaru Outback Reviews

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Review By Susan

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