2014 Subaru Forester User Reviews

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2014 Subaru Forester 2.5iReview
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Perfect Commuter Car That Is Great For Those Off-road Weekends. — 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 backseats. Split backseats allow for extra room with a seat for a rider in the back. Comfortably fit a 6'5" man in back or front, plenty of legroom.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Plenty of room, great gas mileage, very comfortable ride, great interior that is easy to keep clean.

Cons: It's such a good ride with great gas mileage that you'll rack up the miles before you know it.  It's always the car we wanted to take wherever we were going!

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2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i TouringReview
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Fantastic — Love the car. We now have two 1 Touring, 1 premium. with the 2014 safety pick, and the 2008 Subaru as a trade in (stopped running...... shop could never figure out what was wrong with the car), it was a no brainer to get the new model

Pros: 2014 Motor Trend Safety Winner;  Nice heavy reliable car

Cons: Touring may not be worth the xtra $$ go to premium instead

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2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i LimitedReview
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Crap — 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 say it any better. The car would be awesome if it were not for a completely terrible engine oil consumption problem. Not trustworthy for the long haul. I'm selling it FAST!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I like most everything about the car but oil consumption is making me sell it.

Cons: The engines are trash!!!!!  Oil consumption issues, class action suit!!! DO NOT BUY A SUBARU!!!!!

14 of 15 people found this review helpful.
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2014 Subaru Forester 2.0XT TouringReview
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Best Practical Car I've Experienced — I was so unexcited to purchase this car, I did it for practical reasons. After 1 year I can see why people get attached to Subarus - the car simply does most everything well. My main complaint is that it is simply a visual disaster to look at - the engineers rule the roost at Subaru, designers clearly have a muted voice. If this balance shifts, I'd be a long time customer.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Simple, reliable, great visibility, surprisingly powerful, trust it on trails and snow.

Cons: A bit numb, just horrible visually

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2014 Subaru Forester Review
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Looks/Style Ranked 2013 Subaru Forester better.
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2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium Review
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Better handling & AWD. Retains value better and seemed to have a superior fit and finish
vs2014 Honda CR-V EX-L
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Handling Ranked 2014 Honda CR-V EX-L worse.
"More sure footed seemed tighter. The Honda also felt ponderous as compared to the Subaru"
Would Buy Ranked 2014 Honda CR-V EX-L worse.
"Value, Quality and comfort"
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2014 Subaru Forester Review
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Family Car Ranked 2014 Toyota 4Runner better.
"Interior is much roomier."
Would Buy Ranked 2014 Toyota 4Runner better.
"The seats were much more comfortable. The back seats layed down."

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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

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

2010 Subaru Forester Reviews

2010 Subaru Forester Xt By Hobs

This has been a great family car. I can handle all of our ski stuff and with a cargo box we can travel to Colorado and ski for a week. Great handling in the snow. Plenty of power and great options, m... Read More

Awesome Little Suv! By Chantal

Love, love, love this car as my daily driver! After driving an STi for some time, was pleasantly surprised to see how much power this baby has! I love the look on some folks faces when an SUV ki... Read More

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