2017 Subaru Impreza Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer La Jolla, Calif. ? Subaru Impreza is going through a metamorphosis, from an all new platform and design to a new manufacturing facility. Now the latest generation of the Subaru Impreza is arriving at U.S. Subaru dealers, and, for the first time, not arriving by ship. They are being built…

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2016 Subaru Outback

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer As we shuffle through the new cars each year, getting a chance to drive the latest and greatest and update our opinion, there are certain cars we especially look forward to driving. Often because it?s a car that would be on our personal shopping list ? if we were in…

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2016 Subaru Forester Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer When you live in the Pacific Northwest there are several things that become common place, like drizzly skies, snow-capped volcanic peaks, lush green forests and Subarus. Most of the people who live here tend to have active outdoor lifestyles and they generally drive a vehicle that allows them to take…

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2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Washougal, Wash. — In the Northwest the Subaru is the brand we see most on our streets and highways. There are old Outbacks, stylish new Legacys, racy WRXs, dirty Foresters, and even an occasional SVX coupe or Baja truck. The common factor and a prime reason for buying a Subaru…

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2015 Subaru Outback First Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Powell Butte, Oregon ??The middle of Oregon was the perfect spot for the introduction of the 2015 Subaru Outback because it was just like going to a family reunion — everywhere you looked there were more Subaru Outbacks of all ages. We don?t know the actual numbers but after spending…

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2015 Subaru Legacy Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Big Sur, Calif. ? With only a 1 to 1.5-percent market share of the super competitive medium size sedan market, the Subaru Legacy has never been much of a threat to cars like Accord, Camry, Fusion, Sonata, etc., but that may soon change. It?s not that we expect the new…

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