2019 Subaru Forester Touring Test Drive

?2019 Subaru Forester Touring? Fifth Generation Forester Adventure Ready First introduced more than 20 years ago, Subaru of America Inc. debuted their all-new for 2019 Forester SUV at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. This fifth generation Forester is without question the most capable and roomiest to date, and is based on Subaru?s Global…

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2016 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited Test Drive

?2016 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited? Fourth Generation of the iconic crossover The fourth generation of the Popular Subaru Forester was launched as an all-new vehicle in 2014, which continues into the 2016 model year. The first generation Forester appeared in Japan in 1997, making its debut here in the U.S. in 1998. The second Gen…

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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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2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring Test Drive

?Fourth Generation Subaru all new for 2014? ? 2014 Subaru Forester is the fourth generation, with the first generation Subaru Forester appearing in Japan in 1997 and making its debut here in the U.S. in 1998. The second Gen bowed in 2003 and the third Generation? was introduced in 2008. Forester has been and is…

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2014 Subaru Forester Test Drive

By Barbara Schaffer The people that live in the northwest, where we reside, are a practical lot that tend to be frugal and always prepared to face the elements, whether on a crowded Seattle freeway, on their way to Mount Hood for skiing or off to drive on the sand at Long Beach. One vehicle…

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2014 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring

?Fourth Generation Subaru all new for 2014? The first generation Subaru Forester appeared in Japan in 1997 and made its debut here in the U.S. in 1998. The second Gen bowed in 2003 and the third Generation was introduced in 2008. Forester has been and is still one of the best selling small SUVs in…

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Mudfest – Part 2

By Bill and Barbara Schaffer After two full days of driving briskly between hundreds of traffic cones, cruising along wooded back roads and wallowing through mud in 25 different SUVs, we marked our ballots for the Northwest Automotive Press Associations SUV of the Year Competition. Here?s a list of the Family SUVs with basic information…

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Test Drive: Subaru Forester

Inevitably, when we are asked what our occupation is, we can count on the next question being something like, ?what?s the best car?? or some similar question.? Of course, there is no right answer, because it depends on the individual that?s using the car. When someone puts themselves in the equation and tells us what…

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Test Drive: 2011 Subaru Forester

Full Disclosure: I’m a Subaru fanboy and the Author of the High Performance Subaru Builder’s Guide. You know I’m going to like this car, because I like pretty much all Subarus. Although for the record, I’m still undecided on the Tribeca. The Forester has long been my favorite Subaru. If I could have any Subaru…

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Consumer Reports picks top 2010 models

Consumer Report magazine announced its Top picks for 2010, and the list includes six new models. Consumer Reports? Top Picks are the best all-around models in their categories and must meet the non-profit organization?s stringent road test, reliability, and safety requirements. Each Top Pick scores at or near the top of its category among the…

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