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What is the Fastest Subaru?
The Subaru brand is most popular amongst outdoor enthusiasts due to the versatility of their vehicles. But the fastest Subarus have influenced the world of rally racing, too.
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Jerry
May 15, 2022
Remembering the Collab Between Subaru and L.L.Bean To Create One Unique Outback
The L.L. Bean Subaru Outback was a way for Subaru to add some much-needed design and features to help against the company’s rivals.
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Jerry
May 14, 2022
Avoid the Toyota Corolla Hatchback for a Sportier Subaru Impreza
The Toyota Corolla may be popular, but it scores poorly on customer satisfaction when compared to the similarly-priced Subaru Impreza.
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Jerry
May 12, 2022
What is the Best Subaru Outback Year?
With so many generations to choose from, what is the best Subaru Outback year for the modern adventurer? And which model years can we rely on the most?
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Jerry
May 12, 2022
The Outback Gets an Updated Front Fascia for 2023
The 2023 Outback debuted at the New York Auto Show last month, and it looks like there were some styling changes made. Read on to learn more about what’s new on the Subaru Outback.
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Jerry
May 09, 2022
What is the Best Subaru WRX Year?
The Japanese compact car was bred for the track, yet offers enough versatility to be a practical option for the everyday driver. Which WRX models are the G.O.A.T?
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Jerry
May 07, 2022
Avoid the Volkswagen Taos for a More Reliable Subaru Crosstrek
According to Consumer Reports, when looking at the VW Taos it pales in comparison with the Subaru Crosstrek’s various features, mpg, and more.
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Jerry
May 05, 2022
Saying Goodbye to Subaru's WRX STI
While the Subaru WRX STI is getting discontinued due to emissions regulations, there’s discussion of an electric version of the STI.
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Jerry
Apr 21, 2022
An Incredible 9th Straight ‘Car of the Year’ Win for the Subaru Forester
The Subaru Forester earned “Best Small SUV” nine years in a row from Consumer Reports.
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Jerry
Apr 11, 2022
The Best Affordable New Car is a Subaru
Consumer Reports tested and gathered reliability data on 12 compact sedans that sell for under $25,000. Subaru topped the list with its 2022 Impreza model.
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Jerry
Apr 10, 2022
Subaru Solterra or Hyundai Ioniq: Which Is the Best Family EV?
Jerry compares the pros and cons of Hyundai and Subaru’s new electric crossover SUVs, the 2022 Ioniq 5 and the 2023 Solterra.
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Jerry
Apr 10, 2022
Subaru Makes Better Cars Than Mazda and BMW According to Consumer Reports
Subaru beat Mazda and BMW with its high average overall score from Consumer Reports. This includes rankings of reliability, safety, and customer satisfaction.
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Jerry
Apr 05, 2022
The Subaru Outback Wilderness Is An Off-Road Beast
The Subaru Outback is a favorite for drivability and comfort, and now Subaru has taken it a step further into the outdoors with the new Subaru Outback Wilderness. Read on to see what improvements the addition makes–as well as where it might fall flat.
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Jerry
Mar 10, 2022
2022 Subaru WRX: Reddit Users Weren’t Shy About Giving Feedback
Subaru announced the redesigned WRX sport sedan will be released in early 2022. However, car enthusiasts have taken to Reddit to express their complaints about the new car.
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Jerry
Mar 08, 2022
The Subaru Justy: An Underrated Car That Had Some Innovative Designs
Unappreciated and uncool, the Subaru Justy was an affordable hatchback as small as it was unique. But what if this overlooked car was actually too cool for us?
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Jerry
Mar 07, 2022
Toyota Uses Its RAV4 Prime to Dethrone the Subaru Outback
Though the Subaru Outback has excellent features, the Toyota RAV 4 Prime goes above and beyond when compared by Consumer Reports.
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Jerry
Mar 02, 2022
The 2022 Subaru WRX Has One Big Disadvantage
The 2022 Subaru WRX has a fuel economy rating that might be a dealbreaker for some drivers.
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Jerry
Feb 24, 2022
2022 Subaru WRX Redesigned with More Power and Refinement
The Subaru WRX has always had a loyal following, so how does the 2022 WRX compare with previous generations?
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Jerry
Feb 21, 2022
What Happened to the Infamous Subaru BRAT?
The Subaru BRAT was never a bestseller, but it still had quite a following in the ‘70s and 80’s. Despite its discontinuation, the BRAT is a beloved favorite of many gearheads to this day.
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Jerry
Feb 20, 2022
Is the Subaru Tribeca a Good Car?
In the market for a used vehicle that seats seven? Read on to determine whether the Subaru Tribeca is worth the investment and will meet your needs.
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Jerry
Feb 14, 2022
2023 Subaru Solterra EV: A True Electric Off-Road Vehicle
Like all its SUVs and crossovers, Subaru’s first fully electric model will come standard with AWD. How will that position the 2023 Solterra in the growing EV market?
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Jerry
Feb 12, 2022
Don’t Pay For the Most Expensive 2022 Subaru Forester Trim if You Live In a Warm Area
The 2022 Subaru Forester is a smart, practical choice for a new vehicle. But pay close attention to trim level details before deciding on a model.
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Jerry
Feb 07, 2022
A Forgotten Icon: The Subaru SVX
The Subaru SVX should have been a success story—but it quickly faded from public memory.
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Jerry
Feb 03, 2022
Subaru Just Unveiled A 1000 HP Race Car
Race tracks are evolving in a carbon-free era, spearheaded by Subaru's latest STI E-RA, a futuristic electric car.
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Jerry
Feb 01, 2022
This Subaru Sedan Scored High With Consumer Reports
A Subaru sedan, the Legacy, was rated highly on Consumer Reports for its comfort, safety, and performance.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The Oddest and Most Brat-ty of All Pickup Trucks
The Subaru BRAT was certainly eye-catching, its design bringing trucks and coupes together to create a unique blend of both. This small coupe with a truck bed is as memorable today as it was back in the day.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Toyota and Subaru's Sports Cars Are Back With a Vengeance
The Toyota GR86 and Subaru BRZ are frighteningly similar, cheap sports cars. But there’s a reason for their likeness. The good news for consumers is that you can’t go wrong with either ride.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Subaru Recalls Ascent, Legacy, and Outback Models Over Potential Transmission Failure
A recent Subaru safety recall is sending nearly 200,000 Ascents, Legacies, and Outbacks made in 2019-2020 back to the dealership for repairs—a programming error in a component called the transmission control unit is causing drive chains to snap as well as other shifting errors for owners.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Subaru Teased an All-Electric STI
Subaru has teased an electric STI which could be one of the world’s first electric rally cars.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Why the 2022 Crosstrek is a Top Subcompact SUV
When it comes to the Subaru Crosstrek, consistency is key.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on Subaru

Do I need full coverage on a 2005 Subaru Impreza?
"Do I need full coverage on an older vehicle? I'm 22 and don't have a great driving record. I've been accident free for a 1 year, but my insurance is still expensive. For full coverage, I'd be paying $400 a month. For liability only, I'd only be paying $250."
Emily Maracle
Jun 22, 2021
What are my options for Subaru Outback off-road wheels?
I’d like to take my Outback off-roading. I know this may require special wheels. What are my options for Subaru Outback off-road wheels!
Bonnie Stinson
Mar 03, 2022
What is the Subaru Forester gas type?
I’m driving my parents’ car and I don’t know what type of fuel it takes. Help! What is the Subaru Forester gas type?
Bonnie Stinson
Mar 02, 2022
What is the best adventure SUV?
I love off-roading and adventure driving and was wondering what is the best SUVs for adventure driving?
Rob Shapiro
Feb 21, 2022
What is the Subaru Ascent's towing capacity?
I live in Vermont, so I’m used to snow and going up into the mountains. Since I’ve lived there, I’ve found Subarus to be the best and most affordable option available. I want a new car, and the Ascent looks like a great deal. That said, I don’t want to skimp on power. What is the towing capacity of the Subaru Ascent?
Eric Schad
Feb 25, 2022
What is a Subaru Crosstrek’s towing capacity?
I’m planning to be doing a lot of outdoor activities this summer—mainly boating, biking, and camping. I plan to use my Subaru Crosstrek to tow my equipment wherever I’m headed. What is a Subaru Crosstrek’s towing capacity?
Tiffany Leung
Feb 22, 2022
How do I replace a Subaru Forester brake light?
I got pulled over the other day because one of my tail lights is out. I think it’s the brake light. How do I replace a Subaru Forester brake light?
Bonnie Stinson
Mar 02, 2022
What should I know about the 2014 Subaru Impreza interior?
I’m considering getting a used 2014 Subaru Impreza. It looks nice on the outside, but I don’t know much about the car’s interior. Is it comfortable? What features does it have? What should I know about the 2014 Subaru Impreza’s interior?
Matt Terzi
Apr 01, 2022
What is the 0-60 time for the 2016 Subaru WRX?
I’m looking into getting a sports car, and I think the 2016 Subaru WRX is within my price range. Just curious, though—what is the 0-60 for the WRX? Does it compare to other sports vehicles?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Mar 03, 2022
Which Subaru is right for me?
I really love Subarus, but I have no idea which one to buy! How do find the best Subaru for me?
Joshua Levy
Feb 21, 2022
What is the 2013 Subaru BRZ’s 0 to 60 time?
I’m currently on the market for a new car. I’m looking for a vehicle that’s reliable and also has a bit of a kick to it, and I’m currently trying to decide between the 2013 Subaru BRZ or another vehicle. How quickly can the BRZ get me from 0 to 60 MPH?
Kevin Martinez
Mar 03, 2022
Will my insurance cover a rental car after my Subaru broke down?
My Subaru Legacy broke down on the side of the road in Maine. Will my insurance cover a rental while my car is in the shop?
Emily Richey
May 31, 2021
What are the options for Subaru Crosstrek colors?
I’m in the market for a new car, and I’m very interested in a Subaru Crosstrek. I want to make sure I can get it in a color I like because I plan on having my next car for a long time. What are the options for Subaru Crosstrek colors?
Payton Ternus
Mar 31, 2022
What is gap insurance on a car loan for a Subaru?
Do I need gap insurance? I purchased a new Subaru in 2020. I have a loan for the car.
Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
Are oil changes covered under warranty?
I recently purchased a brand new Subaru Outback and I could not be more excited about it. In fact, I was so excited that I didn’t read the fine print of the warranty. Are oil changes included?
Drew Waterstreet
Feb 18, 2022
What's the most reliable car brand?
I'm not picky about what car brand I buy for my next vehicle as long as it's reliable. What is the most reliable car brand on the market?
Eric Schad
Oct 29, 2021
What is the 0-60 time for the 2016 STI?
I finally got my new sports car—a 2016 Subaru WRX STI—and I’m kind of curious how fast its acceleration is. I’m not gonna try it, but how fast can the 2016 STI go from 0-60?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Mar 03, 2022
Can I add coolant straight to the radiator?
My parents gave me their old Subaru Outback and I’m trying to figure out how to fill up the coolant. Can I add coolant straight to the radiator?
Bonnie Stinson
Mar 24, 2022
Why is car insurance for the Subaru Impreza so high?
I’m a proud new owner of a Subaru Impreza, but I am not proud of the quote my insurance company gave me for my new car! Why are insurance rates for the Subaru Impreza so high?
Pat Roache
Feb 18, 2022
What are the details of the 2020 Subaru Outback infotainment update?
I’ve heard that the Outback has an infotainment update. My friend said I should visit my dealer to get it handled. What are the details of the 2020 Subaru Outback infotainment update?
Bonnie Stinson
Mar 02, 2022
Does my boyfriend need gap insurance on his leased Subaru?
My boyfriend is going to be leasing a new Subaru and isn't sure if gap insurance is going to be required. Is it added automatically or does he need to find a company that will offer it?
Emily Maracle
May 03, 2021
What is the top speed for a Subaru BRZ?
I‘ve heard Subarus are known for being fast cars that handle well on the road. I’m interested in getting the BRZ so I’m wondering, what is its top speed?
Mary Cahill
Mar 02, 2022
What is the 0-60 time for the 2018 Subaru WRX?
My wife and I just retired, and we’re looking to liven up our daily routine with a new sports car. Lately we’ve taken an interest in the 2018 Subaru WRX model, but I’m wondering about the acceleration. How quickly can the 2018 Subaru WRX get from 0 to 60?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Mar 03, 2022
What is the ground clearance on a Subaru Forester?
My current car does not have a very high ground clearance, and I’m looking to buy a new Subaru Forester as a replacement. There are a lot of speed bumps and hills where I live, so I want to make sure the ground clearance is high enough. What is the ground clearance on a Subaru Forester?
Payton Ternus
Mar 31, 2022
Which car makers produce the best passenger vehicles?
As a buyer, there are so many options out there that I don’t know where to start. Which car makers should I consider?
Eric Schad
Dec 13, 2021
What is the 2021 Subaru Outback’s towing capacity?
I need to upgrade my SUV for one with better towing capacity. I was thinking the 2021 Subaru Outback might work. What is the 2021 Subaru Outback’s towing capacity?
Rob Shapiro
Feb 22, 2022
How can I reduce my car insurance costs in Nevada on a Subaru Forester?
"My children and I are on a policy together. I own a 2015 Subaru Forester. I carry $100,000/$300,000 for liability, along with property damage and uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage. I also have full coverage, rental reimbursement, and roadside assistance. Is there any way to reduce my costs? "
Emily Maracle
May 14, 2021
How much does tuning a car cost?
I've been noticing some performance issues with my Subaru, and I think I need to take it in for a tune-up. I’ve never had to do a tune-up before, though, and so I’m not sure how expensive it should be. About how much will tuning up my car cost?
Carlos Kirby
Nov 12, 2021
What features does the 2015 Subaru Impreza interior have?
I’m looking at getting a used 2015 Subaru Impreza, but I’m not sure if I’ll like the interior. What features does the 2014 Subaru Impreza interior have? Is it comfortable or spacious?
Matt Terzi
Apr 01, 2022
Did the 2018 Subaru Forester have blind spot detection?
I’ve been driving my dad’s car and every now again when I prepare to change lanes, I see an indicator flashing on my side-view mirrors. Am I crazy, or does my dad’s 2018 Subaru Forester have a blind spot detection system?
Sarah Gray
Mar 03, 2022

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