And it's pretty stingy on gas, too. The Forester's turning in a solid 24.4 miles per gallon so far, and has soldiered on at that level through two 750-mile 80-mile-per-hour road trips, with two more to come in the next few weeks.
We're suitably nestled, but maybe you've missed our extensive coverage so far on this latter-day 240DL. Before we hit the road again, we'll take this week's update to bring you up to speed on the Forester. Let's start with the basics:
Last fall, we named the Forester our Best Car To Buy 2014, from a tightly competitive field including the Cadillac CTS, Acura MDX, and Kia Soul. The Forester earned a TCC Rating of 8.4, and we gave it the nod over the pricier vehicles just making our $50,000 price cut. Why? "It's no longer an oddball niche wagon," we wrote. "Instead it's a fully sorted, thoughtfully designed vehicle in nearly every respect."
In-house, we call these pages "ubers"--a single page to bookmark for everything we publish on a single model. On these pages you'll get a history of the nameplate and vehicles wearing the badge; see our how our ratings for a vehicle have changed over time; get links to our latest news posts; see data on crash tests and recalls; and most importantly, find listings for new Subaru Foresters for sale across the country, from our database of more than 3 million listings.