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Subaru Launches Dog Driving Days, To Teach Pets New Skills
Subaru Launches Dog Driving Days, To Teach Pets New Skills

In recent years, both Subaru and Honda have marketed special versions of their vehicles to pet owners, including "pet-friendly" accessories to make riding in cars safer for non-human species. Now, Subaru is taking the next step by offering driving lessons to dogs and other pets. The company plans a...Read More»

2010 Subaru Tribeca
2010 Subaru Tribeca: The Forgotten Seven-Seat SUV

Poor Subaru never has any luck with its really large cars and SUVs. As long as they stick to vehicles no larger than the Legacy and Forester sales are steady, people appreciate the classic styling and they cross shop those models when looking for sedans or five-passenger SUVs. Subaru even managed a...Read More»

2010 Subaru Impreza 2.5i
2010 Subaru Impreza: Perfect For The Perpetually Snowbound

First off, if you are looking for affordable all-wheel drive transportation that will last you through twenty winters you really ought to head to a Subaru dealer. They know cars that can get you through any inclement weather better than anyone. And while many long for the luxurious Legacy, rugged...Read More»

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX
2011 Subaru WRX Gets STI’s Wide Body Look…And A Wider Stance

In advance of its New York Auto Show debut next week, Subaru has previewed the 2011 Impreza WRX, which will be distanced even further from basic Impreza models, adopting an aggressive wide-body look that bears more in common with the top-performance Impreza STI model. The wide stance matters, too...Read More»

2010 Subaru Outback
Five Reasons Why The 2010 Subaru Outback Is A Better Family Car Buy

The hottest segment in the family car market right now without question is car based crossovers. What makes a crossover different from an SUV (allegedly) is that they are usually based on car platforms while SUVs are based on truck platforms. Whatever differences there may be between an old-school...Read More»

2010 Subaru Forester 4-door Auto X Angular Front Exterior View
2010 Subaru Forester 2.5XT: Family Car Review

The 2010 Forester is the third generation of the popular crossover utility vehicle from Subaru, and was totally redesigned in 2009. The Forester's main competition is the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 with the Forester even looking like both of them now. I tested the 2.5XT ($28,495) with the main...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Passat
Cars for Fast Families: Sedans Under $30k

Continuing our series on sporty alternatives for families who don't fit the boring-car sterotype, here are some four-door options for those with a little more dough to spend. 2010 Chevy Malibu It's not like Chevy is a little-known brand. But what might not be so well known is the considerable...Read More»

2010 Toyota Prius
Frugal Shopper: For Happiness, Don't Sweat The Numbers

Consumer Reports, as part of this week's torrent of announcements from its Annual Auto Issue, named the 2010 Honda Fit and 2010 Toyota Prius the best new-car values of the year. While it so happens we like both of those models very much (and appreciate the Prius' 51-mpg rating), they definitely...Read More»

2010 Subaru Outback
Honda And Subaru Lead Consumer Reports' Honor Roll For 2010

Subaru (TSE: 7270) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) are tied for the number one spot from Consumer Reports this year, based on the average of its vehicles' overall road-test scores and predicted reliability ratings. Subaru's overall score was aided by the excellent evaluations given to the new 2010 Subaru...Read More»

2010 Lexus LS 460 L
Consumer Reports' 2010 Top Picks...And How TCC Rates Them

Consumer Reports, the widely respected magazine from the non-profit Consumers Union, has published their annual list of Top Picks, and although Toyota might be maligned in the press due to the current accelerator-related recall hearings, the automaker still has two vehicles (including one Lexus) on...Read More»

2003 Volkswagen Passat 4-door Sedan GLS Manual Rear Seats
2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R: All-new, bigger, roomier, and more power

The popular Subaru Legacy that has been very successful for over twenty years has been completely redesigned in 2010. Although the new Legacy looks familiar, everything has been update on this car. The new Legacy, gets a fresh look on the outside, underneath, a new engine and transmission, and a...Read More»

2010 Dodge Charger 4-door Sedan R/T RWD *Ltd Avail* Front Exterior View
Police Look To Charger as Replacement for Traditional Vehicle

Maybe it was last year's somewhat popular Street Kings, cop movie with Keanue Reeves, or maybe it was the slate gray shark-like unmarked that was dropped off in front of the Mass. State Police HQ in Framingham, recently, but it started the gears moving (albeit rustily) and when we looked around we...Read More»

2009 Saab 9-3 Touring
Saab Follows a Long Trail of Dying Car Brands in 2009

This has been a tough year on the automotive world. We have seen the loss of Pontiac and Saturn this year and now General Motors has opted to let Saab drive to that junkyard in the sky. After trying to sell the brand since January of this year, it seems that time has just run out. The demise of...Read More»

2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Special Edition
Subaru at the Los Angeles Auto Show

Subaru is one of the few companies that saw any sales success in 2009, and the boxer-engine gang showed off a couple new variants of the venerable Impreza WRX at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show last month. The 2010 Impreza WRX STI Special Edition and WRX Limited made their debuts, thus giving import...Read More»

2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Special Edition
CARS Trades, New Models Bring Subaru A Record Year Of Sales

As overall auto sales have slumped, Subaru has been one of the few bright spots in the auto industry this year, with many year-over-year sales increases to report; in fact, through November of this calendar year, Subaru has already sold as many vehicles as it did in all of last year. And over the...Read More»

2008 Subaru Impreza 5dr Man STI Steering Wheel
Leftfield Economy Car: Subaru Impreza

(Starting at $17,495) (20 city/27 highway) Do you need a car that is inexpensive and durable but cant stand the thought of being just another person in a Civic, Corolla or (horror!) Focus? Would it also be nice to have the security of all-wheel drive but are pretty sure you cant afford the cost of...Read More»

2009 Subaru Impreza Sedan GT
Subaru To Intro Additions To WRX Line at LA Auto Show

With the Los Angeles Auto Show around the corner, rumors of new-car introductions are beginning to swirl with latest intro information coming through the AutoWeek website and MSN. According to reports that surfaced a couple of days ago, Subaru will be expanding its performance-oriented WRX STi...Read More»

2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R
Should You Pick a Subaru Legacy Over an Accord or Camry?

(Legacy 2.5i Starting at $19,995) In the past the Subaru Legacy was always the wacky cult option when it came to midsize sedan choices like the Camry, Accord and Altima. One of the main reasons was a lack of space--the old Legacy didnt have much rear legroom but that is all changed for the 2010...Read More»

2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Special Edition
2010 Subaru WRX STI: for Now, Just a Special Edition

  Today, Subaru unveiled its newest WRX STI variant. Its simply called the Special Edition, or SE and it will make its physical debut during the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show.   This means two things for the automotive world. First, Subaru will not be updating the current hatchback version...Read More»

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