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2012 Subaru Impreza Recalled To Fix Faulty Airbag System
2012 Subaru Impreza Recalled To Fix Faulty Airbag System

Subaru has issued a recall for more than 32,000 Impreza sedans and station wagons from the 2012 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electronic flaw that could disable a portion of the airbag system. ALSO SEE: For...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback
2015 Subaru Outback, Impreza, Legacy, XV Crosstrek, 2016 WRX Recalled To Fix Collision Avoidance

Subaru of America is recalling roughly 72,000 vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. The recall is meant to fix a problem with collision-avoidance systems found on select Outback, Impreza, Legacy, WRX, and XV Crosstrek vehicles. ALSO SEE: Samsung Creates A See-Through 18-Wheeler To Curb...Read More»

2004 Subaru Impreza Sedan (Natl) WRX
2004-2005 Subaru Impreza, 2005 Saab 9-2x Boost Subaru's Takata Airbag Recall To 81,100

The slew of recalls related to Takata's potentially deadly airbags continues unabated. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Subaru's recall roster has now grown to affect some 81,100 vehicles registered in the U.S. ALSO SEE: Subaru Adds To EyeSight Safety System In 2016...Read More»

2016 Subaru Outback
Subaru Adds To EyeSight Safety System In 2016 Outback, Legacy

Subaru has announced a series of upgrades for its 2016 Legacy sedan and 2016 Outback wagon models. Yes, it’s true that both were fully redesigned this past year. Yet some upgrades to these models’ EyeSight active-safety systems, as well as new Starlink services, add a bit more appeal to...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
2012 Subaru Impreza Investigated For Deactivated Airbags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2012 Subaru Impreza. According to government documents (PDF), the sensor that determines whether the passenger seat is occupied may have a pattern of malfunctioning and turning off the front air bags. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2015 Honda Accord Hybrid
Subaru Legacy Vs. Honda Accord

If your aim is to buy one of the best designed, best engineered, most fuel-efficient mid-size sedans on the market, then the Honda Accord and Subaru Legacy are two of our top-rated sedans here at The Car Connection. These are two models you shouldn’t miss as a sedan shopper. Both offer...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback
Subaru Outback Vs. Toyota Venza: Compare Cars

If you're looking for a vehicle that's a little taller and more versatile than a sedan or a wagon, but more carlike than most crossovers and sport-utility vehicles, look no further than the Subaru Outback and Toyota Venza. Both blend a tall-wagon body with all-wheel drive in a mid-size package. But...Read More»

Specially wrapped 2015 Subaru Legacy by designer Mondo Guerra (photo: Nick D'Amico & Dana Slifer)
2015 Subaru Legacy Designed By Mondo Guerra To Mark World AIDS Day

Automakers have used limited-edition models to commemorate a range of important things -- holidays, sporting events, and of course, Hollywood movies. For today's World AIDS Day observances, Subaru teamed up with fashion designer Mondo Guerra to create a special 2015 Subaru Legacy that's limited to...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback  -  First Drive
2015 Subaru Outback And Legacy Earn Five-Star Safety Ratings

The 2015 Subaru Legacy sedan and its rugged Outback wagon counterpart have aced federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash tests. And with top scores already in from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), we now can rightfully call these two mid-size models two of the safest cars...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i, test drive, Catskill Mountains, NY, July 2014
2015 Subaru Outback Video Road Test

Is the Subaru Outback a tough and brawny station wagon or a lean, mean crossover? In the past we might have said wagon, but now the Outback’s changed. The Outback is new this year, but it doesn’t look all that different. The front end is a little more swept back with a somewhat more...Read More»

2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i
2015 Subaru Legacy: The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2015

The 2015 Subaru Legacy is feature-packed, polished, secure, and spacious. It’s outgrown its niche appeal, while dollar for dollar, it’s an irresistible value in today’s new-car market. And it’s The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2015. The Legacy follows the 2011...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback
2015 Subaru Outback: Best Car To Buy Nominee

The 2015 Subaru Outback isn’t just a crossover, or a wagon. It’s a lifestyle, and it’s far better described or classified by the types of people who will be buying it than by its dimensions or competitive set. The Outback has always been that way, and it’s always been the...Read More»

2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i
2015 Subaru Legacy: Best Car To Buy Nominee

Sedan drivers have been moving over to crossovers in droves; but the 2015 Subaru Legacy gives them plenty of reasons to reconsider. The Legacy now offers everything that traditional mid-size sedan shoppers have traditionally wanted, and it adds standard all-wheel drive—a feature that’s...Read More»

2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek
2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Gets More Features, Refinement Upgrades

Subaru has released full details for the 2015 XV Crosstrek; and while this rugged hatchback continues into the new model year mostly unchanged, the automaker has introduced some key upgrades to safety, infotainment, and overall refinement. READ: GM Announces Support For Michigan's Anti-Tesla Bill...Read More»

25 years of the airbag
NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List Of Every U.S. Car Affected

This is not a good time for Takata. Faulty propellant has caused the Japanese company's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12 million vehicles around the world -- a number that ticked up by 247,000...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback
2015 Subaru Legacy, Outback Earn Best Possible IIHS Safety Rating

The 2015 Subaru Legacy and 2015 Subaru Outback have earned the best possible set of safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)—and the organization's 'Top Safety Pick+' status. Both models absolutely aced the IIHS battery of frontal and side crash tests—as...Read More»

2005 Subaru Outback Rear
More Airbag Recalls: Subaru Baja, Impreza, Legacy, And Outback; Saab 9-2X

Faulty airbags made by Tokyo-based Takata have spurred automakers to recall more than 12 million cars around the globe. And Takata's troubles aren't over yet :according to Detroit News, Subaru has just added 5,000 more vehicles to the still-growing recall list. READ: Why Can't Cars Tell When A...Read More»

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid  -  Quick Drive, July 2014
2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Quick Drive

The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid probably isn’t going to win over typical hybrid shoppers; but it’s going to charm the traditional Subaru crowd—as well as some shoppers who realize that this small hatchback strikes out a lot of the compromises that have traditionally come with...Read More»

2012 Subaru Forester
Massive Subaru Recall For Corroded Brake Lines In Salt Belt States

Subaru is recalling a long list of its recent models, ranging from the 2005 through 2014 model years, for an issue with corrosion-prone brake-line hardware. If the brake lines are exposed to salt during wintertime, corrosion could ensue. Should the brake lines perforate from corrosion, brake fluid...Read More»

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