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Subaru Forester: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2019
Subaru Forester: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2019

Some crossover SUVs have more style, others have more features. The scrappy 2019 Subaru Forester climbed to the top of our ratings with its unbeatable blend of everyday practicality and value. It’s our Best Car To Buy 2019 and it’s our first repeat winner, following up on the 2014...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester Sport
2019 Subaru Forester Sport review update: Crossover plays the name game

The 2019 Subaru Forester Sport is a new name but not a new concept. The last-generation Subaru Forester XT had more power than it needed from a raucous turbo-4 pulled from the WRX four-door sedan that made 250 horsepower and a wall of torque. In the Forester XT, it propelled the crossover to 60 mph...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester: Best Car To Buy 2019 nominee

At first glance, the 2019 Subaru Forester doesn't seem like it should be a nominee for our Best Car to Buy 2019. It looks a whole lot like last year's model, which isn't much different from the Forester that won our top award back in 2014. The difference, as they say, is in the details. MORE: Read...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
2019 Subaru Forester first drive review: Backwoods solitude

Deep in the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina’s Appalachian Mountains, which covers more than half a million acres, American forestry was born over a century ago.
 Maintaining the dense old-growth forest takes patience and a close attention to detail. Disturbing its countless...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
2019 Subaru Forester compact SUV costs $25,270 to start, about $500 more than outgoing model

The 2019 Subaru Forester crossover SUV will cost $25,270 when it goes on sale later this year, the automaker announced Thursday. Top-of-the-line Touring versions will cost $35,270. All prices include a mandatory $975 destination fee. Base versions of the new Forester cost $560 more than last year's...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester, 2018 New York auto show
2019 Subaru Forester first look video

The 2019 Subaru Forester has its priorities in order. Safety first, fun later. Its looks may be derivative, but the latest Forester packs a roomier interior loaded up with a lot more tech. The 2019 Forester stretches about two inches longer than last year’s model and the majority of that new...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester, 2018 New York auto show
2019 Subaru Forester: the crossover SUV that watches you

Like a protective parent, the 2019 Subaru Forester is watching you. The latest crossover SUV is not a helicopter parent, but it certainly blurs the line with a passel of new safety features that nearly steal the headline that this is, in fact, a brand-new vehicle. The 2019 Forester won’t...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2018 Subaru Forester: Compare Cars

What a difference a year makes. The roomy, versatile, and fuel-thrifty 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan replaces last year’s model that checked none of those boxes and has emerged as a serious rival for one of the most popular crossovers, the 2018 Subaru Forester. Last year, this wasn’t...Read More»

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium Black Edition
2018 Subaru Forester turns out lights with new Black Edition

Black is the new black when it comes to the 2018 Subaru Forester. To mark the popular crossover’s fifth model year in its current generation, Subaru is making a style-oriented Black Edition package available on the mid-range 2.5i Premium Forester. The new-for-2018 package includes paddle...Read More»

2017 Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

The Honda CR-V and the Subaru Forester are two of the more popular compact crossover wagons and are hardy perennials in this segment. These two models—and nearly all the models in their very popular category—are great family choices. They can multitask better than most, tucking away up...Read More»

2013 Subaru Impreza
Subaru recalls 100,000 Forester, Impreza, Legacy, Outback vehicles over fire hazard

Subaru is recalling more than 100,000 Forester, Impreza, Legacy, and Outback vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an electrical problem with those vehicles could start a fire. The problem is rooted in a relay manufactured by...Read More»

2017 Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester vs. Jeep Cherokee: Compare Cars

One old and very well-recognized nameplate, the Jeep Cherokee has returned. And it's a good off-roader as well as a very comfortable, easy street performer. It could possibly be the first compact SUV to do both equally well. In the meantime, the Subaru Forester has been on a steady path of...Read More»

2016 Subaru Forester
Honda HR-V, Jeep Wrangler, Nissan Rogue, and other small SUVs have poor headlights, says IIHS

When most people go shopping for a new car, they go with a list of criteria--features that they absolutely must have in their new ride. These are typically things like good fuel economy, high-tech safety features, intuitive infotainment systems, and, according to some people, cup holders. One item...Read More»

2015 Toyota RAV4, IIHS small front overlap crash test
Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4 protect passengers very differently in new IIHS tests: video [UPDATED]

Updated with a statement from Toyota. See below. Back in 2012, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety added a new challenge for automakers: the small front overlap test. As you might guess from the name, it was designed to evaluate how well cars protected occupants when vehicles collided with...Read More»

2016 Subaru Forester
2015-2016 Subaru Forester, WRX recalled for stalling risk

Subaru has issued a recall for more than 18,000 Forester and WRX vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. A bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those vehicles may suffer from an engine problem that could cause them to stall in traffic. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2012 Subaru Forester
2008-2011 Subaru Impreza, 2008-2014 WRX/STI, 2009-2013 Forester Recalled (Again) To Fix Corrosion

Subaru is recalling nearly 200,000 Forester, Impreza, STI, and WRX vehicles from the 2008-2014 model years to repair a corrosion problem with the vehicles' brake lines. Unfortunately, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explains that this recall is, in fact, a follow-up to a previous...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»

2014 Subaru Forester: Volvo 240 Wagon, reincarnated?
Reincarnation: Is The Subaru Forester The Modern-Day Volvo 240 Wagon?

Subaru and Volvo have, for decades, been on parallel paths, in some unlikely ways. Both industry outliers that found major success with safety, sensibility, and a somewhat offbeat sense of style, they've seemed like corporate cousins in some respects—even though there's absolutely no...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester XT Six-Month Road Test, Catskill Mountains, New York
2014 Subaru Forester: Five Things We Liked, Five We Didn't

Our 2014 Subaru Forester 2.0XT long-term test car is now back in Atlanta, and we've had a chance to sort through our notes and think about the experience of living with it in the hills of upstate New York for a month. Like any car, we found some things we loved and some things we didn't. We remain...Read More»

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