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Subaru Forester: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2014
Subaru Forester: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2014

The Car Connection's Best Car to Buy for this year is the 2014 Subaru Forester. The Forester earned a TCC Rating (our composite that factors in Styling, Performance, Comfort, Safety, and Features) of 8.4 out of 10—making it one of our top-rated all-new or redesigned vehicles that didn't...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester XT convoy on tour in South Africa
Subaru Forester Vs Subaru XV Crosstrek: Which Crossover To Buy?

As we've noted before, many automotive journalists seem to own Subarus as their personal cars. We recently spent three days with a new 2014 Subaru Forester XT--the more powerful turbocharged model--driving South Africa's Garden Route along the country's south coast, from Plettenburg Bay to Cape...Read More»

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2014 Subaru Forester Aces IIHS Crash Test; Many Other Small SUVs Don't

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has run a group of 13 small sport-utility vehicles or crossovers through its relatively new small-overlap frontal crash test, and the results aren't pretty. Only the 2014 Subaru Forester earned a top 'good' rating. In fact, it's the best-performing...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester
2014 Subaru Forester Video Road Test

The Subaru Forester is a weekend warrior, but it's always been a little left of center. Is that about to change with the new, 2014 Subaru Forester? Will it still appeal to the caribiner crowd? The Forester's all about utility, and in this redesign, Subaru's tried to play up interior space and...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester
2014 Subaru Forester: First Drive

If the somewhat larger Forester that emerged for 2009 was Subaru's first grab at a wider group of American family shoppers, the latest all-new 2014 Forester is an official coming-out to the mainstream—and at last, a direct rival again to the likes of the RAV4 and CR-V, as well as the Ford...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester  -  2012 Los Angeles Auto Show
Subaru Prices The 2014 Forester

With a fresh design for the new model year, the 2014 Subaru Forester hopes to strike a balance between keeping repeat customers happy while attracting new compact crossover buyers to the fold. When Subaru last revamped the Forester, for the 2008 model year, the changes were substantial. The...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester  -  2012 Los Angeles Auto Show
2014 Subaru Forester Video Preview

Subaru pulled the wraps off the new 2014 Forester at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show with an upgraded interior, better packaging, and more fuel-efficient powertrains. But will a more mainstream approach win over current Subaru fans? We think the new Forester will appeal to both current and new...Read More»

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2014 Subaru Forester Live Photos: 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

Subaru is broadening the appeal of its rugged Forester compact crossover for 2014—by adding more ground clearance, an X Mode off-road setting, more comfortable seating and interior materials, and upscale options such as a power liftgate, Harmon Kardon premium audio, and adaptive cruise...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester Preview Drive  -  pre-production mule, Japan Proving Grounds
2014 Subaru Forester: Preview Drive

The Subaru Forester, at last, fits into the mainstream. And before you pass judgment, we think that’s a good thing. The Forester has a well-established reputation for being a good all-weather vehicle that’s rugged, responsive, and surprisingly versatile—albeit a little quirky and...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester
2014 Subaru Forester: First Look

Ahead of an official North American debut of the 2014 Subaru Forester at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Subaru has released first photos of its completely redesigned compact crossover—and based on this first glimpse, it looks more attractive Included with these photos is an outline of what will...Read More»

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2009-2012 Subaru Forester Recalled For Seat Belt Problem

Subaru of America has issued a recall for the Subaru Forester from the 2009 - 2012 model years. The recall stems from a problem with one of the Forester's rear seat belts, which could cause problems for parents with young children. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the recall...Read More»

2011 Subaru Outback
Subaru Recalls Outback, Legacy, Forester and Impreza Models

Subaru has announced two major recalls, affecting 195,080 model year 2010 and 2011 Subaru Legacy and Outback models and 295,123 Subaru Forester, Impreza and Saab 9-2X models built between 2002 and 2008. The recall for the 2010-2011 Subaru Legacy and Outback models relates to an overheating...Read More»

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Subaru Launches An Interactive Virtual Brochure For 2011 Outback

Everyone wants to consume their media on mobile devices today. Paper is so passe. Subaru has gotten that memo (electronically), and has launched a new interactive virtual brochure for the 2011 Outback. The digital brochure gives consumers the ability to view videos and demonstrations, and check out...Read More»

2011 Subaru Forester
2011 Subaru Forester: New Engine, Improved Audio

A new engine and a few new features are what's new in the 2011 Subaru Forester. While the hot-selling compact crossover wagon isn't that much different from the 2010 model either inside or outside in appearance, all but the turbocharged Forester XT are significantly different under the hood, where...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»

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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»

2009 Hyundai Genesis
2009 Hyundai Genesis Drives To The Top Of J.D. Power's Heap

The good times for Hyundai keep on rolling: J.D. Power and Associates has given top marks in its Vehicle Launch Index to the 2009 Hyundai Genesis. The Index "quantifies how well new vehicle models -- including new entries to the market and all new redesigned models -- perform during the first eight...Read More»

Nielsen's Top 25 Shopped Automakers, April 2009
Nielsen Sees A Few Bright Spots For The Auto Industry

Research and statistics firm Nielsen has released more data about U.S. shopping and buying habits, and as always, the company's findings are pretty interesting. In fact, after surveying 250,000 Americans online, Nielsen has identified a few causes for optimism in the auto industry, despite today's...Read More»

Ford Transit Connect Family One Concept
12 Great Family Cars for the Recession

  America’s in the midst of a deep recession--and no industry's suffered like the auto industry. Even so, the need for a new family car is still pressing on folks who may be readying for a new arrival, or ready to move out of a smaller car into one that’s more teen-friendly. Which family car...Read More»

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