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2019 Subaru Ascent crossover SUV crashes well, scores Top Safety Pick+
2019 Subaru Ascent crossover SUV crashes well, scores Top Safety Pick+

The 2019 Subaru Ascent earned top marks from the IIHS, the insurance industry-funded crash testers said Tuesday. In its barrage of crash tests, the IIHS said that the 2019 Ascent earned "Good" marks in every test. Additionally, the IIHS said that the Ascent's child-seat anchors rated "Good" and...Read More»

2019 Subaru BRZ
Limited-edition 2019 Subaru BRZ Series.Gray looks to the clouds for $31,025

The 2019 Subaru BRZ Series.Gray announced Thursday borrows its cloudy day-inspired Cool Gray Khaki paint scheme from the automaker's rough-and-tumble Crosstrek. For $31,025, the new limited edition tops the automaker's sports car lineup and is the latest in a long line of limited-edition BRZ...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 Ascent first drive
Some 2019 Subaru Ascent crossover SUVs may be replaced for faulty roof welds

Some owners of 2019 Subaru Ascent crossover SUVs may get a second chance at the new car smell. The automaker said in government filings last week that it will recall 293 examples of its new three-row crossover to inspect them for spot welds that may have not been applied at the factory. If Subaru...Read More»

2019 Subaru Outback
2019 Subaru Outback, Legacy preview: crash-avoidance tech newly standard

Advanced safety tech that can prevent a collision is now standard on the 2019 Subaru Outback crossover and its 2019 Subaru Legacy mid-size sedan sibling, the automaker said Monday. Subaru previously offered its suite of crash-avoidance gear—automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise...Read More»

2019 Subaru Impreza
2019 Subaru Impreza: the all-weather compact car gets safer

The 2019 Subaru Impreza makes collision-avoidance technology easier than ever to equip. That's because Subaru said Friday that its EyeSight system—which features automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warnings, and active lane control—is now standard on...Read More»

2019 Subaru Crosstrek
2019 Subaru Crosstrek: more safety gear for the hiking boot of crossover SUVs

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek crossover SUV gains more standard safety tech for the new year. The automaker said last week that its smart-sized crossover will now offer its EyeSight suite of driver-assist technology on all Crosstrek trim levels, and now rings in at a starting price of $22,870, $100...Read More»

6 things to know about the 2019 Subaru Ascent
6 things to know about the 2019 Subaru Ascent

The new 2019 Subaru Ascent does family duty like Sunday chores. It's the biggest consumer vehicle Subaru has ever made, and as we found during our first drive around Portland, Oregon, it's clear that it's here to stay. DON'T MISS: Read our 2019 Subaru Ascent full review The 2019 Ascent skips the...Read More»

2019 Subaru Ascent first drive
2019 Subaru Ascent first drive: my other family crossover is a canoe

Contrary to common understanding, Subaru did not create the tall-wagon-crossover-hatchback vehicle. Subaru just created six different reasons to buy the same one. Want a wagon? How about an Outback. Want a mid-size crossover? How about an Outback. Want an off-roader? You get the idea. DON'T MISS...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 Subaru Crosstrek first drive
2018 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2018 Jeep Renegade: Compare Cars

It’s apples and oranges at first glance with the 2018 Jeep Renegade and the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek. These two compact crossovers share a rugged mission, but the Jeep Renegade’s boxy body contrasts with the tall wagon style of the Subaru Crosstrek. They’re two different takes on...Read More»

2018 Subaru Crosstrek first drive
2018 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2018 Jeep Compass: Compare Cars

Sometimes, the road less traveled requires getting a little dirty. Enter the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek and the 2018 Jeep Compass, two small crossovers that aim to deliver a lot in small packages. Both models are new for 2018 and they bring rugged style and versatility, if not stump-pulling performance...Read More»

2018 Subaru Outback
2018 Subaru Outback vs. 2018 Subaru Crosstrek: Compare Cars

Don’t call them crossovers or SUVs. And don’t call them wagons. The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek and 2018 Subaru Outback are a unique, often-imitated breed, and they’re worth cross-shopping within the same showroom. At 7.8 out of 10 points, 2018 Outback rates higher on our scale, which...Read More»

2018 Subaru Crosstrek first drive
2018 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2019 Jeep Cherokee: Compare Cars

Think of the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek and 2019 Jeep Cherokee as the automotive equivalent of low-top hiking boots. They’re not quite as off-road-ready as a new pair of high-top Montrails, but they’re far more eager to get down and dirty than a pair of Top Siders. On our scale, the 2018...Read More»

2019 Subaru Ascent, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
2019 Subaru Ascent undercuts competition with $32,970 base price

The 2019 Subaru Ascent will be priced under $33,000 when it goes on sale this summer, the automaker said Thursday. At $32,970, the 2019 Ascent's base price will be significantly lower than most of its chief rivals—factoring in the standard all-wheel drive on the Subaru. That price compares...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 50th Anniversary Editions
Subaru to celebrate its 50th anniversary in US with limited-edition models

Subaru doesn't need a cake with 50 candles to celebrate five decades of selling cars and crossovers in the U.S. Instead, the automaker's U.S. arm marked the occasion Thursday at the Chicago auto show with 6,300 specially badged, limited-edition models swathed in a unique Heritage Blue paint shade...Read More»

2018 Subaru Outback
2018 Subaru Outback vs. 2018 Buick Regal TourX: Compare Cars

Few vehicles boast an image as crystal clear as the 2018 Subaru Outback—a wagon version of the automaker’s Legacy sedan that went to finishing school at Outward Bound. This year, a new competitor from a most unlikely source is eager to nab a few would-be Outback buyers. Enter the 2018...Read More»

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