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Toyota, Honda, Subaru owners most likely to keep their cars for at least 15 years
Toyota, Honda, Subaru owners most likely to keep their cars for at least 15 years

Not every car buyer adheres to short-term leases to flip into something new every 36 months. A new study shows the brands and cars owners were most likely to keep for at least 15 years, and three Japanese brands came out on top. Toyota, Honda, and Subaru made up the entire list of cars owners were...Read More»

2019 Subaru Ascent first drive
2019 Subaru Ascent vs. 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Compare Cars

The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe and 2019 Subaru Ascent are two crossover SUVs with similar missions to be comfortable family haulers. They take two surprisingly different paths to get there, however. On our scale, both crossover SUVs will likely rate 6.8 out of 10 points, with the caveat that we’re...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester Sport
2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Subaru Forester: Compare Cars

Crossover SUV shoppers looking to tread beyond paved parking lots might whittle their car-shopping lists down to two models: the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and the 2019 Subaru Forester. These right-size, five-seat crossover SUVs deliver on the promise of four-wheeling capability in flashy brochures and...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester Sport
2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Compare Cars

Compact crossover SUV shoppers are spoiled for choice. Two models that rise to the top of our ratings are the 2019 Subaru Forester and 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe. Each has its own take on what’s best for everyday driving. Overall, we think the 2019 Forester’s combination of value, interior...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
2019 Subaru Forester vs. 2019 Subaru Ascent: Compare Cars

At first glance, the 2019 Subaru Forester and 2019 Subaru Ascent look like variations on the same theme—medium and large crossover SUVs. There’s a lot that ties the two together, but there’s plenty that separates them and helps them appeal to different buyers. MORE: Read our 2019...Read More»

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid  -  First Drive, Santa Barbara CA, Nov. 2019
What's New for 2019: Subaru

A redesigned Forester and the new three-row Ascent crossover SUVs headline Subaru's changes for 2019. Don't leave out the rest of the brand's popular lineup, however, as many of its models have new and noteworthy updates this year. The new Forester shares its looks with the old model, but that's...Read More»

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid  -  First Drive, Santa Barbara CA, Nov. 2019
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid priced at $35,970 ahead of LA auto show debut

Subaru's first plug-in hybrid has a price tag. The 2019 Crosstrek Hybrid will start at $35,970 (including a $995 destination fee) when it goes on sale. The brand said Monday that the Crosstrek Hybrid will make its formal debut at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show in a week. The powertrain combines...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
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»

2018 Subaru Legacy
Subaru Legacy, Outback recalled for invalid fuel range display software

A software malfunction may incorrectly show the "miles-to-empty" figure, and the low-fuel light may not illuminate on 2018 Subaru Outback and 2018 Subaru Legacy vehicles, which prompted Subaru last week to issue a recall for its popular models. If the trip computer software doesn't work properly...Read More»

2013 Subaru Impreza
Subaru to recall 140,000 cars over stall risk

Subaru last week said that it will recall about 140,000 vehicles in the U.S. to address a faulty engine component that could cause the vehicles to stall. The recall covers the Impreza, XV Crosstrek, and BRZ sports car. A number of the cars included in the recall are subject to a separate Toyota...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 Ascent first drive
Subaru Ascent: Best Car To Buy 2019 nominee

Until the 2019 Ascent, Subaru stood by idly watching Outback and Forester owners with growing families trade in their crossover SUVs for Toyota Highlanders and Honda Pilots. The 2019 Subaru Ascent gives those owners reasons to stay loyal to Subaru—and not just because it has seating for eight...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»

2014 Subaru Legacy
Subaru Outback, Legacy recalled over faulty parking brake

An electronic parking brake that may not do its job prompted Subaru on Thursday to recall about 27,000 of its sedans and crossover SUVs. The recall covers 2010-2014 Subaru Outback and Subaru Legacy vehicles equipped with manual transmissions in the U.S. MORE: Read our 2019 Subaru Legacy and 2019...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 Ascent first drive
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»

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