Tag Archives: Subaru

2018 Subaru Forester: A Serious and Efficient SUV

For years, Japanese automaker Subaru was seemingly led by engineers whose main focus was their vehicles’ mechanics and the durability of their flat-four cylinder engine. Far behind on the list of priorities came styling, driving pleasure and passenger comfort. Things have progressed over the years, slowly at first and then more quickly, to the point where the current lineup of ... Read More »

Subaru XV (2018) review

Hot on the heels of the new Impreza, now it’s time to try the second car built on the Subaru Global Platform (SGP) – the 2018 XV. We’re driving it around Riga in Latvia, so it’s cold, slippery and there isn’t a lot of daylight. Ideal. It’s another small crossover, like the Toyota C-HR, Volvo XC40 and Mazda CX-3 et al it competes with. Usually that’s prefaced ... Read More »

Car Review: Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring adds touch of luxury for 2017

WASHINGTON — Want the capability of a SUV but don’t want to pay the price at the dealer and at the gas pump? That usually means you need a station wagon, and most often they are just not as cool. Luckily, Subaru has taken on the challenge of making the humble station wagon cool again; in some parts of the ... Read More »

PowerSteering: 2017 Subaru Forester Review

Introduction Basic and boxy, the Subaru Forester first went on sale in America for the 1998 model year, among the members of the original crossover SUV class of the 1990s. A tall wagon based on the Impreza platform, the Forester was equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD) and a raised suspension for improved ground clearance. Skip forward 20 years and much ... Read More »

Subaru to reveal new XV concept at the Geneva Motor Show

The XV is Subaru’s Impreza-based high riding crossover model that’s been on sale globally for quite some time now. Now though, Subaru has decided to preview an all-new generation model in the form of the XV concept that’s headed for the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. [“source -bbc”] Read More »