The Subaru Ascent is seen at the 2019 New England International Auto Show Press Preview at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Subaru Ascent is Painfully Average

It seems to be difficult finding positive or negative things about the 2021 Subaru Ascent. Reviewers are finding it to be an average ride. But that shouldn’t stop you from buying one. Check out how the Subaru Ascent compares to rivals.  The 2021 Subaru Ascent is a little boring  You can get started in the …

2021 Kia Telluride driving down an empty road

Most Reliable 2021 Midsize SUVs According to Consumer Reports

You’ll want to go with a midsize SUV if your main priorities are extra space, comfort, and flexibility. And to keep things more affordable, you’ll want to stick with the mainstream models. Here are the five most reliable 2021 midsize consider as you do your car shopping.  Each of the SUVs on this list excelled in Consumer Reports’ road tests …

2021 Subaru Forester
Crossover & Midsize

Subaru Models Dominated This 2020 Best Resale Value SUVs List

Subaru has a reputation for durability, safety, and Japanese reliability. Brand loyalists turn to Subarus for generations buying one Subaru after another and often even passing them down to their kids––we’ve all seen those tear-jerking commercials. For 2020, the brand maintains its reputation by dominating Kelly Blue Book’s (KBB) list of 2020 best resale value …

The 2020 Subaru Outback is seen in a U.S. National Park-themed display at AutoMobility LA

How Does the Toyota 4Runner Stack Up Against the Subaru Outback?

Many of today’s midsize SUVs are gentle cruisers, but there are also a few rugged options to consider. Two of the most adventurous midsize SUVs are the Toyota 4Runner and the Subaru Outback. How do these models stack up against each other? What the 2021 Toyota 4Runner has to offer  Unlike the RAV4 and the …

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Is the Subaru Ascent Bigger Than the Outback?

Many auto critics say that the Subaru Outback is what put Subaru on the map. If you’re interested in the Outback’s amenities and capabilities, you’ll probably be curious about the Ascent too. Buyers often wonder: is the Subaru Ascent bigger than the Outback? Subaru Outback vs. Subaru Ascent dimensions Subaru’s Outback continues to dominate the competition because it’s the perfect blend of a …

A 2020 Subaru Outback parked off-roading in a forest.
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The Most Complained About Subaru SUVs

Subaru SUVs are a primary choice on the market for families. The brand is known for safety, performance, and longevity. There are definitely a lot of great Subaru SUVs that have done well for the drivers and families. However, no brand is perfect. Despite the well-known Subaru brand loyalty, there are in fact complaints about …

A sign displaying the Subaru logo on display
Crossover & Midsize

What’s Subaru’s Best-Selling Model?

If adventure and practicality are what you want in a vehicle, Subaru likely has an answer for you. Subarus shine on- and off-road. But what’s Subaru’s best-selling model? Subaru’s best-seller This probably won’t surprise many people, but Subaru’s best-selling model in 2020 is the Forester. The Forester is one of the most compelling compact SUVs because of its …

Subaru Outback commercial at the school
Trucks & SUVs

The 2020 Subaru Outback’s Power Comes at a Price

The redesigned 2020 Subaru Outback kicks some off-road assets. The Subaru Outback is known for cutting paths through rough terrain for years, but its optional 2.4-liter turbocharged engine’s beefy, powerful, and plain fun to drive. CNET decided to review the sixth-generation Outback, taking you into their three-day getaway with insight into what makes this wagon go the distance. The Subaru …

A red 2020 Subaru Outback driving on the countryside.
Crossover & Midsize

Is Your Subaru Outback Really Environmentally Friendly?

It’s no secret that Subaru Outback models are popular in outdoorsy areas such as the mountains of North Carolina. They have a green reputation and some pretty good off-roading chops. But let’s see how green your Subaru Outback actually is.  How green is the Subaru Outback?  With the help of CarbonCounter, we can see that …

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Is Subaru a Japanese Car Company?

Subaru is a popular brand in the US. We load our family, friends, and gear into Foresters, Outbacks, and Crosstreks. Or they go for joy rides in a BRZ or a WRX, commute to work in a Legacy. Subaru products inspire serious brand loyalty from Americans across the country. They are well-loved cars. In fact, …

A 2015 Subaru Outback on display
Crossover & Midsize

The 2017 Subaru Outback Is a Winning Wagon

Critics and consumers alike appreciate the Subaru Outback for delivering as both a wagon and mid-size SUV. Furthermore, the Outback is an excellent option to buy used because of its high resale value and dependability. And as you’re shopping for a used Outback, you’ll notice that the 2017 version is a winning option. Driving a used 2017 Subaru …

2020 Toyota Highlander driving down the street
Trucks & SUVs

Best SUVs to Buy in 2020 According to Consumer Reports

On the Consumer Reports website, there is a list of the “10 Best SUVs You Can Buy Right Now.” We’ve compiled the top five from that list to show the best SUVs to buy in 2020. These top five represent the leaders in their class in terms of performance, reliability, safety, and owner satisfaction. The …

a white concept SUV that could be inspiration for the subaru unibody pickup truck
Trucks & SUVs

Is There a New Subaru Pickup Truck on the Horizon?

Many people loved––or hated––the the quirky yet capable Subaru Baja. Compact pickup trucks are a booming segment these days. Subaru would be crazy not to want a piece of the pickup truck pie. Surely they’ve brainstormed a concept or two to squeeze into the segment. Is there a new Subaru pickup truck on the horizon? …

a Subaru Baja utility truck driving along the coast
Trucks & SUVs

Why Was the Subaru Baja Laid to Rest?

The Subaru Baja pickup truck. A historic desert running, mountain climbing flash of genius brought to us by Subaru. Fans weren’t abundant, though, and it didn’t last long. In fact, there were many who thought it was downright ugly. Unfortunately, there wasn’t enough interest in this embodiment of automotive adventure. The Subaru produced the Baja …

A red 2020 Subaru Outback driving on the countryside.
Crossover & Midsize

Is the Subaru Outback More Expensive to Maintain?

The Subaru Outback is one of the most popular AWD crossover SUVs in America. The Toyota RAV4 is also a popular choice. But does the price to buy the Subaru wagon come with expensive maintenance costs that the dealer didn’t tell you about? How expensive is Outback maintenance? The investment in buying a car is …

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What Does the Ford Edge Have Over the Subaru Outback?

As you shop for your ideal car, it’s always worth looking into similar models that might serve as a better alternative. Personally, I have recently been looking into buying a 2020 Subaru Outback and saw that Consumer Reports recommends the 2020 Ford Edge as an alternate choice. It’s a somewhat odd suggestion, but it got …

The 2020 Subaru Outback is seen in a U.S. National Park-themed display at AutoMobility LA
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Best Road Trip Cars: Subaru Outback

Just like it’s corporate sibling, there’s something about the Subaru Outback that just makes you want to get up and go. The Outback is expressive, fun, and dynamic too. This elevated wagon has won the hearts of many and has also earned a top spot on Consumer Reports’s best road trip vehicle lists. Here’s what …

2018 Subaru Ascent is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Trucks & SUVs

Subaru Dominates Consumer Reports’ 10 Best SUVs List

Subaru is well known for its high-quality vehicles and is often the SUV of choice for people living in snowy conditions. Subaru has also shown itself to be customer-oriented. From giving merit badges to its loyal customers to offering three months of payment relief for owners who have been laid off due to COVID-19, Subaru …

The 2020 Subaru Outback is seen in a U.S. National Park-themed display at AutoMobility LA
Crossover & Midsize

Consumer Reports Claims the 2020 Subaru Outback Is One of the Top 3 SUVs to Buy Right Now

The Subaru Outback comes with some of the most loyal owners and fans in the world, boasting reliability, dependability, quality performance, and affordability. Outback wagons remain as some of the country’s longest-running vehicles, with many Subaru buyers turning back to the brand time and time again. And the newest 2020 Subaru Outback is no exception. …

2020 Land Rover Defender 110 overhead
Trucks & SUVs

Land Rover SUVs Are a Maintenance Nightmare

Land Rovers have a certain allure. They are a status SUV with an expensive price tag. But they are also pretty capable in terms of off-road excitement. Some, like the Land Rover Defender, have become iconic overland vehicles in their own right. But how are they when it comes to upkeep? As much of a …

2020 Subaru Outback Off Roading

How Do You Pick Between the Subaru Outback and the Forester?

Comfort and functionally is the name of the game for the popular Subaru brand. Subaru has a variety of safe and reliable models in its lineup but the top-selling ones are the Outback and the Forester. Both of these models are similar and serve as alternatives to larger SUVs. But, there are key distinctions between …

A Subaru Outback SUV at the 2019 New York International Auto Show
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Don’t Buy the 2018 Subaru Outback

The Subaru Outback is the most sold wagon in America. It has been loved through its many generations and passed down generations. The Subaru Outback is a wagon that people consider a reliable choice. If you buy a Subaru Outback, you’ve probably made a smart buy. Unless you buy the the 2018 model year. For …

2020 Subaru Outback
Cars

Best Wagons of 2020

The American Wagon is a classic and it’s still going strong. There will always be a die-hard wagon fans loading up their family and tossing gear into the hatchback rear cargo. But not all wagons are created equal. According to Consumer Reports, wagons continue to be a raring segment. There are offerings from Honda to …