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The Most Reliable Subaru Models According to Consumer Reports

Have you ever gone into a car dealership planning to buy the least reliable vehicle on the lot? Probably not. And why would you? After all, buying a new car costs a pretty penny. Fortunately, when it comes to shopping Subaru’s lineup, there are plenty of reliable options to choose from.  How Consumer Reports rated …

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 …

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The 2021 Subaru Forester Premium Trim Is Practically Perfect

Reviews about the 2021 Subaru Forester are generally positive. And if you’re a Subie fan, you already know why. The Forester is easily the most versatile choice in the compact SUV class, and it gives you a lot for the money. We understand if you’d want to stick with the base model, but going up to the Premium trim …

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The Most Reliable Subcompact SUVs According to Consumer Reports

Subcompact SUVs are basically the new sedans. Like sedans, tiny crossovers are easy to maneuver, but they can also provide you with extra capabilities. To help you determine the best option for you, we’ve gathered a list of the most reliable 2021 subcompact SUVs. The tiny SUVs on the list received the most favorable ratings from Consumer Reports. CR …

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Trucks & SUVs

The New Subaru EV Is Powered by Toyota

Wait, what? A new Subaru EV is on the way? Yes, the 2022 Electric Subaru will be here soon, and it will be powered by Toyota. Sneak peeks show an incredibly confident look that could change the way people think about Subieville.  The 2022 Subaru EV is coming  According to Torque News, Subaru and Toyota are …

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Who Needs the Subaru Ascent When There’s the Jeep Grand Cherokee L?

The Subaru Ascent satisfies a unique niche. This Subie is one of the few mainstream midsize SUVs that are comfortable and adventure-ready. Though, it’s easy to overlook the Ascent now that we have the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.  The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L is more capable than the 2021 Subaru Ascent  So, the Grand Cherokee L finally …

A photo of the 2022 Subaru BRZ outdoors.
Sedans & Coupes

The 2022 Subaru BR-Z Doesn’t Really Need a Turbocharger

The 2022 Subaru BR-Z broke cover a couple of months ago, and although it was completely redesigned with a new engine under its hood, it still isn’t be offered with a turbocharger. Of course, we don’t blame anyone for wanting a turbocharged BR-Z since the last iteration was lacking in the power and torque department, …

A dark-colored 2021 Subaru Forester travels on a paved road through grassy hills
Crossover & Midsize

The 2021 Subaru Forester vs. 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

You’re in the market for a brand-new compact SUV. You’re tired of looking at all the Honda CR-Vs and Toyota RAV4s on the road and want something different. And though the luxury models appeal to you, they’re out of your price range. What to do? For something that fits your style but doesn’t break your …

A dark-blue 2021 Subaru Impreza sedan travels on a paved road flanked by grass and bushes
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Base 2021 Subaru Impreza Offers Amazing Value

There are plenty of affordable cars on the market, but some have much more to offer than others. That’s the case with the 2021 Subaru Impreza, whose base model boasts impressive features for its price. Here’s a look at why this new Impreza offers such amazing value. An affordable all-wheel-drive Subaru Impreza As MotorTrend mentioned, …

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These 2021 Compact Cars Are Wildly OK According to Consumer Reports

Some compact cars are standouts when it comes to predicted reliability. Others are downright terrible. And then some small cars fall in the middle of the spectrum. We’ve compiled a list of the 2021 compact cars with average ratings for reliability, based on Consumer Reports data. CR determines a vehicle’s dependability through its member surveys, which capture thousands of owner experiences. …

A 2018 Subaru Forester is on display during the Auto China 2018 at China International Exhibition Center on April 26, 2018, in Beijing, China.
Crossover & Midsize

Move Over, Ford F-350 — This Subaru Is a Storm-Chasing Champ

There’s something alluring about storm chasing, but not everyone’s vehicle is equipped to tackle it. Team Dominator recognized this and began creating custom parts to keep storm chasers safe during their ventures. The group transforms trucks and SUVs into vehicles that look more like military tanks. These storm-chasing trucks have garnered plenty of attention over …

2020 Subaru Ascent Limited in a snowy forest
Trucks & SUVs

How Well Does Subaru’s X-Mode Work in the Snow?

Subaru vehicles are among the most popular cars in America mainly due to their capability and affordable pricing. Since most of the vehicles in Subaru’s lineup come standard with all-wheel-drive, many occasional off-road enthusiasts and snow-state dwellers gravitate toward the brand. But to make the all-wheel-drive system even better, the automaker incorporated a feature called …

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2021 Subaru Impreza vs. Subaru Crosstrek: How Outdoorsy Are You?

Subaru is a unique breed because this brand delivers on both comfort and adventure. And if you specifically want a Subie ideal for city-driving, you might be interested in the Impreza or the Crosstrek. Both models have charming qualities, but how would you go about choosing between the two? Driving the 2021 Subaru Impreza vs. Subaru Crosstrek  The Impreza …

A red 2021 Kia Soul, equipped with standard AEB, drives on a paved surface with a blue sky in the background.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

You Don’t Always Have to Pay a Lot to Get This High-End Safety Feature

Automatic emergency braking systems have long been included with top-trim vehicles. However, in 2015, about 20 automakers worldwide announced they had agreed to make AEB a standard feature on most new cars by September 2022. In late December 2019, Consumer Reports and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced that Audi, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz, and Tesla …

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Most Reliable 2021 Compact SUVs According to Consumer Reports

Deciding which crossover is the best for you is challenging because they have many similarities. But when it comes to reliability, only a few compact SUVs stand out in this area. We’ve gathered a few of the most reliable 2021 compact SUVs to help you narrow down your options. The small crossovers on this list received excellent ratings from Consumer …

Tips, Tricks & Trends

Report: Ram 2500 Drivers Twice as Likely Drunk Drivers

Here’s the list nobody wants to be on. The same could be said for the vehicles involved as well. An insurance industry report says that statistically, drivers of Ram 2500 pickup trucks are more than twice as likely to be drunk drivers. And besides pickup truck drivers, premium or luxury vehicle owners are more likely …

A 2020 Subaru Forester drives through the snow.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Which Subaru Model Is the Best in the Snow?

Driving in snow can be brutal depending on how inclement the weather is, but if you have the right car for the job, then it’s not that bad. That’s essentially what Subaru cars and SUVs are for, to get you through almost any type of terrain or winter weather you can throw them in. However, …

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Least Reliable 2021 Midsize SUVs According to Consumer Reports

There are many diverse and upscale midsize SUVs for you to choose from with excellent ratings for dependability. But then there are models that you should avoid if you want a smooth car ownership experience. Here are the least reliable 2021 midsize SUVs that could potentially cause you some annoying problems.  The SUVs on the list are based …

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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 …

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Trucks & SUVs

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Has No Rival

AWD sports wagons and SUVs are cool. Period. They don’t need to be fast or fancy because they give the driver a sense of option and the ability to choose their own adventurous path. They may only drive it to and from the grocery store, school, work, or whatever their daily tasks require. The value …