Subaru Forester

2014 Subaru Forester Floormat Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on January 27, 2016


CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2014 Subaru Forester The problem: Subaru's carpeted floormats may interfere with proper operation of the vehicle's clutch, brake and/or accelerator pedals. Because the resin composition used for the floormat backing was not manufactured… Read More

2014 Subaru Forester Floormat Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on January 27, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2014 Subaru Forester The problem: Subaru's carpeted floormats may interfere with proper operation of the vehicle's clutch, brake and/or accelerator pedals. Because the resin composition used for the floormat backing was not manufactured… Read More

2016 Subaru Forester Review

By Bill Jackson on January 25, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2016 Subaru Forester is a compact SUV that impresses us with its cargo space, visibility and peppy engine, but its shortcomings include a choppy ride, soft brakes and a drab interior. Find out more in my review.… Read More

What Does This Button Do?

By Joe Bruzek on December 23, 2015

CARS.COM — The 2016 Subaru Forester's traction-related X-Mode has a curious button arrangement. The "X-Mode" displayed on the center console is just a placard with an arrow pointing to the actual button, which is just to the left of the… Read More

Subaru Announces All-New Three-Row SUV for 2018

By Matt Schmitz on November 9, 2015

With its top-selling models in the U.S. already comprising a trio of adventure-focused SUVs and wagons, Subaru announced today it's expanding its repertoire with an all-new three-row SUV. Joining the popular lineup comprising the Outback wagon and Forester and Crosstrek… Read More

Study Reveals the Cars Owners Keep for 10 Years

By Matt Schmitz on October 16, 2015

Looking to buy a used car that, above all else, has been in the faithful, caring hands of just one owner for its entire lifespan? A new study points you to the makes and models most likely to fulfill this… Read More

2011-13 Subaru Forester Engines Slow to Start

By Tom Torbjornsen on October 16, 2015

Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2011 Subaru Forester 2012 Subaru Forester 2013 Subaru Forester The problem: Some cars require an extended amount of time cranking the engine to start up. This is due to a fault in the software that… Read More

2011-14 Subaru Forester, Impreza, Legacy, Outback, XV Crosstrek With Oil Problems

By Tom Torbjornsen on September 22, 2015

Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2013 Subaru Legacy equipped with 2.5-liter engine 2014 Subaru Legacy equipped with 2.5-liter engine 2013 Subaru Outback equipped with 2.5-liter engine 2014 Subaru Outback equipped with 2.5-liter engine 2011 Subaru Forester equipped with 2.5-liter… Read More

Subaru Forester Starting Price Up $200 for 2016

By Matt Schmitz on June 16, 2015

Subaru's most popular car got some new tech and safety features for 2016 and these upgrades won't cost much. When the 2016 Forester goes on sale in August, the base 2.5i will start at $23,245, which is $200 more than… Read More

$28,000 Compact SUV Challenge: What the Judges Said

By Patrick Olsen on May 26, 2015

We set a maximum price of $28,000, including a destination charge, and each car had to get at least 26 mpg in combined city/highway EPA rati… Read More

Which Compact SUV Gets the Best Mileage?

By Joe Bruzek on May 26, 2015

Our Challenge judges racked their brains over scoring the quality, driving refinement and comfort of each SUV, but fuel economy observed ove… Read More