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Recall Alert: 2012 Subaru Impreza

By Jennifer Geiger on July 15, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 32,000 model-year 2012 Subaru Impreza sedans and wagons manufactured April 21, 2011, to Feb. 16, 2012; WRX and STI models are not affected. The Problem: The airbag's Occupant Detection System may deactivate if a front passenger operates… Read More

Recall Alert: 2012 Subaru Impreza

By Jennifer Geiger on July 15, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 32,000 model-year 2012 Subaru Impreza sedans and wagons manufactured April 21, 2011, to Feb. 16, 2012; WRX and STI models are not affected. The Problem: The airbag's Occupant Detection System may deactivate if a front passenger operates… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Subaru Legacy, Outback, Impreza, XV Crosstrek; 2016 WRX

By Kelsey Mays on June 25, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 72,000 model-year 2015 Legacy sedans built from March 10, 2014, to April 16, 2015; 2015 Outback wagons built from Feb. 24, 2014, to April 16, 2015; 2015 Impreza sedans and hatchbacks built from Sept. 9, 2014, to… Read More

Porsche, Kia Dominate J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

By Kelsey Mays on June 17, 2015

Porsche drivers must be a happy bunch, and not just because of speed and style. In the first three months of ownership, the luxury brand's cars have been ranked as the least problematic across the industry for three years running,… 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

Subaru, CPS Team Up to Test Pet Crates and Carriers

By Jen Burklow on June 5, 2015

Once again Subaru of America and the nonprofit Center for Pet Safety have joined forces to increase consumer awareness about products used to transport pets in vehicles. They partnered in 2013 to study the crashworthiness of pet safety harnesses. That… Read More

What Is the Most Affordable Midsize Sedan for 2015?

By David Thomas on June 3, 2015

Many car shoppers focus on price, and there is nothing illogical about that. Perhaps no other factor is so concrete in a shopper's consideration set as the bottom line he or she must pay for a new ride. Just because… Read More

2016 Subaru Outback Starts at $25,845

By Jennifer Geiger on June 1, 2015

Redesigned for 2015, Subaru's popular wagon gets the brand's Starlink emergency communication service for the 2016 model year; the available EyeSight safety system also adds Lane Keep Assist for 2016. The 2016 Subaru Outback starts at $25,845, an increase of… Read More

May's Fastest- and Slowest-Selling Cars

By David Thomas on June 1, 2015

We often call it a trend, but after so many months of SUVs and trucks dominating the list of fastest-selling cars in the country we have to call it the norm. Car shoppers simply aren't rabid for the traditional car… 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