Subaru

Recall Alert: 2006-2014 Subaru Tribeca

By Matt Schmitz on February 10, 2016


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 77,000 model-year 2006-14 Subaru Tribeca SUVs manufactured between Nov. 16, 2004, and Jan. 27, 2014 The Problem: A possible malfunction of the hood safety system and hood lock system could allow the hood to open unexpectedly… Read More

Recall Alert: 2006-2014 Subaru Tribeca

By Matt Schmitz on February 10, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 77,000 model-year 2006-14 Subaru Tribeca SUVs manufactured between Nov. 16, 2004, and Jan. 27, 2014 The Problem: A possible malfunction of the hood safety system and hood lock system could allow the hood to open unexpectedly… Read More

2016 Subaru Crosstrek Special Edition to Bow at Chicago Auto Show

By Matt Schmitz on February 9, 2016

CARS.COM — The just-announced 2016 Subaru Crosstrek Special Edition won't arrive in dealerships until late spring, but it would make a great Valentine's Day gift for your Subaru-loving sweetheart. This limited 1,500-unit run of the popular subcompact SUV makes liberal… 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

2016 Subaru WRX: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on December 29, 2015

Known as a performance car, the 2016 Subaru WRX is also a family car when it comes to car-seat fit. This five-passenger sedan has an easy-to-use Latch system that made installing our car seats a quick process. Redesigned for 2015, the… Read More

2010-2012 Subaru Legacy, Outback Wiper Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on December 28, 2015

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2010 Subaru Legacy 2011 Subaru Legacy 2012 Subaru Legacy 2010 Subaru Outback 2011 Subaru Outback 2012 Subaru Outback The problem: The wipers may activate without the switch being turned on. This is due… Read More

NHTSA Adds More Honda, Subaru, Mazda Cars to Takata Airbag Recalls

By Kelsey Mays on December 23, 2015

CARS.COM — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today added four new models to the airbag recalls from Takata Corp. and said that more than a quarter of the cars under all Takata recalls have been fixed. The latest addition… 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

Recall Alert: 2016 Subaru Legacy, Outback

By Matt Schmitz on December 14, 2015

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3,300 model-year 2016 Subaru Legacy sedans manufactured between Oct. 24 and Nov. 16, 2015, and model-year 2016 Outback wagons manufactured between Oct. 24 and Nov. 17, 2015 The Problem: Due to improper tightening of the securing… Read More

What's the Best Subcompact SUV?

By Patrick Olsen on November 30, 2015

The subcompact SUV category is nearly a brand-new car segment. More than half of the entries have been on sale for less than a year. We discovered while testing this group that it's really a collection of compromises. While they… Read More