• (4.5) 16 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $285–$6,249
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 25
  • Engine: 165-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x4
  • Seats: 5
1998 Subaru Forester

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I Loved This Car!

by poppy from Ashley, PA on January 2, 2018

This car was awesome. I bought it with 140k+ miles and it well exceeded my expectations of a 15 year old car. As my first car, I rode it pretty hard and it ended up needing frequent repairs. I traded ... Read Full Review

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There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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