Subaru Forester

1998 Subaru Forester

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  • (4.5) 15 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,411$5,363
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 25
  • Engine: 165-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x4
  • Seats: 5
1998 Subaru Forester

1998 Subaru Forester Reviews Expert Reviews

In the last couple of years mini-sport-utilities have established a solid niche in the market. But none of them -- the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Kia Sportage or Suzuki Sidekick/Chevrolet Tracker --is a serious off-road vehicle. In fact, there isn't much sport in any of these utility vehicles. Subaru is the latest automaker to check in with a small sport-utility that is missing vital in... Read full review for the 1998 Subaru Forester

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Extremely reliable, roomy, and stylish

by Subaru Driver For Life from New England on June 21, 2009

I have owned many Subaru models of different years and models, but my 98 Forrester has be my favorite. There is a ton of room for my dog and I. All-wheel drive is essential where I live and the car's ... 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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