Bought my Forester with 15k on it, but it's in perfect condition, inside and out. Moving from a Jeep Commander to the Forester was not difficult as I expected it would be. It's comfy and plenty of room for all I need. I drove it from Sacramento to Seattle and had a blast. Didn't even lose power on the hills and passes. EPA is great for what it is and, though some people have mentioned noise in the cabin, it's nothing to complain about. I love it and when I wear this one down, I'll get another!
This little SUV is a good runner but underpowered with the 2.5 boxer.
The car rattles like you can't believe! It went back to the dealer multiple times and they were not able to resolve all of the rattles.
It handles well, just to much of a rattle box for me to keep.
big car, nice but terrible city gas mileage
2012 Subaru Foresterdawn benedetto - mount rainier, MD10/03/2015
terrible gas mileage. I upgraded from a honda fit because I needed more space to haul around my booth (I am an artists who does a lot of craft shows and needed a vehicle that could handle the weight) I expected the mileage to be close to the sticker (22city/27hwy) and seriously, total lies. I drive "highway" often, but the only time I saw 27 mpg was on a road trip (1400+ miles). I was regretting not getting the VW tdi diesel wagon, but now that VW was exposed for fraud regarding emissions, I am only moderately ok with choosing the subaru.
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