2012 Subaru Forester Customer Reviews

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16 Customer Reviews
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What customers liked
Fuel Economy, Power, Reliability
What they didn't
Technology and Entertainment, Fuel Economy, Cargo Space

Great Car

This is only one of my new cars that I alone actually bought and I love it. Both my sisters and my father bought oneand love it and say nothing bad in the. It seems it never gave me trouble.

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2012 Subaru Forester

Great vehicle with great space. Have owned several Subaru over the past 20 years. Just traded my 2003 Outback with 160K miles and no maintenance issues for the Forester. Love the ride, the interior and the peppiness of the engine. Subaru's repetition is reliability. Want a car that will truly last for 10+ years? Buy the Forester!

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Subaru Forester

Love this car! Size,drive,ride and especially the gas mileage. Easy to see out, fun to drive and easy for my parents to get in and out. Another satisfied customer!

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Subaru Forrester

This car so far has been terrific, exceeding my expectations. The gas mileage has averaged out around 27 MPG in overall driving conditions. For a 4 cylinder engine, the response when you push down on the gas pedal is more than adequate. I have only been in an all wheel situation once with this car and it performed as though it was on level ground with no power problems whatsoever. Accessories on this model are more than I will ever use - blue tooth - power windows - large sunroof that works like a charm - power driver's seat - heated seats - roomy back seat - plenty of cargo space. Only possible minus is when I purchased a Subaru Cargo carrier and had to purchase additional roof racks to make it work properly. (In my opinion, these should be standard equipment.) I have owned this car about 6 weeks now and am still very content with my choice. I had not owned a Subaru before, but I live in the mountains and the Subaru reputation was a positive factor. So far all is very solid.

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2012 Subaru Forester 2.5x

We fell in love with this vehicle during the road test and are still in love with it. We feel very safe when we go up into the mountains with it. We watch the gas gauge to see when we will have to fuel up and we have tired of that. The vehicle handles nicely and rides very smoothly. We love the body style and the room inside, very relaxing. We are still learning more about this vehicle every day.

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2012 Subaru Forester

By enlarge the Subaru Forester has been a good car for short trips and in-town transportation. If looking for a car that fits a family of four (w/small children), great for parking in confined spaces, semi-fuel efficient and can even tow a small trailer Subaru Forester is not a bad choice. The only cons to the vehicle so far is it could use a little more sound deadening and the engine likes to warm for a little while before driving.

Would recommend to a friend

Fun to drive

I was initially concerned this vehicle would be a little small for my 6'-2" frame but I am impressed every time I climb in. Plenty of room!! I consider this a SUV without the bulk. My previous SUV did not perform near as good as my Forester, I am impressed once again!! I have tried to break traction with this AWD system in loose gravel and rain but still haven't managed to do it, bring on ole'man winter:) This Subaru is also fun to drive in traffic and has impressive acceleration for a 4 cylinder engine. For an all around fun drive I suggest a Subaru Forester.

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love my car!

was headed towards a Rav4 or Escape when I went in....I had ridden in a Forester with a coworker so thought I would check it out. Very close in price for a year old car - but definitely stood out in the smooth ride and the great features. It is very comfortable and has those "extras" that make it a sweet ride! Thinking of trading in the hubby's truck and getting a second one!

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Safe and happy in NC

It is easy to drive, great window viewing, and wonderful for groceries in the back, etc. It is perfect for taking to the beach. It is a very solid and well build vehicle which makes it exceptionally safe to drive. I will always have a Subaru Forester in my life!

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Reliability

I feel I can always depend on my car

Ride and Handling

It is a pleasure to drive

Cargo Space

It is perfect for groceries, cargo, or trips

A fun & functional vehicle.

I believe the Forester has a sweet balance of size, function, and fuel economy.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Fuel Economy

Great mileage for an all wheel drive wagon.

Weather Versatility

All wheel drive contributes to better handling no matter what the weather is.

Visibility

The seating position, hood contour, and pillar placement all allow for great visibility while driving.

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