Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    7:37 PM

Message Forum - Read Message

Category: Car Talk > Topics Add to favorite topics   Post new topicPost New Topic
Author Topic: Subaru. Ever owned one? Back to Topics
mnrick041

Champion Author
Twin Cities

Posts:17,393
Points:1,913,820
Joined:Jun 2009
Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 5:58:59 AM

Have you ever owned a Subaru? Would you? Why not?

I am thinking about getting one as my next car. I like that they have AWD standard in every car they make and they have also earned the "Top Safety Pick" award for every model, two of their cars go beyond that and get "Safety Pick +".

Most cars either do not have AWD available or it is a option. In the Ford Fusion for example if you get one with AWD the price will start around $34,000. You can get a nicely equipped Legacy for around $30,000, with prices starting in the low $20's for base models.

What do you think about Subaru?
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
cDagasGo
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:3,554
Points:456,075
Joined:Aug 2013
Message Posted: Nov 17, 2013 6:05:26 AM

No
Profile Pic
contiki
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:25,516
Points:1,049,365
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Nov 6, 2013 6:24:26 AM

No........
Profile Pic
2Tall
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:18,478
Points:3,473,380
Joined:Jun 2004
Message Posted: Nov 6, 2013 6:23:44 AM

no
Profile Pic
toms1120
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:13,812
Points:2,343,760
Joined:Jun 2004
Message Posted: Nov 4, 2013 6:38:12 AM

No
Profile Pic
STEVE853
Champion Author Florida

Posts:7,473
Points:1,481,205
Joined:Nov 2007
Message Posted: Nov 1, 2013 8:39:21 AM

No
Profile Pic
jessjames
Champion Author Huntsville

Posts:17,749
Points:3,850,035
Joined:Jun 2003
Message Posted: Nov 1, 2013 8:35:37 AM

no
Profile Pic
CactusRoper
Champion Author Phoenix

Posts:11,248
Points:2,462,420
Joined:Aug 2005
Message Posted: Nov 1, 2013 8:11:59 AM

No
Profile Pic
stonejd
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:1,925
Points:695,350
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Nov 1, 2013 6:11:56 AM

Yes... Great car.
Profile Pic
Alexi7
All-Star Author Ohio

Posts:711
Points:18,370
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Nov 1, 2013 4:09:32 AM

Never owned one. I hear they are durable, though not especially fuel efficient. For the money there are better deals to be had.
Profile Pic
contiki
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:25,516
Points:1,049,365
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 6:09:56 AM

no..........
Profile Pic
RalphHightower
Champion Author South Carolina

Posts:5,799
Points:1,235,445
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 6:04:25 AM

No. All our cars have been domestic.
Profile Pic
Ratso
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:22,626
Points:3,225,795
Joined:Sep 2003
Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 5:38:10 AM

No ..but they win a lot of safety awards...
Profile Pic
twt
Champion Author Virginia Beach

Posts:12,581
Points:1,533,610
Joined:Mar 2005
Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 2:04:26 AM

No. I buy American.
Profile Pic
Norm1947
Champion Author Flint

Posts:7,957
Points:998,655
Joined:Oct 2011
Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 1:07:51 AM

no
Profile Pic
streetcars
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:14,711
Points:3,150,075
Joined:Apr 2005
Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 12:38:56 AM

no
Profile Pic
DoctorOH
Champion Author Cleveland

Posts:7,255
Points:1,616,110
Joined:Mar 2010
Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 12:23:53 AM

No
Profile Pic
TriniB
Champion Author Montreal

Posts:4,987
Points:931,135
Joined:Oct 2010
Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 12:08:34 AM

no
Profile Pic
DHIGAJ
All-Star Author Toronto

Posts:669
Points:1,161,900
Joined:May 2009
Message Posted: Oct 29, 2013 11:10:16 PM

no
Profile Pic
waynecz
Champion Author Mississippi

Posts:1,655
Points:714,395
Joined:Jul 2012
Message Posted: Oct 28, 2013 8:41:15 AM

Nope, and don't intend to, I have driven one or two and don't like the drive at all, but the SUV might be different
Profile Pic
GustheCat2
Champion Author San Antonio

Posts:3,998
Points:947,900
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 8:28:54 AM

Nope, always owned an American brand.
Profile Pic
Dennis783
Champion Author Des Moines

Posts:16,005
Points:3,226,845
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 8:16:29 AM

nope, only owned one foreign car. Never again
Profile Pic
WilhamClouse
Champion Author Calgary

Posts:2,208
Points:507,770
Joined:Jun 2013
Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 7:55:49 AM

No
Profile Pic
jessjames
Champion Author Huntsville

Posts:17,749
Points:3,850,035
Joined:Jun 2003
Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 7:51:47 AM

no
Profile Pic
51stovi
All-Star Author Nashville

Posts:735
Points:549,955
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 7:26:55 AM

I own a 2001 Outback Impreza and love it. The AWD is great, but it impacts the fuel economy some compared to other vehicles of the same size. The only other drawback is that in AWD cars, if you have a tire issue that can't be repaired, you typically have to replace all 4 tires.
Profile Pic
stonejd
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:1,925
Points:695,350
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 3:04:13 AM

outback... beautiful riding car.
Profile Pic
noblegiant
Champion Author Philadelphia

Posts:3,794
Points:1,412,030
Joined:Nov 2007
Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 12:31:09 AM

Yes-Legacy
Profile Pic
streetcars
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:14,711
Points:3,150,075
Joined:Apr 2005
Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 12:09:32 AM

no
Profile Pic
StarkForums
Champion Author Akron

Posts:2,154
Points:758,910
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Oct 23, 2013 12:04:47 AM

no
Profile Pic
contiki
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:25,516
Points:1,049,365
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Oct 22, 2013 11:14:43 AM

I have never own a Subaru.......

I knew a gentleman here locally that always drove a white Saburu....

He liked Subaru very much........

He own many of them over the years and they were always white that he bought.......

Profile Pic
jinsleyiii
Rookie Author Maryland

Posts:67
Points:95,100
Joined:Jan 2009
Message Posted: Oct 22, 2013 11:11:01 AM

I own a 2003 Legacy wagon. It is about to turn over 200k miles. I expect it to run another 200k!
Profile Pic
eB40
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:4,720
Points:496,100
Joined:Jun 2013
Message Posted: Oct 22, 2013 8:53:39 AM

No
Profile Pic
toms1120
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:13,812
Points:2,343,760
Joined:Jun 2004
Message Posted: Oct 15, 2013 7:35:22 AM

No
Profile Pic
2Tall
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:18,478
Points:3,473,380
Joined:Jun 2004
Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 10:09:49 AM

no
Profile Pic
Vin63
Champion Author San Bernardino

Posts:2,710
Points:651,975
Joined:Oct 2007
Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 9:55:56 AM

Nope.
Profile Pic
dakine
Champion Author Orange County

Posts:22,369
Points:4,135,625
Joined:Feb 2003
Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 9:40:26 AM

No
Profile Pic
Jmac2008
Champion Author Missouri

Posts:4,349
Points:1,381,770
Joined:Dec 2008
Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 12:21:19 AM

never, foreign made JUNK
Profile Pic
justinemt14
Champion Author Philadelphia

Posts:1,998
Points:632,075
Joined:Sep 2012
Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 12:21:02 AM

Nope.
Profile Pic
Norm1947
Champion Author Flint

Posts:7,957
Points:998,655
Joined:Oct 2011
Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 12:14:34 AM

no
Profile Pic
streetcars
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:14,711
Points:3,150,075
Joined:Apr 2005
Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 12:13:21 AM

no
Profile Pic
noblegiant
Champion Author Philadelphia

Posts:3,794
Points:1,412,030
Joined:Nov 2007
Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 12:12:54 AM

Yes-Legacy
Profile Pic
DHIGAJ
All-Star Author Toronto

Posts:669
Points:1,161,900
Joined:May 2009
Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 7:31:11 PM

no
Profile Pic
Moe86
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:15,280
Points:1,661,405
Joined:Jun 2009
Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 6:45:07 PM

No.
Profile Pic
ridgerunnerNY
Sophomore Author Rochester

Posts:131
Points:28,050
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 2:43:17 PM

I had a 1992 Loyale wagon. Loved it! That thing was a billy goat. It would go anywhere. The narrow tires would cut right through the snow down to the pavement, and the 4x4 (not AWD) was excellent. I hated to let that one go...
Profile Pic
gator2002
Champion Author Calgary

Posts:13,432
Points:3,110,345
Joined:Jul 2003
Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 9:57:54 AM

No
Profile Pic
WEDDY
Champion Author Phoenix

Posts:5,766
Points:1,578,895
Joined:Oct 2009
Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 9:45:31 AM

No
Profile Pic
nichols
Champion Author Halifax

Posts:8,842
Points:2,327,460
Joined:Aug 2003
Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 9:44:06 AM

no
Profile Pic
carinthuist
Champion Author San Francisco

Posts:4,815
Points:810,625
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 11:28:05 PM

no
Profile Pic
Camry05
All-Star Author Indiana

Posts:733
Points:286,525
Joined:Apr 2012
Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 10:53:58 PM

no, but i would love to
Profile Pic
pacecar68
Champion Author Oakland

Posts:5,375
Points:1,123,185
Joined:Jan 2007
Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 10:46:07 PM

no.
Profile Pic
StarkForums
Champion Author Akron

Posts:2,154
Points:758,910
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 9:23:18 PM

no
Post a reply Back to Topics