It was a dealer sale and they had just changed out the head gaskets and a rear axle bearing. The car has been across the country several times and has never left us stranded. Eve answered 10 years ago I've got the 3. Subaru, back in 2001, realized their Outback was lacking in power and refinement. Six cylinder engines featured the traditional 5 speed electronically controlled stepped automatics that got less mileage and range.
Johnny answered 4 years ago We just bought a 2014 Subaru Outback 2. Over 6 foot tall folks may find it difficult to enter and exit the driver seat. Good Everyday And Weekend Car. Which, around town, is pretty nice. The domestic 2008 Outback and Outback 2. Ideal Urban Assult Wagon - Tankish Build, Always Capable, Forgettable Styling, Lovely Interior.
This Subaru has been a gem reliable and economical. I have owned the car for thirteen years, putting 200,000 miles on it. The design of the cruise control system is unlike any I've ever used before. I do have a question though; my brake pedal seems to make a clunk sound periodically when I release the brake. Drives like a sedan, but gives your more cargo room. Acceleration is non existent until the ground became level.
Part small station wagon, part sport-utility, these hybrids make a lot of sense for a lot of people. The only breakdown I ever experienced was due to the clutch failing, and the clutch that had failed was an aftermarket clutch I'd had installed two years prior, after the original clutch had gone for about 130,000 miles. Very easy to drive and very handy. Good Car If You Have A Long Winter, Comfortable For Whole Family — Performance is ok, breaks and handles well, but not as good as Impreza Build Quality is fair Good looking for a wagon with lots of room for gear Cost of ownership can become expensive past 180,000km Car rode a lot smoother than Impreza on longer trips with about the same fuel economy could be a decider for potential customers Primary Use: Commuting to work. Good handling and great in snow and ice conditions. It also has the optional premium sound system which is a plus in my book. Remedy Airtex will notify owners, and will replace the fuel pump, free of charge.
We love the heated seats. It has had little to know problems other that regular maintenance. Dealerships and service centers love to help, but keep in mind they also love to make money. The car has been great since I bought it used with 50K miles on it. You're saying that your 1999 Legacy got 52. I wish it got better than the 24 mpg and the cup holders seem to have been an add-on afterthought.
The gas mileage is great! As the car warmed up the tubes would then expand to size and the smell would disappear. Look at this web site to find your specific model and engine. Primary Use: Commuting to work Awesome Car For Single Guy And His Weimaraner — I am still in love with this car after 6 months of ownership. Well, maybe I could believe that you have that many miles and if you do, good for you. This is a car for average to small folks. Primary Use: Commuting to work Best Overall Compromise Vehicle I've Owned; Does It All Very Well — Bought mine 6 months ago with 175k.
I banged around in it for several years until the mileage was 189,000. It felt like it, drove like it, made me smile. . Have you had a lot of serious repairs over the period you've owned this car. While it's somewhat dated compared to high end stereos of today, this was about the coolest factory stereo you could get in 2001. During college, I commuted 40 minutes one-way over winding mountain roads for 2 years.
My family bought this car when it was slightly used and I've been driving it for the past 8 years or so. Your style of driving and choice of route is a huge factor to mileage. Six years later, it's approaching 172,000 miles and has given me and my family outstanding service. I was driving around like that for whole year. There are zillions of forums with car nerds who know everything about your car. When the car was cold the tubes, which filter away the smell, would shrink in size from their clamps, which then allowed the fumes to come in.
The only real maintenance thing I've run into was that the pulley bearings on the front of the engine specifically, the tensioner ones tend to get clogged and break around 60K miles and in my case, 10 years into the car's life. . We are very happy with it and just resurrected it to mint condition even though its market value would not justify it. My kid needed a car so I gave it to him. The best advice I can give you is to consult authority. It is fun to drive, it handles great, and it has the ability go nearly anywhere and haul about anything. My 2009 Prius doesn't even get that, but, it's much better than your getting.
Also, making sure your engine has been properly maintained is important. I do have a question though; my brake pedal seems to make a clunk sound periodically when I release the brake. There are plenty of resources, make yours the best Outback there is. To get that kind of mileage, you would have been going downhill with the engine off or coasting in neutral most of the way. The Outback was last redesigned for the 2005 model year. Even drive around 60 to 65 in the Sprinter.