Review: 2014 Subaru Outback

The 2014 Subaru Outback builds off last year’s updated model. With some new features at each trim level and the continued reputation of safety, the Outback is still one of the top picks.

The Outback had a big update last year, so there’s just some slight updates in 2014. So what’s new? The 2014 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium model now comes with heated seats. The 2.5i Premium also comes with features including 17-inch alloy wheels, foglights, rear privacy glass, heated mirrors, windshield wiper de-icer, power seats, and leather steering wheel.

The 2.5i Premium also features available options that include a backup camera and navigation, options previously reserved only for the only the more expensive limited trim.

Add in the new heated seats, and this is a lot of car.

Subaru’s EyeSight Safety Technology is now an available offer on the 2.5i Premium. EyeSight was introduced in 2013 and this is a great new tech system that integrates Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-Collision Braking and Vehicle Lane Departure Warning.

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The Best of the Best for Safety

2013 Subaru Legacy

Thanks to upgraded airbags and All Wheel Drive, the Subaru Legacy is among the vehicles to review the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced today that some of our top models are also the safest models the customer can choose.

Among those given IIHS’s new Top Safety Pick+ Award were the Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Kia Optima, Nissan Altima, Subaru Legacy and Subaru Outback.

IIHS said that along with its traditional rankings, they wanted to let the consumer know which vehicles were the safest, thus creating the TSP+ award.

“Of the 29 models evaluated so far in our small overlap frontal crash test, these 13 cars offer the highest level of all-around crash protection,” says Adrian Lund, IIHS president. “We’re pleased to recognize them with our new Top Safety Pick+ award for 2013.”

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Subaru Tops Consumer Report Awards

2013 Subaru Forester

2013 Subaru Forester

Subaru is having a great year, and added another award to the collection Monday.

Subaru finished in the top five in Consumer Reports’ annual reliability survey.

Subaru, the brand named best automaker by Consumer Reports earlier this year, finished in the top five of the annual study.

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The Best Vehicles for Retirees

 

2012 Subaru Forester

Many of Subaru’s top models are considered the best vehicles for drivers over the age of 65, according to Consumer Reports

Drivers hitting their golden ages remember the vintage muscle cars of the grand era of the American Automobile.

But now as they leave the workforce and enter retirement, they are ready for a new ride, just not the ones they remember from high school.

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2013 Subaru Outback: Smooth Ride

2013 Subaru Outback

It’s no secret that Subaru makes some of the most well engineered and most fun to drive vehicles on the road today.

That tradition continues with this year’s 2013 Subaru Outback.

In our test drive, we found it to be a smooth driving vehicle with comfortable seats and a smooth ride. We also loved the features and we always love the Symmetrical All Wheel Drive.

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