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| || ||1998 Subaru Forester Review, Rick, From Ashfield, MA, USA|
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| ||Model||S Auto|
| ||What things have gone wrong with the car?||Rattles and squeaks at 30k (maybe rear gate - seems to be hard to find), Vague brakes that seem to need extra effort (even with the 4-wheel disks), tendency for the auto to push the car when trying to stop (I'm used to standards), knocky motor until warm|
| ||General comments?||Bought the Forester used with 28,000 miles on it. Traded in my 2000 Outback Sport (Impreza) which I had put 16,000 miles on in 5 months. That car was fun and sporty, but too small and had a really lousy clutch - especially in traffic! By the way, I bought the Outback Sport new as a leftover in October 2000 for $16,800. They gave me an honest $15,000 for it in trade. It is now on the lot (and has had several lookers) for $17,800. Go figure how Subaru pricing|
| ||Previous car||93 Nissan Pathfinder - drove it 154,000 almost trouble free miles, but it was a truck. 2000 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport - mostly fun, liked the look, but too small and herky jerky. My wife likes the Forester a lot better - she hated the hood scoop on the||