Used 2013 Subaru Forester 2.5X Premium SUV Crossover Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2013 Subaru Forester 2.5X Premium SUV Crossover

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 Pros Great fuel economy at 21 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.

 Pros Clever roof racks come in handy for skis, kayaks, etc.

 Pros High ground clearance of 8.7 inches allows it to tackle uneven terrain.

 Pros All-wheel drive means it is always ready for changing road and weather conditions.

 Pros Rated “Good” in roof, side and frontal-offset crash tests.

 Pros Average braking distances.

 Pros Straightforward controls are thoughtfully placed.

 Pros Boxy styling makes it easy to load cargo.

 Pros Plenty of leg and head room in both rows.

 Pros Generous amount of cargo space.

 Pros Tight turning circle makes it easy to maneuver.

 Pros Fantastic outward visibility.

 Pros Crisp steering.

 Cons Wind noise is definitely noticeable, especially on the highway.

 Cons Brakes feel a little spongy.

 Cons Four-cylinder engine is one of the slowest in this segment.

 Cons Outdated transmission.

 Cons Minimal technology and entertainment features available.

 Cons Base audio is unimpressive.

 Cons No navigation system is available.

 Cons Cheap material throughout the cabin.

 Cons Interior is dull.

 Cons Rear seat is elevated to an awkward height.

 Cons Boxy exterior styling isn’t appealing to some consumers.

 Cons Middle seat in rear is not really practical to use.

 Cons Minimal towing capabilities.