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

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

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 Pros Thoughtful storage compartments throughout plus eight cup holders.

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

 Pros All-wheel drive makes the vehicle ready for changing weather and road conditions.

 Pros Ground clearance of 8.7 inches helps the vehicle clear uneven terrain.

 Pros Comfortable and smooth ride.

 Pros Tight turning circle makes it easy to park and maneuver.

 Pros Generous cargo capacity.

 Pros Leg and head room in both rows.

 Pros One-touch folding rear seat.

 Pros Fantastic driver visibility.

 Pros Boxy styling makes it easy to haul awkward-shaped cargo.

 Pros “Good” rating on all three crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

 Pros Respectable braking capabilities

 Cons One of the market’s slowest crossovers.

 Cons Mediocre towing capacity.

 Cons Rear seat is elevated to an awkward height that may make passengers uncomfortable.

 Cons Plain exterior styling will be boring to some buyers.

 Cons Cloth upholstery is not available, which some people prefer.

 Cons Too much plastic is used throughout passenger cabin.

 Cons Dated interior with dull layout.

 Cons Minimal technology and entertainment features are standard.

 Cons Middle seat in rear is not practical to sit in.