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

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

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 Pros Scored “Good” in front, side and roof-strength crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

 Pros Impressive acceleration speeds makes it the fastest in its segment.

 Pros Generous cargo space with rear seat up or down.

 Pros Abundance of legroom in both rows.

 Pros Driver seat offers great visibility of the road.

 Pros Small turning circle makes it easy to maneuver in tight spaces.

 Pros Offers the most comfortable ride in the segment.

 Pros All-wheel drive is standard.

 Pros Decent audio system comes standard.

 Pros Higher ground clearance than most other crossovers.

 Pros Ton of accessories available to add on the exterior.

 Cons Cabin is noisy, especially on the highway.

 Cons Only leather seating is available, which may deter some consumers away.

 Cons Dull cabin is disappointing.

 Cons Simple exterior could use a bit of refreshing to make it a little more interesting and modern.

 Cons Rear seat is high and offers an awkward position as passengers have to look down on those in front of them.

 Cons The middle rear seat is not practical to sit on as it doubles as a cup holder and armrest.

 Cons Brakes feel spongy.

 Cons Four-cylinder transmission returns poor fuel economy at 19 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.