No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Subaru reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Broken taillights affecting my cruise control
The cruise control in my 2012 Subaru Tribeca will now only operate when the lights are off. I just replaced a stop/tail light bulb. Is there a simple remedy? Read more
When is the new Subaru XV coming out and where will it be made?
When is the new Subaru XV coming out and where will it be made? Read more
How much is a 2014 Subaru XV worth?
I have a 2014 Subaru XV 2.0i-S that has done 60,000 km and is in perfect condition with two years warranty left and a full service history. Do you know how much is it valued at? Read more
Used Subaru Forester review: 2008-2013
Australia has been waiting a whole decade for a new Forester, but does the all-new model live up to the legend? Read more
Should I buy a Subaru Forester or Volvo XC6?
I'm looking at buying a used SUV and after a lot of research the two options I'm considering are the Subaru Forester XT Premium 2014-now or Volvo XC60 Luxury petrol 2013-now. I can spend up to $35, ...Read more
What would be a good cars with easy access for an 80 year old?
I am almost 80, arthritic, and vehicle access is difficult. I need a centre armrest, a sunroof would be good, FWD is ok. I cannot afford a luxury priced model. Suggestions please. Read more
Used Subaru Forester review: 2002-2008
The many fans of Subaru’s four-wheel drive models were rejoicing with the news of the Forester in 1997.It quickly attracted a legion of followers after its launch, and Subaru was eager to build on ...Read more
What's a mid-size SUV with capable off road abilities between $15-20k?
I'm looking for a second hand medium-sized SUV in the $15,000-$20,000 price range that is genuinely capable off road and will be still with me past 250,000 km. It has to have decent space to stuff ...Read more
Was Sat Nav a standard inclusion in the base 2012 Subaru Outback 2.5i?
Was Satellite Navigation a standard inclusion in the base (not Premium) 2012 Subaru Outback 2.5i? Read more
Used Subaru Forester review: 1997-2002
The emergence of the four-wheel/all-wheel drive SUV wagon as the vehicle of choice for many, if not most Australians has been the most profound change in the market ever. Read more
What ute is a good first car?
I am in the market for a first ute for my son. We're looking for something that will be cheap to run and can be bought for a decent price. Because of our property I would like a ute that we could fit ...Read more
2014 Subaru Forester ST Premium vs 2019 model
I’m looking to buy a 2014 Subaru Forester ST Premium, which are rare and expensive. I am not in a hurry and can wait if you think the release of the whole new 2019 model will make more 2014’s ...Read more
Defective Takata airbags trigger mandatory recall of 2.3 million vehicles
The Australian government has issued a compulsory recall of 2.3 million vehicles affected by faulty Takata airbags based on information provided from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Read more
What is the update on the Takata airbag recall?
I have recently received the letter that my 2011 Subaru Impreza has been affected by the ongoing Takata airbag recall. I contacted the customer helpline to get some sort of estimation on the length ...Read more
Would a Subaru Forester be ideal for towing a small caravan?
I am thinking of upgrading our 2007 Subaru Forester petrol version to a later version in a diesel for towing a small caravan. What are your thoughts and your recommendation? Read more
What is causing the engine light to flash on my '13 Subaru XV?
Currently my 2013 Subaru XV engine lights are all flashing. The cruise control, hill assist and all other features have ceased to work. The car shudders upon take off and otherwise drives fine with ...Read more
What's causing the steering on my 2011 Subaru Forester diesel to becomes notchy on long distances?
The steering on my 2011 Subaru Forster diesel becomes notchy with intermittent resistance and is very uncomfortable to drive when I drive long distances – 50 km or more – at a 100 km/h or more. This ...Read more
What is the difference between 4WD and AWD?
What is the difference between 4WD and AWD? Previously, it used to be pretty easy to distinguish the two but looking at the cars available, it is hard to tell ie. Amarok doesn't have a low-range, ...Read more
Do Michelin Energy XM2 tyres provide a comfortable ride?
I currently have Bridgestone Ecopia EP850, (215/65R16 98H) tyres on my Subaru Forester and I am not very happy, as the ride is very harsh at 36 psi, and would like your opinion on the Michelin Energy ...Read more
Takata airbag recall: how do I find out if my car is affected?
What do you do if your car is part of the Takata airbag recall? We're here to help you figure it out. Read more