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.
Subaru, Land Rover and Volvo headline recent recalls
Volvo, Subaru, Land Rover, Citroen and GM have issued safety recalls for some vehicles due to defective manufacturing issues. Read more
Should I pick a 2017 Mazda 3 or Subaru Impreza?
I am looking at purchasing either a new Mazda 3 Maxx or the Subaru Impreza in the near future. I was leaning towards the Impreza, but all the comments about the CVT transmission have me concerned, ...Read more
Should I buy a 2003 - 2007 Outback?
I’m interested in buying a 2003-2007 Subaru Outback. What do you think of them? Read more
Welding marks at rear axels and wheel suspensions on 2016 Liberty
My 2016 Subaru Liberty 3.6 has two strange marks like welding at the rear left and right wheel axles and near the left and right wheels suspension. The car is brand new and I was wondering if it was ...Read more
Which SUV should I buy?
I am looking to buy a new car and have brought it down to five cars, which each have pros and cons. The cars in question are: Hyundai Tucson Highlander, Nissan X-Trail Ti T32, Mazda CX-5 Akera KE ...Read more
Suitable replacement for a 2002 Laser LXi?
I am a single parent with a 6-year-old child who I take to school and then drive to work. My current car is a 2002 Ford Laser LXi, which is in good condition, but I am looking to upgrade to something ...Read more
Forester recommended tow speed
I have a 2012 Subaru Forester 2.5-litre manual I use to tow a cub spacematic with override brakes. It has a gross weight of 1100 kg and a ball weight of 115kg, which is all within Subaru specs The ...Read more
Used Subaru XV review: 2011-2014
Graham Smith reviews the 2011, 2012,2013 and 2014 Subaru XV as a used buy. Read more
2010 Subaru Outback component failures
We bought our 2010 Subaru Outback new and it's since done 204,000 km. It has been religiously serviced by the dealer, has never been in an accident, and never been off-road. But we have had five ...Read more
Recommendations for a family SUV?
I am new to Sydney and Australia, and new to brands outside the USA. I'm looking for an SUV family car with good mileage, low maintenance, auto, safe for kids and newborns, can be driven all across ...Read more
Best car for a sales rep?
I'm looking at a new car. I work as a sales rep and do about 32,000 km per year, and I need something that is safe, comfortable, economical, and has the power to overtake on country roads. As I will ...Read more
Best replacement for a Liberty Wagon?
My wife and I are looking to upgrade our 2008 Subaru Liberty wagon. It has been faultless and is great to drive, but we need something with a bit more towing capacity. The new Subaru Outback diesel ...Read more
Solutions for Subaru Liberty road noise?
My new 2016 Subaru Liberty 3.6R is letting in a tremendous amount of road, tyre and suspension noise, making it very unpleasant to drive when the radio is not blaring? Can you tell me where I could ...Read more
Used small cars review: 2007-2010
You can save a motza on a late-model used car, because the first owner has already taken the biggest hit... usually 30-50 percent, in depreciation. Ideally, you want to be the second owner, and hang ...Read more
Recommendations for a new station wagon
I am thinking of buying a new car next year and want a station wagon. I'm keen on the Subaru Outback Premium but never see it reviewed, so wonder what you think. I'm also considering the Mazda6 wagon ...Read more
Is Subaru obliged to fix this oil issue?
My 2013 Subaru Liberty has only done 85,000 km, but is using oil enough to make the warning light come on. It's using about 1.5 litres after about 10,000 km, which I find very worrying because it's ...Read more
Used Subaru Liberty and Outback review: 2003-2016
Ewan Kennedy road tests and reviews the 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010 and 2013 Subaru Liberty and Outback as used buys. Read more
Toyota Australia recalls almost 15,000 86s, Subaru 3000 BRZs
Toyota Australia has issued a recall notice for nearly almost 15,000 of 17,000 locally delivered 86 two-door coupes to remedy a potential fault that could affect the car's steering. Read more
Opinion on Kia Sorento as a package?
Your thoughts on Kia Sorento V6 petrol two-wheel drive SLi, please. It's not as big as a Toyota Prado and bigger than a Subaru Outback, just about the right size for me. I like it because it is not ...Read more
Why 2016 has already set a car safety recall record
We've passed the annual peak for car safety recalls -- and there is still six months left to run. Read more