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First Drives2020 Subaru Outback: For a Real Active Lifestyle4.0/5
WHITEHORSE, Yukon – We’ve been to countless media drives over the years, and with the SUV craze came the notion that every one of them was designed and engineered for consumers who enjoy an active lifestyle. That means folks who spend their weekends outdoors. They go camping, hiking, cycling, kayaking …
Spotlight on2020 Subaru Outback: We’re Driving it This Week!
Subaru enthusiasts might be able to name all of the brand’s current and historic models, but ask people who aren’t all that interested in cars to name a Subaru vehicle, and they’ll likely choose the Outback. Needless to say, it’s an important model for the Japanese company. The high-riding station …
First Drives2018 Subaru Legacy and Outback: Wired for the Future4.0/5
In 2015, Subaru introduced the new version of the Legacy/Outback duo. Three years later, it’s time for an update. Nothing major, mind you, but still enough to score an invite to a presentation and a chance to drive these vehicles. With very few exceptions, the same changes were made to …
Spotlight onOn the Menu this Week… Subarus!
The Car Guide is heading to the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (previously known as Mosport) to try out Subaru’s model range. Driving a Legacy on the track sounds pretty exciting, eh? All Subaru models will be available for testing, but the emphasis will be put on the Legacy and the …
Test Drives2016 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited: The Nonconformist3.5/5
While automakers try their best to create utility vehicles that offer a car-like drive, Subaru goes the other way by selling a car that rides like an SUV. In the thin market segment of high-riding wagons, the Japanese brand is raking in good profits with its Outback, even if their …
Test DrivesWinter Playtime With Three All-Purpose Subarus
Around these parts, no one would be surprised to open the dictionary to the word "winter" and find a picture of a Subaru next to it. An overstatement? Perhaps, but not as much as you may think. For Canadians, Subaru and winter go hand in hand. Over the years, the …
First Drives2015 Subaru Outback: Fearless and Comfortable4.5/5
St. John’s, Newfoundland – Twenty years have gone by since the first Outback appeared. Back then, it was little more than a taller and slightly more butch version of the Legacy wagon with a pair of fog lights under the grille and more muscular rocker panels to give it a …
Spotlight on2015 Subaru Outback : We're Driving It This Week!
This week, The Car Guide travels to Newfoundland to check out the new 2015 Subaru Outback! Following the complete redesign of the Legacy, the Outback also received numerous upgrades over the previous version: a new, more mature look, better interior finish, more space inside the cabin and better soundproofing, among …
Test Drives2010 Subaru Outback: Perfectly logical4.0/5
In 1982, forgoing his usual penchant for American cars, my father bought himself a brand new Subaru GL sedan...in pale yellow. It had a 1.8-litre, 71 horsepower engine, front-wheel drive and a five-speed manual transmission with a clutch hard enough to sculpt your thight after only a couple of starts …
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