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Subaru Outback News

  • 2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i, test drive, Catskill Mountains, NY, July 2014

    The new 2015 Subaru Outback is now arriving at dealerships, and it's likely to continue the small Japanese maker's striking growth over the past five years. Like every other maker, though, Subaru has to make all of its vehicles more efficient--and to do so on a considerably smaller development budget than large global makers. We were curious to see how the latest Outback stacked up against its mid-size SUV competitors. Those arguably include the Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, Ford Edge, Dodge Journey, and Jeep Grand Cherokee--although Subaru owner loyalty is such that many repeat owners...

  • 1997 Subaru Legacy Wagon XA Brighton
    Advice: Downsizing From A Subaru Wagon, Seeking Better MPGs

    We tend to get a lot of "What car should we buy?" questions at GreenCarReports, and we'll usually respond with a list of questions to narrow down the choices. Recently, though, our high-school friend Sarah Sette in Baltimore sent the following note: We are car shopping, seriously this time. The...

  • 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser in Army Green
    St. Patrick's Day Special: The Most Popular Cars Painted Green

    We write a lot about green cars, here at GreenCarReports.com. Surprise, right? Now our partner TrueCar has provided some data about which cars are greenest. That is, which cars are most often ordered in the color green. Consider this our automotive celebration of St. Patrick's Day. Lá Fhéile...

  • 2010 Subaru Outback PZEV
    Keep It Green: Add A Little PZEV To That Subaru!

    Like CVT, which stands for continuously-variable transmission, PZEV is one of those acronyms floating around the auto world that mean nothing to most car buyers. It stands for Partial Zero-Emission Vehicle,  one of a number of arcane emissions brackets created by the very aggressive California Air...

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