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Good choice for the next ten years..

Edmunds.com logo Edmunds.com 7/16/2015 Tom Bavis

I considered only the wagons I could buy with a manual transmission. Subaru had the most interior space, headroom and legroom. Mazda offers only a 2.0 liter engine, with 2.5 costing much more and only with automatic. VW? Let's just say I've owned VWs before. And AWD standard, a mechanical system with NO electronics (at least with manual transmission).Radio is decent, dash vents will ALMOST shut off, I even fit behind the wheel without moving the seat all the way back. Not the Subaru I remember (we've owned four). Gas mileage has averaged 28, better than I expected. Engine is smooth and flexible, doesn't lug at low RPMs. Ride could be better, small bumps I never noticed in other cars (even a 2009 Forester) are annoyingly stiff. Color choices weren't the best - red is very subdued, gray interior is hard to keep clean - no black interior with red?

Average Rating : 5

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