2015 Subaru Outback Review : 3.6R

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2015 Subaru Outback Review : 3.6R

Subaru has produced a tempting rival to the glut of luxury-spec SUVs in the form of the 2015 Outback 3.6R, with good ride and handling and heaps of space.

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2015 Subaru Forester Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 Subaru Forester Review

Subaru finally has a CVT to go with their boxer diesel engine. The facelifted Forester gets some much needed NVH and infotainment enhancements as well.

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2015 Subaru Forester pricing and specifications
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2015 Subaru Forester pricing and specifications

The introduction of a long-awaited diesel CVT drivetrain headlines the changes to the 2015 Subaru Forester range, which goes on sale across Australia today. The Forester diesel CVT is available in two specification levels: the 2.0D-L at $35,490 plus on-road costs, and the 2.0D-S at $42,490. Subaru Australia has cut the price of other variants in the 2015 Forester range by between $1500 and $3500...


Ford Territory TS diesel v Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium : Comparison review
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Ford Territory TS diesel v Subaru Outback 2.0D Premium : Comparison review

The Ford Territory and Subaru Outback have a few things in common. They’re both quite car-like due to the fact they share their DNA with sedans, they’re both widely recognised nameplates, and they’ve both been either updated (Territory) or entered a new generation (Outback) in the past few months...


Medium Sedan Comparison : Toyota Camry v Mazda 6 v Hyundai Sonata v Subaru Liberty
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Medium Sedan Comparison : Toyota Camry v Mazda 6 v Hyundai Sonata v Subaru Liberty

Medium cars are struggling in the face of an SUV uprising. Quite literally, the raising-up of body height and seating position has allowed the sport utility vehicle to act both like a magician entrancing customers, and a grim reaper destroying traditional sedan and wagons. There are massive upsides for those buyers who are determined to fly in the face of fashion, however...


2015 Subaru Forester uncovered with new interior, diesel-auto drivetrain
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2015 Subaru Forester uncovered with new interior, diesel-auto drivetrain

The 2015 Subaru Forester has been uncovered, with the Japanese brand's popular SUV model gaining a revised interior and long-awaited diesel-auto drivetrain option. As CarAdvice has previously reported, the facelifted Subaru Forester will adopt the same 2.0-litre horizontally-opposed 'boxer' diesel engine equipped with the brand's high-capacity Lineartronic continuously variable transmission (CVT) automatic gearbox...


Medium SUV Comparison : Ford Kuga v Mazda CX-5 v Subaru Forester v Volkswagen Tiguan
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Medium SUV Comparison : Ford Kuga v Mazda CX-5 v Subaru Forester v Volkswagen Tiguan

Sun, sand, surf... Australians love nothing more than going to the beach. Unless of course it’s a Saturday afternoon where we drape ourselves in team colours and cheer on our side to either cross the try line or kick through the middle posts...


Subaru WRX v Subaru WRX STi : Comparison review
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Subaru WRX v Subaru WRX STi : Comparison review

This may seem like an odd product comparison, but it’s an entirely relevant one for people in the market for a Subaru WRX or Subaru WRX STi. The WRX has become sportier, while the WRX STi has taken on an even harder performance edge...


Subaru passes on free trade agreement savings; cuts up to $1000 from Forester, Impreza and XV
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Subaru passes on free trade agreement savings; cuts up to $1000 from Forester, Impreza and XV

Subaru will pass on savings of between $500 and $1000 across its Forester, Impreza and XV ranges in anticipation of the finalisation of Australia’s free trade agreement (FTA) with Japan. From January 16, Subaru will cut $1000 from the manufacturer’s list price of the Forester, $750 from the XV and $500 from the Impreza...


2015 Subaru New Cars
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2015 Subaru New Cars

Details of the new and updated Subaru models launching in Australia in 2015.   Subaru Forester – March The Subaru Forester will see a long-awaited diesel-auto drivetrain option in March. The 2...


Subaru Impreza Review: 2.0i-S
Rating: 6.510 /10
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Subaru Impreza Review: 2.0i-S

We test the top-end Subaru Impreza 2.0i-S to see how it fares a few years after its launch.

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2015 Subaru Outback Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Subaru Outback Review

The new Subaru Outback is more refined, better equipped and more affordable than its predecessor. Are there any chinks in its armour? Matt Campbell finds out.

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$35,490 - $47,990

Subaru Australia may not offer Tribeca-replacing large SUV
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Subaru Australia may not offer Tribeca-replacing large SUV

The Subaru Tribeca must have left a bad taste in the mouths of executives at Subaru Australia, because CarAdvice has learnt the company may not offer the replacement for the large SUV that is believed to be under development ahead of a potential appearance in 2016...


2015 Subaru Liberty Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Subaru Liberty Review

Improvements all-round for the Subaru Liberty make it more enticing for buyers. But it's not all roses, Matt Campbell finds.

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$29,990 - $41,990

Subaru set to follow downsizing trend : Japanese brand could phase out six-cylinder, expand diesel engine range
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Subaru set to follow downsizing trend : Japanese brand could phase out six-cylinder, expand diesel engine range

The days of the big naturally-aspirated six-cylinder engine are coming to an end, and Subaru could be the next maker to drop its largest petrol engine in favour of a smaller turbocharged unit. That’s despite the brand touting its 3...


Subaru XV hot-hatch “technically possible” but unlikely, says senior engineer
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Subaru XV hot-hatch “technically possible” but unlikely, says senior engineer

Buyers after a more performance-focused version of the Subaru XV crossover hatch are set to be saddened by the news that the Japanese brand is not pursuing a go-fast version of the popular model. The Subaru XV currently comes with only a 2.0-litre petrol four-cylinder engine producing 110kW of power and 196Nm of torque...


Subaru price cuts : Japanese brand explains its dramatic adjustments
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Subaru price cuts : Japanese brand explains its dramatic adjustments

Subaru Australia managing director Nick Senior says the price changes for the 2015 Subaru Liberty and 2015 Subaru Outback are representative of a new market dynamic for the mid-sized sedan and crossover wagon. “Obviously it’s a process that’s locked into negotiations with the factory, currency, hedging and that sort of stuff,” Senior said...


2015 Subaru Liberty : Pricing drops of up to $14,000
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2015 Subaru Liberty : Pricing drops of up to $14,000

The 2015 Subaru Liberty mid-sized sedan will go on sale in the new year with dramatically lower pricing and increased standard specification, as its Japanese maker celebrates the 25th anniversary of the model being sold in Australia...


Subaru Levorg performance wagon decision due by March 2015
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Subaru Levorg performance wagon decision due by March 2015

Whether or not the performance-focused Subaru Levorg wagon will form a part of the Japanese brand’s local line-up is set to be decided within three months. Subaru Australia managing director Nick Senior confirmed the brand will have an answer for potential buyers of the Levorg – which can be specified as essentially a more practical five-door wagon version of the WRX – in the new year...


2015 Subaru Outback : Pricing drops of up to $10,000
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2015 Subaru Outback : Pricing drops of up to $10,000

The first examples of the all-new 2015 Subaru Outback have arrived in Australia ahead of going on sale early in the new year - and prices are down significantly across the Japanese brand's wagon-cum-SUV range. Between $2000 and a whopping $10,000 has been trimmed from the list price of each member of the five-variant range. The entry point 2...