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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...

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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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$30,990

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 to $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 to $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...


Subaru WRX STI - how to set Rev Limiter
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Subaru WRX STI - how to set Rev Limiter

The Subaru WRX STI has long been considered the rally car you can drive on the road. Now you can take things a step further by adjusting your own personal shift warning buzzer.


Subaru Forester tS : 300 STI-tuned special edition SUVs for Japan only
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Subaru Forester tS : 300 STI-tuned special edition SUVs for Japan only

Japanese customers have been treated to the Subaru Forester tS – an STI-tuned special edition with sporty styling and mechanical enhancements. Distinguishing the Forester tS from the outside are STI and tS badges, cherry red pinstripes on the black front grille and rear bumper, unique front and rear lower spoilers, metallic silver fog light surrounds and lower door mouldings, and black side skirts, mirror caps and roof spoiler...


2015 Subaru BRZ Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2015 Subaru BRZ Review

Easily better than sliced bread but possibly harder to justify, the updated Subaru BRZ is still a class act...

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$37,150 to $39,730

Subaru Forester 2.0 XT Premium: A week with Dr Dave
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Subaru Forester 2.0 XT Premium: A week with Dr Dave

How much different is the new Subaru Forester 2.0 XT Premium to it's 2006 predecessor? Old Subaru owner Dr. Dave puts the new one to the test in this Guest Review.

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2014 Subaru Forester - A Week with Dr Dave
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2014 Subaru Forester - A Week with Dr Dave

Dr Dave currently drives a 2010 Subaru Forester, so we’ll get him to drive a new 2014 Forester XT around for a week to see what he thinks. What are the differences, what does he like and not like, would he consider upgrading to the new model.


Subaru Viziv GT Vision Gran Turismo concept will be available on GT6 soon
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Subaru Viziv GT Vision Gran Turismo concept will be available on GT6 soon

Subaru is the latest in the latest in a long line of car makers to release a concept car in the virtual world, with the Subaru Viziv GT Vision Gran Turismo soon to make its debut in the PlayStation game Gran Turismo 6. At first glance, especially at the front, the Subaru Viziv GT bears a passing resemblance to another bewinged all-wheel drive Japanese supercar: the Nissan GT-R...


2015 Subaru Liberty specifications revealed
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2015 Subaru Liberty specifications revealed

Specification details of the 2015 Subaru Liberty sedan have been revealed on the company's website weeks ahead of its scheduled debut. The all-new Liberty sedan (it's only available as a sedan, this time around, with the new Outback filling the role of mid-size wagon for the Japanese brand) is expected to go on sale from 1 January 2015, and Subaru has published full detailed specifications for the three-model range ahead of time...


Subaru Impreza AWD review
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Subaru Impreza AWD review

Matt Campbell explains the benefits all-wheel drive can offer.