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Subaru Impreza recalled: 33,548 cars in Australia affected by Takata campaign

The Subaru Impreza has become the latest vehicle in Australia affected by the massive global recall of cars fitted with potentially faulty Takata airbags. Subaru has recalled 33,548 Impreza models produced between 2004 and 2007...

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Mitsubishi Outlander v Subaru Forester : SUV comparison review
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Mitsubishi Outlander v Subaru Forester : SUV comparison review

The Forester remains an appealing choice in a segment that has grown up over the past few years. Here it takes on Outlander, the redesigned Mitsubishi with space and versatility.


2015 Subaru Liberty 3.6R: Golf weekender
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Subaru Liberty 3.6R: Golf weekender

A trip to the golf course with four friends presents a unique challenge for the new Liberty. Can you fit all 5 golfers and their bags in to this mid sized sedan?

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Subaru announces Sunshine Yellow Special Edition XV
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Subaru announces Sunshine Yellow Special Edition XV

To promote refreshed pricing of the 2015 Subaru XV range, Subaru has announced a limited edition variant. The Sunshine Yellow XV Special Edition is based on the 2.0i CVT model and features heated leather front seats, leather steering wheel and shift knob, along with unique floor mats and yellow interior stitching...


2015 Subaru Liberty 3.6R Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2015 Subaru Liberty 3.6R Review

Is this the best mid-sized Japanese sedan?

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2015 Subaru XV prices down, new infotainment systems added
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2015 Subaru XV prices down, new infotainment systems added

The 2015 Subaru XV has landed in Australian showrooms, bringing updated interior trim and technology and a $1250 price reduction across the range. Combined with the $750 free trade agreement pricing adjustment passed on in January, the updated Subaru XV is $2000 cheaper than the 2014 version. The new pricing means the 2015 XV range starts at $26,490 plus on-road costs in 2...


2016 Subaru WRX and STI updates revealed
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2016 Subaru WRX and STI updates revealed

The 2016 Subaru WRX and 2016 Subaru WRX STI have been revealed with a range of changes for the Japanese brand's iconic performance models. The updates come less than a year after the new, fourth-generation Subaru WRX and WRX STI models launched in Australia, and the changes aren't minimal in their scope...


Subaru Levorg: still no decision on Japanese performance wagon
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Subaru Levorg: still no decision on Japanese performance wagon

A decision on whether the Subaru Levorg will make it into Australian showrooms remains up in the air, even though the company had hoped to announce its call either way before the end of last month. Speaking to CarAdvice today, Subaru Australia national corporate affairs manager David Rowley said, "[There's] still no definite decision"...


2015 Subaru Impreza prices drop, new equipment added
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2015 Subaru Impreza prices drop, new equipment added

The 2015 Subaru Impreza sedan and hatchback ranges see the adoption of lower prices and additional new equipment. The new Impreza model has seen further price drops over the changes announced earlier this year following the Free Trade Agreement, effectively meaning the price of entry into the Subaru small car range has dropped $1000 since December...


Subaru Liberty Old v New Comparison: Fourth-generation 3.0R v sixth-gen 3.6R
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Subaru Liberty Old v New Comparison: Fourth-generation 3.0R v sixth-gen 3.6R

Reflecting on a brand's past is a great way to highlight progress. CarAdvice has previously compared iconic models such as the Jaguar E-Type, Peugeot 205 GTi and Mini Cooper S with their newest respective iterations. And within the Subaru family, we’ve looked closely at the WRX and its harder-edged sibling the STI...


Subaru Exiga Crossover 7 not for Australia
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Subaru Exiga Crossover 7 not for Australia

The Subaru Exiga Crossover 7 has been released in Japan, adding rough and tumble design enhancements to the seven-seat tallboy wagon. The Exiga Crossover 7 appears almost identical to the Crossover 7 concept that debuted around 18 months ago at the 2013 Tokyo motor show, blending the styling of the high-riding, hard-wearing Outback wagon with the three-row Liberty Exiga people-mover...


Top ten growth vehicles of 2015 so far
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Top ten growth vehicles of 2015 so far

Australia’s total new vehicle market is in a good place. Its growth of 4.2 per cent over the first quarter of this year is a welcome return to positive territory after a flat 2014. Here is a quick wrap of the five biggest drivers of this growth, with five additional 'honourable mentions'...


Subaru Outback posts mammoth March sales - UPDATE
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Subaru Outback posts mammoth March sales - UPDATE

The new Subaru Outback had a momentous and record-breaking month of sales in March, with its maker’s Australian arm registering 1180 units — growth of 410.8 per cent. So strong was the new Outback’s month, it finished third in the big-selling large SUV segment, behind only the Toyota Prado (1483) and Jeep Grand Cherokee (1197)...


Subaru BRZ STI Performance Concept revealed with high-output turbo engine
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Subaru BRZ STI Performance Concept revealed with high-output turbo engine

A turbocharged Subaru BRZ has been a dream car for enthusiasts for several years already, and the Japanese brand has finally shown off such a variant at the 2015 New York auto show. The problem? It's the Subaru BRZ Performance Concept, a show car that seemingly has very little chance of becoming a production reality in the near future...


Subaru WRX STI VT15x Rallycross revealed
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Subaru WRX STI VT15x Rallycross revealed

The Tokyo-based car company has revealed its latest Rallycross weapon, the Subaru WRX STI VT15x. Under the vented and liveried bonnet resides a version of Subaru's 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engine, which for the VT15x has been tuned to deliver around 432kW (580hp). Power is sent to all four wheels via a six-speed Sadev sequential transmission...


2015 Subaru Outback Review : 3.6R
Rating: 8.510 /10
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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.


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...