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2010-14 Subaru Liberty, Outback recalled for windscreen wiper fix: 37,000 vehicles affected - UPDATE

Update - Subaru has confirmed numbers and further details relating to this recall. See bottom of article for details. Subaru has issued a recall for 37,492 of its 2010 to 2014 model-year Liberty and Outback vehicles over concerns the bottom of the front windscreen wiper motor could melt. The manufacturer reports the fault could pose a fire risk...

Subaru Liberty, Outback Tribeca recalled for Takata airbags: 76,000 vehicles affected

Subaru Australia has issued a recall for nearly 76,000 vehicles from its Liberty, Outback and Tribeca lines as part of the ongoing Takata airbag scandal. This latest recall for Subaru follows a notice issued for the Impreza small car last year, taking its count of local vehicles affected to around 110,000 units...

2015 Subaru Liberty and Outback recalled for electronic parking brake fault

Subaru Australia has this week issued a recall notice for its MY2015-plated Liberty and Outback models. The recall centres on a problem with the internal motor of the electronic parking brake, which Subaru says may cause it to “stick” in place after it has been activated, and attempts to release the parking brake may fail...

Subaru Outback sales pass 100,000 in Australia

The iconic Subaru Outback model passed 100,000 lifetime sales in Australia over the course of February. Last month's monthly figure of 869 sales took the cumulative Outback tally to 100,012 here since 1996. That’s a sizeable ‘car park’, to use industry vernacular. Subaru Outback sales have hit sixth gear since the end of 2014 in particular, when the latest-generation model launched...

2016 Subaru Outback pricing and specifications

The 2016 Subaru Outback has received minor revisions across the range, with the introduction of the company’s innovative Eyesight active safety technology as standard across the entire automatic line-up. Subaru Australia has added the Eyesight driver assist system to the diesel models of the Outback range, finalising the systems' roll out across the entire range (manual models excluded)...

Subaru EyeSight technology boosting Australian sales

The standard fitment of autonomous emergency braking (AEB) technology in Subaru’s latest Liberty and Outback models has been a significant contributor to increased sales volume in Australia, the Japanese carmaker’s local arm says...

Top 10 hottest cars of 2015 to date

What new vehicles have grown in registrations the most in 2015 so far? If you’re in the market for a new car, SUV and commercial, it can be valuable to know. After all, cars in hot demand might just be harder to haggle on than those that are struggling against rivals. Then again, they might be flying in the sales race precisely because they’re so affordable...

2015 Subaru Liberty, Outback recalled over pre-collision braking defect

Subaru Australia has recalled more than 5000 new Liberty and Outback models over a potential defect with the cars’ pre-collision braking system. The recall affects 5073 model year 2015 Subaru Liberty and Outback vehicles equipped with the brand’s pre-collision braking and adaptive cruise control technologies, which form part of its EyeSight suite of safety systems...

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 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 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...