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2013-14 Subaru Forester manual diesel recalled

Subaru Australia has recalled 2013-2014 Foresters with a diesel engine and manual transmission, over concerns a wiring loom could rub against the clutch pipe, causing a short circuit. According to the company, if the wiring loom insulation wears out, there's a risk of the engine stalling and not restarting...

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Honda HR-V v Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross v Subaru XV comparison
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Honda HR-V v Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross v Subaru XV comparison

Small crossover SUVs with a predominantly urban focus have taken over the road. Just look around you. But the segment has splintered into a few directions exemplified by the trio you see here. They’re similar in most ways, but differ enough to corner specific subsets...


Time Machine Tuesday: April 10, 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: April 10, 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of April 10 in years past...


Poll: 2018 Aston Martin Vantage vanquishes Porsche 911
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Poll: 2018 Aston Martin Vantage vanquishes Porsche 911

Aston Martin was clear about its goal for the new Vantage: it wants to take down the Porsche 911. The embargo on drive impressions lifts soon – April 12, to be precise – but if our most recent poll is an accurate guide, the company is on the right track. A whopping 66 per cent of respondents preferred the Vantage to the Porsche 911, in a sign the car's more aggressive new look is a winner...


Toyota, Subaru joining forces for new BRZ/86 - report
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Toyota, Subaru joining forces for new BRZ/86 - report

Fans of rear-drive sports cars rejoice... maybe. If reports out of Japan are to be believed, a new Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 pair is on the way with more power, more technology and sharper handling. A report quoting unnamed sources in the Japan Times says the second-generation sports car collaboration is set for a 2021 debut...


Subaru: Performance for the people
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Subaru: Performance for the people

Sponsored by: Subaru Subaru is sure it has the right option for just about every type of new-car buyer in the Australian market. Especially when it comes to practical performance options. To prove the case, the Japanese car maker asked CarAdvice to pair six potential shoppers with the right car for their tastes and needs...


Subaru EyeSight likely to become standard across range
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Subaru EyeSight likely to become standard across range

EyeSight is close to becoming standard kit across the entire Subaru range, as the brand moves to further establish its safety credentials in the competitive Australian market. EyeSight is Subaru’s suite of active safety technologies, and includes autonomous-emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist and sway warning and pre-collision braking...


Subaru Forester and XV hybrid destined for Australia
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Subaru Forester and XV hybrid destined for Australia

Subaru will bring the upcoming XV and Forester hybrid to the Australian market to meet the growing – yet still small - demand for alternative powertrains, as it begins the necessary steps to its electric future. Speaking to CarAdvice at the New York motor show, local Subaru boss, Colin Christie, said hybrids remain a small portion of the Australian market, but demand is growing and Subaru needs to address that...


Subaru considering longer warranty, expects consistent growth
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Subaru considering longer warranty, expects consistent growth

Subaru Australia says it is considering extending its warranty period, as it seeks to continue growing its market share in what the company believes will be a slightly flat market over the coming years. Subaru’s local performance is first rate, to the point where Australia commands the largest market share of any global market for the brand...


Subaru: Others ‘rushing’ autonomous systems to market
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Subaru: Others ‘rushing’ autonomous systems to market

Subaru says it will play the autonomous driving game the smart way and wait for the technology to mature further before it applies it to its own vehicles – unlike other manufacturers that may be too hasty with their approach, at the cost of customer safety...


2019 Subaru Forester revealed
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2019 Subaru Forester revealed

The 2019 Subaru Forester has been unveiled today at the New York motor show, ahead of its Australian debut in September this year. The new model will be powered by a single engine with the turbocharged XT and all manual variants dropped. The fifth-generation Subaru Forester is based on the Japanese company’s new ‘Subaru Global Platform’ (SGP), which also underpins the Impreza and XV...


2019 Subaru Forester teased again
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2019 Subaru Forester teased again

Subaru has teased the new Forester again, ahead of a full reveal at this week's New York motor show. The next generation of Subaru's popular mid-size crossover will be joined by the new-generation Toyota RAV4 and refreshed Hyundai Tucson in the Big Apple, making for a fascinating bottleneck of family haulers on the Jacob J. Kavits Convention Centre...


2018 Subaru BRZ tS review
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2018 Subaru BRZ tS review

The Subaru BRZ has always been an impressive – and affordable – driver's car. Now with some clever STI fettling both inside and out, meet the top-of-the-range Subaru BRZ tS.

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2019 Subaru Forester previewed, due in Australia this year
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2019 Subaru Forester previewed, due in Australia this year

The next-generation 2019 Subaru Forester has been confirmed for the New York motor show later this month, with an official reveal scheduled for March 28. Further details are yet to be released, though the Japanese company did offer a single shadowy teaser image (top) of the new Forester's tail-light – which sports a C-shaped signature in line with the manufacturer's current range...


Subaru Viziv Tourer Concept revealed
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Subaru Viziv Tourer Concept revealed

Subaru has unveiled the latest addition to its ever-expanding lineup of Viziv show-cars, revealing the Viziv Tourer Concept in Geneva. Just like the concepts preceding it, the Viziv Tourer is unlikely to be a pure flight of fancy from Subaru. Its past show-cars closely previewed the Ascent, and elements of previous Viziv studies have found their way into the production Impreza and Outback...


Ford Takata airbag recall announced
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Ford Takata airbag recall announced

Ford Australia has today announced details of its recall for vehicles fitted with faulty Takata airbag inflators. As required under the compulsory recall program announced earlier this week, Ford will first contact owners of the oldest affected vehicles before working its way up to newer vehicles with a lesser risk...


2018 Subaru Liberty 3.6R review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2018 Subaru Liberty 3.6R review

Subaru has equipped its Liberty sedan with various upgrades for 2018, as the company bids to take on the new Toyota Camry and other key rivals in the shrinking mid-sized-car battleground.


2018 Subaru Liberty pricing and specs
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2018 Subaru Liberty pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specifications have been announced for the 2018 Subaru Liberty, which maintains its $30,240 starting price despite sharper looks and more technology. From the outside, you'll be able to distinguish the MY18 Liberty from current models by looking for the revised grille and bumper, new wing mirrors and fresh alloy wheel designs...


Surfing trip to Ulladulla in the 2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium
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Surfing trip to Ulladulla in the 2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium

If ever there were an alternative to the average SUV, it's the 2018 Subaru Outback. More kit, better road manners and smart storage solutions complete what is an excellent family chariot.


Subaru Viziv Tourer teased
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Subaru Viziv Tourer teased

Subaru has teased the Viziv Tourer concept, ahead of a Geneva motor show reveal. It's only a shadowy teaser for now, but there's a good chance the Viziv Tourer will preview a production car. Subaru has used its 'Vision for Innovation' line of concepts to hint at the production Ascent, while elements of previous iterations have been integrated into the Impreza and Outback...