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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...

CarAdvice podcast 94: On location at our ute megatest!

We're on location this week from the Melbourne 4x4 Training and Proving Ground for our ute mega test with Mandy Turner, CEO Andrew Beecher, Mike Costello, Curt Dupriez and Kez Casey. In car news, the Volkswagen Golf GTE has been ruled out for Australia, the Subaru Forester has been teased, and Lexus says autonomous cars are dangerous in cities...

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

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...

Review Wrap: Five of the best from February

Missed out on a review this month? Keen to catch up on all the exciting CarAdvice review content from February? We're here for you. Here are five reviews this month that either drew a lot of attention or are simply, in our view, standout stories. 2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium review Everyone’s heard of the Subaru Outback...

Australia's Takata recall: Strict rules and penalties, but little compensation

The compulsory Takata airbag recall announced for all vehicles in Australia affected by faulty inflators will bring penalties of $1.1 million for breaches of the action's strict rules – but owners shouldn't expect much in the way of compensation. Announced today by Michael Sukkar, Assistant Minister to the Treasurer, the recall will be overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)...

Takata: Compulsory airbag recall announced

The global Takata airbag recall crisis has taken a new turn in Australia, with the Federal Government today announcing a compulsory recall. Talk of stricter action on the matter has been ongoing since Australian recalls were initiated in 2009. Australia's first Takata-related death in July last year - one of 23 globally - prompted the Federal Government to confirm in September that it was considering a compulsory recall...

CarAdvice podcast 91: i30 N pricing and Tesla build quality

This week it's just Mandy Turner and Mike Stevens in the studio, except... Scott Collie joins us to talk car news, including pricing and specs for the Hyundai i30 N, Volvo V60 launch details, and Subaru Liberty pricing and specs. The 2019 Lexus UX has been teased, Porsche Macan S and Panamera 4S diesel production has ended, and the Peugeot 508 has been leaked...

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...

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...

2018 Subaru Outback pricing and specs - UPDATE

Update (7/2/18): The original version of this article stated the entry price $1000 cheaper than last year's model. This is not the case as prices are unchanged for 2018. See article for details. Pricing and specifications for the 2018 Subaru Outback range have been announced this week, with the facelifted crossover wagon kicking off at $36,240 before on-road costs...