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On 27 Dec 2009 at 10:31pm Lopster wrote:
thinking of getting a second-hand Subaru Forester -1998-2001 - anyone have any experience?
 
 
On 28 Dec 2009 at 12:17am MC wrote:
Very ugly. Terrible petrol consumption. Otherwise well built and reliable.
 
 
On 28 Dec 2009 at 6:47am Petrol Head wrote:
Own up Lopster, You really want an Impreza WRX Turbo but the missus wont let ya!
 
 
On 29 Dec 2009 at 12:05am Lopster wrote:
can't afford the insurance PH - also need boot space for wet dog
 
 
On 29 Dec 2009 at 9:48am Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Agree re the fuel consumption, plus I was advised against getting one as they are very expensive when they go wrong.
 
 
On 29 Dec 2009 at 10:42am japcrap wrote:
No no no! Horrible cars.

paste consumerguideauto.howstuffworks.com/1998-to-2002-subaru-forester.htm into your browser
 
 
On 29 Dec 2009 at 6:06pm Lopster wrote:
with you on the Buy British campaign japcrap - so what exactly does that leave me in terms of choice? a TVR or a Caterham - yeah v similar!!
 
 
On 29 Dec 2009 at 10:18pm MC wrote:
Unless 4 wheel drive is required I'd avoid them due to higher petrol costs.
Dog. Volvo Estate? They last well. Not terribly economical, but better than a Forrester.
 
 
On 29 Dec 2009 at 10:39pm JH wrote:
Put 'honest john car by car' into google. Decent review of just about every car made.
 
 
On 1 Jan 2010 at 4:13pm Spinster Of This Parish wrote:
One of my friends has a Subaru Forester and he is very fond of it except that the fuel consumption is poor.


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