Tag: Subaru

33 Posts

History of Suburu in the USA
Feb 08, 2016

Every Subaru Sold In New England Comes From This Guy

Craig Fitzgerald

Ernie Boch, Jr. is the CEO of Subaru of New England. He was on CNN talking about his support for Donald Trump and compared his choice for president: "it’s 2 a.m. and there’s a few girls at the bar, you have to go home with one of them,” Boch said. “So, you have to pick who you are with.”

AWD history Subaru

Sep 19, 2014

Forget that SUV: Five Great Alternatives

Jim Motavalli

Wish the high-center-of-gravity, low MPG SUV would just… go away? It’s not going to. But, here are some much better options, in our opinion.

wagons buying BMW 328 Ford C-Max Hybrid Subaru Legacy Toyota Prius Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

which is safer for a mountain state resident a new subaru or an old jeep
Jun 21, 2012

Today: Which Car Is Safer For Winter Driving?

Dear Car Talk

Angela has her eye on a new Subaru Impreza but her husband thinks that her older Jeep Cherokee's size makes it a safer bet for winter driving. Can Tom and Ray resolve this marital dispute? 

buying winter Subaru Impreza

can using an additive keep my head gasket from blowing
Oct 01, 2010

Should you wait until your car overheats to fix a blown head gasket?

Dear Car Talk

I have a 2002 Subaru Forrester. Upon my monthly check of fluids, I was shocked to see that there was no cooling fluid in the reservoir. I immediately took it to the shop, where they told me the head gasket was...

additives gaskets Subaru

Subaru shakes on left turn
Apr 01, 2010

Piper's Subaru shakes like mad on left turns. Can Tom and Ray help?

Dear Car Talk

I have a manual-transmission 2000 Subaru Forester with 126,000 miles that I've had since it had 12 miles on it. I also have a 1-month-old baby. As a new mom, my car has me a little worried. During the past year, it has...

differentials CV joints Subaru Forester

how can i tell if all the repairs my mechanic suggested are necessary
Jan 01, 2005

How many of the repairs recommended for this 63,000 mile Suburu are really necessary?

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At my last oil-and-filter change the service department at the local Subaru dealer did the free -point inspection and came back with the following diagnosis Replace valve cover gkt Rear oil seal Frt cam seal Lft frt axle I've reported...

repairs Subaru

is vehicle dynamic control worth the extra cost in a subaru outback wagon
Jan 01, 2005

Is a "dynamic stability control" system worth the money?

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My husband and I recently moved from Connecticut to Colorado and are considering buying a new car We have a BMW i which I have loved but because we are now in a place with a lot more snow and...

safety features Subaru Outback

which SUV has the most head room
Mar 01, 2004

Suburu scores high on headroom, but low on environmental ethics. Read on.

Dear Car Talk

On your show a few weeks ago I heard a guy explaining why he needed a huge Chevy Tahoe After hearing his needs you recommended a Subaru Forester to him and he seemed to imply that the Tahoe has more...

fuel economy regulation Subaru

recommendations for a van for a veterinarian
Sep 01, 2003

Recommendations for an SUV/van that could be a "vet-mobile"...and my personal vehicle to boot?

Dear Car Talk

I'm looking for a vehicle to be my vet-mobile I'm a mobile veterinarian and am looking for a used SUV minivan with four-wheel drive that's durable for horrible nasty roads lots of snow and llama spit I have a fiberglass...

buying SUVs minivans Honda Element Nissan Pathfinder Subaru Forester Toyota 4Runner

Oct 01, 2000

Does AWD perform better on an automatic versus a manual transmission?

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I've been leasing Subaru Legacy wagons for the past five years My lease is up this month and I intend to lease yet another Legacy wagon However I'm getting older and I am considering an automatic transmission instead of my...

AWD manual transmissions Subaru Legacy