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Re: Next vehicle.....long
Posted by 02 Viggen (more from 02 Viggen) on Mon, 3 Jun 2019 20:51:35
In Reply to: Next vehicle.....long, skibumm100, Mon, 3 Jun 2019 11:56:05
Our last 9000 ('93 Aero) was totaled, and so my wife and I were car shopping as well. We narrowed it down to the Toyota RAV4 and the Outback and settled on the latter. The RAV4 seemed harsh in comparison. Not that I don't like a firm ride - I have a Viggen. But the RAV4 seemed harsh for no apparent reason. We've never looked back after getting the Outback, a 2017 model. We got the extended warranty because of the AWD. It feels solidly connected to the road. It doesn't have the wild acceleration of a 9000 turbo or a Viggen, but I still enjoy driving it. It doesn't achieve the EPA rated gas mileage, in town or on the highway. Highway is around 27-28 mpg, town 23 mpg. That was a little disappointing. We got the 4-cyl engine. Used Outbacks aren't much of a savings, when you look at the prices. They retain their value well. So we bought new. Our first new car.
I drove a Forester a few years ago and didn't like how it cornered, or more specifically, how it didn't corner. The Crosstrek feels a little underbuilt for my tastes. I haven't driven other Subarus besides those.
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Posts in this Thread:
- Next vehicle.....long, skibumm100, Mon, 3 Jun 2019 11:56:05
- I like the 9-5 despite some limitations, Mike Johnson, Sun, 9 Jun 2019 16:14:08
- Re: Next vehicle.....long, 02 Viggen, Mon, 3 Jun 2019 20:51:35 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: Next vehicle.....long, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Mon, 3 Jun 2019 15:58:501
- Re: Next vehicle.....long, Scott Paterson , Mon, 3 Jun 2019 15:49:54
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