2001 Subaru Outback Base 2.5L boxer 4 from North America
Decent hauler that gives bang for your $
Rear struts needed replacement.
Rear differential has a pinion seal leak.
Heat shields rattle.
Exhaust needs a new catalytic converter.
Driver's seat might need new cushions.
Strange tailgate water leak.
It's not the most comfortable car, but it will hold an amazing amount of stuff. Accessories have held up surprisingly well, as the A/C still works, albeit weakly, and the seat/mirror/windshield heaters all warm up nicely. Even the cassette deck still plays.
Better plan a few rest stops if your trip is longer than 3 hours, because the driver's seat will pain your rear. The car shouldn't hurt you too much for gas, though. I've gone 600-740 km on the 60 litre tank. Using the A/C tends to put it towards the lower end of the spectrum.
Oh yeah, one more thing: it's not fast.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 10th July, 2018