2004 Subaru Outback 35th Anniversary 3.0L flat 6 cylinder from North America
Love it and can't wait to buy another one
Minor LED lights for switches, gear indicators, right side of speedometer.
I am amazed at the negative reviews on this vehicle. I live at 9000' in the Rockies and have commuted in this car to work in the city for almost 10 years. It is sure-footed, and even with an automatic transmission, if I drop it into a low gear to climb snow and ice-covered hills, it has never let me down. I have routinely bypassed Audis and other more expensive vehicles with all or 4-wheel drive, who have had to pull to the shoulder, and made it home in blizzards.
The boxer engine means that gas mileage is not as wonderful as for other small cars, but that same low heavy engine makes for stability in the mountains.
When I can afford to buy another one, my husband has "dibs" on this one. So, its trade-in value (nearly $5k after all these years and miles) is just a number, and I can't wait to be a 2-Outback family in the mountains.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 24th February, 2013