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2008 Subaru Forester - Expert Reviews

 

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#1
2008 Subaru Forester Overview
Source: CarGurus

...In addition, the 11 trims got some minor equipment adjustments. When you differentiate between regular and turbocharged, keep in mind that the Forester has 2 engines: a 2.5-liter, 173-hp H4 model and a 2.5-liter, 224-hp H4 model. While you have your choice between a 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic transmission, all trims come with all-wheel drive. Cargo space comes out to 31 cubic feet with the rear seat up and 69 with the rear seat folded.Overall, drivers like the 2008 Subaru Forester for its smooth handling, capable powertrain, and safety. On the other hand, things can get a little...

#2
2008 Subaru Forester Professional Cars.com Review
Source: Cars.com

...A five-speed manual gearbox is standard on all models except the 2.5 X L.L.Bean Edition, which gets a four-speed automatic transmission. The automatic transmission is optional for other models. A Hill Holder clutch on manual-shift models makes it easier to start the car on inclines. For 2008, turbocharged models get Subaru's Variable Torque Distribution that uses a electronically controlled hydraulic transfer case to control power distribution between the front and rear wheels. Turbo models also get an electronic stability system. Safety Dual-stage front airbags, side-impact airbags, front...

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