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The 10 Most Popular Cars Right Now - 3 Subaru Models Stay Hot

What are the most popular new car models today? Subaru has three; the 2023 Outback, 2023 Crosstrek, and 2023 Forester. There are three reasons why they are still hot and the most researched by new car shoppers.

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Which new vehicles are the most popular models with new car shoppers? A new report from Edmunds says among the ten most popular models; include three Subaru SUVs; the 2023 Subaru Outback midsize SUV, the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek subcompact SUV, and the 2023 Subaru Forester compact SUV in that order.

Why are the three Subaru models popular with new car shoppers? There are three reasons; Number one, they are affordable when many automakers charge more than the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for their popular models, while Subaru is not. Read more here.

2023 Subaru Outback, Forester, Crosstrek

The second reason is that they come standard with Subaru's Symmetrical all-wheel-drive system for all-weather and all-terrain performance. And it doesn't hurt fuel efficiency.

A recent Kelley Blue Book (KBB) report says the top researched models are now compact SUVs and cars because of the unprecedented rise in gas prices. Gas prices are rising again this fall, and car shoppers want fuel-efficient vehicles, and small SUVs are a good choice because of their utility.

2023 Subaru Outback, Forester, Crosstrek

The third reason is that the 2023 Subaru Outback, Forester, and Crosstrek are fuel-efficient SUVs. You can have an all-wheel-drive SUV and still get good fuel efficiency. Check below for each model's fuel efficiency.

The ten most popular new models today

Edmunds' ten most researched new vehicles by new car shoppers from first to last are the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Mazda CX-5, Subaru Outback, Honda Passport, Honda Pilot, Subaru Crosstrek, Subaru Forester, Mazda CX-30, and Genesis GV80.

Subaru Outback

The 2023 Subaru Outback arrives now at U.S. retailers

Subaru's Outback is the brand's second best-selling model, but it's the most popular with new car shoppers this fall. The Outback is an excellent choice for drivers who need a car that can handle all terrain and weather conditions.

What does Edmunds say?

"The redesigned 2022 Outback offers plenty of SUV capability and a long list of desirable features."

What is the 2023 Subaru Outback's gas mileage?

The EPA fuel mileage rating of the 2023 Outback XT 2.4-liter turbo is 22/29 city/highway mpg and 25 combined mpg. The estimated fuel economy of the standard 2.5-liter engine is 26/32 mpg city/highway and 28 combined mpg.

The EPA says the 2023 Outback Wilderness gets an estimated 21/26 city/highway mpg and 23 combined mpg.

The Subaru Outback is a versatile midsize SUV that offers standard all-wheel drive and a roomy interior. It's an excellent choice for families who need a safe, reliable car that can handle snow and off-road adventures. If you're interested in a 2023 Subaru Outback, check out the model guide here.

Subaru Crosstrek

The 2023 Subaru Crosstrek arrives at U.S. retailers now and is Subaru of America's number one-selling model. The Crosstrek is an excellent choice for car shoppers who are looking for a vehicle that is both stylish and practical. This popular Subaru crossover combines the best of both worlds with its stylish design and versatile practicality.

What does Edmunds say?

"Compact and capable, the 2022 Subaru Crosstrek is an economical way to go exploring."

What is the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek's gas mileage?

The Subaru Crosstrek uses direct injection on its new 2.5-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine and gets 27/34 city/highway mpg and 29 combined mpg.

The 2.0-liter engine gets 28/33 mpg and 30 combined mpg with the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) automatic, contributing to better mileage.

Subaru's popular Crosstrek subcompact SUV has been a top pick for car shoppers since it was first introduced in 2013. The Crosstrek combines the best of both worlds with its stylish design and versatile practicality. It's no wonder why so many people are interested in this vehicle. Check out the model guide here if you're interested in a 2023 Subaru Crosstrek.

Subaru Forester

The 2023 Subaru Forester is available for U.S. customers to order now, and the first new models will arrive in December. Forester is Subaru of America's third most popular vehicle.

What does Edmunds say?

"Standard all-wheel drive makes the Forester perfect for outdoorsy weekend warriors in any trim."

What is the 2023 Subaru Forester's gas mileage?

The Subaru Forester comes with standard all-wheel drive and gets an EPA-estimated 29 combined mpg and 26/33 city/highway mpg. A 2.5-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine powers the Forester.

Forester is a compact SUV that offers standard all-wheel drive and a comfortable ride. It's an excellent choice for those who want an SUV's versatility with a smaller vehicle's maneuverability. Subaru's commitment to safety makes the Forester a superb choice for families and adventure seekers alike. If you're interested in a 2023 Subaru Forester, check out the model guide here.

Affordability, fuel mileage, and all-weather, all-terrain capability are three reasons why the 2023 Subaru Outback, the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek, and the 2023 Subaru Forester are among the ten most popular new vehicles with new car shoppers now.

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Denis Flierl has invested over 30 years in the automotive industry in a consulting role working with every major car brand. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press. Check out Subaru Report where he covers all of the Japanese automaker's models. More stories can be found on the Torque News Subaru page. Follow Denis on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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