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30 Vehicles You Choose Most - Subaru Forester, Outback Are Near The Bottom

Americans have about 275 vehicles to choose from. The Subaru Forester and Outback are on the most chosen list but are near the bottom. Here are the 30 models new car shoppers choose most now.

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What are the most chosen vehicles in America right now? With the new model shortages, the list changes over time, and this year there are thirty models that Americans choose most often. A new report from Kelley Blue Book reveals the top models this quarter, and the 2023 Subaru Forester and 2023 Subaru Outback are on the new list but are almost last on the list.

Americans continue to buy more SUVs than cars, so you choose models like the Forester and Outback. Both models offer utility; they are affordable, fuel-efficient, and get the highest safety crash scores. But you would buy more if you could get them.

The 30 most chosen models

In order of ranking, the top 30 models are the Ford F-Series, Ram pickup, Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Camry, Toyota Tacoma, Honda CR-V, Tesla Model Y, Tesla Model 3, Ford Explorer, GMC Sierra, Jeep Wrangler, Toyota Highlander, Chevrolet Equinox, Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Tucson, Nissan Rogue, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Kia Sportage, Hyundai Elantra, Ford Escape, Ford Bronco, Kia Forte, Toyota Tundra, Honda Accord, Subaru Forester, Hyundai Santa Fe, Subaru Outback, Honda Pilot, and Nissan Altima.

Subaru now has the lowest inventory of new vehicles in America. Subaru has a six-day supply of new models like the Forester and Outback. You would buy more of the popular models if you could get them. Check out the complete report below.

Subaru’s New Model Inventory Improves, But It’s Still Worst In The U.S.

2023 Subaru Forester, 2023 Subaru Outback

What sets the Forester apart?

Not all SUVs in the list above come standard with all-wheel-drive like the 2023 Forester. None on the list feature an off-road feature like X-Mode for all-terrain capability. The Forester offers excellent outward visibility, has a Boxer engine that sits low in the chassis for improved driving dynamics and balance, and no model has scored more best picks from Consumer Reports.

What is the price of the 2023 Forester?

All 2023 Forester trim levels increased by $550 in price, including destination and delivery. Forester comes in six trim levels; The Base Forester starts at $27,620, Premium ($30,620), Sport ($32,190), Limited ($34,300), Wilderness ($35,245), and Touring ($37,720). Pricing includes dealer fees ($1,225).

What is the Forester fuel mileage?

The 2023 Forester gets an EPA-estimated 26/33 city/highway mpg and 29 combined mpg. The EPA rated the new Forester Wilderness with an estimated 25/28 city/highway mpg and 26 combined mpg.

What are Forester's safety scores?

The Forester compact SUV earned the Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Forester comes standard with the brand's EyeSight driver-assist system. Subaru models with EyeSight all receive a "Superior" rating in front crash prevention from the IIHS. EyeSight is standard equipment on all 2023 Forester trim levels.

What sets the Outback apart?

The Outback has the utility of an SUV but rides like a car. Like the 2023 Forester, the Outback comes standard with a Symmetrical all-wheel-drive. It also features X-Mode for all-terrain capability and dual-function X-Mode on Wilderness trim levels to get further off the grid.

What is the price of the 2023 Outback?

The 2023 Outback now comes in nine trim levels for U.S. customers; the base trim is priced from $29,620, Premium ($31,920), new Onyx Edition with a 2.5 liter engine ($34,720), Limited ($36,520), Touring ($41,070), Outback Wilderness ($39,670), Onyx Edition XT ($39,820), Limited XT ($40,920), and Touring XT ($43,520). Pricing includes $1,225 destination and delivery fees.

What is the Outback fuel mileage?

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

What are Outback's safety scores?

The Outback midsize SUV earned the Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The Outback was the only midsize car to achieve the highest score for the new side impact test from the IIHS.

Outback also comes standard with the brand's EyeSight driver-assist system. Subaru models with EyeSight all receive a "Superior" rating in front crash prevention from the IIHS. EyeSight is standard equipment on all 2023 Outback trim levels.

Americans are choosing around 30 models, the most often out of the 275 available models in the U.S. It's not a surprise the 2023 Subaru Forester and Outback are among the top picks by new car shoppers this year, but they rank low on the list. They would be higher if you could get them.

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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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