Does Subaru make reliable vehicles? An updated ranking by vehicle segment from Consumer Reports says the 2022 Subaru Forester, 2022 Crosstrek, and 2022 Outback are the best in their segment. See which Subaru model ranks low in its category.
The 2022 Subaru Forester is the automaker’s highest-rated model. Forester is the number one rated compact SUV for reliability with 90 points by Consumer Reports. It outscores the Hyundai Tucson (89 points), Toyota RAV4 Prime (88), Honda CR-V (84), Ford Bronco Sport (82), and Mazda CX-5 (82).
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Affordability is important for new SUV shoppers.
What is the price of the 2022 Forester?
The 2022 Forester comes in six trim levels; The Base Forester starts at $27,070, Premium ($30,070), Sport ($31,640), Limited ($33,750), new Wilderness ($34,695), and Touring ($37,170). Pricing includes destination and delivery fees ($1,175).
With the average U.S. gas price being close to $5.00 per gallon, fuel efficiency is also important for new SUV shoppers.
What is the 2022 Forester fuel mileage?
The 2022 Subaru Forester compact SUV comes with standard all-wheel drive and gets an EPA estimated 29 combined mpg and 26/33 city/highway mpg. The Forester comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine.
The 2022 Subaru Crosstrek is the automaker’s second-highest-rated model. Crosstrek is the number one rated subcompact SUV, with 86 points by Consumer Reports. It outscores the Nissan Rogue Sport (77 points), Chevrolet TrailBlazer (76), Mazda CX-30 (70), Toyota Corolla Cross (68), Hyundai Kona (66), and Honda HR-V (62).
What is the price of the 2022 Crosstrek?
The 2022 Subaru Crosstrek comes in five trim levels for customers. The base trim is priced from $24,320, Premium ($25,470), Sport ($28,670), Limited ($30,170) and Crosstrek Hybrid ($37,520). Prices include destination and delivery fees that increase ($1,175).
What is the 2022 Crosstrek fuel 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.
The 2022 Subaru Crosstrek hybrid gets even better fuel mileage. In Consumer Reports testing, the plug-in hybrid gets 38/45 city/highway MPGe and 42 combined MPGe. Note that the Crosstrek Hybrid is not available in all states.
The 2022 Subaru Outback is the automaker’s third highest-rated model. Outback is the number one rated midsize SUV for reliability with 85 points by Consumer Reports. It outscores the Toyota Venza (83 points), Chevrolet Blazer (82), Nissan Murano (81), Ford Edge (80), Honda Passport (76), Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport (70), and Hyundai Santa Fe (58).
What is the price of the 2022 Outback?
The 2022 Outback comes in eight trim levels; the base trim is priced from $28,820, Premium ($31,020), Limited ($35,470), Touring ($39,370), Onyx Edition XT ($37,020), new for 2022, Outback Wilderness ($38,870), Limited XT ($39,870), and Touring XT ($41,820). Pricing includes $1,175 destination and
What is the 2022 Outback fuel mileage?
The EPA fuel mileage rating of the 2022 Outback XT 2.4-liter turbo is 23/30 city/highway mpg and 26 combined mpg. The estimated fuel economy of the standard 2.5-liter engine is 26/33 mpg city/highway and 29 combined mpg.
The EPA says the new 2022 Outback Wilderness gets an estimated 22/26 city/highway mpg and 24 combined mpg. The 2021 Outback XT with the 2.4-liter turbocharged engine gets an EPA estimated 23/30 city/highway mpg and 26 combined mpg.
Where does the 2022 Subaru Ascent rank in reliability?
Unfortunately, the 2022 Subaru Ascent is rated near the borrow of the 3-Row SUVs with just 60 points.
The most recent Consumer Reports review says the 2022 Ascent 3-Row SUV is at the bottom of the ten least reliable new cars list at number ten. Consumer Reports says the Ascent has five trouble spots; the transmission, power equipment, brakes, in-car electronics, and climate system are unreliable and give it a 1/5 in predicted reliability.
Which Subaru models are the most reliable? Consumer Reports says the 2022 Subaru Forester, 2022 Crosstrek, and 2022 Outback have the best reliability of any SUV in their segment.
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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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