Are the 2021 Subaru Forester and 2021 Subaru Outback cars you should have on your shopping list? A new study says the Subaru Forester makes the top-ten SUVs list for owner satisfaction. The Subaru Outback makes two top-ten lists; Top-10 Cars and Top-10 SUVs for owner satisfaction.
According to an iSeeCars analysis, 31.2 percent of Subaru Outback owners keep their vehicles 1.9 times longer than the average (16.8 percent). The Outback is number seven on the list and beats the Lexus ES 300h, Honda CR-V, and Toyota Prius.
The Subaru Outback is number three on the Top 10 SUVs list for owner satisfaction. Outback owners keep their vehicles 1.8 times longer compared to the average SUV owner (17.5 percent). Forester is number 6 on the top SUV list, with 29.6 percent of owners keeping their compact SUV 1.7 times longer than the average.
What makes the Subaru Outback an excellent vehicle to own?
The iSeeCars study says this about the Outback. "With standard all-wheel-drive, the Subaru Outback blends the practicality of a station wagon with the all-weather confidence and functionality of an SUV," said Brauer. "Additionally, Subaru has been steadily growing in popularity and attracts specific consumers with a passion for the brand's value and capabilities."
Why is Subaru Forester rated high in owner satisfaction?
The sixth-ranked Subaru Forester is also a standout in the new study. iSeeCars says, "The Subaru Forester (Mazda CX-5 ranked 9th), provide affordability, confident driving dynamics, and excellent passenger safety," said Brauer.
What about the Subaru brand and its other models?
In another owner satisfaction survey, Consumer Reports in their Annual Auto Survey found Subaru was the most loved by owners than any other mainstream automaker. Subaru received similar results in the American Customer Satisfaction Index report.
Consumer Reports says owners of the Subaru Forester and Subaru Crosstrek subcompact SUV most satisfied their owners in its latest survey. When asked, "Would you repurchase this car if you had to do it all over again," owners of the 2020 Subaru Forester and 2020 Subaru Crosstrek said they would rebuy the same car.
The 2021 Subaru Outback, 2021 Subaru Forester, and 2021 Subaru Crosstrek are the three best-selling models in the automaker's lineup. According to new studies, all three score high in owner satisfaction and are models you should put on your shopping list.
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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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