With over 50 years in America, Subaru succeeds because it knows exactly what its customers want: rock-steady reliability paired with the all-weather assurance of all-wheel drive. The Forester offers room for five and ample ground clearance for off-road adventures. If you need more space, the Ascent has the same ground clearance and room for up to eight. The Outback is smaller than either the Ascent or the Forester. If you have a need for speed, check out the high-horsepower Subaru WRX or the more powerful WRX STI.
The Subaru Solterra is an all-electric, all-wheel-drive compact crossover that was co-developed with Toyota and shares its platform with the forthcoming bZ4X.
The Subaru Ascent comes standard with all-wheel drive and myriad driver assists, but it's undermined by an uncouth powertrain and an unremarkable third row.
When it comes to car-based crossovers, few brands do it quite like Subaru and the Crosstrek epitomizes the company's ethos in a neatly sized package.
Subaru's standard all-wheel drive and outdoorsy image apply perfectly to the 2022 Forester, which offers a taller seating position than the similarly sized Outback wagon.
Besides coming in both sedan and hatch body styles and having standard all-wheel-drive, the Subaru Impreza needs to up its game to sell.
If Subaru's lifted and ruggedized Outback station wagon doesn't appeal to you, the brand's mechanically similar 2022 Legacy family sedan might do the trick.
The 2022 Outback station wagon is based on an SUV-influenced formula that Subaru has made so successful, several automakers are now imitating it.
The next Subaru WRX looks to revitalize the image of this rally-inspired sport compact with more power, enhanced driving dynamics, and bolder styling.
With flexible seating configurations and a cushy ride, the Subaru Ascent is a fine tool for shuttling families, but it's not the most compelling three-row crossover.
With standard all-wheel drive, a comprehensive features list, and a conservative but practical cabin, the 2021 Crosstrek is a perfect example of what makes a Subaru a Subaru.
Subaru's adventurous brand image and practical nature converge in the 2021 Forester, but its relaxed driving dynamics make it anything but exciting.
Apart from being enjoyable to drive and a solid value, the Subaru Impreza lacks the overall refinement and fuel frugality of its classmates.
The 2021 Subaru Legacy shares its platform and powertrains with the Outback station wagon but trades the rugged appearance for something less adventurous.
Subaru has cultivated a following of adventurous and pragmatic folks, and the 2021 Outback station wagon defines that culture with its innate ruggedness.
The Subaru WRX is raw compared with other sport compacts, which gives it a unique brand of driving verve that's its own special form of entertainment.
The Subaru WRX STI is about the closest thing to a road-legal rally car, which is exciting for die-hard rally enthusiasts and exhausting for everyone else.
Fitted with standard AWD and up to eight seats, the 2020 Ascent ensures that large families safely reach their destination no matter the weather.
With an unfiltered driving experience and surprising practicality, the 2020 BRZ is one of the cheapest and purest sports cars around.
More a lifted hatchback than a true SUV, the Crosstrek is a perfect example of what makes Subaru a Subaru.
The Forester is great at normal SUV tasks and offers a roomy interior, but what was once a fun option in the crossover category has lost its spark.
The Impreza is a good value overall and it offers great safety accolades, but its slothlike acceleration and average fuel economy hold it back from leading the segment.
While the 2020 Legacy’s styling doesn’t scream “active lifestyle,” this sedan stays true to the Subaru ethos of no-nonsense all-wheel-drive transportation.
With standard all-wheel drive and myriad popular features, the Outback is exceedingly capable and loaded with contemporary technology.
Love it or hate it, the 2020 Subaru WRX refuses to be ignored: raucous and rambunctious, it wears its rally-car inspiration as a badge of honor.
The WRX STI offers all-wheel-drive traction and jaw-dropping acceleration, and still makes a statement after all these years.
A versatile cabin and countless desirable features make the Ascent a compelling three-row SUV that upholds the Subaru tradition.
The 2019 Subaru BRZ delivers sports-car performance and surprising practicality to driving enthusiasts on a budget.
Touchy-feely marketing suggests that love is what makes a Subaru a Subaru, but the features that really define the brand are rugged styling and standard all-wheel drive.
Fueling Subaru's success is American consumers' desire for SUVs and all-wheel drive—two things that make the 2019 Forester an alluring choice.
Standard all-wheel drive, fantastic safety ratings, and a comprehensive suite of infotainment features make the 2019 Subaru Impreza sedan and hatchback a compelling choice in the compact-car marketplace.
With standard all-wheel drive and a suite of available safety tech at a price that undercuts competitors, the 2019 Legacy is a smart buy.
The 2019 Outback's capability as both a cargo hauler and an all-weather companion appeals to buyers with adventure on the mind.
The 2019 Subaru WRX might be one of the quickest and most powerful sport compacts available for less than $30,000, but it's also one of the least civil.
The 2019 Subaru WRX STI has been a mainstay in the sport-compact scene for years.
The 2018 Crosstrek looks rugged, is well built, and has standard all-wheel drive; it's what makes a Subaru a Subaru.
The 2018 Subaru Impreza provides good value in a well-equipped compact sedan with decent driving characteristics, but it's held back by a sluggish engine.
The 2018 Subaru Legacy leads its class in safety ratings and standard all-wheel-drive capability, but it lags behind in several other key areas.
The Subaru Outback is a roomy, versatile station wagon with extra ground clearance and all-wheel drive that easily handles light-duty off-roading.
The 2018 Subaru WRX delivers enthusiast-worthy performance, but it lacks refinement.
The 2018 Subaru WRX STI is a proper rally rocket with handling and ride to match, but the competition out-refines it.
The Impreza offers good value in an all-wheel drive sedan, but its slothlike acceleration keeps it behind the class leaders.
The Outback is a practical, capable, and safe choice, but it's not much fun to drive.
The Subaru Tribeca offers a surprising amount of practicality, even if it’s not especially fun to drive.