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SUBARU FORESTER Used Car Review

Subaru joined the 'soft-roader' SUV club in 1997 when it used the platform of its famous Impreza small car as the basis for the Forester. The model has become the Japanese brand's most popular model in Australia, as well as being one of the country's favourite SUVs. Currently into its fourth generation, an all-new Forester has been unveiled and is due in late 2018.

Pros

Cons

  • Fantastic all-round visibility
  • Clever Eyesight safety tech on more recent models
  • Ride comfort consistently good across generations
  • Permanent all-wheel drive (most rivals use a part-time AWD system)
  • Servicing costs higher than average and limited capped-price program
  • Full-size spare reduces boot space
  • Cabin design lacks flair and premium feel
  • For light-duty off-roading only
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.
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2003 Subaru Forester 79V MY03 X AWD White 5 Speed Manual Wagon
2003 Subaru Forester 79V MY03 X AWD White 5 Speed Manual Wagon
2003 Subaru Forester 79V MY03 X AWD White 5 Speed Manual Wagon
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2003 Subaru Forester 79V MY03 X AWD White 5 Speed Manual Wagon

$5,888
  • 174213 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Buy from the biggest Mazda dealer and Australia?s most reputable dealer, all our vehicles have beenthoroughly inspected by our master technicians. Our quality pre owned vehicles come with a detailedcar history report including recorded odometer history, reported sales history and reported insurance claims. Speak to one of our specialist business managers for all your finance and insurance needs. As Australia?s largest automotive dealer we offer the best trade in values

Sutherland AreaKirrawee

21/03/2019

2009 Subaru Forester Auto
2009 Subaru Forester Auto
2009 Subaru Forester Auto
Dealer used

2009 Subaru Forester Auto

$6,400
  • 227588 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2009 Subaru Forester Auto It is one of the finest examples of its model, absolutely IMMACULATE condition. This vehicle is in top condition throughout and is A1 mechanically. We have obtained a car history PPSR report for the vehicle in order to prove its an original & genuine vehicle (NO repairable write-off, NO theft, NO flood damage, NO money owing), and all clear title. The car comes with a ROADWORTHY certificate (RWC). WE WELCOME TRADE INS FINANCE AVAILABLE EXTENDED WARRANTY 1-5 YEAR

Logan AreaSlacks Creek

21/03/2019

2009 Subaru Forester S3 MY09 X AWD Grey 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon
2009 Subaru Forester S3 MY09 X AWD Grey 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon
2009 Subaru Forester S3 MY09 X AWD Grey 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon
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2009 Subaru Forester S3 MY09 X AWD Grey 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon

$9,990 Drive Away^
  • 243336 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Located in Cns Far North Queensland. We offer competitive finance, Australia wide warranties and Free delivery in Queensland to Townsville, Mackay, Brisbane, Sunshine coast and Gold coast. We are family operated with over 20 years' experience, Used cars may be our specialty but excellent customer service is our business. Offering only quality used vehicles that are all subject to our strict 108 point inspection. All trade in's are welcome and we have contacts all over Australia to provide you

Cairns CityBungalow

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2003 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5 X
2003 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5 X
2003 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5 X
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2003 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5 X

$3,790 Drive Away^
  • 295735 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2003 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5L X Very tidy and drives really well ! Don't let the KM'S Scare you away, it drives like a dream. Auto makes this car desirable, heaps of room and very reliable. Come in for a test drive you will not be dissapointed! AIR CON POWER STEERING CRUISE CONTROL AIRBAGS POWER WINDOWS CD PLAYER TOW BAR Located in Shepparton Shepparton Auto's on Archer Street

Shepparton CityShepparton

21/03/2019

2006 Subaru Forester 79V MY07 X AWD Blue 5 Speed Manual Wagon
2006 Subaru Forester 79V MY07 X AWD Blue 5 Speed Manual Wagon
2006 Subaru Forester 79V MY07 X AWD Blue 5 Speed Manual Wagon
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2006 Subaru Forester 79V MY07 X AWD Blue 5 Speed Manual Wagon

$5,999
  • 168765 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

subaru 4x4 ,4 cylinder ,is a 5 speed manual ,has a complete rwc cert ,rego till june ,cold cold ac ,near new tyres ,just had a 10000klm engine serviuce ,is immaculate throughout car need finance we can help ,we are a car wholesale sales centre selling all cars with a rwc cert rego in the price has service history log book .we are a car wholesale sales centre selling all cars with rego rwc cert in the price we stock 40 cars ready today ,all cars sold with consumer warranty ,for a at least 30 day

Brisbane North WestStafford

21/03/2019

2006 Subaru Forester SUV
2006 Subaru Forester SUV
2006 Subaru Forester SUV
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2006 Subaru Forester SUV

$6,990
  • 218502 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

2006 SUBARU FORESTER X 5 SPEED DUAL FRONT AND SIDE AIRBAGS ABS BRAKES CRUISE CONTROL POWER STEERING AIR CONDITIONING DUAL RANGE POWER WINDOWS AND MIRRORS TOW BAR REMOTE LOCKING REGO TILL 5-7-2019 CD PLAYER 3 YEAR WARRANTY CONDITIONS APPLY VIEW AT NEW TOWN MOTORS 144 NEW TOWN ROAD NEW TOWN OPPOSITE THE TALBOT HOTEL PH ****9000 OR AND ASK FOR JAMIE OR CALL KEN ON

Hobart CityNew Town

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SUBARU FORESTER X 6/07 AUTO BOOKS 2.5L JULY REGO *5YR WARRANTY
SUBARU FORESTER X 6/07 AUTO BOOKS 2.5L JULY REGO *5YR WARRANTY
SUBARU FORESTER X 6/07 AUTO BOOKS 2.5L JULY REGO *5YR WARRANTY
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SUBARU FORESTER X 6/07 AUTO BOOKS 2.5L JULY REGO *5YR WARRANTY

$5,950
  • 241324 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

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Bankstown AreaBass Hill

4 minutes ago

2012 SUBARU FORESTER X AUTO 2.5L - TINT, NEW TYRES, ROOF RACKS

2012 SUBARU FORESTER X AUTO 2.5L - TINT, NEW TYRES, ROOF RACKS

$14,750
  • 148500 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Subaru Forester 2012 2012 SUBARU FORESTER X 5DR WAGON SEMI AUTO 2.5 In excellent condition 148,500kms Service history Brand new tyres Reg to 11/07/2019 Extras: Window Tint Roof Racks Interior Cage Attachment

Melville AreaKardinya

44 minutes ago

2008 Subaru Forester

2008 Subaru Forester

$5,000
  • 290000 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2008 Subaru Forester Jan build. Great car that has served us well. Just spent $1,300 doing the timing belt and water pump (I have the receipt). Good safe vehicle ideal for a Learner or P plater. Tyres are in great condition with heaps of tread. A few bumps and scratches, however asking price reflects this. First to see will buy. Rego up until mid June 2019. Inspect anytime in Castle Hill

The Hills DistrictCastle Hill

2 hours ago

Subaru Forester 2.5 X 2007

Subaru Forester 2.5 X 2007

$5,990
  • 232000 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

For sale well looked after and regular services Subaru Forester. Rego till 02.11.2019. I own this car for a year and invested a lot of money in it. I'm selling becouse I'm changing my mean of transport to motorbike. I did 13000km road trip and after that it's been used as a commuter. Previous owner replaced clutch for $2000 (194744km) I've done: New battery, new tyres, 2x hub bearings kit, rear diff oil, rear disc brake service, new brake pads, renew brake fluid, replaced steering rack end

Eastern SuburbsRandwick

2 hours ago

2010 Subaru Forester MY10 X Silver 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon
2010 Subaru Forester MY10 X Silver 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon
2010 Subaru Forester MY10 X Silver 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon
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2010 Subaru Forester MY10 X Silver 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon

$14,990
  • 101421 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

This vehicle comes with 5 Year Warranty,Don't Risk Buying Private, located on the Central Coast 35 minutes North of Hornsby. This 2010 Subaru Forester X Automatic S/Wagon , is in excellent Condition and includes, Log Books,Ir Conditioning, Air Conditioning,Tyres are in Excellent Condition,Power Steering, ,CD Stacker Player, Air Bags, ABS Brakes, Central Locking, Free 5 Year, Unlimited Kilometer

Wyong AreaTuggerah

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2011 Subaru Forester S3 MY11 X AWD Silver 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon
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2011 Subaru Forester S3 MY11 X AWD Silver 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon
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2011 Subaru Forester S3 MY11 X AWD Silver 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon

$10,990 Drive Away^
  • 162749 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

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Melbourne CityDocklands

3 hours ago

2013 Subaru Forester MY12 X Blue 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon
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2013 Subaru Forester MY12 X Blue 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon

$17,384
  • 85201 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

*** Compliance 2013 *** Trade-ins welcome! We have competitive, same-day finance options and comprehensive warranties from leading Australian providers. With over 1500 late-model quality passenger and commercial vehicles available under cover at one convenient location, our best price first fixed-price philosophy equals better value for you and provides a simple no-haggle, no-hassle vehicle buying experience. The 'Vehicle Features' list is based on manufacturer standard specifications, and shou

Canning AreaBentley

3 hours ago

2008 Subaru Forester AWD auto SUV
2008 Subaru Forester AWD auto SUV
2008 Subaru Forester AWD auto SUV
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2008 Subaru Forester AWD auto SUV

$7,400
  • 151000 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2008 Subaru Forester X auto AWD wagon 4 cylinder 2.5L Very good condition and great mechanical. Fresh serviced . Cool aircon . Cruise control. Tow bar . - [ ] All our cars come with current RWC and mechanically workshopped . - [ ] Easy finance available. - [ ] 1-5 years warranty available. - [ ] Trade ins welcome. - [ ] Come in and visit our cars at 973 Fairfield Road Yeerongpilly,we are at shed number2 . - [ ] We can also pick you up from Yeerongpilly train station if you are trav

Brisbane South WestYeerongpilly

3 hours ago

2004 Subaru Forester MY04 X Silver 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2004 Subaru Forester MY04 X Silver 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2004 Subaru Forester MY04 X Silver 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
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2004 Subaru Forester MY04 X Silver 4 Speed Automatic Wagon

$7,490
  • 177451 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

1 OWNER WITH COMPLETE EBLEN SUBARU SERVICE HISTORY,AUTOMATIC 2.5 LITRE,JUST ARRIVED AND AWAITING A DETAIL MONDAY,BE QUICK FOR THIS GREAT EXAMPLE.

Marion AreaEdwardstown

3 hours ago

2009 Subaru Forester SUV 4 cylinder low km long rego ep 2019
2009 Subaru Forester SUV 4 cylinder low km long rego ep 2019
2009 Subaru Forester SUV 4 cylinder low km long rego ep 2019
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2009 Subaru Forester SUV 4 cylinder low km long rego ep 2019

$7,399
  • 165000 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

2009 Subaru Forester SUV 4 cylinder low km long rego ep 2019 All power options air bags always service on time Power Air Steering Power Windows, Power Side Mirrors, SRS Air Bags Air Conditioned Power Side Mirrors, Power Air Steering, Power Windows, Power Side Mirrors, Air Steering, Power Windows, Power Side Mirrors, Air Conditioned neat and clean car call us for more details Mobile Call us on (24/7 after Hours Inspection By Appointment only) 13/4 Moun

Blacktown AreaMount Druitt

4 hours ago

2004 Subaru Forester X Wagon 4 Speed Automatic 4months rego
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2004 Subaru Forester X Wagon 4 Speed Automatic 4months rego

$3,499
  • 0 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2004 Subaru Forester X Wagon 4 Speed Automatic 4months rego power steering, power mirrors, power windows , central locking, srs airbags , aircon , CD player, good tyres, alloy wheels , wagon drives good, both in and out in good condition, great for big families or backpackers with plenty of room , always serviced on time, log books available , all inspections welcome, please no time wasters

Liverpool AreaLiverpool

4 hours ago

2011 Subaru Forester SUV
2011 Subaru Forester SUV
2011 Subaru Forester SUV
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2011 Subaru Forester SUV

$12,990
  • 131572 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2011 Subaru Forester SUV - Auto - Window Tint

Harvey AreaHarvey

4 hours ago

2008 Subaru Forester MY09 X Grey 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon
2008 Subaru Forester MY09 X Grey 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon
2008 Subaru Forester MY09 X Grey 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon
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2008 Subaru Forester MY09 X Grey 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon

$5,999
  • 236989 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2008 Subaru Forester MY09 X Grey 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon

Marion AreaEdwardstown

4 hours ago

2004 Subaru Forester 79V MY04 X AWD Blue 5 Speed Manual Wagon
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2004 Subaru Forester 79V MY04 X AWD Blue 5 Speed Manual Wagon

$2,999
  • 232928 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

3YR WTY*! NO DEP HARD 2 FINANCE OK! DUAL RANGE AWD! CENTRELINK PARENTING PAYMENT & FAMILY TAX BENEFIT, CARERS PAYMENT, DISABILITY SUPPORT PENSION, AGED PENSION ALL OK! WOW!! PERFECT HISTORY! MECHANICALLY A1! DRIVES FANTASTIC! ICY COLD AIR! Yes we can help you finance your next car, if you receive your income from Centrelink and it's aged pension, parenting payment or carers payment we can help! If you've had a few hiccups with your credit history you're still an excellent

Port Adelaide AreaBlair Athol

5 hours ago

Subaru

Subaru

$800
  • 0 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

4 Subaru rims with near new tyres comes with center caps

Logan AreaChambers Flat

6 hours ago

2011 Subaru Forester S3 MY12 X AWD Silver 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon
2011 Subaru Forester S3 MY12 X AWD Silver 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon
2011 Subaru Forester S3 MY12 X AWD Silver 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon
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2011 Subaru Forester S3 MY12 X AWD Silver 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon

$14,920 Drive Away^
  • 53012 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

A very nice one owner car with geniune low kms and good service history, reverse parking sensors, 4 new tyres, 2 keys, car has just been serviced and includes our 10 years/175,000km warranty and a full tank of fuel. Located one hour north of Brisbane and guaranteed to pass any inspection. Further discounts apply if you finance with us so ask about our bank beating finance plans.

Maroochydore AreaMaroochydore

6 hours ago

2008 Subaru Forester MY09 X Maroon 5 Speed Manual Wagon
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2008 Subaru Forester MY09 X Maroon 5 Speed Manual Wagon

$9,990
  • 125679 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

A good service history shows this well loved All Wheel Drive Subaru is fantastic value , 2.5 litre boxer engine , 5 speed manual with High and Low range , well below average kilometres , Limited Slip Differential , Anti Lock Brakes , independent front and rear suspension , this go anywhere SUV is absolute value so make your enquirie fast , we have finance available to approved purchaser , the best warranties avaialble and to give a complimentry 5 year roadside assistance at our advertised price

Victoria Park AreaSt James

6 hours ago

2005 Subaru Forester SUV long rego rev ready
2005 Subaru Forester SUV long rego rev ready
2005 Subaru Forester SUV long rego rev ready
Dealer used

2005 Subaru Forester SUV long rego rev ready

$4,888 Drive Away^
  • 211638 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2005 Subaru Forester Wagon Long rego rwc ready 1 year warranty available extra Neat and tidy car inside and out Interior is in great condition Registration till 20/9/19 RWC included Automatic 211638 km 1 year warranty extra Available on engine ,transmission,clutch cooling system ,electrical , brakes system Conditions apply 1 year road side available extra Car features listed below Central locking ,Power steering ,CD player ,aircon,books In good

Greater DandenongDandenong

7 hours ago

2007 Subaru Forester 79V MY08 X AWD Red 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2007 Subaru Forester 79V MY08 X AWD Red 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2007 Subaru Forester 79V MY08 X AWD Red 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
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2007 Subaru Forester 79V MY08 X AWD Red 4 Speed Automatic Wagon

$8,998 Drive Away^
  • 162868 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

We are a GOLD COAST based Wholesaler selling direct to the public. We are a FIXED PRICE dealership, no offers please. If you are interested in this vehicle and want immediate information, you are welcome to call the dealer on their unique number. Talk to an Internet specialist consultant and they will answer your questions now and if not they will call you back asap. ***This car is Located on the GOLD COAST*** ***Virtual Tour Available*** ***We Want Your Trade, Top Prices

Gold Coast CityMolendinar

7 hours ago

Subaru forester
Dealer used

Subaru forester

$4,995
  • 244800 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Subaru forester auto air conditioning tow bar long rego Jan 20 nice tidy car drives great Priced for quick sale This vehicle is in good condition for its age and All our vehicles are roadworthy checked also available warranty and road side assistance so come see us at cheap cheap cars if interested please call Craig on to arrange inspection and test drive please call or text for any further information as don't always have internet connection

Wyong AreaLong Jetty

8 hours ago

Subaru forester, reco engine, new clutch,BARGAIN !!!

Subaru forester, reco engine, new clutch,BARGAIN !!!

$2,850
  • 260000 km
  • SUV
  • Manual

Up for sale is a 2004 subaru forester 2.5x in a 5 speed manual with high and low range awd Has just had new head gaskets, rings and bearings, timing belt kit , water pump done to the engine as well as new brakes and tyres Was going to keep for another 10 years but circumstances have changed Has log book history Alloy wheels, tow bar A nsw blueslip roadworthy will be supplied with the sale

Tweed Heads AreaHastings Point

8 hours ago

2004 Subaru Forester

2004 Subaru Forester

$990 Negotiable
  • 340000 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Reliable vehicle that requires clutch replacement, a few minor blemishes but overall has been very reliable

Bunbury AreaBunbury

9 hours ago

MY08 Subaru Forester X Auto

MY08 Subaru Forester X Auto

$7,990 Negotiable
  • 197000 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Subaru Forester X All Wheel Drive SUV Wagon 2.5i 4 Cylinder Automatic Boxer Engine All Wheel Drive SUV 5 Seat Wagon Registered till 24/9/2019 One owner for first 10 years (the main reason I bought it, only selling as I now have a company car) Recent Service New Radiator, hoses and New Control Arms and Bushes common to replace at this age so now like new Cold Air Conditioning 17 inch Genuine Subaru Alloys with good tyres lots of tread left Tow Bar 197,000 Kilometres with mainly Dealership Servic

Brisbane South EastCapalaba

9 hours ago

2008 Subaru Forester Auto IMMACULATE CONDITION
2008 Subaru Forester Auto IMMACULATE CONDITION
2008 Subaru Forester Auto IMMACULATE CONDITION
Dealer used

2008 Subaru Forester Auto IMMACULATE CONDITION

$8,999
  • 132000 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

In “as new” condition, first see will buy Car drive like a dream with no mechanical issues whatsoever Full up to date service history and recently serviced 2 set of keys 8 months rego and roadworthy Super clean interior Freezing aircon Clear PPSR no accident never written off no money owing Located in Wynnum West

Brisbane South EastWynnum West

10 hours ago

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