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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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2009 Subaru Forester

2009 Subaru Forester

$6,700
  • 223033 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Great!! Fun Family SUV. Needs a New Home! For someone looking for a car that can provide comfort, reliability and off-road capacity, service history with local Repco mechanic and Subaru serviced. In great order. Selling due to company car replacement, another Forester Of course! Urgent sale now, as it is sitting unused for some months Suit single parent, Young family, First car ever or 2nd household car Great!! Fun Family SUV priced to go. For someone looking for a car that can provid

Inner SydneySydney City

16/02/2019

2007 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5L AUTOMATIC WAGON ( WELL ABOVE AVERAGE )
2007 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5L AUTOMATIC WAGON ( WELL ABOVE AVERAGE )
2007 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5L AUTOMATIC WAGON ( WELL ABOVE AVERAGE )
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2007 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5L AUTOMATIC WAGON ( WELL ABOVE AVERAGE )

$7,999
  • 154336 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2007 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5L AUTO ALLWHEEL-DRIVE-WAGON ( WELL ABOVE AVERAGE WITH ONLY 154,336 KILOMETRES ) A CREDIT TO IT'S PREVIOUS OWNER WITH IMPECABLE SERVICE HISTORY AND THE VEHICLE WILL NOT FAIL TO IMPRESS THE MOST DISCERNING OF PROSPECTIVE PURCHASERS! THE VEHICLES POWER AND PERFORMANCE IS DELIVERED BY THE ECONOMICAL 2.5LTR 4-CYLINDER MOTOR WHICH IS COUPLED WITH A 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WITH THE FOLLOWING STANDARD FEATURES TO COMPLIMENT THIS VERY TIDY UNIT; Central Locking Re

Wanneroo AreaWangara

18/02/2019

Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

$12,500 Negotiable
  • 163480 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Great family car. Regretful sale due to the addition of a company car.

Sutherland AreaKirrawee

18/02/2019

2005 Subaru Forester MY05 X Olive Green 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2005 Subaru Forester MY05 X Olive Green 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2005 Subaru Forester MY05 X Olive Green 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
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2005 Subaru Forester MY05 X Olive Green 4 Speed Automatic Wagon

$5,990
  • 191664 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

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South CanberraFyshwick

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2006 Subaru Forester 79V MY06 X AWD White 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2006 Subaru Forester 79V MY06 X AWD White 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2006 Subaru Forester 79V MY06 X AWD White 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
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2006 Subaru Forester 79V MY06 X AWD White 4 Speed Automatic Wagon

$8,990 Drive Away^
  • 164268 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2006 Subaru Forester 79V MY06 X AWD White 4 Speed Automatic Wagon

Gold Coast SouthTugun

22 hours ago

2002 Subaru Forester MY03 X White 5 Speed Manual Wagon
2002 Subaru Forester MY03 X White 5 Speed Manual Wagon
2002 Subaru Forester MY03 X White 5 Speed Manual Wagon
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2002 Subaru Forester MY03 X White 5 Speed Manual Wagon

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

* WE ARE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 8.30AM TILL LATE * * LOCATED AT 2 & 8 PRINCES HWY, KOGARAH NSW 2177 * * MASSIVE SUMMER STOCK CLEARANCE SALE ON NOW * * CALL OR SMS ANYTIME DAY OR NIGHT * * EASY NO FUSS FINANCEAVAILABLE(TAP) * Located a short 8 minute walk from Kogarah train station. Please visit our website at www.carsalesaustralia.com.au There is a large range of quality used cars all workshop tested. 2

Rockdale AreaKogarah

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2003 Subaru Forester, Auto, with RWC
2003 Subaru Forester, Auto, with RWC
2003 Subaru Forester, Auto, with RWC
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2003 Subaru Forester, Auto, with RWC

$3,490
  • 298200 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2003 Subaru Forester 2.5X, AWD (4x4) Auto. Traveled 298,200 kms (Mainly highway kms). Has current RWC and Registered to 30.4.2019. Has 4 brand new tyres. Great condition all round. Tidy and clean interior. Straight body. No accidents. Runs really well. Comfortable, Economical and Reliable. Has full service history, include a recent major service, with new TIMING BELT, new brake pads and brake service. Also fitted with 4 new tyres! *AWD (All Wheels Drive) *Tinted windows *Roof Racks

Kingston AreaMoorabbin

19/02/2019

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

$999
  • 414216 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

****************** Subaru Forester X 2003 wagon ******************************* 5 speed manual, air conditioning, power steering, power windows, cruise control and loads more. This has been one much loved vehicle and is being sold AS TRADED.................................... NO ROADWORTHY OR REGISTRATION IS SUPPLIED. We're a family owned and operated business with over 30 years experience in the automotive industry, situated 5 kilometres from canterbury rd east link off ramp i

Maroondah AreaBayswater North

19/02/2019

2003 Subaru Forester 79V MY03 X AWD Red 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2003 Subaru Forester 79V MY03 X AWD Red 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2003 Subaru Forester 79V MY03 X AWD Red 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
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2003 Subaru Forester 79V MY03 X AWD Red 4 Speed Automatic Wagon

$5,989 Drive Away^
  • 207670 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

WE ARE LOCATED JUST 15 MINS FROM MELBOURNE CBD IN MELBOURNE INNER WEST SUBURBS ONLY ENQUIRE IF OUR LOCATION SUITS YOU AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION VERY RELIABLE ALL WHEEL DRIVE VERY GOOD CONDITION PRICE IS DRIVE AWAY INCLUDES ALL ON ROAD COSTS STAMP DUTY, GST, RWC, ETC PLEASE MAKE AN ENQUIRY AND ONE OF OUR SALES TEAM WILL CONTACT YOU. WE ARE LOCATED IN MELBOURNE INNER WEST SUBURBS. ON THE SPOT FINANCE APPROVAL FROM ONLY...$200.00 DEPOSIT: (T.A.P): conditions apply: THIS IS A D

Maribyrnong AreaMaidstone

19/02/2019

2012 Subaru Forester S3 MY12 X AWD White 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon
2012 Subaru Forester S3 MY12 X AWD White 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon
2012 Subaru Forester S3 MY12 X AWD White 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon
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2012 Subaru Forester S3 MY12 X AWD White 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon

$10,995
  • 216630 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

We have over 450 good quality cars at unbeatable prices. All cars are workshop tested, and optional parts and labour warranties are available through National Warranty Company. Trade ins are welcome and for interstate buyers transport can be arranged .We are located in Western Sydney. Call us today for the best deal.

Blacktown AreaMinchinbury

19/02/2019

Subaru Forester 2006

Subaru Forester 2006

$1,200 Negotiable
  • 260000 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2006 Subaru Forester-Good condition but transmission failed-repair if inclined. Engine good-Interior good. Tyres, breaks good. Sell as whole unit only-won’t sell for parts. 5door Wagon.

Campbelltown AreaCampbelltown

19/02/2019

2008 (MY09) Subaru Forester 2.5X

2008 (MY09) Subaru Forester 2.5X

$9,500
  • 170000 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2008 (MY09) Subaru Forester 2.5X 1 female owner. 170,000km. Registration paid until December 2019. Service books and receipts kept from date of purchase, regularly serviced per schedule. Superficial marks, but no material damage. Internally very clean. No noticeable marks on seats. Have full set of floor mats as new. Well loved car – has served our family well, but is now time to upgrade. Will provide a Road Worthy Certificate to genuine buyer. Includes: Factory fitted Tow-bar by Subaru 4x new

Darebin AreaFairfield

19/02/2019

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

$13,980
  • 114065 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

ONE OWNER VEHICLE WITH FULL SUBARU BOOKS AND SERVICE HISTORY (LAST SERVICE WAS AT 110,168km's on 12/2/2017) OPTIONS INCLUDE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION BLUETOOTH CRUISE CONTROL CARGO BARRIER 2 SETS OF REMOTE KEYS TO VIEW THIS VEHICLE IS BY APPOINTMENT ,OUR DEALERSHIP IS LOCATED 15 MINUTES WEST OF THE CBD TRADE IN'S WELCOME FINANCE IS AVAILABLE WE HAVE SEVERAL FORESTER / OUTBACK / LIBERTY WAGONS IN STOCK WHICH MAY SUIT YOU AS WELL

Wyndham AreaLaverton North

19/02/2019

2010 Subaru Forester Adventure Pack AWD AUTO SUV WGN
2010 Subaru Forester Adventure Pack AWD AUTO SUV WGN
2010 Subaru Forester Adventure Pack AWD AUTO SUV WGN
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2010 Subaru Forester Adventure Pack AWD AUTO SUV WGN

$11,888
  • 128248 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Very Impressive !!! Will not Disappoint !! 2.5 litre power and economy complete with Log Books and 2 Keys, ease of hassle free Auto trans and Bluetooth connectivity Adventure pack with THULE roof bars, Alloy nudge bar,reverse park sensors plus..... Drives impeccable. Comes with full service including Timing Belt and Kit for new owners. Popular model and a renown favourite.. Call TRAVIS

Wanneroo AreaWangara

19/02/2019

2011 Subaru Forester MY11 X Silver 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon
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2011 Subaru Forester MY11 X Silver 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon

$11,999
  • 150150 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

ARRIVING SOON - SUBARU FORESTER 2011 Model. Automatic. Trade Ins Welcome. Finance Available. Open Monday to Saturday. Springwood Motor World Celebrating 30 years******2018. Call us with any questions you have on Tel ********3999.

Blue MountainsSpringwood

19/02/2019

2012 Subaru Forester MY12 X Blue 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon
2012 Subaru Forester MY12 X Blue 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon
2012 Subaru Forester MY12 X Blue 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon
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2012 Subaru Forester MY12 X Blue 4 Speed Auto Elec Sportshift Wagon

$14,990
  • 146643 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

LOCATED IN P_RT M_CQ_ARIE - MID-NORTH Coast . BEAUTIFUL BLUE AWD WAGON !! GREAT Condition Inside & Out !!! GREAT FOR TOWING . WORKSHOP CHECKED . LOG BOOKS . AWESOME FOR THOSE OFF-ROAD ADVENTURES !! ROOF RAILS . LEATHER INTERIOR . MP3 PLAYER . BLUETOOTH . ABS BRAKES . TOW PACK . REAR AIR COND . CRUISE CONTROL. Go anywhere in Any Weather in Style & Safety WITH THE PATENTED SYMMETRICAL SUBARU AWD SYSTEM . Never find a better AWD example....................... TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR WHOLESALE PRIC

Port Macquarie CityPort Macquarie

19/02/2019

2007 Subaru Forester

2007 Subaru Forester

$5,200
  • 244000 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

2007 Subaru Forester in excellent condition New quality tyres New clutch installed November last year New front brakes Drives extremly well - very reliable 2.5lt Boxer engine in excellent order (serviced regulary) Confident first to see will buy Genuine sale

Morphett Vale AreaChristie Downs

19/02/2019

2003 Subaru Forester MY03 X White 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2003 Subaru Forester MY03 X White 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2003 Subaru Forester MY03 X White 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
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2003 Subaru Forester MY03 X White 4 Speed Automatic Wagon

$4,990
  • 431954 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Every vehicle in stock has been hand-picked and inspected by our team of professionals with over 30 years experience Open 6 days a week 9am to 5pm, on-site workshop facility warranties and road worthy certificates are available. We are located in Bayswater north only minutes from Eastlink in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne with over 100 vehicles in stock to suit all needs and budgets. Come down and see our friendly staff today for a hassle-free experience Finance available - Pre App

Maroondah AreaBayswater North

19/02/2019

2010 Subaru Forester S3 MY10 X AWD 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon
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2010 Subaru Forester S3 MY10 X AWD 4 Speed Sports Automatic Wagon

$10,888
  • 162166 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

You will be impressed on any test drive. Arrange yours with your sales consultant today! Prior to delivery, this vehicle will pass our 110 point mechanical safety inspection for your peace of mind motoring, and will be professionally detailed. Our in house Business Manager can tailor a suitable finance package to suit your needs, and with quick finance approvals, you could be driving away with your new car sooner than you expected. We accept trade-ins! Speak to your sale

Rockingham AreaRockingham

19/02/2019

Subaru Forester 2002 - Low KMs, Manual

Subaru Forester 2002 - Low KMs, Manual

$3,300 Negotiable
  • 186064 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Selling my trusty 2002 Subaru Forester. She’s only done 186000kms, still runs well and has rego until June. I’ve just had the radiator replaced and had a new clutch put in about 1000kms ago. This car has heaps of space in the back for surfboards (especially if you lower the rear seats), it’s great for camping and a bit of light off-roading, and is also very economical around town. The paint is fairly worn due to a lifetime of having extra surfboards strapped to the roof, and it has a few small

Byron AreaByron Bay

19/02/2019

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

$11,000 Negotiable
  • 234000 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Let’s match the car you've got now to this great Subaru Forester in Ballajura. We're not a dealer. Not even close. What we do is match great sellers with great buyers. EVERY matchacar seller has their car fully checked, and we give every buyer a 12 month warranty and 24 hour roadside assistance. We're the easiest to do a trade with - we come to you, inspect your car, give you a REAL price and get you into this fantastic 2011 Subaru Forester with the least cost and effort. EXPERIENCE THIS RI

Perth City AreaWest Perth

19/02/2019

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

19/02/2019

2006 Subaru Forester MY06 X Red 5 Speed Manual Wagon
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2006 Subaru Forester MY06 X Red 5 Speed Manual Wagon

$6,990
  • 191480 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

2006 Subaru Forester X 5speed Manual, dual range 4X4, Tow bar, alloy wheels with excellent tyres, air conditioned, cruise control, roof racks, power windows, looks good and drives great, supplied with road worthy certificate...

Great Lakes AreaTuncurry

19/02/2019

2003 Subaru Forester SUV

2003 Subaru Forester SUV

$4,900
  • 184500 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Power steering Power windows Cruse control Alloy wheels SRS Airbags And many many more.

Byron AreaSuffolk Park

19/02/2019

2004 Subaru Forester X AWD Auto MY05 Wagon
2004 Subaru Forester X AWD Auto MY05 Wagon
2004 Subaru Forester X AWD Auto MY05 Wagon
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2004 Subaru Forester X AWD Auto MY05 Wagon

$5,990
  • 150600 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2004 MY05 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Automatic. Good Condition inside out mechanical sound, ONE OWNER vehicle full services history. Timing belt also been done recently. Only done 150580km. This vehicle is packed with features, just to name some including Power steering Power windows SRS Airbags CD Player Engine immobiliser Alloy wheels And many many more Contact us today to inspect the vehicle

Port Adelaide AreaHampstead Gardens

19/02/2019

2004 Subaru Forester X AWD Wagon AUTO
2004 Subaru Forester X AWD Wagon AUTO
2004 Subaru Forester X AWD Wagon AUTO
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2004 Subaru Forester X AWD Wagon AUTO

$5,990
  • 162500 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2004 Subaru Forester X AWD 2.5L Automatic. Immaculate paint condition, mechanical sound. Has excellent services history plus timming belt replaced and only done 162500km. The vehicle is a gem packed with features and reliability. Freshly serviced. No spent at all after purchase. Perfect vehicle for people that likes to travel or has a family. Decent boot size. Just to name some of its features including Power steering Power windows Cruse control CD player Tow bar Alloy wheels SRS

Port Adelaide AreaHampstead Gardens

19/02/2019

2009 Subaru Forester MY09 X Black 5 Speed Manual Wagon
2009 Subaru Forester MY09 X Black 5 Speed Manual Wagon
2009 Subaru Forester MY09 X Black 5 Speed Manual Wagon
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2009 Subaru Forester MY09 X Black 5 Speed Manual Wagon

$6,999
  • 229500 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

For more information or a test drive, please call Ahmed Jawad on or email me directly at

Wyndham AreaHoppers Crossing

19/02/2019

2010 Subaru Forester S3 MY10 X AWD Silver 5 Speed Manual Wagon
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2010 Subaru Forester S3 MY10 X AWD Silver 5 Speed Manual Wagon

$12,698
  • 70308 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

New arrival! Currently undergoing our extensive 100 point safety checks. Enquire now and we'll keep you updated. Photos to follow. Call now to arrange your pre-purchase finance approval. Trade-ins welcome. Viewing by appointment to ensure vehicle is available. Our price promise is easy - we won't be beaten on price. Buy with confidence with our Best Car Price Guarantee. We provide a 48 hour money back guarantee. We never sell written off cars and all our cars come wi

Canning AreaCanning Vale

19/02/2019

2010 Subaru Forester X Dual Range AWD Manual Great Quality SUV
2010 Subaru Forester X Dual Range AWD Manual Great Quality SUV
2010 Subaru Forester X Dual Range AWD Manual Great Quality SUV
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2010 Subaru Forester X Dual Range AWD Manual Great Quality SUV

$12,990
  • 135240 km
  • SUV
  • Manual
  • 4 cyl

Stunning Dark Grey Metallic Subaru Forester X-DUAL RANGE ALL WHEEL DRIVE Manual, enjoy this beautiful car as a smart around town cruiser or pack it up and go exploring with the versatility of Dual Range (High/Low) All Wheel Drive! This Subaru Forester is a very high quality car and is as impressive in the flesh as it is in the photographs. Beautifully cared for with seat covers on the front seats, floor mats plus a bonnet protector this Forester has its log books with an excellent Subaru Ser

Alice Springs AreaAlice Springs

19/02/2019

2003 Subaru Forester 79V MY03 X AWD Silver 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2003 Subaru Forester 79V MY03 X AWD Silver 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
2003 Subaru Forester 79V MY03 X AWD Silver 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
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2003 Subaru Forester 79V MY03 X AWD Silver 4 Speed Automatic Wagon

$3,991
  • 221871 km
  • SUV
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

2003 Subaru Forester X 79V Auto AWD MY03 Subaru Forester in great condition in and out. Logbook with two owner all its life well maintained and drivers perfectly. This car really is in excellent condition for the age. It-'s been very well looked after and comes with service books that covers most of its life. As you can see from the photos the body and paint is in very good condition. There is hardly any mark on it. No accidents ever I have a PPSR report for proof. <br

Brisbane South EastCapalaba

19/02/2019

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