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2010 Subaru Outback Pros and Cons at TrueDelta: Owner Pros and Cons by annieaabb

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Introduction

Overall good driving choice.

Reviewed: 2010 Subaru Outback

4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L H4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Why the 2010 Subaru Outback?

Powertrain performance

The 4 cyl is adequate for the mountains. I can keep it under 3000 rpm and climb anything at highway speeds of 65 or 70 mph. I don't trust it for quick passing though.

Fuel economy

I consistently get 29 to 30 mpg.

Handling

Due to it's high clearance, it doesn't hug the road in sharp turns but I adapt my driving and it's not a problem.

Safety & braking

I love having all the airbags and traction control.

Why Not the 2010 Subaru Outback?

Front seat support & comfort

One complaint is the hard, short driver's seat. I use a gel cushion. I had after market leather installed.

Quietness

Excelled in having a quiet ride for the first 78,000 miles and first set of tires. I am starting to hear more engine noise now though.

Driving position & visibility

Visibility behind me is good when the back seats are down and the head rests are out of the way. Not so good when the seats are up.

Reliability & durability

No repairs needed except for headlamp bulbs and my brakes are still almost new after 78,000 miles.

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