Subaru Forester, registered in 1997
51.6% pass rate
from 514 tests between October 2010 and September 2011
(13% better than other 1997 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item
Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Subaru Forester is unusually good or bad.
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Subaru Forester 1997
Good balance between civilised road manners and off-road ability. Flat four engines sound great. Turbo model is a fine drive.