J.D. Power

2008 Subaru Forester

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2008 Subaru Forester Ratings
82
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
82
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Great
88/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Average
70/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Great
81/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Compact SUV of 2008

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Compact SUV
Rating
#4 Subaru Forester
82

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2008 Subaru Forester after 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle stability in poor conditions
  • Ease of loading/unloading trunk/hatch
  • Forward visibility

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2008 Subaru Forester during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's audio system
  • Quietness of the vehicle interior
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats

Performance Specs

MPG City

18 - 20

MPG Hwy

23 - 27

Horsepower

173 - 224

Transmission

4 speed, Automatic w/OD, 5 speed, Manual w/OD

Engine

Gas Flat 4-Cyl, Turbo Gas 4-Cyl

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive

Available Trims

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