Industry Reviews & Awards

Industry Reviews & Awards

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Subaru Brand Reviews and Awards

All 2018 Subaru models with EyeSight® and Steering Responsive Headlights are an IIHS Top Safety Pick.

All 2018 Subaru models with EyeSight® and Steering Responsive Headlights are an IIHS Top Safety Pick.

Subaru is the 2019 Top Brand for Residual Value

Subaru vehicles hold their value better than any other brand for four years running, according to ALG.

[1] ALG named Subaru the 2016–2019 Top Mainstream Brand for Residual Value. Award based on ALG’s residual value forecasts for the 2016–2019 model years. ALG is the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data (www.alg.com).

Subaru is the 2019 Top Brand for Residual Value

Most Trusted Brand

Subaru is the Most Trusted Brand for four years running, according to Kelley Blue Book.

[2] 2015–2018 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards are based on the Brand Watch™ study from Kelley Blue Book Strategic Insights. Award calculated among non-luxury shoppers. For more information, visit www.kbb.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.

Most Trusted Brand

Subaru EyeSight Driver Assist Technology reduces rear-end crashes with injuries by 85%.

Subaru EyeSight Driver Assist Technology reduces rear-end crashes with injuries by 85%.

Built to Last

97% of Subaru vehicles sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today.

[3] Based on IHS Markit U.S. vehicles in operation vs. total new registrations for MY2008–2017 ending in December 2017.

Built to Last

Best Selling

Subaru has the best-selling all-wheel drive cars in America for the past 10 years.

[4] Based on IHS Markit total registrations among all-wheel drive vehicles from January 2008–December 2017.

Best Selling

Rally America Champions

Subaru Rally Team USA is the 2016 Overall Rally America Champion. In fact, the Subaru Rally Team has 10 Overall Rally America Champion Titles.

[5] The Subaru Rally Team USA has won overall Rally America championships ten times between 2006-2016. WRX STI rally vehicles have been modified for rally competition.

Rally America Champions

Proud to be Zero Landfill

Subaru was the first automotive plant in the U.S. to achieve zero-landfill status. All Subaru vehicles are built in zero-landfill plants, where 100% of waste is recycled or turned into electricity.

Proud to be Zero Landfill

Impreza

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with EyeSight® and Steering Responsive Headlights

The 2019 Subaru Impreza received the highest possible safety rating from IIHS when equipped with EyeSight and Steering Responsive Headlights.

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with EyeSight® and Steering Responsive Headlights

The 2019 Subaru Impreza retains its value better than any other vehicle in its class

According to ALG, the Impreza has the highest residual value in its class for three years running.

[1] Based on ALG’s residual value forecasts for the 2017– 2019 model years (www.alg.com). ALG is the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data (www.alg.com).

The 2019 Subaru Impreza retains its value better than any other vehicle in its class

Built to Last

96% of Subaru Impreza cars sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today.

[2] Based on IHS Markit U.S. vehicles in operation vs. total new registrations for MY2008–2017 ending in December 2017.

Built to Last

5-Star Safety

The 2019 Subaru Impreza earned top marks with a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

[3] Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov).

5-Star Safety

Best Selling

The Subaru Impreza is the best-selling all-wheel drive car in America for the past 10 years.

[4] Based on IHS Markit U.S. total registrations cumulative over 10 years among all-wheel drive cars from January 2008–December 2017.

Best Selling

Class-Leading Interior Volume

The Subaru Impreza has the largest passenger volume in its class.

[5] Based on passenger volume information from OEM websites and Edmunds for MY2018 vehicles within the Non-Luxury Traditional Compact segment. Segment definition as of August 31, 2018, supplied by IHS Markit.

Class-Leading Interior Volume

Coolest Cars

The Subaru Impreza was named one of the 10 Coolest New Cars Under $20,000 for 2018 by Kelley Blue Book.

[6] For more information, visit www.kbb.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.

Coolest Cars

10 Best All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Under $25k

The Subaru Impreza was named one of the 10 Best All-Wheel Drive Vehicles under $25,000 for 2019 by Kelley Blue Book.

[7] For more information, visit www.kbb.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.

10 Best All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Under $25k

BRZ

Built to Last

97% of Subaru vehicles sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today.

[1] Based on IHS Markit U.S. vehicles in operation vs. total new registrations for MY2008–2017 ending in December 2017.

Built to Last

Subaru is the 2019 Top Brand for Residual Value

Subaru vehicles hold their value better than any other brand for four years running, according to ALG.

[2] ALG named Subaru the 2016–2019 Top Mainstream Brand for Residual Value. Award based on ALG’s residual value forecasts for the 2016–2019 model years. ALG is the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data (www.alg.com).

Subaru is the 2019 Top Brand for Residual Value

WRX-STI

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with EyeSight® and Steering Responsive Headlights

The 2019 Subaru WRX received the highest possible safety rating from IIHS when equipped with EyeSight and Steering Responsive Headlights.

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with EyeSight® and Steering Responsive Headlights

The 2019 Subaru WRX retains its value better than any other vehicle in its class

According to ALG, the WRX has the highest residual value in its class for five years running.

[1] Based on ALG’s residual value forecasts for the 2015–2019 model years. ALG is the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data (www.alg.com).

The 2019 Subaru WRX retains its value better than any other vehicle in its class

Longest-lasting

The Subaru WRX is the longest-lasting turbocharged vehicle in its class.

[2] Based on the average of vehicles in operation vs. new registrations for each model year using IHS Markit data ending in December 2017 for turbocharged vehicles in the Non-Luxury Sport segment for MY2008–2017.

Longest-lasting

Fastest Growing Vehicle

The Subaru WRX is the fastest-growing vehicle in its class over the past 10 years.

[3] Based on IHS Markit U.S. Total Registration volume percentage gain for 2008–2017 vehicles within the Non-Luxury Sport segment.

Fastest Growing Vehicle

Legacy

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with Steering Responsive Headlights

The 2019 Subaru Legacy received the highest possible safety rating from IIHS when equipped with Steering Responsive Headlights.

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with Steering Responsive Headlights

Built to Last

96% of Subaru Legacy vehicles sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today.

[1] Based on IHS Markit U.S. vehicles in operation vs. total new registrations for MY2008–2017 ending in December 2017.

Built to Last

Best Selling

The Subaru Legacy is the best-selling all-wheel drive midsize sedan for the past 10 years.

[2] Based on IHS Markit U.S. total registrations among all-wheel drive sedans for 10 years from January 2008–December 2017. 

Best Selling

5-Star Safety

The 2019 Subaru Legacy earned top marks with a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

[3] Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov).

5-Star Safety

Forester

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick

The 2019 Subaru Forester retains its value better than any other vehicle in its class

According to ALG, the Forester has the highest residual value in its class for four years running.

[1] Based on ALG’s residual value forecasts for the 2016–2019 model years. ALG is the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data (www.alg.com).

The 2019 Subaru Forester retains its value better than any other vehicle in its class

Built to Last

97% of Subaru Forester vehicles in the last 10 years are still on the road today.

[2] Based on IHS Markit U.S. vehicles in operation vs. total new registrations in the Non-Luxury Compact CUV segment for MY2008–2017 ending in December 2017.

Built to Last

Most Trusted

Subaru is the Most Trusted Brand for four years running, according to Kelley Blue Book.

[3] 2015–2018 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards are based on the Brand Watch™ study from Kelley Blue Book Strategic Insights. Award calculated among non-luxury shoppers. For more information, visit www.kbb.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.

Most Trusted

Crosstrek

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with EyeSight® and Steering Responsive Headlights

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek received the highest possible safety rating from IIHS when equipped with EyeSight and Steering Responsive Headlights.

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with EyeSight® and Steering Responsive Headlights

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek retains its value better than any other vehicle in its class

According to ALG, the Crosstrek has the highest residual value in its class for three years running.

[1] Based on ALG’s residual value forecasts for the 2017– 2019 model years (www.alg.com). ALG is the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data (www.alg.com).

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek retains its value better than any other vehicle in its class

Cars.com has named the Subaru Crosstrek the Best Subcompact SUV for 2018.

Cars.com has named the Subaru Crosstrek the Best Subcompact SUV for 2018.

“The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is appealing for a number of readily apparent reasons, ranging from its handsome and rugged looks to its competitive pricing and ample cargo and passenger room.”

“The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is appealing for a number of readily apparent reasons, ranging from its handsome and rugged looks to its competitive pricing and ample cargo and passenger room.”

Lowest Cost to Own

The Subaru Crosstrek has the lowest 5-Year Cost to Own in its class for 2018, according to Kelley Blue Book.

[2] 2017–2018 model-year vehicle’s projected cost to own for the initial five-year ownership period is based on the average Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own data which considers depreciation and costs such as fuel and insurance. For more information, visit www.kbb.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.

Lowest Cost to Own

“A comfortable, quiet, and spacious interior rounds out this winning package.”

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The Subaru Crosstrek comes in first against the competition.
“A comfortable, quiet, and spacious interior rounds out this winning package.”

The Subaru Crosstrek is a 2018 Car and Driver Editors' Choice award winner.

The Subaru Crosstrek is a 2018 Car and Driver Editors' Choice award winner.

5-Star Safety

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek earned top marks with a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

[3] Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov).

5-Star Safety

Read USA TODAY's review of the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek.

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Subaru Crosstrek Sensible, Cool
Read USA TODAY's review of the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek.

10 Great Cars for Dog Lovers

Autotrader named the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek one of the 10 Great Cars for Dog Lovers.

[4] For more information, visit Autotrader.com. Autotrader is a registered trademark and used with permission. 

10 Great Cars for Dog Lovers

Outback

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with Steering Responsive Headlights

The 2019 Subaru Outback received the highest possible safety rating from IIHS when equipped with Steering Responsive Headlights.

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with Steering Responsive Headlights

The 2019 Subaru Outback retains its value better than any other vehicle in its class

According to ALG, the Outback has the highest residual value in its class for five years running.

[1] Based on ALG’s residual value forecasts for the 2015–2019 model years. ALG is the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data (www.alg.com).

The 2019 Subaru Outback retains its value better than any other vehicle in its class

Built to Last

98% of Subaru Outback vehicles sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today.

[2] Based on IHS Markit vehicles in operation for the Non-Luxury Midsize CUV segment as of December 2017 for MY2008–2017 vs. total new registrations of those vehicles.

Built to Last

5-Star Safety

The 2019 Subaru Outback earned top marks with a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

[3] Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov).

5-Star Safety

10 Best All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Under $25k

The Subaru Outback was named one of the 10 Best All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Under $25,000 for 2018 by Kelley Blue Book.

[4] For more information, visit www.kbb.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.

10 Best All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Under $25k

Best Selling

The Subaru Outback is the best-selling all-wheel drive CUV in its class for the past 10 years.

[5] Based on IHS Markit U.S. total registrations cumulative over 10 years for all-wheel drive vehicles in the Non-Luxury Midsize CUV segment from January 2008–December 2017.

Best Selling

A 2018 Best Family Car

Parents magazine and Edmunds have named the Outback a Best Family Car of 2018.

[6] Parents is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation, and Edmunds and the Edmunds’ car logo are registered trademarks of Edmunds.com, Inc. Used with permission.

A 2018 Best Family Car

Ascent

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with Steering Responsive Headlights

The 2019 Subaru Ascent received the highest possible safety rating from IIHS when equipped with Steering Responsive Headlights.

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with Steering Responsive Headlights

WardsAuto has named the Subaru Ascent a 2018 Wards 10 Best User Experience winner.

WardsAuto has named the Subaru Ascent a 2018 Wards 10 Best User Experience winner.

The Subaru Ascent is a Car and Driver Editor's Choice award winner.

The Subaru Ascent is a Car and Driver Editor's Choice award winner.

Read Motor Trend’s review of the all-new 2019 Subaru Ascent.

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Exclusive 2019 Subaru Ascent Prototype First Drive: Biggest Subie Ever.
Read Motor Trend’s review of the all-new 2019 Subaru Ascent.

"There it is, the best family SUV in its class."

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2019 Subaru Ascent: A Bigger, Better Family SUV

Subaru is the 2019 Top Brand for Residual Value

Subaru vehicles hold their value better than any other brand for four years running, according to ALG.

[1] ALG named Subaru the 2016–2019 Top Mainstream Brand for Residual Value. Award based on ALG’s residual value forecasts for the 2016–2019 model years. ALG is the industry benchmark for residual values and depreciation data (www.alg.com).

Subaru is the 2019 Top Brand for Residual Value

Built to Last

97% of Subaru vehicles sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today.

[2] Based on IHS Markit U.S. vehicles in operation vs. total new registrations for MY2008–2017 ending in December 2017.

Built to Last

Most Trusted Brand

Subaru is the Most Trusted Brand for four years running, according to Kelley Blue Book.

[3] 2015–2018 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards are based on the Brand Watch™ study from Kelley Blue Book Strategic Insights. Award calculated among non-luxury shoppers. For more information, visit www.kbb.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.

Most Trusted Brand

Best Selling

Subaru has the best-selling all-wheel drive cars in America for the past 10 years.

[4] Based on IHS Markit total registrations among all-wheel drive vehicles from January 2008–December 2017.

Best Selling
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