Industry Reviews & Awards

Industry Reviews & Awards

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Subaru Brand Reviews and Awards

Subaru. #1 Brand Loyalty among mainstream auto brands.

Subaru. #1 Brand Loyalty among mainstream auto brands.

Subaru. Kelley Blue Book’s Most Trusted Brand for five years running.

Subaru. Kelley Blue Book’s Most Trusted Brand for five years running.

All tested 2019 Subaru models with EyeSight® and Steering Responsive Headlights receive the highest possible safety rating from IIHS.

All tested 2019 Subaru models with EyeSight® and Steering Responsive Headlights receive the highest possible safety rating from IIHS.

Best Overall Value

IntelliChoice named Subaru the Popular Brand with the Best Overall Value.

[1] 2019 IntelliChoice Best Overall Value of the Year, 5-year cost of ownership study. www.motortrend.com/intellichoice

Best Overall Value

Lowest Ownership Costs

IntelliChoice named Subaru The Popular Brand with the Lowest Ownership Costs.

[2] 2019 IntelliChoice Best Overall Value of the Year, 5-year cost of ownership study. www.motortrend.com/intellichoice

Lowest Ownership Costs

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.

[3] 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

Subaru is rated #1 in owner satisfaction, according to the American Consumer Satisfaction Index.

Subaru is rated #1 in owner satisfaction, according to the American Consumer Satisfaction Index.

Subaru has the lowest 5-Year Cost to Own of all brands for 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Subaru has the lowest 5-Year Cost to Own of all brands for 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Newsweek has named Subaru one of the Most Desired Automotive Brands.

Newsweek has named Subaru one of the Most Desired Automotive Brands.

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.

[4] Based on IHS Markit U.S. vehicles in operation vs. total new registrations for MY2009-2018 ending in December 2018.

Built to Last

Subaru is one of the 10 Most Awarded Brands of 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Subaru is one of the 10 Most Awarded Brands of 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Best Selling

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

[5] Based on IHS Markit total registrations among all-wheel drive vehicles from January 2009-December 2018.

Best Selling

Rally America Champions

Subaru Rally Team USA is the 2018 American Rally Association overall champion. In fact, Subaru Rally Team USA has 12 overall Rally America and American Rally Association championship titles.

[6] The Subaru Rally Team USA has won overall Rally America and American Rally Association championships twelve times between 2006-2018.

Rally America Champions

The best-selling all-wheel drive cars in America for the past 25 years.

The best-selling all-wheel drive cars in America for the past 25 years.

A 2019 Best Family Car

Parents Magazine has named the Subaru Ascent a Best Family Car of 2019.

A 2019 Best Family Car

A 2019 Best Family Car

Parents Magazine has named the Subaru Forester a Best Family Car of 2019.

A 2019 Best Family Car

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. 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

97% 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 MY2009-2018 ending in December 2018.

Built to Last

Best Selling

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

[3] Based on IHS Markit U.S. total registrations cumulative over 10 years among all-wheel drive cars from January 2009-December 2018.

Best Selling

Best Retained Value

The 2019 Subaru Impreza is an Edmunds Best Retained Value® Award winner.

Best Retained Value

Class-Leading Interior Volume

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

[4] Based on passenger volume information from OEM websites and Edmunds for 2019 models within the IHS Markit Non-Luxury Traditional Compact segment.

Class-Leading Interior Volume

Subaru. #1 Brand Loyalty among mainstream auto brands.

Subaru. #1 Brand Loyalty among mainstream auto brands.

BRZ

“Combining a lightweight, perfectly balanced body with a high-revving boxer engine, the 2019 Subaru BRZ is a driving enthusiast’s dream.”

“Combining a lightweight, perfectly balanced body with a high-revving boxer engine, the 2019 Subaru BRZ is a driving enthusiast’s dream.”

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 MY2009-2018 ending in December 2018.

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

Most Trusted

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

[3] 2015-2019 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 Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.

Most Trusted

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 2018 for turbocharged vehicles in the Non-Luxury Sport segment for MY2009-2018.

Longest-lasting

Rally America Champions

Subaru WRX STI has assisted the Subaru Rally Team USA to 12 overall rally championships in the United States.

[3] The Subaru Rally Team USA has won overall Rally America and American Rally Association championships twelve times between 2006-2018. WRX STI rally vehicles have been modified for rally competition.

Rally America Champions

Legacy

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 MY2009-2018 ending in December 2018.

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 for all-wheel drive sedans in the Non-Luxury Traditional Midsize segment from January 2009-December 2018.

Best Selling

Best Overall Value

IntelliChoice named Subaru the Popular Brand with the Best Overall Value.

[3] 2019 IntelliChoice Best Overall Value of the Year, 5-year cost of ownership study. www.motortrend.com/intellichoice

Best Overall Value

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.

[4] 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

Subaru has the lowest 5-Year Cost to Own of all brands for 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Subaru has the lowest 5-Year Cost to Own of all brands for 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Subaru is one of the 10 Most Awarded Brands of 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Subaru is one of the 10 Most Awarded Brands of 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Subaru. #1 Brand Loyalty among mainstream auto brands.

Subaru. #1 Brand Loyalty among mainstream auto brands.

Forester

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with Steering Responsive Headlights

The 2020 Subaru Forester received the highest possible 2019 safety rating from IIHS when equipped with Steering Responsive Headlights.

[1] Models built after Jan. 2019.

A 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with Steering Responsive Headlights

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.

[2] 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

The 2019 Subaru Forester has been named the Best Compact SUV for Families, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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The 2019 Subaru Forester has been named the Best Compact SUV for Families, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Built to Last

97% of Subaru Forester vehicles 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 MY2009-2018 ending in December 2018.

Built to Last

A 2019 Best Family Car

Parents Magazine has named the Subaru Forester a Best Family Car of 2019.

A 2019 Best Family Car

5-Star Safety

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

[4] 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

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 Subaru Crosstrek has the Best Resale Value in its class for 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

The Subaru Crosstrek has the Best Resale Value in its class for 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

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. 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

“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.”

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

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

The Subaru Crosstrek is one of the 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

The Subaru Crosstrek is one of the 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Best Retained Value

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek is an Edmunds Best Retained Value® Award winner.

Best Retained Value

Motor Trend reviews the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

“The combination of Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system and 8.7 inches of ground clearance was more than enough for the rugged trail.”

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Motor Trend reviews the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

“The quiet Crosstrek Hybrid makes a positive first impression, pulling away smoothly and silently under electric power.”

“The quiet Crosstrek Hybrid makes a positive first impression, pulling away smoothly and silently under electric power.”

“Finding a charging station in the middle of nowhere is no longer an issue, since you can use regenerative braking and/or the Charge mode while driving to keep a steady charge on hand for normal scoots around your neighborhood.”

“Finding a charging station in the middle of nowhere is no longer an issue, since you can use regenerative braking and/or the Charge mode while driving to keep a steady charge on hand for normal scoots around your neighborhood.”

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

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid 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

Subaru. #1 Brand Loyalty among mainstream auto brands.

Subaru. #1 Brand Loyalty among mainstream auto brands.

Outback

Best Selling

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

[1] Based on IHS Markit U.S. total registrations for all-wheel drive vehicles in the Non-Luxury Midsize Utility segment from January 2009-December 2018.

Best Selling

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 as of December 2018 for MY2009-2018 vs. total new registrations of those vehicles.

Built to Last

Subaru is Kelley Blue Book's Most Trusted Brand for five years running.

Subaru is Kelley Blue Book's Most Trusted Brand for five years running.

Subaru has the lowest 5-Year Cost to Own of all brands for 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Subaru has the lowest 5-Year Cost to Own of all brands for 2019, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Subaru. #1 Brand Loyalty among mainstream auto brands.

Subaru. #1 Brand Loyalty among mainstream auto brands.

Ascent

Best Selling

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

[1] Based on IHS Markit total registrations among all-wheel drive vehicles from January 2009-December 2018.

Best Selling

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 MY2009-2018 ending in December 2018.

Built to Last

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.

Front Crash Prevention

The 2019 Subaru Ascent received the highest possible rating for front crash prevention from IIHS.

Front Crash Prevention

A 2019 Best Family Car

Parents Magazine has named the Subaru Ascent a Best Family Car of 2019.

A 2019 Best Family Car

Subaru. #1 Brand Loyalty among mainstream auto brands.

Subaru. #1 Brand Loyalty among mainstream auto brands.
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