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My Wife’s New Subaru Forester

Even as recently as a few days ago my wife wasn't sure what kind of car she wanted.

That's all over now - we picked up the new car today - a Subaru Forester 2.5x Limited in "Paprika Red Pearl":

Subaru Forester

Came with some nice options in addition to all of the standard features, including:

  • All Weather Floor Mats
  • Auto Dim Mirror w/Compass & Homelink
  • iPod Interface Kit
  • Black iPod/Phone Console Tray
  • Luggage Compartment Cover
  • Rear Bumper Cover
  • Splash Guard Kit
  • Vertical Cargo Net

And yeah, it's pretty lame that mud flaps are an option, but whatever. And we got it at a good price, too.

6 Responses to "My Wife’s New Subaru Forester"

  1. Congrats! And you can deduct state/local taxes on new car purchases this year.

    1. Ben said on September 1, 2009:

      Congrats! And you can deduct state/local taxes on new car purchases this year.

      Thanks. Didn't know that… http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=204519,00.html

  2. I'll admit we didn't look into Subaru. We ruled out Subaru a couple years ago based on talking with local rental companies about their repair needs.

    But that was a while ago, and I expect their experience was based on older model years than that. Everything recent I see has been pretty positive.

    And on a strictly aesthetic level, that's a nice color, too. 🙂

  3. I am a big fan of our 2002 Subaru Forester. The older models (like mine) had issues with the head gasket, but from what I read the problem was fixed in the new models from the past couple of years.

    Very nice color!

  4. My son-in-law has a 2006 Forester it's the only car
    he has ever had that he hasn't complained about.
    Been thinking about getting a 2010 for myself. 

  5. [...] for only three months in her "new" car, had spun once or twice after plowing into the front of Carey's Subary Forester2, clipping the driver's side rear of Carey's car and then hitting the side of the car behind [...]


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