Originally Posted by seuadr
i've talked to a lot more people that were perfectly happy and didn't have to put all the work outlined in these into them than i have otherwise. i frequent several subaru forums and i haven't seen much mention of .. well, basically any of the issues, minus the head gasket thing. i would do more research before deciding completely against one.
YMMV of course.
It is always good to get many opinions.
In this area, where you can stop at an intersection and see only Subarus in all lanes, you are still expected to pay a premium on a non premium car.
I've been unlucky with cars in general, of all brands. I get them serviced/do some service myself, but always seem to get lemons.