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Subaru Facing Lawsuit Over Oil Use Problem

Vehicles using too much oil, causing costly repairs.

by on Jul.21, 2014

The 2014 Subaru Forester is one a few Subaru vehicles with oil usage problem, alleges a lawsuit.

Subaru of America is facing a lawsuit – that may become a class action – because of the amount of oil the company’s vehicles use.

The problem stems from the fact that in the opinion of some owners, the company’s vehicles use a lot of engine oil…and quickly. The result in some instances has been some pricey repairs due to the problem: repairs in the thousands of dollars.

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The suit claims the vehicles “prematurely burn off and/or consume abnormal and excessive amounts of engine oil” and claims Subaru is unwilling to fix the problem. Subaru doesn’t believe there is a problem. (more…)

Subaru Shows Off 2015 Legacy “Concept”

A big week coming for the little Japanese maker.

by on Nov.15, 2013

Subaru is introducing its 2015 Legacy Concept this week in Tokyo.

Little Japanese maker Subaru has a big week ahead – one straddling both sides of the Pacific Ocean.

The maker has been dropping hints about what’s in store for both the Tokyo Motor Show and the L.A. Auto Show and the latest revelation pulls the cover on the 2015 Legacy Concept. We should put quotes around “concept,” because what you see is very likely to soon be what you’ll get when the next-generation midsize model rolls into showrooms less than a year from now.

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As with the new WRX is will share space with on the Subaru stand in Los Angeles – along with the various products we’ve learned are coming to Tokyo next week – the new 2015 Legacy Concept adopts a more stylish and modern shape than the rather boxy and plain sedan it replaces.  (more…)