Named after the Japanese word for the Pleiades star cluster, Subaru was first introduced in 1954 by Fuji Heavy Industries, a company up until then best known as an airplane manufacturer. However, Subaru was able to gain a following thanks to its oddball design choices and then-innovative use of the flat-four boxer engine and all-wheel drive chassis. Today, these unique features have become a staple in Subaru models, and have helped to set the Japanese badge apart from its competitors. Now known for its efficient, all-wheel drive (and often turbocharged) vehicles, Subaru has acquired near cult-like status amongst a segment of auto enthusiasts, who have become enamored both by sporty sedans like the Impreza WRX and all-purpose wagons like the Outback. 

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2017 Subaru WRX STI

A fast and potentially furious sedan. 

2017 Subaru Legacy

A safe and comfortable midsized-sedan. 

2017 Subaru Crosstrek

A rugged and reliable SUV. 

2016 Subaru WRX Limited

Where is the track now?. Fast and could be furious sedan.

2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium

You can't go wrong with a Legacy. Comfortable and pleasant sedan.

2014 Subaru Forester 2.0 XT Touring

An SUV for All Occasions. A versatile and well-equipped small SUV.

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0i Limited

Versatile Crosstrek Vehicle. A spacious, versatile, easy-to-drive crossover.