We've completed our testing on the 2020 Subaru Outback, and share the results of this popular crossover. Every year, hundreds of thousands of CR's members take part in our annual reliability survey, answering questions about how well the vehicles they drive every day are holding up, or if they are experiencing issues. We discuss our survey methods, and give advice on making a wise car buying decision. Also, we answer audience questions about why the Toyota Hilux is not available in North America, why some manufacturers seem to have chronic issues with reliability despite using modern production lines, and we recommend a manual commuter car with a balance of driving fun and creature comforts.
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01:10 – Consumer Reports’ Reliability Survey Results
06:21 – 2020 Subaru Outback Test Results
12:34 – Question #1: why some manufacturers seem to have chronic issues with reliability despite using modern production lines?
16:28 – Question #2: why the Toyota Hilux is not available in North America?
18:50 – Question #3: What is a good manual commuter car with a balance of driving fun and creature comforts?
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