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Subaru Outback Review: 2008 Subaru Outback: A comfortable ride

Modern automobile market is filled with buyers, who support manufactures having the capability of coming up with regular changes in their products according to the technological trend prevailing at that moment. This is quite evident from the fact that numerous cars have undergone a series of changes and then again re-launched for the public in a complete revolutionized form.

Subaru is one of those few car manufacturers that have regularly involved themselves in innovation and changes. Their most recent launch, 2008 Subaru Outback Sport, is an example of a car changing with time. It has been modified, upgraded with high tech gadgets and then made public to the buyers. Being very comfortable, this car inherits the legacy of a car manufactured from Subaru. Apart from that, this car fulfils all the criteria that a modern car should have.

Exterior features

2008 Subaru Outback Sport exceeds the expectation of the customers in its outer body structure. With elegant and stylish outlook, this car is a real treat to watch. It has a step up rear bumper, rear spoiler and rear badge. Again, you also get a rear and front 5 MPH shock absorbing bumpers with this car. Besides, it has alloy wheels that provide a total control to the car at sharp edges and turns. Whatever might be the color of its body, you will love the eventual model. This is basically due to the quality design inputted by officials from Subaru.

Interior features

Another important aspect of this car is its excellent interior design and floor covering. They are also well looked after with titanium enriched metallic finish on shift bezel, instrumentation panel, doors and central panel. The passenger and trunk cabin is carpeted along with carpeted floor mats at the front and rear side.

Braking and traction features

Powered with VDC or Vehicle Dynamic Control and VSC or Vehicle Stability Control arrangement, 2008 Subaru Outback Sport is presented to the customers in an all new form. It is outfitted with 277 millimeter ventilated disc front brakes and 287 millimeter solid disc rear brakes, which are assisted with electronic brakes. ABS traction control, lateral acceleration and all wheel drive are its other important features that provide you with control driving.

Safety features

Although interior safety features might not score similar grades in comparison to other cars falling in the same category, it performs in an adequate manner. It has locking retractors at both the end and height adjustable seat belts in the front. Dual stage driver and passenger airbags are deployed with rear and front head curtain airbags. Again, it has a rear and front crumple zones and door beams with side guards. 3 point seat belts at both the end and force regulated front pretensions completes the safety of the car.

2008 Subaru Outback
Sport has been redesigned keeping in mind the comfort of the passengers and all its features have been provided keeping the latest technologies in mind.

Tech Specs

Body: 4-door sports wagon

Engine: 2.5 liter H4 170 hp

Transmission
: 5-speed manual (conventional) or 4-speed automatic (if desired)

Torque: 169 units

Power
: 170 hp

Tires: SBRP205/50HR1

Verdict:

For: Handles well and is fuel economic

Against
: Power can be increased more for better convenience

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