The Forester is again available in two models: Forester L and Forester S. For 2001, the front and rear styling has been revised for a more... Read More
The Forester is again available in two models: Forester L and Forester S. For 2001, the front and rear styling has been revised for a more upscale appearance, and new standard features have been added. Standard features on all models now include an outside temperature gauge, in-glass antenna, rear center headrest, and 3-point seatbelts that are now located in all seating positions. The Forester S model now includes standard features such as color-keyed outside mirrors, Titanium Pearl lower body side cladding, leather steering wheel, and redesigned alloy wheels. Optional equipment includes a remote keyless entry system, a four-speed automatic transmission, the Protection Group, and the Premium Package Minimize
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Dec 29, 2004
Repeat Forester Owner
Pros: SAFE, looks great, big moonroof, tons of options, did I mention it's SAFE?
Cons: Loud security system, cupholder placement, no cruise control indicator light, no locking gas cap
From reliability and safety, to comfort and style, to great performance and fun, you can't go wrong with a Forester. Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 28, 2000
The 2001 Subaru Forester: Fit For My Queen
Pros: Great Vehicle, zippy, best value SUV on the market
Cons: No side impact airbags offered in any but the high end models Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 8, 2004
Fantastic Used Car Value - Think Station Wagon on Viagra
Pros: Beautiful, smooth-running, rugged, practical, safe, family-sized
Cons: A few small quirks by no means outweigh the strengths of this car
2001 Forester is the best used car on the market. The Car Guys love it, a good all-purpose vehicle for young families, with safety, aesthetics, practicality and reliability combined. Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 23, 2005
Honeymoon off but on again
Pros: Design, and driving experience that only get better the deeper you look.
Cons: Disgraceful failure of fundamental components; old school, confrontational service staff of marginal competence.
Oh yes. Dealers must try harder but the engineers are great. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 18, 2003
As good with 40,000 miles as it was new
Pros: Power, comfort, luxury, safety for good price
Cons: Flimsy/inadequate cupholders, won't handle more rugged "jeep trails" to get to trailheads
Best small SUV of 2001 Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 12, 2002
The Perfect Town and Country SUV
Pros: Extremely comfortable and nimble handling. Perfect for city and highway.
Cons: A bit underpowered for full passenger and cargo loads.
If I had only one car it would be the Forester. Since I have four, they are all AWD Subarus. Read More at Epinions.com
May 20, 2000
Zip, economy and AWD!
Pros: AWD works well in snow, lots of standard equipment, gas mileage
Cons: You may have to shop for price on the 2001 Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 10, 2000
the beautious 2001 Forester
Pros: axle and power distrobution, ABS, AC, power everything, tons of standard options, great warranty and road-side assistance comes inc., interior and exterior lights, handling, compartments, gas intake and miles to the gallon, roof rack, and just EXTREMELY PR
Cons: seats a little uncomfortable, 1 cup holder is oddly placed, no vanity mirrors or cigarette lighter, interior and exterior color combinations, musical acoustics could be better, aerodynamics not the best, not that many radio station program buttons, scannin Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 21, 2000
A reasonable SUV
Pros: good size and gas-efficient performance
Cons: cup holders! (that's it) Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 13, 2000
Owned it for a month so far....
Pros: Smooth, stable, quiet, excellent AC
Cons: Remote/keyless entry loud, cup holder gets in way while shifting Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 11, 2003
I love my green machine!
Pros: Comfortable ride, spacious cargo area, decent mileage for its category, good visibility all around
Cons: Clock is located in terrible spot, basic stereo quality not so good.
Anyone who drives a lot - for work or pleasure will love the safety and comfort, as well as space in this car. Read More at Epinions.com