The six star as its commonly referred to as, Subaru has been one of the Japanese most dominant car manufactures world over. Having a wide base and preference back here at home it has gained a lot more popularity than you may you may think. Subaru cars are known for their use of a boxer engine layout in most vehicles above 1500 cc.
At Carhubb, it’s with immense pleasure to highlight and recommend to you the best 10 Subaru car models that you can buy here in Kenya. Below are some of the best Subaru models for you;
1.2014 Subaru Forester
2.2011 Subaru Stella
3.2013 Subaru Impreza
4.2015 Subaru Outback 2.5
5.2013 Subaru XV
6.2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5
7.2014 Subaru Forester 2.0
8.2013 Subaru BRZ
9.2013 Subaru Impeza G4
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A car’s performance is not only about numbers, the Subaru WRX has an electrifying acceleration from a super 2.5 turbocharged Subaru Boxer engine generating 221KW torque. This car has been revamped to enhance and give a generally good drive feeling with its exceptional handling. The car uses a manual transmission system, it has airbags for both the driver, front passenger.
The WRX is agile and has a surefooted handling system granting it a score of 7.2 out of 10 in terms of general performance. Being a sports car, the WRX has less of cargo space hence making it less reliable when it comes to some aspects. Its comes in a good ray of colors from Crystal/Ice cold white, pure red, Blue, Black and Gray colors.
2014 Subaru Forester
The 2014 Forester’s standard four-cylinder engine is more powerful than many rivals’ base engines. The 2.0 XT models’ turbocharged four-cylinder engine adds more power to it. This model uses a six-speed manual transmission system that is standard. Some models however have a continuously variable transmission (CVT) which basically functions as an automatic transmission system.
Paddle shifters come with 2.0 XT models, with the car being good in fuel consumption hence will help save you on fuel. Being a 4WD, the Forester has a smooth ride and is easy to handle. There is abundant passenger space in both rows, along with one of the largest cargo holds in the compact SUV class. This model is a highly dependable type of car.
2011 Subaru Stella
Subaru Stella is a mini car with a van and hatchback body type, engine power of 39KW @ 6400 Revolutions Per Minute that uses petrol. It has a torque of 62 nautical miles @4400RPM. The Stella is a 2WD with a continuously variable automatic transmission system, with a good fuel economy. The interior of this car is made of leather, fabrics or high quality fabrics seats.
This may vary according to your needs and to what you want your car have and to look like. It has an AC, Airbags for both the driver and the passengers. The model comes with varying colors; black, metallic red, beige, Gray, and white. It has a an appropriate and sufficient cargo space inspired by its van-like body shape. With the a less talk this car is so dependable and is efficient.
2013 Subaru Impreza
The 2013 Impreza has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine making 148 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque, transmitting it to all four wheels. In addition, it has a five-speed manual gearbox, for better gas mileage. The five-speed comes standard in lower-end models, but it’s largely the preference on the impresa. The CVT is however offered in all trims and standard in the high-end Impreza car models. When it comes to handling, the Subaru impresa is responsive and drama-free, but it doesn’t quite win in the fun-to-drive category.
The interior of this model is quite impressing as most Imprezas have Fabricated seats, the 2013 Subaru is nothing short of that. The interior can be Black, Cream white, Beige or it can be customized as well. This model comes in some fun colors, earth green metallic, blue, white and black. It has limited cargo space however as is body type is slightly not a hatch body. The prices of this car may range from KSh1,200,000 – KSh1,600,000.
2015 Subaru Outback 2.5
The Outback is the off-road-worthy wagon version of Subaru’s Legacy sedan. The Subaru outback is as far much unique and it impresses with not just an abundance of utility, but a newfound level of class within the spacious cabin. It is a 4WD and has a higher stance than most other Subaru Cars. The bonnet has two horizontally opposed engines, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder rated at 175 horsepower and a 3.6-liter 6-cylinder rated at 256 hp. Both are paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) with standard steering-wheel paddle shifters. The car is a manual but most of them have automatic transmission systems. It has a wide cargo space inspired by its hatch body design It comes in a wide ray of colors; black, Crystal white, Metallic earth green, Gray and red.
2013 Subaru XV
The Subaru XV is standardly equipped with 7 airbags and has a slightly smaller body size as compared to the other Subaru models. This make however despite the small body it has a sunroof and has a dual zone air-conditioning. The XV is a 4WD and a 2WD as well. It also has a hill-hold assist – and as with many new cars, an automatic stop-start function which at time helps in fuel conservation and as since it has a 2.0 L engine, this helps you a little bit when it comes to fuel bills as this car demands less.
The XV has both the manual and CVT automatic transmissions. It has an average cargo space enough to cater for average need. The interior of this car is so eye catchy as its mostly made of highly fabricated seats and has a large legroom for both the driver and the persons on board. It also has an amazing sounding system and armrests at the driver’s front. This car is slightly expensive as it trades at KSh1,900,000.
2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5
Subaru offers three engines on the 2012 Legacy — a 2.5-liter 170-hp and 170 lb-ft of torque F-4, a turbocharged 2.5-liter 265-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque F-4, and a 3.6-liter 256-hp and 247 lb-ft of torque F-6. The Subaru Legacy is the only car in its class that comes standard with all-wheel drive. The legacy has a Sedan body type. The inside cabin contains standard audio system that includes Bluetooth connectivity and audio streaming, iPod compatibility, a USB port, and an auxiliary input.
Subaru legacy offers one of the best leg rooms which actually a lot significant to the driver and for the comfort of the persons on board. It uses an automatic transmission system and comes in a wide ray of colors, Crystal white, Green, and black. The model also has a wider cargo room for all your packing needs. The legacy is often a suitable car model for any activity.
2011 Subaru Forester 2.0
The forester has a 2.0-liter flat four in 2.0XT with direct injection and turbocharging and produces a stout 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet at 2,000 RPM. This model has a composed ride yet responsive handling, has an active-safety features, which includes the X Mode, a tight, quiet cabin, turbo’s eight-speed paddle-shift control and a Top-tier safety. It also has a 4 door automatic 2.0XT.
The fact that this car has a sedan body type really makes is an interesting car make. It has a cool interior design with seats made of leather but most seats in the Forester Are Fabricated seats. The car has a good space at the back that gives you enough packing space hence this model is good for activities like hiking.
2013 Subaru BRZ
The BRZ is one of a kind Subaru model with its sports car shape that easily resembles a Ferrari. Subaru BRZ features a 4-cylinder 2.0L engine with 200 HP @7000 RPM this is one of the economic friendly engines. It features a coupe body design. The transmission is a variable of a 6 Speed Automatic Adaptive w/Sport & Manual Modes.
The interior of the BRZ entails highly fabricated seats which are Beige, black in color. In addition, the interior is connected to great port of sound system. The leg room for the front row is quite impressing. BRZ is a car that will really suite your luxurious desires.
2013 Subaru Impreza G4
The Subaru G4 is quite similar to the impresa but its unique in its own. Its engine has a maximum Power of 85kW @ 5600 Revolutions Per Minute and a maximum Torque of 148 nautical miles @4000 RPM. The G4 mainly uses the CVT which is an automatic transmission system. It has a sedan body type which offers is a lot of cargo space enough for your needs. The interior of the G4 is serene as it mainly features leather seats though not all have leathered seat as some are made of fabrics.
Its features a sunroof and is quite spaced inside as it has 4 seats which are well spaced out creating a nice environment in the cabin. The car comes with a ray of colors with black being the main featured color. The price of this model ranges from KSh1,300,000 – KSh1,700,000.
Subaru is one of the most exciting and enjoyable car that you might have as a customer. With its good and attractive immense features, you cannot miss to get a ride on a Subaru. At Carhubb we are always available to take in and serve you with the best deals. Visit our website for more.
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