Main theme: Subaru Crosstrek Plug-in Hybrid

We just bought a Subaru that plugs in. It’s a version of the popular Crosstrek subcompact SUV, and it offers 17 miles of all-electric motoring. Our podcast panelists share their thoughts on what it’s like to drive and live with—and whether it’s a good value.

Then we answer your questions about child safety, recalls, and whether the base model of a luxury car is better than a loaded version of a mainstream car.

Talking Cars panelists Jen Stockburger, Keith Barry, and Mike Monticello
Panelists: Jen Stockburger, Keith Barry, and Mike Monticello

As with other “Talking Cars” episodes, this one is available free through Apple Podcasts. (Subscribe to the audio or video.) You’ll also find the audio on Spotify and video on YouTube.

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• Toyota Supra and BMW Z4, episode 203
• All Questions: Tires, Oil Changes, episode 202
• 2020 Jeep Gladiator, episode 201


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