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Last Updated: August 23, 2019

Talking Cars #217: Driving the 2020 Subaru Outback

Main theme: We take a deep dive into our first impressions of the redesigned 2020 Subaru Outback.

 

Driven: 2020 Subaru Outback

 

Audience questions:

 

  • How should buyers handle car dealers who mark up the price of popular models, such as the Kia Telluride?
  • Is there a reliability risk if I buy the first model year of a redesigned car?
  • How much extra power should car owners expect to get when using premium fuel?
  • How likely is it for a car that starts out having reliability issues to remain troublesome?
  • What's the best-handling compact sports sedan?