really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #4

Dec 032004

Forester 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While applying the brakes pedal went to the floor. Consumer pressed the accelerate pedal on numerous occasions, causing vehicle to stop and accelerate at the same time. Consumer was concerned this could become a potential dangerous situation. Consumer drove the vehicle to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that this vehicle was operating as designed.

- Bluefield, WV, USA

problem #3

Nov 012004

Forester 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When the consumer applied the brakes to avoid another vehicle, he driver lost control of the vehicle and hit a median wall head on. The driver and passenger sustained head and back injuries and was transported by ambulance to the hospital. The vehicle was totaled by the insurance company.

- Boonville, NC, USA

problem #2

Jun 282003


  • miles
When applying brakes vehicle continues to accelerate until consumer pushes the brake pedal to the floor, causing extended stopping distance. Dealer notified.

- New Haven, CT, USA

problem #1

May 152002


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When parking and brakes applied vehicle surged forward. This has happened 3 times. On 27 June 2002 while parking vehicle surged forward, brakes were applied, and vehicle hit a post, consumer suffered minor injury. Vehicle at dealer at this time.

- Marquett, MI, USA