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Old 07-31-2012, 04:26 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Has anyone seen an XV on the road yet outside of the US?
Saw one at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia when I was there in March. It caught me offguard initially because I didn't know they were available there yet. Remember thinking it looked good, definitely more substantial than the Impreza.
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:03 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Got an email from my local Subaru dealership here in Pittsfield, MA saying they have one to check out on Monday... Free lunch too so it might be worth the bike ride over..

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itll be awesome, my wifes impreza is awesome and ground clearance would be awesomer.
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Old 08-04-2012, 08:39 AM   #24 (permalink)
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As much as I wanted to wait until Sept. for the XV I couldn't wait any longer and picked up an Impreza Sport Limited instead. Couldn't be happier with it!
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funny i did the exact same thing. its also a dark grey impreza sport limited. was let down a bit by the fuel mileage of the xv, was expecting 34 or 35, my wife drives almost 100 miles a day. i also heard a long time ago it would have start/stop, but that wont come to the us for years. the wife loves the extra height of my outback, but now she is loving her impreza.
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Haha, she can switch between the econo-box off-roader or the big brother anytime...win win in my book!
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I stopped by to check these out yesterday. What an awesome little car. More ground clearance then my Outback w/King springs.

I love the "Desert Khaki" too!
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Are they at the dealers now or just the early demo cars making the rounds? I would like to see one
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Are they at the dealers now or just the early demo cars making the rounds? I would like to see one
The 2 by me were demos.
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First thing I said when I saw this car was, "cool, they are bringing back the Outback Sport." I looked into getting one when I got my full Size Outback. That being said I really don't like the new Imprezas at all. However, this looks like a lot of fun and I am really liking the orange color they are showing in the ads. If I can get one of these with a hitch, I may end up giving the wife my Outback and trading her car in for one of these. In orange of course.
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