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Just got an 2018 Outback last week. My old car, a VW, had a nice cubby in the glove compartment where to store the manual. Is there a place in the Outback where the manual is suppose to live, aside from taking over the glove compartment?
 

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Just got an 2018 Outback last week. My old car, a VW, had a nice cubby in the glove compartment where to store the manual. Is there a place in the Outback where the manual is suppose to live, aside from taking over the glove compartment?

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Jaime
Armrest, under the seat, in the trunk (where the styrofoam cutout is for retractable trunk cover).
 

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PDF file on my iPhone. Hard manual in the file cabinet.
Also on PDF on phone, but keep the paper manual under the seat for backup.
 

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Yup, the first thing I did when I brought my new Outback home was to pull the manuals from the glove box so that I could actually have space to USE the glovebox!

I have electronic versions of the manual(s) in my cloud storage account so I can access the content from any of my devices anywhere​.

Paper manuals in my recliner magazine pouch.
 

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PDF's on the cloud. Manuals in the 'burn these first for zombie apocalypse' pile near the fireplace.
 

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Put mine under the front passenger seat. Otherwise, it takes up 89% of the glove box.
Also raises center of gravity.
That's where mine is now. I initially put it in the foam cutout in the cargo area but found that to be inconvenient as I refer to it on occasion.
 

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Got mine saved to my PC and in my Dropbox account so I can view from phone/IPad. Hard copies in the den. Had to make room in my glove box for a recent road trip. The search feature is really nice to find just what you're looking for.
 

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Forgot to mention above - if your car has EyeSight and a trailer hitch, you may consider getting a dedicated trailer to haul all this paperweight around :smile2:
 

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At the rate that Suby manuals have been growing in size each year, there may come a time when it will be too big to fit in a standard glove box.
 

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I put the pdf's in iBooks so I could quickly search the topic of interest and go straight to it, or see everywhere a certain term is mentioned. Much better than paper form.
Once I find the spot in the manual I seek, I figure out whether a paper copy would be more valuable, and either print it, or go find the manual hiding in a storage box with the factory speakers, the factory floor mats, the factory interior bulbs, and anything else that would go with the car if/when it was sold.
 

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I'm curious if anyone has found a source for the manual as a single PDF vs all the individual files located here. For those of you who refer to soft copies here, are you getting them from the location I linked, or somewhere else?
 

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I'm curious if anyone has found a source for the manual as a single PDF vs all the individual files located here. For those of you who refer to soft copies here, are you getting them from the location I linked, or somewhere else?
If you haven't done so already, register on mysubaru.com. Once you have, log into your account and you will find Support & Resources link at the top, and there you will find complete manuals (not the individual sections).
 

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If you haven't done so already, register on mysubaru.com. Once you have, log into your account and you will find Support & Resources link at the top, and there you will find complete manuals (not the individual sections).
I forgot they had manuals here, thanks!
 
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