Car reviews - Subaru - Forester - GT 5-dr wagon
24 Aug 2001
By BRUCE NEWTON
THE steering wheel adjusts for height (rake) but not reach, although it is still relatively easy for to find a comfortable driving position. Electric window controls are located on the forward section of the door armrest - which is angled towards the driver - just below the electric mirror switches. There is a separate switch to activate the heating function for the mirrors, which also heats the base of the windscreen where the wiper blades rest. A roof console houses map lights, a clock, sunglass holder and the sunroof controls (when fitted). The driver's sunvisor has two cardholders and a pen holder. The internal fuel release is cable operated, but there is no separate release for the rear door as it operates on the central locking.
Did you know?That Subaru's Impreza WRX, Liberty and Forester models rank fourth, fifth and 10th respectively in a list of Australia's top ten cars according to resale value - as of June 2001
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