Subaru News

Institute Ranks Cars for Pedestrian Crash Avoidance

Consumers don’t always have to pay extra to acquire a good pedestrian crash-avoidance system: Some of the best systems come as standard equipment, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The institute rated pedestrian crash prevention systems in 16 …

Subaru’s Anti-Crash Feature Lures Japanese Seeking Safety: Cars

Inching forward in heavy traffic toward the ski slopes of Niigata, Japan, Tomohiro Azuma cursed as the car in front stopped suddenly, forcing him to slam on the brakes of his Subaru Legacy. “There was a voice in my head …

Subaru Recalling Vehicles to Fix Brake Problem

Subaru is recalling thousands of Legacy and Outback all-wheel-drive vehicles in the U.S. because the brake lines can rust and leak fluid. The recall affects cars from the 2005 through 2009 model years sold in states where salt is used …

Subaru Recalls Cars That Can Start on Their Own

Subaru of America is recalling more than 47,000 cars and SUVs with remote starters because the engines can start on their own. The recall affects some Legacy and Outback cars from the 2010 to 2013 model years. Also covered are …

Subaru Recalls Vehicles in U.S. for Lighting Issue

Subaru is recalling as many as 634,000 vehicles in the United States for potential lighting problems that could lead to smoke or fire, according to U.S. safety regulators. The recall by Subaru, owned by Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd , p …

Subaru Recalls SUVs in U.S. Over Seat Belts

Subaru is recalling about 275,000 Forester SUVs in the United States to replace a rear seat belt part that may not allow proper installation of a child restraint, U.S. safety regulators said. Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd’s Subaru is recalling the …

Subaru, Honda, Recall Vehicles Due to Brake Issues

Subaru is recalling three of its car models and Honda is recalling some motorcycles because of problems with the brakes. Honda is recalling 126,000 GL-1800 motorcycles from the 2001 to 2012 model years. Federal safety regulators say that the brakes …

Over 800,000 Vehicles Recalled in U.S. Last Week

Automakers, including Hyundai Motor Co and Subaru recalled more than 800,000 cars and trucks last week for defects including faulty airbags, according to federal regulators. Separately, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a preliminary defect investigation into 205,661 Ford …