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Curious about Subaru? This FAQ Should Help

When shopping for a new vehicle, it is essential to do your research before you buy. A Subaru is an excellent option if you're looking for a cost-effective and reliable car.

Here, we answer a few frequently asked questions about Subaru, so you can decide which Subaru is right for you.

Who owns Subaru?

Fuji Heavy Industries, a Japanese company, owns the Subaru brand. Toyota Motor Company also has a stake in Fuji Industries, so this makes Toyota a minority partner in the Subaru brand.

Does Subaru have a hybrid in Canada?

Subaru offers its Crosstrek Hybrid model only in Quebec, Canada. This hybrid vehicle is Subaru's most equipped and most fuel-efficient Crosstrek. It uses Subaru StarDrive Technology to combine the efficiency of a plug-in electric vehicle with the long-range capability of a gasoline engine.

The Crosstrek battery recharges by harnessing kinetic energy, and it can draw more power from the gas engine when needed. It automatically recharges when you're on the road. A plug-in charging is also an option, so you can charge it at home with the included charger or anywhere with a regular outlet.

Is Subaru reliable?

In short, yes, Subaru is one of the most reliable car brands on the market. According to Consumer Reports, they consistently rank in the top 10 of all manufacturers in reliability.

Across the board, Subaru vehicles have lower repair costs and a lower frequency of unscheduled repairs than the average car. The average annual repair cost for Subaru models is $617, which is lower than the average $652 across all car models. The average Subaru needs unscheduled maintenance approximately 0.3 times per year, lower than the 0.4 times per year average for all cars.

The more reliable your car, the less you need to pay for annual maintenance and repairs. The low repair costs for Subaru models make them an excellent choice for a reliable, affordable vehicle.What does STi stand for on a Subaru?

On a Subaru, STi stands for Subaru Tecnica international. This is the name used to describe Subaru's own motorsports program. Subaru Tecnica International develops all the Subaru racing vehicles. Subaru vehicles that display the STi badge have been up-leveled with Subaru high-performance parts.

Any Subaru model is a great option if you're looking for a new reliable vehicle. Whether you have questions about the Subaru brand or are ready to start the leasing or buying process, our experts are here to help. Contact us today to get started.