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Unread 20th September 2013, 01:13 AM
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I agree, it does look a bit tougher with that cladding but overall not so pretty. The roof line isnt too bad & from the back its alright but from the front & sides...ugly!
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Unread 20th September 2013, 02:44 AM
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I thought the view from underneath was the best angle. Seriously though, the revision looks like what it is- an after thought. Even then, you still get those hideous headlights and the frumpy side styling end everything else that blights this model. My parents took one look at the Liberty and were turned off immediately. The Mazda 6 is a far better looking car- even if the front is the least appealing, it is far better than the Subaru. Someone needs to send the Japanese drug squad to Subaru HQ it seems.
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Unread 20th September 2013, 04:22 AM
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The black cladding is overkill IMO, and ruins the look completely - I like the black on SF and SG Foresters, but this looks stupid. Grey rims - Sick maaate! Don't forget the price increase too! (I'm stunned that these days some of the Europeans are better value for money!)

What is going on at Subaru HQ?

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FUGLY.
I'll almost 2nd that.
While it's not their worst effort, it's not far off it though

And as for the roof rails (2nd & 3rd pic) yuk

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Your not wrong & yes, just what were they thinking

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Subaru says the exterior enhancements offset the $500 price rise, claiming that they add more than $2500 value to the 2014 Outback.
I don't get this bit, are Subaru giving away $2,000.00 with every 2014 OB sold?

I can't really see that happening, not with Subaru anyway.
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Unread 20th September 2013, 10:27 PM
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I don't get this bit, are Subaru giving away $2,000.00 with every 2014 OB sold?
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no, it means they are putting on $2500 worth of extra bits for a $500 price increase. But that is at dealer RRP prices , which means the bits are worth around $500..

Shame about the headlights otherwise I dont mind the looks.
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no, it means they are putting on $2500 worth of extra bits for a $500 price increase. But that is at dealer RRP prices , which means the bits are worth around $500.
But in reality Subaru make 400% gross profit if we buy them from a Dealership, is that right?

I failed maths so please feel free correct me if I am wrong here.
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Unread 22nd September 2013, 06:10 AM
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Agree with Rally - FUGLY!!

Makes a 1966 Mazda look like high art ...

I reckon that Subaru lost the plot when they made the Outback so huge. But that's just my personal opinion ...
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I think it actually looks pretty damn good! It is pretty much identical to what it looks like here in the states already with the exception of a revised grille and headlamps (which are leaps and bounds better than current).
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Unread 30th September 2013, 06:02 AM
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I like it.

All that black siht will just tear off though right?
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