Under the Hood

A 2.5-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine sends 165 horsepower to a standard five-speed-manual or optional four-speed-automatic transmission. Every Subaru vehicle has all-wheel drive, but the 2.5 GT equipped with a Sportshift automatic transmission uses Variable Torque Distribution all-wheel drive.

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    Manual transmission
    WARNING ● Do not drive the vehicle with the clutch disengaged (i.e., when the clutch pedal is depressed) or with the shift lever in the neutral position. Engine braking has no effect in eit ...

    When there is no CD inserted
    Properly insert a CD. Refer to УHow to insert a CD (type A and C)Ф/УHow to insert a CD(s) (type B)Ф. When a CD is loaded, the player will start playback of the CD, beginning with the first track. ...

    Use of engine braking
    Remember to make use of engine braking in addition to foot braking. When descending a grade, if only the foot brake is used, the brakes may start working improperly because of brake fluid overheat ...