Nearing Obsolescence?

Just a year or two ago, we pointed out that there wasn't much difference between the Outback and the Subaru Forester, aside from price. Now that a larger, redesigned Forester is on the market for 2009, the Outback is running out of selling points even among shoppers who are dead-set on a Subaru.

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