Foreword

Congratulations on choosing a SUBARU vehicle. This Owners Manual has all the information necessary to keep your SUBARU in excellent condition and to properly maintain the emission control system for minimizing emission pollutants. We urge you to read this manual carefully so that you may understand your vehicle and its operation. For information not found in this Owners Manual, such as details concerning repairs or adjustments, please contact the SUBARU dealer from whom you purchased your SUBARU or the nearest SUBARU dealer.

The information, specifications and illustrations found in this manual are those in effect at the time of printing. FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD. reserves the right to change specifications and designs at any time without prior notice and without incurring any obligation to make the same or similar changes on vehicles previously sold. This Owners Manual applies to all models and covers all equipment, including factory installed options. Some explanations, therefore may be for equipment not installed in your vehicle.

Please leave this manual in the vehicle at the time of resale. The next owner will need the information found herein.

FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD., TOKYO, JAPAN

HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD. is a registered trademark of FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD.

INDUSTRIES LTD. Copyright 2010 FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD.

This manual describes the following vehicle types.

1) 4-door non-turbo models

1) 4-door non-turbo models
2) 5-door non-turbo models and OUTBACK
3) 4-door turbo models
4) 5-door turbo models

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