Certain kinds of powerplant complexity are potentially bad news down the line — overly tuned engines, for example, or the small, "mild hybrid" electric motors showing up in General Motors' eAssist models. But Subaru's famous all-weather, all-wheel drive is easily maintained, a trait backed up by the Forester's track record of repairs both rare and reasonably priced (compared with other crossovers). The Forester's consistently high safety marks should also inspire confidence, even as it ages.
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A 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake sold for $1.3 million. Do you think classic cars were made better than modern rides?
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- Yes, the quality of cars from the 1960s and '70s is the best
- No, modern technology makes cars better today
- Maybe, it's hard to say since most Canadians get a new car every 10 years