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Assembly Location

Ota City, Japan

’08 Price Range


’07 Price Range


Body Styles

X, X Sports, X LL Bean, XT Sports and XT Limited 4-door CUV

Drive Configuration



2.5L H-4; 2.5L Turbocharged H-4


M-5, A-4

What’s New for ’08

  • Turbocharged models with automatic transmission feature the Variable Torque Distribution version of Subaru’s all-wheel-drive, along with stability control.
  • Sport models receive a new front bumper, black surrounds for both head and taillights, new 6-spoke, 16-in. alloy wheels, leather-wrapped gearshift and parking brake handle, and sliver colored roof rails.
  • The 2.5 XT features additional new features, including body-color roof spoiler with high-mount light-emitting diode stop lamp, and 10-spoke, 17-in. alloy wheels.
  • New features for L.L. Bean models includes a standard self-dimming rearview mirror, rear cargo area carpeting and a standard cargo accessory tray.
  • L.L. Bean and Sports models receive as standard an upgraded 7-speaker sound system with subwoofer.

Related Information

All 2008 U.S. Models

2008 U.S. Model Specifications