Subaru Solterra awarded Which? Best Buy medium/large SUV
The Subaru Solterra, the brand’s first all-electric vehicle, has been awarded a coveted Which? Best Buy accolade in the medium/large SUV category.
During the recently published review, Which? praised the Subaru Solterra for its assured handling and grippy all-wheel drive system, along with efficient power consumption, safety and equipment levels.
In its review Which? said: “The Solterra’s design, inside and out, marks it out as something special. It is unusually comfortable and efficient, as well as very practical for families, and the secure all-wheel drive and excellent safety credentials means you can drive with peace of mind.”
Brand reliability also scored highly as part of the testing. Overall Subaru scored four out of five stars for the reliability of vehicles aged 0-4 years. This crowns Subaru as the most reliable car brand assessed in this 0-4 years category.
All reviews conducted by Which?, and the ‘Best Buy’ endorsements, are based on rigorous independent laboratory tests, which measure and assess each of the most important aspects of usability and performance. The results of these expert tests are calculated and combined to create a unique overall vehicle test score.
The Solterra SUV is the most advanced Subaru ever made and the first all-electric vehicle from the brand. Power is delivered via two electric motors, one powering each axle, with an output of 80kW per axle, resulting in 168.5 Nm torque. The 71.4kWh battery capacity provides a range of up to 289 miles and is charged via a 7kW type 2 port or 150kW CCS port, which is located on the front right wing of the vehicle.