Originally Posted by cars4lyfe
the_blob I was looking into buying a 2000-2002 subaru legacy wagon or outback for around $6K to drive around in crazy weather. The reliability and awd is a no-brainer. I'm just fighting myself about the styling. It's not UGLY but it's just weird-looking. But in a way I like it for some reason. I've seen lots of them go past 220K milees. So at about $6K, I found plenty with about 60K miles.
I had a 2000 Outback for three years and only my X5 is better in snow. I highly recommend it. Plus, skis fit very well inside the car.