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Can I go off road in a Subaru

When you think of going off-road with a vehicle everyone thinks of Jeep. But what about Subaru? While most buyers don’t take their SUV off-roading, the Subaru brand attracts a different breed who do take their SUVs and cars off-pavement. A Subaru Forester is a great vehicle to go off-roading with. At Pfaff Subaru in Guelph, you can find a new or pre-owned Subaru Forester and add parts and accessories for your off-roading needs. If you are looking for answers about whether you can go off-road in a Subaru, then you have come to the right place! In this blog by Pfaff Subaru, we talk about a few tips for off-roading your Subaru Forester.

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Know your Subaru Forester and its capabilities

The first thing you need to do is get to know your Subaru Forester up and down. Read your owner’s manual and understand how your AWD system works. Know how to control your SUV and understand what your ground clearance is. Take it on paved versions of the situations you’ll encounter, that is, steep hills and roads with loose gravel or muddy conditions. If there’s a shallow creek you can ford without danger, give it a go. Then, research approved trailblazing locations that are suitable for your vehicle. Make sure where you plan to drive, you’ll be legal.

What to bring with you

When you take your Subaru Forester off road, prepare for the worst. Take a survival kit with you. This should include things like a portable radio, a powerful flashlight and lantern, extra batteries, a thermal blanket, even a tent if you have room. Bring extra food and water (non-perishable is better). Load up with tow straps, chains, a winch if you can get one, D-rings, shovels, and snatch-blocks. All of these can be helpful if you get stuck and need to pull yourself out.

What to know while driving your Subaru Forester off-road

When you’re on the trails, always exercise good judgment. Keep your momentum up in mud, keep your speed down on rocky, uneven ground. Lower the air pressure in your tires for better traction.

Why buy from Pfaff?

The Pfaff difference is all about selling you a car the way you want to buy it. We’re no longer operating with old-school sales tactics where different customers get different deals.

With upfront pricing, you won’t have to negotiate. We won’t add any additional fees to your deal. If you have a vehicle to trade, we will give you a written offer with no obligation to buy any of ours. And you can’t buy the wrong car with our return and exchange policy.

Visit us today to experience the Pfaff difference.

Yes, you can go off-roading in a Subaru. The Subaru Forester is a great choice if you are looking for a vehicle to go off-roading in. Visit our Pfaff Subaru dealership today if you want to test drive a new or pre-owned Subaru Forester. Click here to find our contact information, schedule a test drive, or to speak with a representative.