Consumer Reports just updated its Top-10 Picks of 2021 list and removed the Tesla Model 3 because the electric vehicle may lack some key advanced safety features, including forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking. But the 2021 Subaru Forester Small SUV and 2021 Outback SUV/Wagon remain on the list because they do offer the safety technology.
CR says both Forester and Outback are picked for exceptional performance in reliability, owner satisfaction, and safety. The new Forester and Outback are considered “best-of-the-best,” scoring highest in the Small SUV and SUV/Wagon categories. CR says they earned their way onto the list through outstanding performance in over 50 tests at CR’s auto test center.
The two Subaru SUVs also scored well in safety tests, accident avoidance maneuvers, and earned the highest scores in crash assessments conducted by the