Posted Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 3:34am

Test Drive: Forester remake is top-notch

Subaru has been off the radar for many buyers, putting out odd but good cars, the kind that seem to score well on quality surveys and in crash tests.

Subaru as a brand came in No. 2, just behind Lexus, in Consumer Reports magazine’s recent annual auto rankings, and the magazine gave what seems like a perfect summary: “Simple, dependable and efficient cars, but they’re often noisy.”