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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-28-2016, 10:36 AM Thread Starter
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Join Date: Nov 2014
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Bye bye, Tanner. Welcome Tanner 2.0!

I bought a 2017 XT touring September 1st. Pretty, fun car in Sepia Bronze metallic.
Was at a stop light; light turned green; I moved forward about 50 feet and all the airbags went off. Never saw anything.
Young driver in a black truck (headlights not on) turns on a red arrow with green 'straight-through' lights and boom. Pics attached

No injuries except my passenger's back issues were aggravated.
No witnesses, no buildings with cameras so it's one driver's word against the other.

Took 3 weeks to find another SBM XT Touring but with Eyesight this time.

I'm a happy Subaru owner!

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-28-2016, 11:45 AM
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Glad you and your passenger are okay.

Good looking car! Have fun with 2.0 :)

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-28-2016, 11:46 AM
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Wow glad you are ok, sorry to see such a nice car destroyed, very solid cars to take a hit in. What are you replacing it with?
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-29-2016, 08:02 AM Thread Starter
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Same car but with Eyesight.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-02-2017, 08:53 AM
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Glad everyone is ok! You won't regret the EyeSight. It has saved my butt a few times.


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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-03-2017, 03:51 AM
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ouch, good luck with 2.0 and maybe buy yourself a dashcam.
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2014 2.0XT, finally entered the world of turbos
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-08-2017, 10:22 AM
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Second that dashcam! Haha
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