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Well it seems Husky liners has finally released their mats for the Forester,same pricing as the Weathertechs. Has anyone ordered and received the Husky's? Has anyone had the chance to compare them to the Weathertechs? I'm curious to see if one is better than the other.
 

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I prefer the look of the WeatherTech liners over the Husky liners, so I went with the WeatherTech and love them.

IMO the Husky Liner material looks cheap, while the WeatherTech looks more modern and cleaner.
 

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Husky makes nice heavy rubberized mats and I have bought several sets for work trucks, but their weatherbeater series (weathertech comparison liners) weren't as nice when I got some for my cherokee. So when it came time to get some for the '14, I chose Weathertech. They also have a military and first responder discount of 5% and free shipping! $160 to my door versus $190. No brainer for this guy.
 

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Coverage weathertech vs. husky in 2014 Forester

Has anyone checked the floor coverage for the driver with these mats. The dealer gave me a set of the Subaru all weather mats but they have very poor coverage for the driver. The entire area around and under the gas pedal is not covered by the mat and gets very dirty. I am looking for a mat with good coverage in the area of the gas pedal.
Has anyone compared the liners against the Subaru mat?
 

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Has anyone checked the floor coverage for the driver with these mats. The dealer gave me a set of the Subaru all weather mats but they have very poor coverage for the driver. The entire area around and under the gas pedal is not covered by the mat and gets very dirty. I am looking for a mat with good coverage in the area of the gas pedal.
Has anyone compared the liners against the Subaru mat?
Do NOT get the WeatherTech MATS, they are stenciled like the Subaru mats you are talking about.

Get the WeatherTech FLOOR LINERS. They cover everything.

I have the WeatherTech mats and they s?ck, but stuck with them now.
 

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Has anyone compared the liners against the Subaru mat?
I got subaru all weather mats when I bought mine, because the carpet mat recall. The all weather mats offer decent floor coverage, but do not go up the sides at all.

I upgraded to weathertech liners and they are far superior. Good side protection and very durable and well made. Should not even really be compared to the all weather mats because they are so much better.

Pictures can be found here: http://www.subaruforester.org/vbull...floor-liners-2014-foresters-available-174177/
 

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Got my Husky Liners from Autoanything.com today

I ordered my Husky Liners through Autoanything.com, same part # and style as the Husky Liner site. But I have some issues with them which I have emailed customer service about. They showed up in a open box, it looks like someone intenstionlly had opened it up and threw it back together. And they look like they may have been used, there are some rough spots and scratch marks on them which you can see in the pics. I haven't stepped foot on these yet, I just tossed them in there for the pics!

Anyway the coverage looks good to me but I'm going to wait until I hear back from Autoanything before I dirty them up.

I bought them for $143.96 + free shipped through them which is cheaper than the Husky Liner site, maybe in cheaper isn't better in this case? I'll see what customer service says/does for me and keep you guys posted.



 

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Anyway the coverage looks good to me but I'm going to wait until I hear back from Autoanything before I dirty them up.
Coverage does go up behind the pedals further than the WeatherTech liners do.

I still much prefer the look of the WT liners though. The husky liners look cheaper, IMO, due to the shiny plastic look to them.
 

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I haven't seen the Weathertechs so I'll take your word for it.

Husky Liners guarantee they won't break or tear under normal usage during the life of the vehicle in which they were installed. I'm sure Weathertech has a warranty as well. I figure either way works, I'm not worried if people will think what they are stepping on in my car looks cheap or not.

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Other than the look of them, anything else stand out? I read that they don't stay in place very well, nothing to help grip the carpet? They do look better though I won't argue with that.
 

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Other than the look of them, anything else stand out? I read that they don't stay in place very well, nothing to help grip the carpet? They do look better though I won't argue with that.
I have not had any issues with them moving. The drivers one stays in with the hooks.

Both the liners fit in quite snug... to the point that I was surprised when I had to take them out to wash them. I don't regularly have passengers, but when I have theirs has not moved at all either.

Aside from the material, I think the only other notable difference is the slightly improved coverage behind the pedals.

EDIT:Just noticed... It looks like the Husky liners cover the gas door release hatch? The WT liners do not.
 

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LOL wth I guess they do cover the gas door....

Husky my friend said it doesn't sit flushed to the gas door area.
I'm also not liking the mat goes up to the dead pedal. I guess you can't do the sti pedals.
 

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I guess they figured it isn't hard to just lift up and pull the gas lever but keep that area from getting dirty.
Yeah.

I forget to pull the lever half the time I go to get gas as it is. If it was covered up I would really forget it. My last vehicle did not have a lever :icon_cool:
 

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Haha yeah it does, I just went out and sat in the seat to see if I would have trouble lifting it from that angle but all was fine to me. I don't have a problem with it, I fill up once every 2 weeks so it's no hassle for me.

I actually like that because in the last couple cars I've had that is the nightmare spot to get dirty/rocks and whatever else falls in there. But I do see how that would be annoying to some.
 

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I have the Husky liners and really like them. They are very light, yet they seem sturdy. I like the spikes to keep them still. I agree that the matte or flat finish of the Weathertech liners is nicer looking, but my experience with Weathertechs in a work vehicle is that they do slide around and they are hard to clean once you get ground in dirt.

Also, the Husky's are designed to cover the fuel door release lever. It says in the directions that you can leave it covered and lift it up to pull the lever or you can cut out around it to expose the lever. I like mine covered to keep it clean and I don't buy gas very often, so no hassle to me.

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Haha yeah it does, I just went out and sat in the seat to see if I would have trouble lifting it from that angle but all was fine to me. I don't have a problem with it, I fill up once every 2 weeks so it's no hassle for me.

I actually like that because in the last couple cars I've had that is the nightmare spot to get dirty/rocks and whatever else falls in there. But I do see how that would be annoying to some.
Yea that is what I thought. I guess they did some extra thinking when it came to the gas door lever and the dead pedal.
 
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