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Readers Respond to April’s “The New Normal” Compact Crossover Big Test

Congratulations on the thorough compact CUV comparison test. I am one of those readers who appreciates the articles about normal, affordable cars. Some of your comments are puzzling, though. For example, how can the Subaru Forester be “underpowered to a fault?” It ranks second in the figure eight, third in 0–60 acceleration, third in 45–65-mph passing, fourth in the quarter mile, and fourth in weight to power. Its EPA combined economy is best in class. I

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