DURATION: Varies by model — Liberty, Forester and Outback are 3 years/75,000km; Impreza and XV are 3 years/37,500km. Pay as you go for individual services or upfront.
PRICE: Forester 2.5 CVT, $2283 over 3 years/ 75,000km; XV 2.0 CVT, $1298 over 3 years/ 37,500km INCLUSIONS: Vehicle check, lubricants, filters, plugs, brake fluid change, labour. WARRANTY: 3 years/unlimited km. SERVICE INTERVALS: 6 months/12,500km; XV is 12 months/12,500km IS IT TRANSFERABLE? Yes GOOD DEAL? Not really. The Forester is very expensive unless you do a lot of kilometres and six-monthly intervals are inconvenient. No extras unless you pay upfront for a three-year service plan.