The Subaru Outback should come with a list of alternative options. Things like a labrador, antique furniture and several bales of hay.
Because that’s what you need to feel truly at home in this rufty-tufty four-wheel drive. It’s everything a humungous Volvo estate used to be – until the Swedes went all lifestyle on us.
This isn’t a car for uber-cool urbanites. It’s very much designed for countryfolk who want a hard working estate that cope with anything they chuck at it.
If you want pretty and interior mood lighting, go drive something from German. Me, I’d pick the Scooby every time…