Why Subarus are Needed in Florida (videos)

Most people associate Subarus with snow. However, you don't need snow  have slippery roads. Subaru's exclusive symmetrical all-wheel drive provides remarkable traction, stability and control in ALL road and weather conditions - especially rainy, wet roads Florida drivers are accustomed to. As the graph from the U.S. DOT below shows, over 90% of weather-related crashes in the South happen on wet pavement either during or right after a rain storm. They also concluded that crash risk during rainfall is 70% higher than under clear, dry conditions.

Many drivers do not realize that pavement friction is significantly reduced under wet conditions, leading to greater stopping distances and potential loss of control. The researchers also reported that crash risk was greater when rain followed a period of dry weather due to accumulated oils on the road. Sounds a lot like Florida. Rain or sun, this is where Subaru's shine!

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You Could Say - Subarus are Built for Florida Weather

Subaru incorporates several core technologies for the most effective response to Florida driving conditions.

  • Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive improves stability and provides a quicker response on wet roads.
  • This is coupled with the Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) system, which automatically senses steering and braking inputs to help keep the vehicle on the driver's intended path.
  • In stopping situations, the Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) pulses braking power to help prevent wheel lockup.
  • Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) optimizes the distribution of braking force between the front and rear wheels according to how the vehicle is loaded with passengers and cargo.
  • The Brake Assist System helps ensure maximum pressure is applied to the brakes as quickly as possible in an emergency situation.
The combination of these systems help provide a safe and controlled driving experience, even in slippery conditions.

Let's see how it works and compares to competitive vehicles.
Subaru vs. Competitors on Wet Roads (A Clear Winner)


We know that when you are looking for a new car, it's important to find a car you can trust. Florida Subaru owners trust Subaru's safety, value, reliability and performance. People buy when value exceeds cost. At Subaru, we sell our cars for a lot less than they are worth!

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety made Subaru a "top safety pick" across its entire product line (4 years in a row), a distinction no other manufacturer can claim. Not Toyota. Not Honda. Not Hyundai. Not Mazda


It's also important to find a dealer you can trust. Subaru of Jacksonville is Florida's #1 Subaru-only dealer with over 200 years of combined experience with Subarus. This map shows that our customers come from all over Florida including Jacksonville, Orange Park, Gainesville, St Augustine and as far south as Orlando and Daytona Beach. Isn't it time for you try a Subaru?

 Subaru vs. Competitors on Dry Roads (Safety Begins with Avoidance)

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