Subarus and Citroƫns are both known for being able to take rough roads in an ease that puts other cars to shame. But what about off road?

How much does the Subaruā€™s AWD stack up against the CitroĆ«nā€™s suspension?

Suspension, as it appears, wins out.

If only Citroƫn had figured out a way to sell some desert-racing specials for the road, we might have a different cult of flat-brimmed appreciation in this country.

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