Reviewed By Pamela C (Cowansville, PA) Reviewed for a 2012 Subaru Forester —6/1/2012 3:29 AM
This took 10 minutes to install in my new 2012 Forester. Works great. This step does hang down even in the stored position. Therefore you lower your rear ground clearance. So I'm planning on taking off when not in use and storing in spare tire well. As long as I put a wrench with it I can have it ready to use in a snap. If you're a city/suburb dweller I'd leave it on. For those of us rural you'd bottom it with it if left on continuously.