Wow- ST, been there, done that!
I frequently check in on the SubaruForester.org site and the fb25's are definitely having some MAJOR oil consumption problems.
Subaru has an oily mess on their hands and as an american consumer I don't appreciate their trying to quietly dismiss the problems and pass them off to me. I expect more for my dollar than an oil burner and a "1200 allowance BS line".
I'm stuck with it at least till this time next year, unless I'm able to find some crazy deal.
If this is the quality I can expect from a Brand New Car, I'd just as soon go back to daily driving my pos GMC truck built 15 years ago.