1994 Subaru SVX User Reviews

1994 Subaru SVX Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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PROS
"power" 4 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"awd" 2 reviews
"comfortable car" 2 reviews
CONS
"heavy car" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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Nicklous writes:
1994 Subaru SVX 2 Dr LSi AWD Coupe Review
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5

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AWD japaneses muscle car

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known for popping tranies

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The Window Within A Window Design — Well for the SVX enthusiasts, we all know these cars. People either hate them or absolutely love them. As for me, im one of those people who adore the SVX. Subaru hasn't yet since captured the same unique design of the Alcyone svx. Driving these rare limited cars gives you the great satisfaction of driving a true Japanese muscle car. In my opion, Subaru will never create another car quite like the svx. The unigue design and appearance makes the car look like it's moving while standing still. A great feat, Subaru accomplished years ago.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Nate writes:
1994 Subaru SVX 2 Dr LSi AWD Coupe Review
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5

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Looks, AWD

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Cost intensive

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I'll Always Own One. — The best thing ever to wear the Subaru badge. Way ahead of it's time. It's more quiet than my Lexus. Looks great, trouble free if maintained properly. Love that this car has no blind spots, and that it runs circles around 4WD trucks and SUVs in the snow.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Paul writes:
1994 Subaru SVX 2 Dr LSi AWD Coupe Review
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5

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great to drive, comfortable, room for the kids

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rear wheel bearings, auto-slush box transmission, needs more power

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Great Car, Needs More Power — I love this car. I drive it 100 miles a day, and it's comfortable, but has some get-up-and-go. The seats are comfortable, it has good visibility, and there's room in the back for my kids. It's AWD, and handles well in the snow as well as in the dry or wet.

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ConnSVx writes:
1994 Subaru SVX 2 Dr LSi AWD Coupe Review
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5

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Love the car. My 2nd one . I purchased my 1st in, a19 92 in 94 . I used it as a DD and didn't really spend a lot on it, hence it got OLD and  worn. I purchased  the  1994  from a real enthusiast . Every option possible is done to this car (YES even a 5 speed ) one of the very few with a WRX 5 speed  tranny and  clutch. The  exhaust  was opened up and  the disk brakes are cross drilled, radiator is  aluminum, chip is added  to ECU for performance, 18 " wheels, radio up grade along  with speakers, has 126,000 miles and runs like a small Corvette. Best car I ever drove in snow. And 5 speed made all the difference in the  world

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A little hard on  gas with the 5 speed 17 in town  28 on the high way. Parts are  not  cheap some almost  impossible . Not bad  MPG for an All Wheel Drive

ConnSVx
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Great Car If You Can Find A Good One Now In The $5,000 Range — Not a graceful car to enter. Heavy doors and trunk lid. The smile after driving it is hard to wipe off your face . If U like attention this is the car for U.Allow extra time when stopping for GAS . When buying this car have it checked over. Wheel bearings tranny, and brakes are a trouble spot. Drove this car cross country twice, hated to have to stop for gas . EVEN after 17 years it still look modern

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Vic writes:
1994 Subaru SVX 2 Dr LSi AWD Coupe Review
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It's fun, fast and luxurious, especially for its age.

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Can be expensive, especially if you are hard on transmissions

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A Truly Unique Care That Is Becoming Rare With Each Passing Year — Excellent car with impressive performance, especially at cruising speed on the highway. The build quality is first rate and with its window in window styling, this 2-door coupe will turn plenty of heads. This is not a boy-racer car. If you want that, go for a WRX. But if you are looking for a luxury grand touring sports car that can run with the big boys, the SVX is a perfect choice. You will pay for this luxury however. It's high-performance boxer 6 doesn't exactly sip gas and repairs can get a little expensive. Earlier versions have had trouble with their transmissions but the 1994s -1997s seem much better.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jay writes:
1994 Subaru SVX 2 Dr L Coupe Review
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You want a car that stands out in looks and performance, yet stays below the Exotic radar.

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If you need trunk space or backseet room, this car is not for you.

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Total Excitement From Stop To Go! — Performance at first was impressive. Improved upon greatly once the exhaust was opened up. Took out the stock muffler for a performance tuned and widened the exhaust piping. Speedometer goes to 160MPH, top for me was 150MPH with no hesitation. Fuel aside, it does require Premium grade fuel (trust me, do not try to downgrade). Everything about this car I loved. One small bad spot was the cost of parts when things did need replacing. But the looks I got when this car was out and about was more than exciting.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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David writes:
1994 Subaru SVX 2 Dr LSi AWD Coupe Review
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Looks, comfy, base power levels and other sport qualities aren't bad but can use an upgrade to two

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Weight. HEAVY! Low after market outside of what us enthusists make or get made so most stuff is custom work.

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94' Svx Lsi Awd. — Sweet looks. Power when you want it. Comfy to cruise in. Though it's a bit heavy once it's going it hauls. The auto only choice is kind annoying to most but right now I'm fine with it. Easy to swap in a manual from other AWD subaru models.

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Josh writes:
1994 Subaru SVX 2 Dr LSi AWD Coupe Review
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Very rare.

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Breaks all the time.

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Svx — Great car...WHEN it was running. Wheel bearing go bad. Car was way too heavy, but motor had enough torque to get it moving. It was a blast to drive. Motor was pretty much bulletproof. Definitely needed the transmission swapped for a manual to make it much more enjoyable. Yeah.

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Reviews From Other Years

1997 Subaru SVX Reviews

Love It. By Cameron

Gas mileage is average at best, usually around 20 mpg and about 27 on the freeway. Performance is pretty good, it makes a great sound getting up to redline but the car is way too heavy. Parts are hard... Read More

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1996 Subaru SVX Reviews

This Is An Extremely Well Engineered Vehicle That Combines Luxury, Style, Great Looks By svxcess

I am the owner of the pristine car in the photo. My modifications to the engine, braking, exhaust and suspension make this car much more responsive than when it was new. Currently has 130,000 miles. ... Read More

A Wonderful Car For A Person With A Sense Of Adventure And Style. By lms

I love this car. It goes really fast and corners as though on rails. Bought it new in 1996. I am 61 yrs old, female, and find this car as fun now as I did when my husband purchased it for me as a g... Read More

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1995 Subaru SVX Reviews

Probably Never Going To Find One It Good Condition, But Buy It If You Do. By C J

Window in Window AWD Boxer 6 3.3 L Airplane Interior Exhaust Note Eye Catcher Negative: Premium Gas - 24 MPG Average Only Automatic Trans Pros: Dependibility Sexy Rare Decent Acceleration and Brakin... Read More

Subaru Needs To Engineer A New Svx!!! By Luca

I have never driven a sexier, better designed, better built, more tech savvy assembly quality, better performing, better traction car with such room in the `boot' and split folding rear seats in my li... Read More

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1993 Subaru SVX Reviews

A True Engineering Marval By Amanda

Tis car has been my dream car since I first saw it as a child. It's unique and powerful and constantly turns heads. I love driving this car, while its all wheel drive it still has alot of spunk and ... Read More

Rare And Fanastic! By Anders

It's the car that never breaks down and it turns head wherever I go. Wonderful boxer 6-cylinder engine. The fastest, most powerful, heaviest car I've ever owned, with automatic gearbox and all wheel... Read More

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1992 Subaru SVX Reviews

Futuristic Classy Design, Real Head Turner By svx1992

Car came out in the 90's and was ahead of its time with the options that came with it. Nice design, low in the front so good view of the road. Love the window within a window setup, only the middle pa... Read More

Super Cool! By Kris

Unlike others, I always like cars you don't see everyday. Since I got it, a lot of people ask me "what is that"? It has got lots of horsepower, easy for me being disabled to get in and out of. I c... Read More

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