1999 Subaru Impreza User Reviews

1999 Subaru Impreza Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 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" 25 reviews
"ride" 18 reviews
"handling" 12 reviews
"awd" 8 reviews
"speed" 6 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"expensive car" 5 reviews
"turbo" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews

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1999 Subaru Impreza 4 Dr L AWD Sedan Review
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Everything.

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Nothing.

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Subaru Impreza Gt — Uhm right. Well the performance is awesome but it could do way better, which is what I'm working on. The car is beautiful both inside and out. Metal blue paint and with a black stripe over the hood and black roof. It doesn't cost much to run, which is great compared to the horse count. And it's spectacular to drive, best car I've driven so far. And probably will stay that way for awhile. Could probably write way more, but don't really have the time atm...

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1999 Subaru Impreza 4 Dr L AWD Sedan Review
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impossible to kill

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you'll never be able to bring yourself to sell it

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Subarus Go On Forever — SubaruS are built like tanks.it's got a bulletproof engine which I have put 80k on and its never broken down or failed an MOT in 7 years that I've owned it . I'm not the most careful of owners and don't exactly drive slowly but it takes all the punishment I can give it. I have bought other cars since I purchased the Subaru but can never bare to sell the damn thing!

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1999 Subaru Impreza Review
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Reliability,performance safety and noise

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Nothing at all

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Wrx Impreza Wagon — Daily driver for myself,import wrx wagon standard power rated at approx 240 bhp,upgraded the brakes,turbo,intercooler,exhaust,engine maegment system to an apexi pfc,remapped to approx 320 bhp..... totally unfussed when driving,secure handling with awd,very rapid performance,boxer engine has a nice note to it when uncorked,build quality is as you expect from the japanese nothing has fallen off or broken at all.

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1999 Subaru Impreza 4 Dr Outback Sport AWD Review
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Lots of space in a small car! Awesome visability, AWD (great on snow!), good performance for a little japanese car!

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Not as high quality as a Toyota, BUT is definatly the next best thing! Much more fun than a Toyota thats for sure!

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Fun Little Car That Can Find A Way To Do Anything! — This is a fun little car! Acceleration is a bit sluggish since it weighs a ton, due to the 4WD, but once you're up and going this little devil can do anything! The brakes are great! And the handling is awesome! Performs best in the dirt I might add! There is alot of road noise, but the build quality is decent. It's not a Toyota, but then again it's the next best thing! Styling is very good for an older car, and doesn't look outdated at all! Also this car is invaluable for those long camping trips and the quick trip to the lake!

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1999 Subaru Impreza 4 Dr L AWD Wagon Review
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The sound of the flat four

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none yet

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My Scooby — I've had this car for about 4 years and I have been upgrading since day 1, stainless exhaust, front mount intercooler, Apexi ecu with commander, td05 turbo, vta bov, samco hoses, braided brake lines, light weight alloys, wraped in toyo proxes, its not been on the rolling road yet but should be around 320 bhp (I hope!). I will get some pics on soon

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1999 Subaru Impreza 4 Dr L AWD Sedan Review
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Gravity bending performance, handling, practicality, sound, experience, value per smile

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It's not exactly discreet and most people will hate you, and everyone will want to race you in their Saxos

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Subaru Impreza Rb5 - From Supermarket To Supercar, Possibly The Best All-round Car You Could Own — The number of different variants of Subaru Impreza is mind numbing, and everyone will tell you their version is better than all the others, and depending on what you want then they're all right. The Impreza is a legend, desired by many, despised by the rest. To see it is to mock its plastic stick on bits, to hear it is to complain about the noise.....to drive it is to realise what you've been missing out on. The true Impreza fan has, like me, watched it from the side of the forest tracks as McRae, Sainz, Burns, Kankunen and Solberg sprayed them with mud and as such the "classic" shape is where we look when we want to buy one. It's getting on a bit now, and as such finding a good one is getting increasingly difficult. Because of this it suddenly becomes very easy to refine which model to look for. The 22B still commands mega-bucks, but was never designed for British roads. Rarity gives it desirability but it's not the sensible choice. The P1, the most extreme of the genuine British cars is the object of desire for many...until you look a little closer. Tuned to within an inch of it's life, at nearly 9 years old there are very few now that haven't had an engine rebuild. And that's the thing with Scoobies...they're bullet proof reliable, right up until you start playing with the power output. Why? Even a standard Turbo 2000 will leave a Porsche 911 on your average Welsh B-road. The model that demands the smart money is the RB5. Obscenely quick, but still relatively standard so if treated with respect should still be going very strong. All finished in grey they are also the most understated. So what's the big deal about them? The performance everyone knows about. Off the line in any conditions, sun, rain or thick snow, the permanant 4WD will launch you towards the horizon. Modern hot hatches such as the Focus ST and the Astra VXR pack more power....but all through the front wheels. They simply can't use their power as effectively as the Impreza, and we've not even touched on the cornering ability. You have to have overdosed on stupid pills to mess up a sweeping bend in a Scooby. They inspire confidence, reward enthusiasm. And yet, it does all of this while carrying four passengers and a huge boot full of luggage. It'll burble along at 30mph without straining at the leash, a model of practicality. And then the road opens up before you and the turbo girds it's loins and suddenly you're elsewhere. I've driven and owned some truly godawful cars in my life, had the priviledge of racing many wonderful cars, yet there is no car that I am ever realistically likely to own that gives such an experience. Owning one is a great responsibilty as every Saxo, Corsa or even rep-mobile will ride your backside wanting you to race. You never ever have to though, as you know you're driving the car that gave both Colin McRae and Richard Burns the world rally championship.....and no amount of money spent at Halfords will change that.

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1999 Subaru Impreza 4 Dr L AWD Sedan Review
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paint, engine, KM, performance

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automatic transmission

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Rafi's Subaru Impreza — my subaru impeza is my first car and i looked for it for 6 months.. i love my car, it has dark windows at the back, great engine with great performance. i bought it for 28,500 NIS and i'm very happy with my car. the only thing i dislike about my car is the automatic transmission, i prefer manual tranmission.. graet car and i recommend my friends to buy this car!!

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1999 Subaru Impreza 2 Dr RS AWD Coupe Review
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Engine, chassis, coupe looks, exhaust, seats

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Interior look, impractical coupe

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The Original Rally-bred Subie — This is truely one of the greatest small cars ever made. In 1999, no car in its class could compete with the Impreza'a 165hp. It's short wheelbase and light weight makes for go-kart like handling that is fun to drive in any weather condition. Some may consider the exterior a bit gaudy or overdone but its aggressive rally fog-lights and large rear wing make it look like the rally car it is bred from. Not only that, the 2.5L 4-cylinder engine means great gas mileage which in this age of $4 a gallon gas is very important. The Subaru Impreza is an amazing car!

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1999 Subaru Impreza 2 Dr RS AWD Coupe Review
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great looks, everyone turns and looks

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gas milage

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My Review — the car has some rattles in it but thats just prolly from stuff rattling lose other then cost for parts and gas milage the car is pretty good just wish it didn;t rust. i just wish i could have the back end slide out when i want it to other then that its a fun ride.

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1999 Subaru Impreza 4 Dr L AWD Sedan Review
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Awsome drive!!

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Expensive to fix.

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My 99 Wrx Club Spec Evo 3 — I bought this car totally on a whim one day when I decided that I wanted a WRX now! Has failed to dissappoint me yet. I have owned it for over 3 years now and it still excites me everytime I turn the key and push down on that responsive accellerator. Being bought second hand it did need an engine and gearbox rebuild probably as a result of mistreatment of this beautiful peice of work by it's previous owner. Has not missed a beat since. It's the type of car you have if you simply love to drive.

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2013 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Overall Very Positive But If Oil Consumption Probs Continue, I Will Sell It. By Ricardo2030

Number 1 rated compact car by Consumer Reports but the oil consumption issues were not revealed when purchased used from a dealer when the car was 6 months old. Very enjoyable car to drive with plent... Read More

Sexy Beast By Xaviernator1000

I love the handling couldn't ask for better great for those ralley roads and amazing in the snow can definitely have some fun in it. It has a very unique look to the car which I love. Great car overa... Read More

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2012 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Fully Functional And Fun Car By Sean

I love being able to pack up the car and go camping. With the subaru I can fold all the seats down and i have ample room for what i bring. I have also fit six people in this car with a cooler. With th... Read More

I'm Really Surprised More People Don't Own These. By WizUnderWater

I HAD to buy a 4WD to get up our hill. Sadly had to get rid of my Mustang. Bought the Impreza because it wasn't as "boxy" as the other small SUVs. Since it was based on the car it was zippy, corne... Read More

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2011 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Overall Good Reliable Car For 21k By pooderheads

Love the all wheel drive in winter, low maintenance, will last a long time like most subarus, parts are moderately priced, looks like WRX (hatch), great cargo space. Don't like the passenger front sea... Read More

Ilove The Car It Is Probably The Best Handeling Car I Ever Owned By geomanski

Not the best riding car but then it was never ment to be.It has power almost on demand I wanted to get the STI but when I drove the WRX it was a very close second and if I wanted more power the p... Read More

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2010 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Awesome By Craig

This care has never left me stranded! It is great in snow, ice, rain, or any other type of weather! The look is elegant and sophisticated. The interior has many options that make the car comfortable a... Read More

Great Little Car By jakereese

I just got this car a week ago so this will be a short review for now. First on the looks. I love the look of this car, I find myself checking it out often. Build quality: There are some noise whe... Read More

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2009 Subaru Impreza Reviews

09 Impreza By shawje

I love this car but with a growing family the small storage becomes an issue. Might be good as a second car. The AWD will get the car nearly anywhere you want. Power is sluggish until high up in rp... Read More

Wrausarex (please Keep Your Hands In The Vehicle At All Times). By Interceptor

One of best decisions I've made was trading in my 2004 WRX for an 09 WRX! Although I think my 04 looked Beefy like the Incredible Hulk... this WRX has the little niceties (MP3, Bluetooth - phone, Sat... Read More

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