2000 Subaru Impreza Overview


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2.5 RS
Avg. Price: $7,191
2.5 RS Coupe
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L Coupe
1 national listing
L Wagon
2 national listings
Outback Sport
Avg. Price: $5,283

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4.85 stars

Based on 49 reviews

My 2000 My00 Wrx by Alex
 — I've been driving this car for about 18 months now, and I absolutely love it. It has really low mileage, and runs great for its age. Fuel consumption is actually surprisingly good, although admittedly... Read More
Great Performance For A Few Bucks by Bob
 — Another car I just had to drive to see if it lived up to the hype, etc. when it first came out. I visited my local Subaru dealer (Sierra in Monrovia) and they had one of these on hand. I told the sa... Read More
Sexy by Trevor
 — This 2000 Subaru Impreza 2.5RS is a knock out for the pocket rocket family. Its powered by a 2.5L H4 SOHC engine. The engine puts out a solid 165 horses and 166-lbs of torque with awd. The Rally Sport... Read More

2000 Subaru Impreza Overview

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2000 Subaru Impreza

A compact car isn't necessarily meant to be fun.  Tell that to Subaru who introduced a rally-inspired model to its Subaru Impreza lineup this year.  Already available in an L sedan and coupe and Outback Sport, featuring a 2.2-liter, 142-hp H4 engine, the 2000 Impreza screams onto the road with a new RS coupe and sedan, powered by a 2.5-liter, 165-hp H4.  Both L and RS come with choice of 5-speed manual or 4-speed auto tran, but the new RS models have a sports suspension, a limited slip differential, ground effects, a rear spoiler, and a large hood scoop.  Taking cues from Subaru's World Rally Championship winning cars, the 2003 Impreza RS sedan and coupe look and act the part of a street racer.

There were few changes to the rest of the lineup.  The 2000 Impreza remains the only car in its class featuring full-time AWD, providing surefooted performance in any road or weather condition.  The L trims are fairly basic, with power features, tilt steering, and dual front airbags.  ABS brakes are not offered.  The new RS is loaded with leather trim, cruise control, a sunroof, ABS brakes, and foglights.  A CD player and leather seats are optional.  The Outback Sport is the wagon version of the Impreza, offering up to 64 cubic feet of cargo room with the seats folded down, a feature not available in the sedans or coupes.  It's built for more rugged use, offering splash guards, a roof rack, and a stiffer suspension.

The new 2000 Impreza RS sedan and coupe are big hits with drivers looking for a little zip to their morning commute.  The entire Impreza lineup is fun to drive and takes turns tightly and crisply.  As always, the AWD performance is top-notch.  Complaints mention the limited rear legroom, the bad location of the cupholders in front of the air vents, and the eternal desire for even more and more power.


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