2002 Subaru Impreza User Reviews

2002 Subaru Impreza Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 18 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:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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PROS
"awd" 9 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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Kyle writes:
2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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4

Pros

Rally car on a budget

Cons

Cant think of any

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It Can Take The Abuse — Bullet proof car on a budget. Great to learn how to drive an AWD car fast. Good car to learn how to drive fast anyway. Handled good but handled way better after bigger sway bars and linkage. It's definitely a momentum car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris writes:
2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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2

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handles nicely, decent fuel economy

Cons

LEMON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Impreza — I think I can safely say that I bought a lemon. In the first 2 and a half months of me owning it, it has been in the shop for 4 weeks (and counting!) the performance is pretty bland (I know I could have gotten a wrx or STI) the handling is pretty good, but the transmission is garbage, I have been driving a manual for a long time, and I have never had clutch issues until now. This could have been an amazing car, but there are too many issues

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Vivek writes:
2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 TS Review
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4

Pros

space, look, reliability, AWD, handling

Cons

acceleration ability

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Needs The Turbo For Straight-line Speed But Too Loveable For Everything Else — lack of window sills creates air noise, the AT tranny and 165lb/ft of torque make it a little sluggish, but the brakes and handling are amazing, the AWD is a blast, with a few mods it looks quite pretty (especially some black 18s), and it's still got plenty of room for friends, cargo, and a solid audio system

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Khaled writes:
2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 TS Review
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4

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Excellent handling (AWD)

Cons

Not enough torque

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Those That Drives Subaru, Never Change To Something Else. It Is Addictive. — Excellent handling, stylish, irreplaceable sound, comfortable but poor engine performance. High gas mileage but fun to drive compensate everything negative. Poor braking but tough and rigid body. Addictive car, though there is none in that category to really run against it. EVO is nothing compared to Impreza. No excessive electronics, and unpredicteable on roads. Men like adrenaline giving cars. Drive Subaru.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Tyler writes:
2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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5

Pros

4 wheel drive and great handleing

Cons

Bug eye headlights lol

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Great Car — My car has pretty good acceleration for it being stock. Handleing is great and it being AWD is the best thing about it because it has awsome handleing. I have to admit it is really dirty though because i live on a farm an it has a dirt driveway so its imposible to keep clean, and there is some chipping paint on the hood from stones and debris coming from other vehicles. i try to keep the interior as clean as i can. I love to drive this car its a great ride.

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Kody writes:
2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 TS Review
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4

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AWD!

Cons

It can be a bit rattly and I need new suspension.

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A Decent Little Car :) — I am glad I made this purchase! She's a pretty good car...a few little quirks, but nothing major, and everything has seemed to work well so far *knock on wood*! There are some things that I have to repair or upgrade on it, such as the suspension and the dash clock, but otherwise it's been a good ride.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mark writes:
2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 TS Review
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4

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very nice kick for a flat four. as much power as most 6s. semetrical AWD

Cons

not stick

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Great Car — Great car and very reliable. Has a lot of power for a 4 and can beat out most 6s. Not a fan of the look of the back end, but i love the look of the front. Hands like better then any car Ive ever driven. Stereo system could of been a little .

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

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Michael writes:
2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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4

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AWD

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fuel

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Great — Quick, fun and great in the snow. The AWD is incredible. Looks cool with the little wing. Little upkeep cost. Handling is awesome with the AWD. Braking is not very impressive. Definitely a good buy. I recommend this to anyone that needs a cool car that tears up the snow.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Lenny writes:
2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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3

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The Color

Cons

You break you buy!!

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Gotta Love It — Its all good homie!!! The handling, turning and all wheel drive make it an enjoyable vehicle to drive. The winter is the most convenient time to drive in any amount of snow. Never forget to change your oil every 5 thousand miles!!!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tim writes:
2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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5

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Super fun to drive, easy to work on, tons of aftermarket support for making them go faster! Subaru has a cult following / community that is very knowedgable.

Cons

Paint could be better chips easily, Panels tend to dent easily.

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2002 Subaru Impreza 2.5 Rs — Performance is good for an N/A 4cyl. Fit and finish is great for a car in this price range. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but I love it's classic look! Fun ? Drive one, see what you've been missing.

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

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2013 Subaru Impreza Reviews

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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