2002 Subaru Impreza WRX User Reviews

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    2002 Subaru Impreza WRX Wagon Review
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    65

    It Keeps Going And Going And Going...and Just As Fast Too! — WRX wagon is the most fun, practical, fast, great handling, everyday car Ive ever had..and its built like a tank! It sucks on gas, but I still love it...Im gonna drive it till it dies...Whenever that is! UPDATE: Subbie has ~200K miles on her. Battery just died and trying to figure out if its the battery or alt. Either way its a super simple fix and pretty cheap; new battery costs more than a used working alternator (so you can imagine about how cheap it it to fix). Since many parts are interchangeable between all models of Imprezas and throughout many years, finding parts is pretty easy. The most common issues are fairly easy to DYI. While the Subbie is down I decided that Im going to fix the small oil leak from the passenger-side valve cover; another do-it-yourself cheap fix (~$50 + 1-2 hours of your time).

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: WRX Wagon is a fast tank!  Bullet proof and fast!

    Cons: Sucks gas like water...

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    2002 Subaru Impreza WRX Wagon Review
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    35

    Great Reliable Car. Drives Easy, Greate Handling And Power When You Need It. — This car has over 230K miles on it with relatively few repairs needed. Needs some TLC but still runs strong. All wheel drive and well tuned suspension give confidence in rough weather. Definitely recommend putting good tires on this car to get the most out of it.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good mileage 27mpg combined.  Easy to drive, great in snow all weather conditions.  

    Cons: Maintenance costs a little higher with AWD...

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    2002 Subaru Impreza WRX Base Review
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    65

    2002 Bug Eye — Subaru's offer a great platform to work with. The All Wheel Drive gives excellent traction and handling. Unmatched reliability. (Lowest Cost of ownership of all major brands) The WRX and STi also really hold their value too. Its a car you can drive 100,000+ miles and they still bring $10K and up in good condition. The Boxer Rumble may be one of the sweetest sounding engines ever produced. Give it a listen on YouTube!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great value. Almost unlimited performance upgrades. Very dependable

    Cons: Dated interior

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    2002 Subaru Impreza WRX Base Review
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    Fun Car — There is absolutly nothing I dislike about this car. It is great on gas, fun to play around in ,fast and overall great car! I searched for years to find the buglight wrx and I would not trade it for anything.

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

    Pros: runs great, fun car to play in and race on the track. its one of my dream cars

    Cons: not a lot of room for kids in the back sit

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    2002 Subaru Impreza WRX Wagon Review
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    Best Japanese Wagon!!! — I like it so much because it is a wagon with 227 hp. Excellence handling with good gas mileage. This wagon style WRX always looks the best. Cant find another car like this good. The vehicle is made in Japan.

    Pros: 227hp with good gas mileage and All Wheel Drive

    Cons: Nothing!!!

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    An All In One, Fun Daily Driver — I appreciate how this vehicle blends reasonable performance with daily drivability and practicality in an effortless fashion. Fashion, or looks, on the other hand, is not this car's strong suit, but I like it better that way. The plain interior and exterior is very cut and dry, with no superfluous stuff that makes it feel cluttered. It is, through and through, a family-friendly rally car, and I love it.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Ample space for 4 or 5
    Lots of cargo room
    5-speed manual
    Very good power, acceleration, braking and handling

    Cons: Minor body damage all around
    Fuel economy isn't that good for a small car
    Over 188,000 miles

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    Fun Sporty Little Car — a fun all wheel drive car that has some getup and go. Nice looking, great space and awesome handling in the snow, or on mountain roads. However after due to the turbo and all-wheel drive the maintenance cost are higher than a normal 'commuter' car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a great car to drive. I love it

    Cons: premium gas and lower gas mileage.  

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    O2subie — Great Car...The transmission needed to be rebuild and he motor is still rock solid with no real performance mods done for power... It has great handling but it needs a 2.5L with the right turbo to make the power I want

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

    Pros: The handling

    Cons: 2nd transmission going on 3rd

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    2002 Subaru Wrx Wagon — Performance: Faster than most cars stock, braking smooth and linear,handling mellow but firm Build Quality: Subaru second to none. Appearance: SEX Cost of ownership: 25 Hwy 17 city, maintenance cost fairly low Fun Factor: Eevry time the turbo spools i smile, i <3 boost.

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

    Pros: Get a WRX

    Cons: Nothing.

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    Perfect For Every Season, Everyday — The performance of a stock WRX could be improved in my opinion. Bigger turbo and tuned on lowered rated fuel would be great. This car barely costs me much for regular maintenance. I love the appearance of the "bug eye". Interior is great and even after 10 years of wear none of the seats are torn.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Style, performance, 5speed, awd.

    Cons: The color white!

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2013 Subaru Impreza WRX Reviews

    Wrx Hatchback Is Practical & Fun To Drive By blumski

    I have really enjoyed my WRX Premium Hatchback over the past two years. It has great power, looks stunning and is great in winter weather with snow tires. The summer tires from the factory provide go... Read More

    A Car Enthusiasts Daily Driver By bassplayerblink

    My 2013 Subaru WRX has been a very good car, it feels and runs very strong. I enjoy driving it daily. For a surfer/outdoors person, more storage room is needed or roof racks for weekend trips up st... Read More

    2012 Subaru Impreza WRX Reviews

    My 2012 Wrx Hatchback By Ben

    This car is amazing, the acceleration is amazing, the braking is amazing, the handling is very precise. The build quality is pretty good, I had a minor transmission issue, but they fixed it under w... Read More

    2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Reviews

    Sports Car That Can Do Everything, And Go Anywhere By mayeb00

    New to me, this 2011 WRX has been on my wish list for quite a while. It is a great every day driver with enough performance to match any 'everyday road' use. Premium gas and MPG is the only draw... Read More

    Most Fun I Have Ever Had Driving A Car! By GrizzlyMclane1

    This is one of the most fun cars I have ever driven. With its 265HP 2.5L inter-cooled boxer turbo engine, continuous all wheel drive you will pull away from the competition on the straights and handle... Read More

    2010 Subaru Impreza WRX Reviews

    Impressive By scottyp19

    great car, even for a family. regardless the mpg. great performance & power. leather interior with heated seats, power windows & locks. power seats would be nice, but not needed. handles great around ... Read More

    My Scooby By Dallas

    Performance is great. Build quality is pretty good, some rattles and signal is kinda funk. The exterior is great, sporty but not too attention grabbing. Interior is very clean and classy, but the so... Read More

    2009 Subaru Impreza WRX Reviews

    Love It And Am Sad To Have To Sell It, But I Have To Move On For My Family By Emjayem

    After a few upgrades to the vehicle, I have no complaints, it's all good. Its a sharp looking car and It handles like a high-end German car. I can drive it all day and not get a headache because of lo... 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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