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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
Travis writes:
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Fun, Fast, Friendly — Loads of fun to drive regardless of weather. Does alright for the miles per gallon. If you ever so happen to have to sleep in your car, the front seats are decently comfortable if put down flat. Would buy again.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Everything, power, handling

Cons: hard to remove spark plugs due to boxer engine

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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX WagonReview
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My Little Blue Wagon — Fast, fun, practical and very, very blue! Absolutely no problems, handles great, and the best WRX seats of all; they fit perfectly. Mileage could be much better, but then again, with some mods, I'm up to 265 hp. It also could use more soundproofing. I still love this car for its all-around joy factor.

Pros: Fast and practical

Cons: mileage could be higher

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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
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Greatest Car Ever — •Performance - acceleration, braking, handling, styling oh yeah its turbo charged •Build Quality - built like a tank handles like a dream •Appearance - both interior and exterior styling is awesome •Cost of Ownership - gas mileage, maintenance, easy repairs •Fun Factor - this is so car fun to drive

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

Pros: its all wheel dirve, limited slip differantials,sporty look and feel

Cons: ppl always want to race just to show how stupid thier car is..

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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
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Get One. — So far I absolutely love this car. I bought the car stock, it handled and performed wonderfully. It is quick and solid. The maintenance on it is a little more expensive than the average car but well worth it. I have gotten anywhere from 22-29 MPG so far. This summer I have put on a full exhaust and installed UTEC for tuning. I can't wait for the upcoming winter! My next car will be another WRX or an STi if I can afford it.

Pros: Fast, reliable, great gas mileage, handles like a dream.

Cons: If any - cost of ownership.

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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX WagonReview
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Still Love My Wrx — I've now owned my 2002 WRX for 8 years. I still love the car. Still a very hot hatchback wagoneven compared to most of the new cars. I finally had to replace the brakes and last year it got a set of tires. There are some paint issues with the fiberglass hood scoop pealing. Other than that it has never needed a single repair. I don't baby it. I drive it hard as I believe it was meant to be driven. Absolutely bulletproof. Cost of ownership is low overall except for fluids. I use high-quality oil for changes and it requires premium gas. I plan to replace it in a year or two with another Subaru. Either the new WRX or STI. I will probably always have a Subaru.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great traction and handling from the all wheel drive, outstanding acceleration from the turbo-charged boxer motor, unbelievable reliability.

Cons: Requires premium gas. Headlights dulled. Hoodscoop pealing.

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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
Brad says:
Im a fan of Subaru, Ive had three (Legacy GT sedan, wagon and a Forester), you cant beat the Subaru for comfort and imparting a sense of safety, Ive always felt 110% secure driving in the winter (with snows). In comparison to the RSX I found the drive a bit coarse, I drove a manual so acceleration was better than my RSX but the Acura is smoother, crisper handling as well. Subaru interiors are now fantastic, its taken some time to get there, the fit and finish of Acura back in the day was superior. Materials too. If back seat space is an issue, if you have family, Subaru wins there, entirely usable backseat, both are hatchback and Im a fan. In buying an older Subaru youve got to be mindful of their head gasket issue—Ive had three Subaru, always maintained, two of the three suffered head gasket failure and its $$ They are high mileage cars, all three of mine over 200k, one over 300k but the head gasket may/will rear its head and not always at high mileage, just be mindful and check if buying used. They are great cars, AWD is a big plus, this time out for me I find the RSX to be a more polished superior car.
vs2002 Acura RSX
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Looks/Style Ranked 2002 Acura RSX better.
"I like small so it wins there; more contemporary design, the Subaru is largely the same as it has been, to my mind a more aggressive stance and I love a short hatch rear, the Subaru is more traditional in that sense."
Value Ranked 2002 Acura RSX better.
"Ive just bought my 02 RSX, pricing was better on this than a WRX though they were harder to find. Better standard equipment (I like leather, I like a sunroof, I want heated seats and mirrors) from what I found car shopping. "
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
CMACCCK says:
Personal preference because of the Boxer 4 engine, handling, reliability, ease of aftermarket upgrades, and AWD.
vs2002 Honda S2000
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vs2002 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX Base Review
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vs2003 Subaru Impreza WRX
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Power Ranked 2003 Subaru Impreza WRX better.
"They are the same, unless one had an automatic."
Front Seats Ranked 2003 Subaru Impreza WRX better.
"They are the same."
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX Base Review
Jake says:
As a two time wrx owner, its safe to say I enjoy these vehicles and have had a lot of experience with them. This was my first wrx and it was a wonderful car to use. The punchy 2.0 liter turbo flat 4 is a great little engine, and one that is happy to rev high. Its great in the snow, fun on a dry twisty road, gets acceptable gas milage and has looks that will be remembered quite fondly. The quirky face of my bugeye is one I will never forget.
vs2002 Ford Mustang Coupe
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Power Ranked 2002 Ford Mustang Coupe worse.
"Higher horsepower. More Torque. Simple as that."
Handling Ranked 2002 Ford Mustang Coupe worse.
"Whether it was the subaru all wheel drive, the tires, the nimble chassis, the superior suspension, or just the enthusiastic, lively nature of the WRX, it was a clear performer over the mustang in terms of handling. Especially in the wet and cold weather."
Looks/Style Ranked 2002 Ford Mustang Coupe worse.
"Looks are all opinion, but the WRX is more of a looker to me, and i doubt im the only one."
Front Seats Ranked 2002 Ford Mustang Coupe worse.
"In all honesty, the seats are very similar in these cars in terms of comfort, but the WRX seats have better supportive bolstering."
Back Seats Ranked 2002 Ford Mustang Coupe worse.
"the WRX is a 4 door car, and the mustang is a 2 door that barely has back seats."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2002 Ford Mustang Coupe worse.
"Its a 4 door car and has a similarly sized trunk. The wagon carries a ton of stuff."
Family Car Ranked 2002 Ford Mustang Coupe worse.
"4 doors, more interior storage, If you get the wagon it has siginicantly better storage capacity."
Value Ranked 2002 Ford Mustang Coupe worse.
"look on craigslist, look at dealerships, a 2002 wrx will hold its value significantly better than a 2002 mustang."
Would Buy Ranked 2002 Ford Mustang Coupe worse.
"I did buy the 2002 wrx over the mustang, and would do so again. The wrx is more than it seems and the mustang only dissapoints. The japanese underdog comes out on top of the skeleton of a car that would have once represented everything great about american cars but had been reduced to little more than a less than practical commuter car. It doesnt even have independent rear suspension."
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2012 Subaru Impreza WRX Reviews

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2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Reviews

Review By Justin

Perfect no other words needed to describe the Subaru Wrx Read More

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2010 Subaru Impreza WRX Reviews

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