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2000 Subaru Impreza RS - Consumer Reviews

2000 Subaru Impreza RS

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Best looking Impreza ever brought 2 USA
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By Jay Olson
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2000 Subaru Impreza RS RS 2dr Coupe AWD


Review

Very sharp, attractive car draws attention from everyone. A blast to drive. Very easy to control, with a little bit of understear. Great low end torque allows it to hang with cars such as the Eclipse GST and GSX from a stand still. Holds its value very well. People that own it don't want to sell it. If you are looking for more horsepower, there are many easy bolt on upgrades available, or you can always do a motor swap. Auto transmission is good, but not recommended if you are thinking about adding a lot of power to it. I purchased my Impreza RS brand new, and now Subaru's are just about all I will drive. Oh, and the AWD is great on a track, street, or in the dirt.


Best Features

Body styling, low end torque, vehicles weight is 400-500 lbs less then a new Impreza STi.


Worst Features

More top end power, but now you can get a WRX or STi if that's all you are looking for. Car seems to dent easily. Stronger transmission would be nice, but not needed for 99% of owners.


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gotta love it
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By tim, subyrally
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2000 Subaru Impreza RS RS 2dr Coupe AWD


Review

i got this car before i even got a
liscence. i love it so much, the only
compliant is the cup holders, mine
broke off with a full cup of soda from
taco bell.i love the seats in this
car. i love the fact that it has more
torque than horse power, it runs like
a scalded beast.stock, its faster than
any other stock 4 cyl car, well with a
few exceptions. i wouldnt trade iot
for anything but maybe another.


Best Features

AWD, handling, the rims, that great boxer sound after i did my exhaust.


Worst Features

cup holders, stronger lift points.


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Caffeine-free version of Impreza WRX
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By Space_Monkey
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2000 Subaru Impreza RS RS 2dr Coupe AWD


Review

AWD is no excuse to drive with abandon,
but it instills more confidence in
inclement weather. Despite small
engine, lacking turbo of new Subarus,
acceleration is adequate. Braking is
never a problem. Uncommon exterior
appearance turns heads (but I'm tiring
of others trying to race me.) Front
seats are comfortable over long
distances; offer good support when
cornering. Climate system works well;
use of A/C hardly affects power.
Components (brakes, exhaust) have
lasted longer than expected.


Best Features

AWD, exterior appearance


Worst Features

Modest gas milage; numerous fit/finish issues; absurd locations for cup holders; paint easily blemished; irksome lack of lighting in glove box/trunk irksome; transmission is weak link in otherwise fun-to-drive car; power window elevators scratch windows


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Great Car!
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By Orthel
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2000 Subaru Impreza RS RS 2dr Coupe AWD


Review

I bought my RS Coupe used with 75,000
miles on it and it runs like it's brand
new. It handles as good as my friend's
Porsche 911. It's fast off the line and
has torque through all the gears. A joy
to drive on the highways and around
town. I get compliments left and right.
My friends all have to have one now.
One ride and they're hooked.


Best Features

The handling, torque and looks.


Worst Features

The cup holder above controls is rediculous. I would change door construction to prevent rattling. Premature cracking of exterior rubber.


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best overlooked car
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By James D.
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2000 Subaru Impreza RS RS 2dr Coupe AWD


Review

I never had a warranty or reliability
problem with this car. One recall for
oxygen sensor. Probably one one of the
most ovelooked carsin the world.


Best Features

I love the all wheel drive, reliability and simplicity.


Worst Features

none


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