2002 Subaru Impreza Consumer Review: I will never buy another Subar
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2002 Subaru Impreza - Consumer Review

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TS Wagon (2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual)

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5 of 7 people found this review helpful
I will never buy another Subaru
By DeeDido on

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2002 Subaru Impreza TS AWD 4dr Sport Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)

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With 75,000 miles on it the head gasket had to be replaced. At 85,000 the power steering gear box. There is no trunk light. There is no lumbar support in the seats. My back is killing me. The visors did not have enough range to block the sun. It rattled constantly. The ride was extremely bumpy all the time. The engine noise was very loud. The stereo was terrible. Cruise control was not even an option. Stupid cup holder mounted on the dash board above the stereo.

Favorite Features

The air conditioning.

Suggested Improvements

Buy something else.
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By blasterman2
on 03/27/11 10:42 AM (PDT)

I had my head gasket go with 75k on it as well. I have the fuel line leak that the WRX models have as well. There was a recall for the head gasket on some 2.5 engines but mine (and apparently yours) were not included. The 02 RS is a nightmare to own. Like you, I will never buy another Subaru.

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