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2003 Subaru Impreza Sedan

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True stand-out car
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By rayman
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2003 Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX AWD 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

The WRXs build and design are a great match for its price. The WRX steps up a few generous notches in performance and price from earlier models but is money well spent. I felt it should have had a shorter 1st gear with a transmission spanning 6 gears but its workable. Turbo lag is present but after 3K RPM you feel a smooth but quick rush of power. Compared to a V6 though, youll find the sub-3K RPM a little sleepy. But the 2-liter engine wakes up to very powerful acceleration. The car grabs the road with a pointed determination when the wheel is even slightly turned. Its an absolute blast to feel the car respond instantaneously to your every input.


Favorite Features

3rd gear at 4K RPM. Knock-out handling that begs to be pushed. Auto-tinting rearview mirror with cars from last greenlight in it. Super fun.


Suggested Improvements

Shorter 1st gear with 6 gears total. More unique profile- less neon, shadow, lancer like and more 325, TT like.


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Fun!fun!fun!
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By Kyle Smyth
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2003 Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX AWD 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


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I live in New Jersey were the winters are rough.Snow,Rain,and ice are no match for this car.I love the roomey interior also.my friend is 6'8" and he has no problem getting into or out of the car.The mostimpressive thing about the car to me isthe performance!I love to drive fast and i was a bit worried at first if i would be able to keep up with people at the race track unless i modified the car.Let me tell you i have had no problem keeping up.the only car that i have racer and been beaten by was a corvette Z06 and a Viper Gts.This is the car to have if you want to shut up all those Civic owners out there.


Favorite Features

TURBO! Comfy Seats. In dash cd changer. Extirior Design. Steering column mounted boost gauge. everythng in the car is simple but comfortable. you don't find many things that aren't functional. this keeps driving fun and the car light.


Suggested Improvements

The back seats sould pass through to the trunk instead of just the center section passing through.Also the driver's side floor mat gets bunched up under the pedles. i think they should either come with rubber mats or have a second floor mat anchor at the top so it doesn't bunch up.


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love it
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By wael
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2003 Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX AWD 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


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Really an a powerfull car that is under your command. And once it's hulked up that car looks completly diffirent.


Favorite Features

all wheel drive. it snowed really bad in dc and cops did not believe there eyse one i clibmbed a big snowy hell infron of their eyes.


Suggested Improvements

head lights must change.


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Nice Ride
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By Bean
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2003 Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX AWD 4dr Sedan w/Spoiler (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

I traded in my beloved firebird for the WRX after a scary snow incident. The WRX has made the transition easy. The turbo gets things going quickly, the AWD handling is incredible. Its a sporty, reliable car. One you can take to the track for fun, or pack in some friends for a long road trip and still be comfortable. Very happy I purchased the WRX


Favorite Features

AWD, Turbo, Reliable car.


Suggested Improvements

Wider Rims, Better stock Tires, Rally Seats.


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Why didn't I buy one sooner?
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By dshope007
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2003 Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX AWD 4dr Sedan w/Spoiler (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


Review

This is the car to have, at least untill the STI comes out this summer. I have never had as much fun driving a car. I never want anything to happen to this car or I will be a very sad boy. If you have the loot, buy one now!!


Favorite Features

Looks, Handling, acceleration, short throw shifter, hood scoop, fog lights, seats, spoiler, ... I could go on forever


Suggested Improvements

Leather, sunroof. Severely in need of a better stereo, even with upgrade still lacking.


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