by Lena on Jul 24, 2009 Vehicle: 1993 Subaru Legacy
I love this car. I've owned it for 14.5 years and it keeps on going. Bought it new in 1995. I've made some repairs. New ABS in 2007, starter, boots, belts, couple of brake jobs, resealed engine seals. All in all a good car and hope I'll have it even longer. I'm tall so the seat leg adjustment at max length is too short with not enough headroom, but I put up with it. Not a very fashionable ride but no car payments! Mileage is about 20-22. Leaky sunroof (repaired once) but not a major problem.
by Golfdawg on Mar 12, 2009 Vehicle: 1993 Subaru Legacy
This car is like the Energizer bunny - it keeps going and going and going... bought this baby in 1994 with 27,000 miles on it and now it has 235,000+. Still running the original tranny and never had any major repairs, just the standard maintenance, plugs, oil changes, belts, etc. I only drive it a few days a month but it still starts right up even in cold weather. It still has plenty of pep and gets around 26 MPG.
by DWJKirk on Oct 20, 2008 Vehicle: 1993 Subaru Legacy
I was in debate to whether or not I should buy/lease a new car or put $600.00 into this one and run it til it gives me another problem or dies. Not buying a new car was the smartest thing I could have done. Saved me a lot of money in the long run. I'm very happy with this car. Problems I've faced in the past few years: rotors needing replaced, brakes, starter and muffler.
by Legacy on Aug 29, 2007 Vehicle: 1993 Subaru Legacy
My son gave me his 1993 Subaru Legacy because it would not always start in the cold weather. He had taken it off the road for several years and all I did was put a battery in it and it started right up. It did burn out the fusible link every time I tried to jump start it, and I had to make my own to replace it as no one had one. I still occasionally have a problem starting it in the winter and for no apparent reason, thus the low reliability rating, but it is a fun little car to drive and I like it a lot.
by Torontonian on Jul 21, 2007 Vehicle: 1993 Subaru Legacy
Love this car. Bought it for 5000 CAD with 150 k km on it in 2003. 240 k now. Loves gas. Still runs better than a new Toyota Echo. The ABS went two years ago while fighting snow to go to work. I don't feel I want it back. Two accidents, one my fault, the others were totaled. I got a light pop out first time and the other light broken on the seccond. And scratches. Even the cops were in awe to see the car is drivable, not to mention he other drivers. Otherwise, I take almost good care of it. Changed both fenders. A garage put me a rebuilt water pump. Went in one year. I bought a new one and installed at home on the driveway. Easy to work on it compared to others. I'll keep it till the end.
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