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1993 Subaru Loyale

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Subaru Loyale Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.8 L Flat 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 90 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 21/26 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

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  • What's New for 1993

    New colors are the only changes to the Loyale.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 21
  • cty
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  • 26
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Bought new, cheap maint, good

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Vehicle: 1992 Subaru Loyale

Bought new and only thing other than maintenance is EGR valve and fixing oil leaks. 133k for clutch, 90k and 70k for brakes and 182,000 miles on it now. I live in hills and still average 30 mpg with 80% commuting. It does leak oil now but I don't want to spend the money at this point to fix them. Uses very little oil (1/2 qt to change) very practical 4WD. It does go through CV boots. Only current problem is that I need to seem to run thinner oil for cold weather otherwise rattles top end on cold starts. Changed shocks and struts once - they are worn out now but still wears the tires evenly with all other original front end parts.



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Built to run

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Vehicle: 1992 Subaru Loyale

I've had my Loyale for almost a year now. I use it every day for work, running 5-7 hours straight at a time. It is a very boring style of vehicle, but is the most reliable car I have ever owned. With 160k, I am not afraid to drive it anywhere. As for oil leaks, I had one around the oil pump, so replaced it along with a leaky water pump and new timing belts. Not a drop of oil anywhere now! For $150 in parts and 6 hours work, I can't complain. It is comfortable to drive and all the power options still work, even with Michigan weather!




Facing north temperature

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Vehicle: 1992 Subaru Loyale

I drive a subaru for 3 years. The 4X4 is wonderful, it can get you out of any snow accumulation.




Ok, but flawed

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Vehicle: 1992 Subaru Loyale

The Loyale is a fairly decent car, but at this date in time, the 1992 is probably not for most. There are some stupid design flaws, most noticably that the catalytic converter is right next to the CV boot. The result is that I have had to replace the axle twice in the three + years I have owned it. Plus, old Subarus are notorious for leaking oil. No balls in 4cyl engine.




Reliable workhorse

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Vehicle: 1992 Subaru Loyale

Amazingly reliable Engine is still strong Starts every time, even on the coldest of days. Air blows colder than my brand new Nissan Altima




Not a bad car.

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Vehicle: 1992 Subaru Loyale

Although this is a rather dependable veh, the biggest problem is the repair costs. The replacement parts for this car are insane. Many times mechanics, other than actual Subaru delears, are unable or unwilling to do the work due to the complexity of the design. For a low end automobile this not a good thing.



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Full 1993 Subaru Loyale Review

What's New for 1993

New colors are the only changes to the Loyale.

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Talk About The 1993 Loyale

1993 Subaru Loyale Discussions See all Started By

kate5000
kate5000
03-15-2002
although in 1993 Impreza was viewed by many dealers as a replacement for Loyale, in fact, they both peacefully co-existed in 1993 and 1994. I think only 4wd Loyale wagon made it into 1994, but in 1993...


socprofinblrex
socprofinblrex
02-28-2003
Car before that - Red Loyale Wagon (1991)...


joybell
joybell
06-20-2003
wet pavement or soil/gravel and not dry. My 1993 Loyale wagon is front wheel drive only (still have that one...great car), my brother in law's 1992 Loyale is the same system as the Chaser was, and my...



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