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By BT Roseville on
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2002 Subaru Outback AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
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With the exception of the lack of interior legroom front and rear, wind noise and engine issues, this is a good car ;). I had no problems for the first 30,000 miles. I had an independent dealer replace the coolant and my problems started. A small coolant leak developed. The dealer put in the Subaru coolant conditioner and told me that it should be fixed. A couple of months later, there was a big puff of steam from under the hood. The driver's side head gasket was replaced at less than 60,000 miles. No problems until about 80,000 miles. This time an oil and coolant leak from the passenger side - head gasket and cam seal. Out of warranty and out of luck. Likely my last Subaru.
Favorite Features
AWD, heated front seats, side mirrors
Suggested Improvements
Better mileage, more legroom, fix the wind noise (which I was told was fixed in the 2010 model), improve engine quality.
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