2002 Subaru Outback Consumer Review: Worst car we have ever owned
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2002 Subaru Outback - Consumer Review

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

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Worst car we have ever owned
By Nancy on

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2002 Subaru Outback AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)

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We have gone through brakes like someone goes through socks - not kidding. At 120,000 we had to replace the head gaskets and at that time they said we need new valves. At 130,000 we had to replace both catalytic converters. We can't sell the car without acknowledging the valve problem so I feel we are stuck with it. We will have a completely new car before long and I wonder how long these parts will last. Going online it is evident that some of these problems are ongoing. Subaru has to know and they are not backing their product. Thousands of dollars later we are STUCK! We would NEVER buy another Subaru.

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Handling in the snow and turning radius

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How about acknowledging when there are problems and backing their product.
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