2002 Subaru Impreza Consumer Review: Great Fun But Needs Work

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Great Fun But Needs Work
By drcaveman on


2002 Subaru Impreza WRX AWD 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)


To Keep it simple heres what I did to
make the car as good as it should have
been from the factory.

1. Get rid of the horrible Potenza's
they ruin the cars potential

2. Get a K&N this simple change for
$40.00 makes a tremendous difference.
Eg. at 1800 RPM I make about 5 PSI in
the turbo, by 2500 I have reached Peak

Some handling problems in my car stem
from an under achieving rear Limited
slip, it behaves as an open diff would
especialy when stuck in the snow.
Changing tires greatly improves the
overall feel.

Best Features

Best brakes on a Subie Yet compared to the on or off fealing in the 2.5 RS.

Worst Features

1.Give the driver the ability to adjust overall height of the seat. 2. Much smaller steering wheel the current one feels truck like. 3. 1970's transmission won't do on a modern car 4. Get rid of the viscous
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