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5 out of 5 stars

14 years 282,000 miles

Brian, 03/17/2016
2003 Subaru Impreza WRX AWD 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
12 of 12 people found this review helpful

So I bought this car new in November of 2003 I recently hit 282,000 miles. And I have had this thing in corn fields on 4 wheeler trails doing 140+mph and it just keeps going. Same engine same turbo(bigger exaust) same everything nearly. Hell the boots on the CV axles are the originals. At 260,000 miles I changed the timing belt for the 2nd time the rollers tensioner and water pump for the first time. Oh and shortly before that I put in my 2nd set of wheel bearings. And at 280,000 I dropped in my 2nd clutch. This car still gets 25-28mpg.

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Interior
3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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4.88 out of 5 stars

Race Car meets Soccer Mom Car

FutureBecwar, 08/08/2007
2003 Subaru Impreza WRX AWD 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
9 of 10 people found this review helpful

My husband and I had a 2005 Ford Focus Wagon. We decided to purchase a new car when we found out the Focus did so poorly on impact ratings. We ended up choosing this Subaru for many reasons. First, our mechanic (good friend of ours) said they were very reliable, secondly, they were super safe, and thirdly, because it fit what we were looking for. I asked for 4 doors, child-friendly, safe, and AWD or 4WD. My husband asked for a race car. You can't find a better comprimise car than this!

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5 out of 5 stars

WRX CRUSHES ALL OTHER IMPRORTS

racrx, 08/05/2002
2003 Subaru Impreza WRX AWD 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
3 of 3 people found this review helpful

Nothing comes close to this level of performance for the price! It crushes cars $10000 -$20000 including audi S- 4,A4,TT,bmw3 series,and all of the jap. sport compacts. 0-60 5.2sec. 1/4 mile 14.2 sec. slolom,skidpad it rules all with mud and snow tires and 4 catalytic converters. The potential is unreal and it goes off road and in the snow better than most suv's and trucks.

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5 out of 5 stars

Best Car I've Ever Had!!

zfoster13, 09/13/2002
2003 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS AWD 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
3 of 3 people found this review helpful

This is the absolutely best car I've ever owned! I went from Honda Civic coupes to this and it is more comfortable and is more powerful than the Civic. The styling is great, I love the fog lights. It even has power in 5th gear!

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4.88 out of 5 stars

No Turbo Neeeded

mainj, 01/03/2003
2003 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS AWD 4dr Sedan (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
2 of 2 people found this review helpful

This is a fun car. The engine seems more responsive and quicker than my V6 mustang. I would only buy the manual trans though. I really thought I might be missing out if I didn't get the WRX but I don't think so. I saved myself about 6 grand and who knows how much in insurance! Also, I like the fact that you don't see these cars everywhere you go.

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