1993 Subaru Justy Consumer Review: Way Ahead of It's Time -The An

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Way Ahead of It's Time -The Anti-SUV
By Jimmy G on


1993 Subaru Justy 2dr Hatchback


FWD, 5 speed, 4 wheel independent suspension, huge cargo capacity relative to size. A light, responsive, nimble blast to drive anywhere except freeways (boring). Great fun to drive rally style in rain and snow! Kumho replacement tires made it great year-round. It's 2005 and my 1993 (always in Northern Ohio) has NO rust! ONLY weak point - the seal between engine and transmission that seems to fail about every 50,000 miles. If only someone sold cars like this in America!

Best Features

4 wheel independent suspension. 5 speed. Huge flat floor cargo area. No power assist on steering = superior road feel. Handling/slalom/lane changing/tossability incredible AND on 165/R13 tires. Great external vision - NO blind spots. Rugged exterior, livable interior.

Worst Features

Kumho tires increased wet weather driveability 1000%. Sound system was weak (no good place to mount rear speakers). Seal between engine and transmissions failed 5 times on 3 Justy's I owned (1989, 1991, 1993). Looking at $1,000 repair in 2005 prices.
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