2004 Subaru Outback Consumer Review: Great car

2004 Subaru Outback - Consumer Review

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Great car
By Bill on


2004 Subaru Outback AWD 4dr Wagon (2.5L 4cyl 5M)


I've had my Outback a little over a year. I run my cars to death and they never set for long periods of time. I do newspaper delivery in this car. So you know the car has to be good. It gets driven anywhere from 60 miles to 150 miles everyday. The only problems I've had with it is the water pump went out, nothing new had a '97 legacy gt with the same problem. Recently the CV boot tore in half and threw grease all over the catalytic converter. Not a big deal. The water pump was bad for almost two weeks before I took it into the shop. Car has never really left me down. Now I have had some performance parts put on it to compensate. Overall a great car would buy again.

Best Features

Manual transmission, heated seats, not a bad stereo system, rear window wiper, good on gas a nice balance of light off road and performance/handling.

Worst Features

New tires that really grip, better spark plugs, new k&n air filter/short ram intake, also want a little bit better handling strut tie in bars to take away the body sway
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