Six inches is shorter than 18, 36 or 53 inches. I was excited to get another Subaru, especially one with so much power. Because of the turbo, however, there is less room to work and, therefore, maintenance will take longer and will be slightly more costly. What that means is you get to drive a car that is a whole lot more engaging than an Accord or Camry without giving up anything at all in terms of safety. There are many similarities between the two, however. It's very fun to drive. Performance: It is about as much fun as you need in a daily driver.
Primary Use: Commuting to work Everyone Should Own One — Everything is perfect from Subaru. This car appreciates aggressive driving. A wire-mesh front grille set adds a bit of European flair. Make a slow turn like you might do going around a corner in town, and you'll often have to downshift into first gear. Good For Starters — Excellent Performance compared to other car models of its range Fairly priced, it is affordable yet serviceable. At the track, the improved suspension and added go power teamed to deliver a 5. Primary Use: Commuting to work I'll Be Keeping This Car Until I Can Afford A Brand New Wrx Sti.
Or you can carry 4 passengers 5 in a pinch. And when ordered in a basic color —white or black, not the day-glo blue of the press car I tested — it's easily overlooked by the gendarmerie who assume it's just another economy car. As single guy it's all the space I need. It zips in and out and around curves with exceptional grace. That is high praise, as evidenced by the 2003 Impreza 2.
The performance is out of this world! Our Take on the 2003 Subaru Impreza The Good About the Ugly Subaru makes cars that are good and ugly. Try continuing on in second gear and you'll end up rocking back and forth, trying to help the car get moving. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. If slow in this case is a relative term, our long-termer was the slowest of the three. It is the ugliest of the ugly in Subaru's lineup. It's features were ahead of its time.
Soft to the touch yet incredibly supportive. Soft to the touch yet incredibly supportive. More confident at 13000 feet than 350z. I have taken this on two ~3000 mile road trips without issue, and driven it 75,000 miles since Ive owned it. Responds well to chips and pipes. It is fearless in up to six inches of snow, but it backs away from, or gets stuck in, substantially higher drifts. And last, but not least, we have to comment on the shift knob.
With an extra trim level and more interior room, the Impreza Sport Wagon is justifiably differentiated from its sedan sibling. All 2003 Imprezas have a carefully laid-out interior with convenience and relaxation in mind. Overseas Subaru sold the same motor with over 300 hp, so it can handle it. Nearly everything I could ever want in one car. Turbos are air compressors, so no low air pressure related power loss. When we performed final testing at 40,000 miles, the 60-mph sprint equaled the car's time when it was new 5.
. I would never buy from them! Bottom Line: Sports Car fun. Love this car, unfortunately it is nearing time for me to part with it because my lifestyle and accumulated possessions require a larger vehicle, most likely a truck. The suspension has been significantly altered, from the 20-mm wider track in front to the ventilated 11. Although we never entered any competition events with our car, it took a beating anyway. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. If you're one of them, be wary, as we've heard stories of dealers not honoring warranties if the car has been autocrossed.
Fun through fun roads, frequently nasty weather. Perhaps our testing shoe was a bit off that day. It's particularly slow off the mark, from a stop. If the clutch, steering, brakes, shifter and suspension are too stiff for you, and the turbo is awkward get something else. Interior plastic is the tacky stiffer,shiny kind. Wind noise due to poor weather stripping and inadequete insulation. Snob Appeal: It is said that what you drive says a lot about you.