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1999 Subaru Impreza - Consumer Opinions

 

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We have scoured the web for consumer reviews of this car and found the best ones for you to read. Found 62 reviews. This list is displayed in ranked order based the reviews we think are the best.
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#1
So many problems
Source: Edmunds

...I've had this car for about 8 months. So far - new front axle, valve covers/gaskets, head gasket, ball joints, ignition wires, spark plugs.
I still have problems with the A/T temp light coming on and no dealer can figure it out.
The clock in the dash works only sometimes. I REALLY want to like this car, it's fun to drive when it runs correctly but unfortunetly thats not very often. I love the looks!...

#2
The poor man's supercar
Source: Edmunds

...The car drives like it is on rails, and has almost limitless power.
The torque is amazing compared to my old 99 Honda Civic Si. The STi is an amazing machine. I am still in awe. People look at me like I'm a rock star...

#3
Simply a reliable, fun to drive car
Source: Edmunds

...I've owned my car for 4 years now and it has been such a great car! Handles beautifully, fast, relaiable, great gas mileage and...... oh yeah, FUN!!!...

#4
'99 Outback Sport
Source: Edmunds

...I have had this car since it was brand new and I must say that it was a no- nonsense vehicle.
There were some quibbles about the wheel bearings giving out quickly, but there is a TSB for fixing it, which to this day after 37,000 miles haven't needed to be replaced again.
The clutch is a weak link in the drivetrain, so when it goes out, I HIGHLY suggest getting an aftermarket one.
Other than that, the engine itself has been a jewel with only simple maintenance needed (i.e., oil change, coolant change, etc.) The car is a blast to drive, especially in the rain.
Overall, a...

#5
Best all-around performer in its class
Source: Edmunds

...On dry roads, this car is fun, safe, and forgiving.
On wet or snowy roads, it is stable, predictable and almost unstoppable.
In the hands of a good driver, the Subaru all wheel drive system will out-perform an SUV for far less money than an Audi or the like...

#6
99 l
Source: Edmunds

...this car is a blast to drive goes great in the snow.has plenty of power trans shifts smooth great car...

#7
Great Car!
Source: Edmunds

...I've had mine for 4 years now, has 57,400 miles on it, not a single mechanical problem with the vehicle.
It is a hoot to drive, very zippy. I pull a snowmobile/trailer with it very easily. I think this design looks much better than the WRX...

#8
MY CAR
Source: Edmunds

...I BOUGHT THE SUABARU IMPREZA BECAUSE IT IS BOTH STYLISH AND ECONOMICAL BUT FAST TOO GOOD CAR AND IT STARTS EVERY TIME I TURN THE KEY...

#9
it all starts to fall apart at once
Source: Edmunds

...53000 miles and a new engine block? they made the pistons too small for the cylinders? WTF? the frameless doors rattle and eventually do fall apart inside, nothing to support the glass.
heater fan squeals/ chirps/doesn't work...

#10
Loud Ride!
Source: Edmunds

...Overall good car. A very loud ride on rough or wet road. Struts make a hallow rattle but do not need to be replaced...


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