I had the car serviced at recommended service interval. Passive safety equipment includes front-passenger side-impact airbags and three-point front seatbelts with electrically triggered pretensioners and force limiters. Very enjoyable car to drive with plent. Model year 2004 Year of manufacture 2004 First year of ownership 2004 Most recent year of ownership 2012 Engine and transmission 2. An unusual feature is a catalytic converter between the engine and the turbine. Front headroom is huge, but elbowroom is more limited.
We found it best, however, to let the computer do its thing. A very expensive car to maintain. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. It's also the least expensive all-wheel-drive sedan. That's all changed now, perhaps due to rally-based video games or coverage of World Rally Championship events on the Speed channel.
It can out excel any porsche, and with 0-60 time 4. Model Line Overview Model lineup: 2. I would have preferred a rear wheel drive only impreza matted with a boxer engine. Its engine answers nicely when asked to respond. Rusted oil pan is about to fall off. Certainly there's nothing like it on the market today.
Faults: Several squeaks and rattles in the dash. All Impreza windshields are flanked by specially shaped moldings that direct rainwater over the roof rather than onto the side glass, which is flush in the sedan's conventional greenhouse. Bought it new with regular maintenance as per manual. Safety Antilock brakes and daytime running lights are standard, but side-impact airbags are not offered. Read More I Drove This Car For About 20,000 Miles Mainly To Work.
Model year 2004 Year of manufacture 2004 Most recent year of ownership 2005 Engine and transmission 2. Passive safety equipment includes front-passenger side-impact airbags and three-point front seatbelts with electrically triggered pretensioners and force limiters. My only real critisism of the Impreza is the lack of steering feedback even though the mods did sharpen the steering up quite a bit. Seat-mounted side-impact airbags are standard. All models come with an extensive list of standard equipment. The Subaru Wrx - Don't Buy It For The Brake Pedal Feel. Thats The Perfect Car — Indeed its the great car to drive.
Though the backseat is limited in legroom, the center position in this vehicle is more appealing than in most smaller cars. Because Subaru's World Championship Rally cars don't have them there. The driver can choose, however, to vary this manually with a thumbwheel on the center console. It has a good grip on the road even in high speeds. I tested several second hand cars with very low kms on the clock but they all shared the same problem: they were badly treated by their first owner. The performance of this car makes you feel like you can fly.
In my business I have to haul boxes of goods around city areas and I have found the space available with the compact car size fantastic. All Impreza-based Subarus have been face-lifted for the 2004 model year. A bit more flash would be welcome. Comfortable and pratical on all levels. Fresh styling in the form of new headlamps and redesigned front fascias with a lower hood distinguishes the entire 2004 Impreza lineup. Recall Date 2015-05-28 Description Subaru of America, Inc. In other words, there are absolutely no sensory clues you are sitting in the most twisted little mother to come down the pike in a long time.
Timing belt and water pump will have to be replaced shortly. Skip to details on the: Exterior Inspired by the Impreza World Rally Championship car, the 2. But Subaru will have to do something about that silly wing adorning the rear trunk. A tiny turbo boost gauge sits atop the steering column. On the flipside, you soon appreciate the lack of drone at motorway speeds.
I however prefer this car as it gives me more room to improve on what is already an outstanding car. The logbook is filled with compliments about the torquey power delivery from the turbocharged flat-four. Large taillamps flank a trunk opening that extends down to the rear bumper. On the practical side is the Impreza Outback Sport. That means someone drove the heck out of it.
For 2004, Subaru Impreza models feature a lower, more aerodynamic hood with a grille designed to admit more cooling air. Though the rear has three-point seatbelts and headrests for three, these are better suited for larger children than grownups, as the Impreza lacks the width to accommodate three sets of adult male shoulders. Just normal wear and tear otherwise. Yes Review Date: 27th August, 2006 Faults: The clear coat was peeling from the bottom passenger front door. Japanese manufacturers have, until recently, been understanably reluctant to offer so-called homologation specials because rallying was about as popular in America as cricket. All Imprezas have full-time all-wheel drive and an antilock braking system. Oil pan is rusted out.