1998 Subaru Impreza

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6 reviews
Available Price Range Get Value Trims5 Combined MPG 25-26 Seats 5

Our Take on the 1998 Subaru Impreza

Our Take


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Our memories of the 1998 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS are golden - in fact, distressingly so. The Japanese sporty subcompact stands out in the under-$20,000 class largely because of its gaudy 16-inch gold-color alloy wheels and ground effects bodywork, both of which are guaranteed to get you noticed. The question is, do you want or need all that attention? Because Subaru figured that buyers of the wil... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.2 out of 5

Based on 6 reviews

Solid - Best car in the snow ever!

by Subaru Girl from Mount Vernon, ME on October 3, 2008

I love my 98 impreza hatchback. The one thing I can complain about is the rust. I've had to put a lot of body work into this vehicle to keep it stickered. The engine is as solid as day one after 200,0... Read Full Review

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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