(4.2) Based on 6 reviews
MSRP : $3,180-$11,584
Body Style : Sedan
Combined MPG : 23-24
Engine : 165-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain : All-wheel Drive
2003 Subaru Impreza

Our Take on the 2003 Subaru Impreza

Our Take

Subaru’s smallest model was reworked in early 2002 to include a stiffer body. The Impreza comes in sedan and wagon forms. Only a few minor enhancements will occur for the 2003 model, which include dual visor vanity mirrors and a uniform child-safety seat anchor system. The Outback Sport mod... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

The Good About the Ugly Subaru makes cars that are good and ugly. That is high praise, as evidenced by the 2003 Impreza 2.5 RS sedan. It is the ugliest of the ugly in Subaru's lineup. But I love its billowed front fenders, bug-eyed headlamps and discount-store interior. Mostly, I love its soul. The little car has chutzpah. It runs like a sports car twice its price on dry h... Read full review for the 2003 Subaru Impreza

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Does Everything that Counts Well

by Vic from Los Angeles, CA on January 27, 2010

Safe: Not only does it have a roll cage construction with crumple zones, it has side airbags and weighs over 3000 pounds. That puts it in the weight class of Camrys and Accords of similar age. What th... Read Full Review

4 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.


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There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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