The 2nd generation of the Impreza has a cumulative PainRank™ of 5.71. That can be compared against other Subaru generations. Shopping for a Subaru? You could do worse (but you could also do better).
Owners of the 2001–2007 Impreza model years have sent in 64 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (37%) followed by the hvac (9%) and the transmission (9%).