2002 Subaru Outback Review

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2002 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback Review

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By Dan Lyons

H aving released a six-cylinder last year, Subaru has expanded the line for 2002 two additional six-cylinder models. Outbacks continue nearly

With either engine, offers an attractive alternative to a truck-based sport-utility. Even the six-cylinder versions rate mpg city/highway, and while that’s not economy-car territory, it’s better than the 15/20 mpg you can from even a mid-size Four-cylinder Outbacks deliver than adequate performance, and get mpg.

An Outback won’t wring wallet dry, and it it’ll and handle much better a truck. Yet it will give you a seating position, large capacity, and foul-weather capability. In words, the Outback will you most of the positive attributes of an Unless you’re genuinely in serious off-road adventure most SUV buyers are not), the gives you everything you need. It great on wet pavement, dirt and on snow and ice.

It’s even fun to drive on dry And isn’t that really you drive most of the time?

Model Lineup

The Outback for 2002 includes the four-cylinder Wagon ($22,895), Outback Sedan ($25,995) and Outback Wagon ($26,295); plus the H6-3.0 L.L. Bean Wagon ($29,495), and the H6-3.0 VDC ($31,895). New for 2002 are the H6-3.0 ($27,995) and the H6-3.0 VDC Sedan

The H6-3.0 VDC is the technology standard-bearer of the VDC stands for Vehicle Dynamic which combines Subaru’s Variable Torque Distribution all-speed traction control and stability control (DSC).

The L.L. Bean Edition exclusive comfort and appearance including special L.L. identification, plus two-tone and a three-year, no-cost, extended package. (Tire rotations and oil are covered for three years, at the recommended service intervals.) The costs less than the VDC it does not have traction and comes with Subaru’s All-Wheel Drive rather the more sophisticated Variable Distribution.

VDC, L.L. Bean, and all Sedans are built only automatic transmissions. A five-speed is standard on base and Limited Wagons, with the automatic as an $800 option.

Buyers of Wagons may also order a All-Weather Package, which heated seats, heated and windshield wiper de-icers. equipment is standard on Limited and H6

(Subaru also manufactures a wagon called the Outback and NewCarTestDrive.com reviews it separately.)

For more information such as prices, and photos of the 2002 Outback, click here: Subaru Outback.

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