Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Saturday September 20, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Subaru Models > Impreza Forum

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-16-2001, 01:54 PM   #1
ODDJOB
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 5507
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: TX
Post how long do subaru's live

i was just wondering how many miles you can go on a subaru engine without having to rebuild or replace major components. what is the most common or most miles on a subaru engine?
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
ODDJOB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2001, 01:58 PM   #2
Frank
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 3791
Join Date: Jan 2001
Post

with routine maintainence they gotta be good for at least 90-100k. Obviously if youre redline dumping and powershifting into 2nd and 3rd your mileage will vary. The crappy sensors and electrical stuff will die much sooner than your engine.
Frank is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2001, 01:59 PM   #3
subarurabbit
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 4083
Join Date: Feb 2001
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Reading, MA
Vehicle:
2006 OBS SE
regal blue

Post

I know of some Loyales with 250K. My folks have a '93 Legacy with 156k.

Roger
subarurabbit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2001, 02:05 PM   #4
Pete Holt
NASIOC Supporter
 
Member#: 12
Join Date: Jun 1999
Chapter/Region: MWSOC
Location: Appleton, WI
Vehicle:
2014 Evo GSR
Wicked White

Cool

The last time I took in my 98 RS for service, the mechanic said I could easily get 250,000-300,000 miles on the engine before I had any big problems. He said I would get tired of driving it before anything went wrong.
Pete Holt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2001, 03:34 PM   #5
mack109
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 3713
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: C'ville, NY
Post

107K on my 95 Legacy wagon with auto. Only work on the engine has been routine oil/filter every 5K, plugs and valve adjustments, air and fuel filters as er Subaru, timing belt at 90K, transfer case clutches at 95K. Engine runs purrrrfect!
mack109 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2001, 05:52 PM   #6
cpages2
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 4711
Join Date: Mar 2001
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: Palm Harbor, FL
Vehicle:
2014 Corvette
Stingray

Talking

I have an 86' GL Wagon with 160000 miles on it and the only thing I have done is rebuilt the trane and put new coolent hoses in. I think thats pretty dam good for a car that is driven pretty hard.
cpages2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2001, 05:59 PM   #7
North Ursalia
Miss You Mom
Oct 1940 - Feb 2008

Super Moderator
 
Member#: 809
Join Date: Jan 2000
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: NH, Land Of Many Trees
Vehicle:
2000 2.5 RS, '14 For
92 5MT SVX

Post

<FONT face="Comic Sans MS">My first "car" was a 1984 BRAT that went 210,000 miles. My dad's 1995 Legacy L wagon is currently at 265,000 miles. My Loyale RS went to 192,000 before the accident. They can last a LONG time.

Brian
AIM: captaindamorgan ICQ: 84483950
http://ravensblade.cjb.net
NASIOC: Now with 20% more caffeine!</FONT f>
North Ursalia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2001, 07:22 PM   #8
m750
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 2278
Join Date: Sep 2000
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Pepperell MA
Vehicle:
8Sti | 07 allez
White | Comp

Post

my 90 l wagon had 160+ when I traded her in for a the rs.
AO
m750 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2001, 07:37 PM   #9
WRXGirl
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 881
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Margarita Ville
Vehicle:
2004 WRX
Grey

Post

If taken care of you can easily get 250-300,000 miles. I have many customers with high mileage & 1 customer with 600,000 miles on his. He of coarse has replaced the engine once.
Pam
WRXGirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2001, 01:11 PM   #10
grimlock
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 2683
Join Date: Oct 2000
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: Atlanta, GA
Vehicle:
2011 STi 5-Door
White

Post

There's a reason they claim that ~95% of all Subarus made are still on the road.

Ross N.
grimlock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2001, 02:16 PM   #11
brainrally
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 3683
Join Date: Jan 2001
Chapter/Region: MWSOC
Location: Collinsville, IL 62234
Vehicle:
2007 Impreza WRX
Shagginwagon

Post

I put 189,000 miles on a 1988 Chevy Cavalier. I put 150,000 miles on a 1994 Chevy Cavalier. Both bought for less than $10,000 brand new. The 1994 still runs good (gave it to my mom and dad, who will be giving it to my niece soon). I would be surprised if it doesn't get beyond 200,000 miles. I spent about $18,000 for my 2001 Subaru. It better last beyond that, or I'll go back to driving domestic vehicles. And I didn't baby either Cavalier (that's why I only got 189,000 from the 1988. The 1994 had a different engine which seems significantly more durable).

Brian
brainrally is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2001, 02:30 PM   #12
remarcable
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 2362
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: South Carolina, USA
Vehicle:
1999 Legacy Outback
Blue w/ Paint Chips & Mud

Post

My mother is on her 3rd lincoln continental.

Her previous two both died before 100k miles.

Died as in the entire suspension system fell apart and the ford mechanics could not replace it. This happened twice, with different model years. Also had tons of electrical and bizarre problems with both cars. Her third one (a 99 I believe) has had some scary problems with under 25k on the odo. Several times while driving normally down the road the entire car's electrical system has shut down, making the engine stall and the car swerve with NO steering capability whatsoever. She was almost seriously injured in the last incident, luckily the truck missed her. The driver-side door has also jammed twice and been replaced twice, only to jam again. By jam I mean UNABLE to open or close.

She has a really bad back and this is the only car she has driven that she can drive for over an hour without hurting her back.

Fords suck, and I will never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever buy one.

My old sable had the engine sieze at 80k miles and the power steering line burst onto the brakes, thus locking the brakes (no abs) with no steering capabilities. Spinning sable wagon = no fun.

Fords suck, do not ever buy a ford.

Subarus are great though.
remarcable is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2001, 02:35 PM   #13
Loki
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 4543
Join Date: Feb 2001
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Plattsburgh, NY
Vehicle:
2003 WRX
Blue

Talking

1989 Subaru GL hatchback ... 185250 miles and still going strong

~Loki
Loki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2001, 12:03 AM   #14
splat
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 3232
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Rochester, NY
Post

My 1990 Legacy L Sedan is still running great at 167,000.
splat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2001, 12:08 AM   #15
Tkacik
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 847
Join Date: Feb 2000
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: Greensboro, Georgia
Vehicle:
'06 Titan Crew Cab
'08 Forester LL Bean

Post

FoooooooooooooooR Evvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvveeeeeeeeeeer (sandlot style)
Tkacik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2001, 12:56 AM   #16
ImprezedRS
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 2771
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Charlotte, NC
Vehicle:
2003 BMW Z4
Blue

Post

Get tired of driving it, bull! I love to drive mine I guess thats why i have put 20k on it in 7 months
ImprezedRS is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How long do subaru's last? GC8V Newbies & FAQs 1 07-19-2007 06:14 AM
SERIOUSLY: How Long Do You Want To Live??? clsmooth71 Off-Topic 62 11-14-2005 09:43 PM
i think i ate a bad piece of sushi. how long do i have to live? RaceCarRiot Off-Topic 16 01-24-2005 04:42 PM
Just inhaled a bunch of asbestos, how long do i have to live? crowbar Off-Topic 31 11-28-2003 09:23 PM
Do you ever wonder how long you will live? jzinckgra Off-Topic 18 09-16-2002 10:47 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.