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Old 02-16-2001, 09:42 AM   #1
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Post Which is the 2002's is best off-road?

It's between the 2.5rs, the sport wagon, and the outback sport.

But here is the thing..will the '02 Impreza Outback Sport be that much better off-road?
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Old 02-16-2001, 10:25 AM   #2
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Anyone have thoughts on this subject. I would really like to know if the OBS will be any better when I'm playin around in the mud!

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Old 02-16-2001, 10:42 AM   #3
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It probably has a little higher ground clearance, just like previous model years.

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Old 02-16-2001, 11:10 AM   #4
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The OBS has a higher ground clearance than either the TS or RS. It has bigger wheels than the TS. The OBS has a heavy duty, raised suspension as well (TS has normal, RS has sport).

If you're going offroad just to get somewhere, the OBS should be better for that than the other two. If you're going to rally race, that's a different issue altogether.

Hope this helps.

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Old 02-16-2001, 01:03 PM   #5
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Smaller rims are better off-road. I would say the raised height of the OBS more than off-sets this though. If you really want to go off-road, stop kidding yourself and buy a Jeep.
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Old 02-17-2001, 12:22 AM   #6
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I dont think its a big enough difference to warrant the extra weight and softer suspension.

Everyone's RS seems fine in the dirt/ruff stuff, no?
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