2013 Subaru ImprezaKelley Grant - PATASKALA, OH09/29/2015
This is a really nice little car that handles great in any weather and gets great gas mileage, especially for an AWD. I expected it to be better in snow - but I had not realized what a great car it is in heavy rain and flooding. Handles great, love all the extras in the sport model.
The best era of the WRX in my perspective
2005 Subaru ImprezaJeremy - Las Vegas, NV01/01/2015
The stock turbo pushes very well.
(0-100 real quick) aha
You can hit sharp corners at fast speeds
Love the AWD
Drives well in the rain
Stock speakers sound excellent
(A lot of thump in the trunk)
And of course that rumble sound just pulls you in never wanting to let go of the gas.
If you like going fast I would recommend this specific vehicle.
Who'd though driving a wagon would be so fun ! ? !
Picked up an '05 WRX Sportwagon with 33K for a pretty good deal. Drives very civilized under 4000 RPM's, but hit the throttle beyond that and you will have a wide grin on your face all the way up to about 7000 RPM's. Suspension is very tight but forgiving thanks to the 16" wheel/tire combo. I'd imagine '06 and up with 17" wheels is a little more firm due to low pro tires.
My only advice is if you're looking for a WRX, stick with lower mileage ones if possible. I test drove quite a few and some were alot more rough than others with similiar mileage. Owners usually drive these cars hard as that is what they are meant to do. Don't take an owners word for it that its been "babied" because chances are its had more than a few spirited outings. I ended up going to a local Subaru dealer and finding one with a facrtory warranty still remaining because I didn't want to have any "surprises".
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