New Subaru Impreza Ratings

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    2002 Subaru Impreza - WRX (M5) Sedan

    Pros: 6 cd changer

    Cons: gas mileage

    Advice: consider gas mileage, premium gas

    There is a bit of turbo lag, once past 20 zooms to 80 in no time. From foot to pedal time, it's about 3 seconds until you feel turbo boost. Good handling, semi bad vision from rear spoiler

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    2003 Subaru Impreza - WRX (M5) Sedan

    Pros: Handling and power

    Cons: Looks

    Advice: If looking at any other Subarus

    The WRX is a Fun car to drive! When that turbo goes into boost it's a blast. Good handling, though a little sluggish when starting off. Plenty of room for driver and passenger, but a little cramped for anyone in the back seat. Trunk is very spacious. Does not get very good gas mileage for a small car, but with this much go, who'd expect it. One of it's biggest down falls though is that it is just so darn ugly for such a sporty car. The 2004's are just as bad. Looks aside, it still drives great and is fun to drive everyday to work, bring on the ice and snow.

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    2004 Subaru Impreza - WRX (M5) Sedan

    Pros: Acceleration; Re-Designed 2004 Front lights and Rear Lights

    Cons: Placement of Cup Holders

    Advice: Get It!

    Great test drive. Awesome car i would suggest it to anyone looking for a car priced under $25,000 (U.S.D.).

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    2003 Subaru Impreza - WRX (M5) Wagon

    Pros: spooling up the turbo with a rev and slipping it up a gear......

    Cons: the flimsy sun visors

    Advice: get the base model station wagon. It rocks the hardest.

    truly fantastic; all dreams fulfilled in a package so innoculous and benign. It screams and growls.

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    2003 Subaru Impreza - WRX (M5) Sedan

    Pros: Driving feel, acceleration, comfortable seats, having the feel of not being able to wait to drive it again after parking it in the garage.

    Cons: Back seats don't recline to increase possible trunk space, poor gas mileage in the city, possible short-life of turbocharger.

    Advice: Leave extra money for speeding tickets. You'll need it.

    Be sure to save money for speeding tickets! It is surprising how much power it has from a 4-cylinder engine. The WRX has a very smooth ride even when taking curves at much higher than legal speeds. It grips the road like almost no other car I have driven before. Test drive it once and you will be aching to get one. Test drive it twice and you might as well get out the checkbook for your down payment. It blew the other cars I test drove out of the water. My only concern is if the turbocharger will last past 60k miles. Also, acceleration doesn't really kick in until revved over 3000rpm.

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    2003 Subaru Impreza - WRX (M5) Wagon

    Pros: Turbo Power!!!

    Cons: It's a little hard to get in and out of.

    Advice: Go for the manual transmission!

    Power, Power, Power...and it handles like a cat. I can't imagine owning anything else

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    2002 Subaru Impreza - WRX (M5) Sedan

    Pros: PERFORMANCE

    Cons: BACK SEAT ROOM

    Advice: BUY IT WITH THE SHORT THROW SHIFTER.

    THIS CAR IS A GREAT VALUE. THE ALL WHEEL DRIVE IS FANTASTIC IN THE SNOW. THE PERFORMANCE IS NICE TO HAVE IF YOU NEED IT. TALK ABOUT ACCELERATION!