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2009 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Ratings

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Subaru Impreza WRX STi 2009
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    7/20/2010 9:53:19 AM

    2009 Subaru Impreza WRX STi

    $5000 Surprise!

    Pros: Handling

    Cons: Blown engine at 5,000 miles

    One of the reasons anyone buys a car like this is for performance - 305bhp never looked so good! The car has 4 doors , a decent trunk and 'its a Subaru' - which I thought meant reliable. 1000 miles to run it in , so take it easy. Then service and oil change - after this 4,000 miles of brilliant driving. The problem is - thats all you get. After just over 5K the pistons (#2 & #4) blow. The cost - $5,000+. Subaru is in denial , and the press have not picked up the story. The internet is littered with owners that have had to deal with this - almost exactly as above. Should be / could be a great car. But $5K more on list makes a BMW 335i very attractive!

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year