2005 Subaru Impreza User Reviews

2005 Subaru Impreza Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 48 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 25 reviews
"power" 17 reviews
"speed" 12 reviews
"handling" 12 reviews
"awd" 9 reviews
CONS
"power" 10 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"turbo" 4 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews

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Oybek2248 writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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5

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Great Looking, Reliable, No Problems.

Cons

Its has a small dent on a left panel

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Great Car For A Right Price — This Subaru doesn't have any problems, except a little cosmetic touch ups.This Exterior Touch ups Don't affect the performance and handling. But I'm getting them fixed so it should be perfect for the day of sale. This car is Perfect for the Winter Thanks to the Subaru 4WD system.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ryan writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Sport Review
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5

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fast, exelent handling/braking/acceleration

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Slow through lower rpms

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Fun To Drive — fast but quiet, with a cold air intake, and an exhaust this car would be better, stock intake chokes out the motor, feels like it needs to be able to breath better, over all good car, very responsive, all around fun to drive

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Anastasyia writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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Mostly everyth!

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Needs more aftermarket parts.

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Very Satisfactory — Performance - Handles great in the corners, Acceleration is good could use more power especially on the hills, good braking. Build Quality - is good had few none regular repairs done, rather then that all good Appearance - Love her body style, id say personally that is my favorite yr. Interior is really nice too, simple and to the point. Fun Facts - For now its all stock, so definitely can be improved with some after market or WRX parts. Love taking her through the canyons, i definitely enjoy driving it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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William writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Sport Review
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I love the power without the turbo lag. The powers always on.

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The damn ABS. I cant have any fun in the snow with it.

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I Love My 2.5 Rs — I Love the style of the car. I love how people always say "how many pounds of boost you running?" But even without a turbo the car is very impressive. I think the cars are very well put together compared to some cars I have owned in the past. I owned two Subarus and I would definally buy another one.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Neil writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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4

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love everything except fuel economy

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don't hate anything about it, it make's me grin everytime

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Try It You Might Like It — As my car had done 60k plus miles when i bought it I knew i might to spend a few quid on it but was pleasently surprised how little i have spent in the last year even though i have done 13k in a little over 12 months, just wish fuel was a little cheaper! overall it handle like it's on rails and sounds great, but i would say that as this know my forth one in about 9 years lol

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Steven writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Sport Review
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all wheel drive

Cons

not turbo

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Suby — exhaust sounds sweet and awd is great for off roading. fun to drive in the snow beast in mud and jumps from pavement to dirt like a champ. most of it has to do with the driver but we wont go there.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Michael writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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sounds good, fun to drive, handles well, awd is nice comes in handy in winter, and not a bad looking car either

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rattles and squeks alot, becomes annoying

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Review — Performance- air intake makes it sound much nicer above 3,000 rpm, soon a catback exhaust Build Quality- lots of rattles n squeaks (annoying) once you get a few fixed more come up Appearance- stock but looks good, hoping to lower it in the future 2" Fun factor- pretty fun car to drive, takes turns well and has some get up and go to it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Laszlo writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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Handling, Engine sounds awesome.

Cons

Dont be upset when the tranny blows

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Awesome If You Dont Want More Hp Then Stock Or Dont Mind Dropping 4k On Ur Tranny. — Cant go wrong with a boxter engine. But the tranny could be a little beefer since i destroyed 2nd gear all ready. LB has the pics. 3k later i need a new axle gotta love job security for mechanics. The turn angles i can take make my car amazing to drive.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Nick writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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its quick and sounds good

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kinda boring

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Wrx Review — Its quick, handels good, well built and reliable, its supposed to get decent gas mileage but i speed so i dont get good mpg at all, i have the premium stock sound system and it sounds pretty good, i tihnk thats it.....

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Adrian writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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The hole lot

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Silly corsa's and renaults think they are faster LMFAO

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Subaru Wrx — Awsome seed quick off the mark the handling is how you expect a subaru to handle like a grey hound round a track, the build quality was absolutly solid all the bumps and speed yet still no creeks, with the carbon world rally spoiler on the back it looked the danglies, best car I've had and i would have another one any day.

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1993 Subaru Impreza Reviews

My Dream Car I Inally Own By Michel

rhd wrx 2.o l turbo awd 5 speed manual alot of fun insane acceleration withe the 4.444 gear ratio,unbeatable in snow,cops dont look at it.suspension is just hard enough not hard on gaz if u dont pus... Read More

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1994 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Just For Fun By Aiew

Performance - Great Power, break and handling Build Quality - She's quite old and need to be touch up Appearance - Looks like an old JDM Cost of Ownership - 5-6 km/L, maintenance is quite low Fun Fa... Read More

My Impreza From 94' By Fazakas

it is a good car,i like it!accelerating good but the top speed is not so mutch.built quality:many parts make noises...The cost of ownership is lowww.fun factor:yes,is fun to drive this car,i love it! Read More

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1995 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Subarus Are The Best!!! By SUBARU4EVER

I love how reliable this car is!!! I will ALWAYS own a Subaru because of how reliable and sturdy they are! This car can take you far and does well on the highway with mileage. This car can go for 2... Read More

Imprexa Wrx Beast By Michelle

280bhp+ means fun every time you drive her, mint acceleration, handling and braking. Old style body shape but still looks beaut. minor work been needed to body due to age but cheap-ish and easily sort... Read More

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1996 Subaru Impreza Reviews

The Super Sube By henry_s

Overall very happy with this car. It was my first ride ever, so it'll always remain near and dear. Like any car, keep up with maintenance and it will reward you. If you live in an area with snowy wint... Read More

I'll Never Look At Another Make Car Again Scoobies Are In My Blood By Craig

This car is great fun to drive the performance and accelaration are second to none. As hopefully you will agree i have modified this car in a tastefull way. Every where i go i get comments and looks f... Read More

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1997 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Amazing, Long-lasting, Fun Suby! By yaboycrispee

I love this car. It's amazingly fun to drive, especially considering it's my first stick! Wouldn't trade this car for anything -- I'll use it til it gives up on me! 90k miles roughly, drives like new.... Read More

Good Value By Nine99

I took it to 225,000 miles before it was totaled in 2012. I should have gotten another 2 years (18 years of service life) out of it before the body rust would be beyond repair. The windshield could no... Read More

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