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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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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Practicality, Easy to Personalize

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Squeak and Rattle, Paint, Brakes

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Wrx — Performance: It's not that great stock, I'm running Stage 2 to free it up a bit Build Quality: Rattle, Squeak, Creak Appearance: Its getting a little too flashy for me Cost: Average, a lot cheaper than Euros Fun Factor: Sure Recommend: Yes for AWD, Price, Practicality

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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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Performance, modding capabiltiy, "rawness" of the car (no bells and whistles just business)

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Not the greatest looking car to many.

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Great Performance For The Money And Awd Is Icing On The Cake. — Performance of this car is amazing with a few simple mods. Build quality is very good but the light weight of all the parts and the minimal noise reduction leads to some fun rattles. Although most won't agree i love how the car looks... especially after a front lip and a slight drop. Gas mileage is good considering the performance and AWD of the car. I would consider this car on the lever of a Lotus in the fun to drive factor (after some light modding) because of how light and responsive they are. The car is extremely "raw".

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2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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AWD, economical, good mechanic

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Four doors but not a lot of space for people behind

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Awesome Car — Living in a country where we get a lot of snow, an AWD is not luxury. Subaru makes the best AWD vehicules there are, and this impreza 2.5rs gives me everything I want, security, economical, and fun to drive... At the moment there's no other car I would want over this one

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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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2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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4x4

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poor brake

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Ghislain Impreza 2.5rs 2005 — The engine is really good got a great torch.I like the all wheels drive during winter or on sand to drift a bit.The sound systeme suck so I change it complete I found the brake a bit loose don't have an off grip and they came hot real fast.It cost a bit higher than other car on gaz but its a 4x4 but you will enjoy whan you take some tight curves

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2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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everything

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power, but its to be expected from a non turbo

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05 Subaru Rs Impreza — ive got an 05 Subaru impreza 2.5 liter r.s its silver with black interior, ive put in a kenwood sound system comprising of head unit, 4x 4in speakers 1000 watt amp and 1500 watt dual cone sub, its awesome can make the whole car shake if u want. im out of stuff to write about it but i highly recommend this car to anyone who wants a nice driving car that u can actually use day to day

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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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Performance, handling, styling

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Running costs especially servicing, tyres and insurance

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05 Subaru Impreza Wrx Club Spec 8 — I bought the car new. Is a very willing performer in most conditions, though can be a bit of a princess when it comes to different brands of fuel or cold weather. If you enjoy driving and like to have some fun but need a car that is still easy to drive then there is not much out there that will beat this in its original condition. And it looks good too. Can be pricey to run and maintain.

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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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Extremely fun to drive, tough unibody design, Performance AWD car for under 30k!!

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Stock wheels are a joke for this car.

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2005 Subaru Wrx — Fast but turbo lag sucks, needs better downpipe and CPU flash. Stock Shifter a bit notchy. Factory wheels and tires a joke for this car, this is why I dont give it amazing for performance. AWD performance is unbeatable in all conditions. Interior is nice. Fuel exonomy is excellent if you stay off the turbo...Good luck with that!! Still an overall excellent car thats designed from the ground up to perform. It's just that Subaru detunes the engine -20hp for the states and adds stock Legacy wheels and tires to keep costs down. This car takes very well to upgrades however.

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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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AWD, enough get up and go for a daily driver.

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Premium gas, could be faster!

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Ugly And Gorgeous At The Same Time... And It Will Kick Your Butt While You Look At It. — Subaru certainly doesn't have a gift when it comes to designing attractive cars, but there's something about the Impreza in the WRX form. It's like a bulldog. Ugly, but cute at the same time. This car is the ultimate daily driver, all wheel drive, and it can move if you want it to.

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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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Small, quick, nicely designed and very reliable.  

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Better on gas???  I know, I'm asking too much for a turbo, but the mileage might be OUR DRIVING problem :-)

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Our Baby-beast — Love this car. This used to be my car (husband's now) and I had too many close-calls with this one, my foot just wants to go down.

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2013 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Overall Very Positive But If Oil Consumption Probs Continue, I Will Sell It. By Ricardo2030

Number 1 rated compact car by Consumer Reports but the oil consumption issues were not revealed when purchased used from a dealer when the car was 6 months old. Very enjoyable car to drive with plent... Read More

Sexy Beast By Xaviernator1000

I love the handling couldn't ask for better great for those ralley roads and amazing in the snow can definitely have some fun in it. It has a very unique look to the car which I love. Great car overa... Read More

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2012 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Fully Functional And Fun Car By Sean

I love being able to pack up the car and go camping. With the subaru I can fold all the seats down and i have ample room for what i bring. I have also fit six people in this car with a cooler. With th... Read More

I'm Really Surprised More People Don't Own These. By WizUnderWater

I HAD to buy a 4WD to get up our hill. Sadly had to get rid of my Mustang. Bought the Impreza because it wasn't as "boxy" as the other small SUVs. Since it was based on the car it was zippy, corne... Read More

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2011 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Overall Good Reliable Car For 21k By pooderheads

Love the all wheel drive in winter, low maintenance, will last a long time like most subarus, parts are moderately priced, looks like WRX (hatch), great cargo space. Don't like the passenger front sea... Read More

Ilove The Car It Is Probably The Best Handeling Car I Ever Owned By geomanski

Not the best riding car but then it was never ment to be.It has power almost on demand I wanted to get the STI but when I drove the WRX it was a very close second and if I wanted more power the p... Read More

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2010 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Awesome By Craig

This care has never left me stranded! It is great in snow, ice, rain, or any other type of weather! The look is elegant and sophisticated. The interior has many options that make the car comfortable a... Read More

Great Little Car By jakereese

I just got this car a week ago so this will be a short review for now. First on the looks. I love the look of this car, I find myself checking it out often. Build quality: There are some noise whe... Read More

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2009 Subaru Impreza Reviews

09 Impreza By shawje

I love this car but with a growing family the small storage becomes an issue. Might be good as a second car. The AWD will get the car nearly anywhere you want. Power is sluggish until high up in rp... Read More

Wrausarex (please Keep Your Hands In The Vehicle At All Times). By Interceptor

One of best decisions I've made was trading in my 2004 WRX for an 09 WRX! Although I think my 04 looked Beefy like the Incredible Hulk... this WRX has the little niceties (MP3, Bluetooth - phone, Sat... Read More

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