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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Displaying 41 - 48 of 48 2005 Subaru Impreza reviews.

Wisrute writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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5

Pros

Exceptional power and fuel economy.

Cons

Rally-car look isn't for everyone.  Weak brakes.

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A Great All-round Performance Car At A Bargain Price! — This car is a real bargain at half the price of an STi (at least where I live), its performance is very much in the same league when fitted with PPP - Prodrive Performance Package which added another 40hp or so to the basic 220hp stock engine. Plenty of torque is available from 2,500rpm. If driven sensibly, it will return respectable mileage. Suspension needs work as OEM dampers can be bouncy on many occasions, but fear not as plenty of aftermarket parts are available.

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Mick writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Sport Review
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5

Pros

it's four-wheel drive, it gets good gas mileage, its affordable

Cons

It's kind of small

35

..... No Problems — My Impreza is an 05' 2.5 RS sport, it has 32000 miles on it and has an automatic car starter. I just bought it this weekend and it is amazingly fun to drive! I would reccomend this car to anyone.. I would reccomend any subaru to anyone but I would prefer an Impreza.

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Daniel writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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4

Pros

Practicality, Easy to Personalize

Cons

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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Ghislain writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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4

Pros

4x4

Cons

poor brake

25

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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Nicole writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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5

Pros

Performance, handling, styling

Cons

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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vitalik_604 writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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5

Pros

Fast! Fun!

Cons

eats gas!
high insurance

vitalik_604
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Gotta Love An 05 Subaru Wrx... — A 2005 subaru wrx is simply an amazing car thats really fast and FUN to drive!

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

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Jamie writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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3

Pros

its a subaru

Cons

its slow

25

Slow But Good Handle. A Solid Rugged Car. — The interior is nice. The race seats give it a sporty appearance, but rest is kinda dull. The exterior looks nice. From rear end looks like a wrx, but unfortunately its lacking the turbo and hood scoop lol.

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Julie writes:
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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5

Pros

Looks and stylish

Cons

Keypad and sometimes setting alarms to go off sometimes embarrassing

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Fast — Had it for six months, had an 03 Lancer before this, goes fast very Quick compared to Lancer, handles remarkably well

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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

Frankenrex By Mark

1993 WRX-RA with version 4 STi engine and gearbox, version 6 rear R180 LSD diff, Link G4, AVO intercooler, 650cc Sard injectors, SX reg, dash 8 fuel lines, HKS EVC-S boost controller, Possum Bourne do... 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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