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2006 Subaru Impreza Overview

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2.5i
Avg. Price: $9,148
2.5i Wagon
Avg. Price: $9,231
Outback Sport Special Edition Wagon
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Avg. Price: $10,113
Outback Sport Wagon
Avg. Price: $10,070
WRX
Avg. Price: $14,848
WRX Limited
Avg. Price: $13,771
WRX Limited Wagon
Avg. Price: $14,923
WRX TR
Avg. Price: $14,698
WRX Wagon
Avg. Price: $13,312

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Average User Score

4.75 stars

Based on 57 reviews

One Of The Best Performance Cars Money Can Buy by Keith366
 — This is my second subaru (impreza of course), and this is one terific car. For 2006-2007 Subaru really made the apperance on this car stand allot more then pervious years. For 06-07 you get a larger 2... Read More
It Just Might Be The Perfect Vehicle... by Chris
 — This car is absolutely amazing. It handles like a go-cart, has excellent thrust over 3,000 rpm's, and is an absolute hoot to drive. The ride is very firm - bordering on harsh - so if you require a p... Read More
2006 Wrx by Scott
 — I had an SRT-4 neon before my wrx, and have to say what a difference. The neon was quick, but the wrx handles like it's on rails, does not feel chinsey to drive, and looks oh soo sexy! The 0-60 is a... Read More

2006 Subaru Impreza Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 57 reviews

2006 Subaru Impreza

Polish for "party," the Impreza is a sporty, all-wheel drive, compact sedan or wagon with a focus on performance, particularly in its racing-oriented WRX models.  Some engine changes, exterior tweaks, and renamed trims are the major changes for the 2006 Subaru Impreza.  
The base model has been changed from the RS to the 2.5i and is powered by the 2.5-liter, flat-4 engine at 173-hp.  Nothing too exciting. The good news for driving enthusiasts is the new turbo 2.5 DOHC flat-4 in all WRX trims, which gets 230-hp in WRX, WRX Limited, and the new WRX TR.  The speedy WRX STi uses the same engine to hit 300-hp.  Torque peaks much sooner in the WRX lineup, and new brakes and improved steering ratio add to the performance enhancements. A 5-speed manual is standard across the line, and a 4-speed auto tran is optional on the base model.  The WRX STi comes with a 6-speed manual only.
Also new in the 2006 Impreza is a new WRX TR, which is a pared down and less expensive WRX, combining racing performance with the basic features of the regular 2.5i.  Like the STi, it comes in sedan only.  All other WRX trims and the 2.5i come in sedan or wagon.  There is also an Outback Sport wagon.  The new WRX Limited is a luxury version, with heated leather seats, power sunroof, and heated mirrors.  
On the outside, the 2006 Impreza gets a the new tri-section mesh grille, new taillights, and new headlights.  The STi reduces the outlandish size of its hood scoop.  No surprise that the WRX engine is a crowd-pleaser, offering lots of power and speed.  Acceleration is immediate, handling and maneuverability are top-notch, even in the 2.5i.  All-wheel drive is always rated highly.  Complaints focus on the small backseat, a noisy engine, a subpar stereo, and cheap-looking interior materials.

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Subaru Impreza Questions

Markevans
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Why Is The Bottom Pulley On My 06 Impreza Move In And Out Making The Belts ...

This is completely foreign to me why is the pulley from the crank able to move, not only move I can take it off the crank by hand. It is causing my belts to keep coming off.

22 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
subarupete
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Mice In Fresh Air Tubes, Pre Filter.

I cleaned out a mouse nest for the second time on my cabin air filter of my 2006 Impreza. Does anyone know where the intake opening is so I can put steel mesh over this so they can not get in? I tried...

178 views with 13 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
stevecko1
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2006 Subaru Impreza I Want Is 11,500 Has 72,246 Miles On It Is It Worth It....

115 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)
Larry Larsen
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When I Go Uphill Or Downhill At 60 Degrees, My Thermostat Goes In The Hot, ...

ive replaced both intake and outtake hoses for the radiator, as well as the thermostat, next im going to replace the waterpump when i do my timing belt (hopefully later than sooner), my question is w...

141 views with 8 answers (last answer about a year ago)
jregz25
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Can I Put A 02-06 Wrx Or Sti Cat Back Exhaust On My 06 Impreza 2.5i????

1,193 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)