2008 Subaru Impreza User Reviews

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Review
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Great commuter car, especially in winter climates. Subaru has made this a very affordable all wheel drive car that handles exceptionally well. Very reliable with low maintenance costs.

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Plastic interior, cheap stereo and speakers. These are small negatives, considering the Pros listed above. They have put the money into the drivetrain and handling.

schlep1rock
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Fun, Dependable Commuter For Wintry Climates. — Great commuter car. Buy a entry level sedan or hatchback and put in a new stereo and speakers if you like music. The value of this car cannot be matched. Sales and service staff at my local dealership have always been helpful and friendly.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium Package Hatchback Review
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Absolutely wonderful vehicle for Colorado.  The way it handles in the snow is amazing.  I've never had to take it for maintenance and I have the maintenance history to prove it!

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With the new additions to the family, I need more room, and a little more power!

Prieta
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All Around Perfect For Weather And Cargo. — I liked how comfortable I was taking this car off road to either go fishing or up in the mountains to go skiing. I loved the fact that I never once had any mechanical problems with it for the 25K miles I have driven it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Hatchback Review
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Great looking, extremely safe, fun to drive, and practical.

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nothing. could use more power.

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A Spectacular Choice For A First "grown Up" Car. Neither A Beater, Or A Fancy Statement, — The vehicle is peppy and fun to drive, is extremely dependable, is the safest thing I have ever driven in bad conditions, and has cost me very little to maintain. It makes me happy every time I get inside, and it looks up-scale enough to generate many complements when people ride in it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium Package Hatchback Review
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Great Overall Vehicle.

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Performance I feel is lacking.

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Great Car. — Awesome car, slightly disappointing acceleration, but makes up in handling. Great build quality and sweet styling in and out. Cost was low for the model and year, Overall its a great car. Fun to drive. Its part if the family.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2008 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport Review
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fastastic car for its price range

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lack of turbo

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Fastastic Car For Its Price Range — Fastastic Car Handles like a charm, fun to drive performs well, the acceleration is great not as fun as a WRX but still great looks good not as aggressive look like as the WRX or STI, im not a huge fan on the two tone paint the gas milage is not bad on average i get 27mpg and 125 when i push it, and 30mpg when im easy on it. great car to drive even more fun in a grass field or a parking lot full of snow

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

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium Package Review
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AWD and apperance.

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Nothing yet.

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Pretty Sweet Lil' Ride Peeps!!! — Not the blistering speed of an STI...but how fun is the all wheel drive!!! Oh...and bout 30 to the gallon is a plus also. Hoping in the next several months to upgrade suspension and brake packages. Worth a try on some local rally tracks if I can talk the wifie into it at that point.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Its pick up

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None — I love this car too much,more of its pick up and aero dynamic awesome look .It is having horizontal piston movement which gives more power to engine .I love to drive it as it gives unavoidable comfort and pleasure.

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

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Review
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Handling through corners

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accel.

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Great First Car, Its Been True — great handling althougth lacks speed. Keep in mind this is two steps down from the STI. Good mpg. Good looking, took awhile to get use to the hatchback desgin new with the 08 models. overall is a fun car for sure

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

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everything

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the sound system

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I Love It — Performance- acceleration a little slow, braking and handling both great Build Quality- no problems so far Appearance- it is not the nicest looking car but I love it anyway Cost- for an all wheel drive car it get great mileage Fun To DRIVE!!

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Competent handler with a comfortable ride.

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Poor cargo space.

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If You Don't Need The Cargo Space, A Great Compact Car. — Despite the rally heritage, performance is just so-so. It's a nimble handler and extremely comfortable with excellent ergonomics and passenger space. The looks takes getting used to, but overall build-quality is above those in its class. Only downside is extremely poor cargo space which can't even swallow 2 suitcases!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Reviews From Other Years

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

I Bought This Car Used And It Was The Right Car At The Right Price And So Far Extremely Enjoyable. By Micah

Drove this car to Va. this past Tuesday,got 32mpg and I was rollin' most of the time on I95 I was doin' 80 and had to look around to make suer there were no troopers.Great ride smooth with plenty of 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

I Drove This Car For About 20,000 Miles Mainly To Work. I Retired And Don't Need It Anymore. By 2009Subaru

The car handles very well , gets OK gas mail age and has a outstanding sound system. The car is well built with tight seams and low road noise. I had the car serviced at recommended service interval... Read More

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