2009 Subaru Impreza User Reviews

2009 Subaru Impreza Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 27 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 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: 4.4 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

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PROS
"ride" 12 reviews
"power" 12 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
"awd" 6 reviews
"speed" 6 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"doors" 2 reviews

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David writes:
2009 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium Review
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all wheel drive

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door panels vibrate with speakers but they are gonna fix that

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09 Impreza — Like the car cant wait to try it out in the snow. Wish i had gotten a stick shift though cause i dont like the cvt automatic transmissions. So far so good ive only owned the car for a month now.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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shawje writes:
2009 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium Review
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AWD - fantastic in winters, reliability

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poor cargo capacity in trunk, stereo audio quality

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09 Impreza — 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 rpm range.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Interceptor writes:
2009 Subaru Impreza WRX Premium Review
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5

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0-60 5.0-5.2 seconds!!! Sleeper most people have no idea how quick it is.  When you really get on it once the turbo kicks in you've got "G's" :-)    ...what a blast.  The quality is the same as the BMW owned previously without the stuffiness.  It's simply FUN!

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Way to easy to speed (look out for Barney).  I'd never promote speeding except on a closed course.  My treat is entering the highway (poof!).  Wheel color is a mystery (Subaru will only advise it's gray)!  Really! I'd Love to know why the wheel color is so mysterious.

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Wrausarex (please Keep Your Hands In The Vehicle At All Times). — 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, Satellite Radio) which as I become older learn to appreciate more & more. The Dunlop's SP Sport 01 seems to be lasting longer than my old WRX (Bridgestone Potenza's). Both tires are very noisy.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Albin writes:
2009 Subaru Impreza WRX Review
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the handling and acceleration

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the prize

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Great Car — I love this car! In first gear around 3500 rpm when the turbo hits you get thrown back into your seat. Tht is an amazing feeling. It corners like nothing else i have driven before. I havent had enough time to write a full review yet.

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2009Subaru writes:
2009 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium Hatchback Review
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All wheel drive,
• Vehicle dynamics control,
• Front, front side, and side curtain air bags,
• Active head restraints,
• 4-wheel anti-lock,disk brakes with brake assist,
• Tire pressure monitor,
• Security system with engine immobilizer,
• Day time running lights,
• 2.5 L SOHC engine,
• 4-speed auto transmission with sport shift,
• AC with air filtration,
• AM/FM with 6 CD changer,10 speakers, auxiliary audio jack,
• Cruise control,
• Tilt steering wheel,
• Power door locks,
• Dual power mirrors,
• 60/40 split fold down rear seat,
• Remote keyless entry system,
• Power moon roof,
•12 spoke alloy wheels,
• Fog lights,
Leather steering wheel with audio controls.
25 mpg (mixed driving hi-way and town)

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Parking lot dings on the side doors.  Driver side rear bumper heavy scratch.  All wheel drive is nice but does hurt gas milage

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I Drove This Car For About 20,000 Miles Mainly To Work. I Retired And Don't Need It Anymore. — 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 intervals at the Subaru dealer. I enjoy driving it. Handles well and accelerates very nicely. You feel very safe in the car and it is fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Philippe writes:
2009 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium Hatchback Review
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My best car for now !!!

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Nothing !!!

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Impreza 2009 Hatchback 2.5i — Build Quality - Subaru = Fiability Appearance- Stock but atractive Fun Factor - This car was very fun to drive Performance - Pretty good for a H4 n/a This is my first real car and this car was pretty sport with the manual transmission. :P

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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reaktionar writes:
2009 Subaru Impreza WRX Premium Review
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The WRX is the best performance bargain on the market. I don't know of any turbo charged AWD boxer engine cars for under $45 grand. These cars are easy to tune and adding a performance exhaust unlocks 20%+ horse power instantly. The car is comfortable and a good daily driver, which makes it much more enjoyable during the weekly commute than a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo. The seats are comfortable. The only downside is the interior, but if you wanted "Kultur" and performance, you would pay up for an Audi. M3, or Porsche!

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Budget car plastic interior in certain areas to control costs.

reaktionar
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Compact Sedan That Can Transport The Family With Coupe Sports Car Performance. — The price point of the WRX model is unbeatable for an AWD car and the engine build quality of Subaru. I can say that after 23000 miles, I have had no problems besides the routine maintenance. Change oil, filter, and fluids at the proper intervals and this car will last a long time.

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Christo writes:
2009 Subaru Impreza WRX Hatchback Review
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Subaru Wrx — The performace 10/10 , braking 10/10 , handling -100/10 , It was in a accident it took 70 day to be repeared , interior cool needs miner upgrading , exterior sweet , To expensive +/- R331000.00 SA rands , normal driving its a gusler 15.3 L / 100km , if driving like miss daise good 9.5 L / 100km , Not fun 2 drive handels like soap in corners , Amazing power over all

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2009 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport Review
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A stylish, attractive little warm hatch (not quite "hot"); The rear seats fold down 60/40 for a great amount of cargo capacity; Looks just as good--if not better--with the racks taken off (an incredibly easy process); Clear tail lights are a nice touch; 17" wheels look good and drive well

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Legroom in the back seats is...lacking; The automatic is only a 4-speed; "Manu-matic" shifting is less than smooth unless you really treat it like a stick with respect to being on and off the accelerator at the right times and in the right amounts; Leather seats, but the vast majority of the interior is plastic; Not quite as powerful or zippy as I'd like--granted, I'd like a WRX STI; Subaru's conversion to equal-length headers has left newer models completely devoid of that pretty Boxer Engine purr; No cup holders in the back seat; Nitrogen-filled tires might be all well and good, but finding places to fill them is obnoxious

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In My Experience, You Can't Go Wrong With Any Subaru, And This Is No Exception. — I got this little girl for $18.5k (before extended warranty) with plenty of options, 2 years old, with less than 12k miles on it--practically brand new. A Subaru is no stranger to 200k miles, so she's looking to be a fantastic investment. A 2.5i and symmetrical AWD (of course) do the trick for getting to the slopes in the southern Appalachians (site of my hometown), navigating Atlanta traffic (site of my graduate school), and every bit of the drive in between.

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Khairuddin writes:
2009 Subaru Impreza Review
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Good Speed.

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Oil cosumption.

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Have Fun With The Car. — Well for me,in performance in can be a little bit better.The handling is kinda smooth actually.Build quality,well actually i have nothing to say about it.For appearance,it can make a little more sporty.well like a mustang.Make it a little bit more fiercer.For the gas of mileage.Can't take it.Uses too much oil.Well the car is actually fun to drive but they can improve it more on performance wise.

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

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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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