2005 Subaru Impreza User Reviews

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    2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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    35

    Review — Performance- air intake makes it sound much nicer above 3,000 rpm, soon a catback exhaust Build Quality- lots of rattles n squeaks (annoying) once you get a few fixed more come up Appearance- stock but looks good, hoping to lower it in the future 2" Fun factor- pretty fun car to drive, takes turns well and has some get up and go to it

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: sounds good, fun to drive, handles well, awd is nice comes in handy in winter, and not a bad looking car either

    Cons: rattles and squeks alot, becomes annoying

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    2005 Subaru Impreza Review
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    If The Walls On The Tire Had A Lower Profile It Would Be Amazing To Drive, For Now Its Just Awsome — The 2.5RS has ok acceleration, braking is great but the back end is a little too light so watch out when breaking really hard in a corner cuz the back end will slide out really easy when the road is wet. Other then that its a fun car to drive.

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

    Pros: Fun to drive

    Cons: Tires need to be low profile for the way i drive and the rear end of the car could be a little heavier and the power should be almost equal to all tires just a little more power to the rear tires instead of the front.

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    2005 Subaru Impreza Review
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    It's An Awesome Car. If You Want A New One Just Drop A New Engine. — i have a 2005 sports package and i love the car. it hasn't failed me and it still kicks. it has 130,000 miles.... no joke. It picks up fast i wish there were more upgrades for it and it was a DOHC. Other than that it's kept up with a lot of 6 cylinder and 8 cylinder cars. i love it!!!

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

    Pros: it gets good mileage, it's fast, it looks better than the ones now they look like a ford i don't like them.

    Cons: not enough upgrades. and an SOHC

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    2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Sport Review
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    Fun To Drive — fast but quiet, with a cold air intake, and an exhaust this car would be better, stock intake chokes out the motor, feels like it needs to be able to breath better, over all good car, very responsive, all around fun to drive

    Pros: fast, exelent handling/braking/acceleration

    Cons: Slow through lower rpms

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    2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Sport Review
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    ..... 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.

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

    Cons: It's kind of small

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    2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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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

    Pros: AWD, economical, good mechanic

    Cons: Four doors but not a lot of space for people behind

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    2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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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

    Pros: 4x4

    Cons: poor brake

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    2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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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

    Pros: everything

    Cons: power, but its to be expected from a non turbo

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    2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Review
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    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.

    Pros: its a subaru

    Cons: its slow

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    2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS Sport Review
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    A Daily Driver With Muscle. — This is my first car, and I absolutely love it. It comes out of the box with better performance than your general econobox. However, if you wish to make it peppier, the options for aftermarket parts are definitely there. Perhaps it's main pro is that for a under 20k car it comes with AWD, which is a great heltp in winter time if you live in Chicago like me. It's decently fast, and it can turn pretty well too. It's definitely above average if hyou're looking at a commuter car. All that and you can use 87 octane as well. So it's super cost-effective. Gas mileage is 22 MPG Street and 28 MPG Highway. While not great it is abvoe average. For the power you get, it's great. Like any street-car it has plenty of low end grunt. It has enough to get you past thae car ahead of you on a lane merge. For the tuner, it presents a challenging project, as power does not come easily to the 2.5RS like it does for the beefier brothers, the WRX and the WRX STi.

    Pros: Cheap to buy and maintain.
    Fun to play with.
    Clean and quick.
    Great Daily Driver
    Can go fast, but can also drive your granny to the grocery store.
    Snow has nothing on this car.
    Performance is more than enough for those who want a commuter car.
    IMO Best looking of all the bunch.

    Cons: Lacks the grunt of it's older brothers
    Performance-only minded drivers may find more enjoyment in other cars for the same price. Such as the Civic Si series.
    Weak Alternator - in laymen's terms, the electrical output is lower than average.
    Looks funky without a spoiler.

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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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