2008 Subaru Impreza Top Comparisons

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2008 Subaru ImprezaReview
Amy writes:
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Study. Reliable. Safe. Sporty and fun to drive and these cars will get you through a blizzard.

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5iReview
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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

Pros: 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.

Cons: 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.

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium Package HatchbackReview
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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

Pros: 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!

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

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i HatchbackReview
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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

Pros: Great looking, extremely safe, fun to drive, and practical.

Cons: nothing. could use more power.

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium Package HatchbackReview
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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

Pros: Great Overall Vehicle.

Cons: Performance I feel is lacking.

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2008 Subaru Impreza Outback SportReview
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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.)

Pros: fastastic car for its price range

Cons: lack of turbo

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium PackageReview
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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

Pros: AWD and apperance.

Cons: Nothing yet.

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2008 Subaru ImprezaReview
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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.)

Pros: Its pick up

Cons: none

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5iReview
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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.)

Pros: Handling through corners

Cons: accel.

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2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5iReview
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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!!

Pros: everything

Cons: the sound system

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Reviews From Other Years

2019 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Review By Albert

Subarus base models are really....basic. I didnt care for the color in person as much as I did online, but the thing that bothered me most was the vibration in the gear shift. My 5-speed is 11 years o... Read More

Review By Beth

Great features, great car, but looking for a lower cost. Someday when im able to aford it. Read More

2017 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Review By Gregory

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Review By James

Its hard to see the oil pressure and the engine status of the car. This may be obvious to the car computer. But this is a user experience. Read More

2013 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Review By Weshodg

Great car low miles excellent handling. Compare Honda accord Read More

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

2012 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Review By favianaragon

Excellent vehicle its more that what i expected super great price ,i just love it everyone should get one and its great on gas .A++++ Read More

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

2011 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Review By Nicholas

Great car, easy transaction, fair price. Fun to drive with the manual transmission, heaps of room and easy to park. Read More

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

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