2008 Subaru Impreza Top Comparisons

Users ranked 2008 Subaru Impreza against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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2008 Subaru ImprezaReview
Guru9WCQP8 writes:
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the vehicle was dead when i showed up, didn’t bother asking them to boost it.

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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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Reviews From Other Years

2022 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Review By grrly

It handles so well, and the features are great! Read More

Review By chen

good easy ,nice guy.commercial.Nothing to say any more .perfect Read More

2021 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Review By Guru9N2JQN

Room to move . Easy to get in and out of. Has all the special features one could want with many of them standard. Good value . High safety rating . Great gas mileage . Rides smooth. I recommend you p... Read More

Review By Guru9XF6SM

I enjoy driving this car. I test drove the Mazda 3 and chose the the Impreza because it had more comfortable back seating. Read More

2020 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Review By Damian

Handles like a dream, feels like the tires are gripping the road! Has all the features I need including a great sound system. Excellent on gas for an AWD vehicle. Im loving my Subaru ❤️ Read More

Review By Guru9P824N

Love everything about car in relation to interior features. This was a one owner car purchased as my commuter car. The only slightly negative thing is I would have preferred a different color, though ... Read More

2019 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Review By James

This car handles extremely well. I had a 21-year old Saab 9-5 before, and that was a dream to drive, but nothing lasts forever. I thoroughly enjoyed driving the Impreza and turn one tight turn a bit t... Read More

Review By Steven

We just bought the car, and the early review of the ride is that its great! The Impreza Limited is loaded, and it was a GREAT DEAL on CarGurus. Ive had a 2015 Subaru Legacy Limited for over 6 years an... Read More

2018 Subaru Impreza Reviews

Review By Guru9PYKQ1

Va très bien excellente conduite avec un 2.0 litre 4x4 Read More

Review By gsrobin1993

I love the size and features. Gas mileage is good considering it’s all wheel drive. And Subaru’s reputation for longevity makes me think I’ll be driving this car for a long time. Read More

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