2008 Subaru Impreza WRX Top Comparisons

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
Ben writes:
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Wrx — Great mix of a little comfort, more than enough room, and pretty quick / great handling. Really fun to drive - enough power to get in trouble, but not that much really - I floor it several times each drive, without getting in too muchtrouble. LOVES the curves. Styling is enough for me, not the best looking car but I really don't care. Mileage is good enough, about 19-20 driven aggressively like usual, 24 if i want to get mileage, and 28-30 on the highway (abot 70 the mileage drops a lot). AWD's nice - dont have to buy rear tires often! The '08s have the softest suspension of all WRXs, so I'm replacing the bushings... will do sway bars alsso before too long. OEM Brake pads insufficient for aggressive driving. Overall, great.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Boatloads of torque, at lower rpm than previous WRXs

Cons: Gas mileage is a lil' low for daily commute...

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
Mike writes:
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Just Awesome! — Love it. I can put it through hell and it'll keep asking for more. Whole day of rally racing, and the car still went. So much fun to drive during all the seasons of the year. Glad I have it.

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

Pros: Fun to drive.

Cons: N/A

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
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The Ugly One — Last WRX sedan available at Subaru before the new even uglier hatch. Drove both and the suspension/ handling way better on the sedan than the new hatch. This car feels bulletproof and after having owned 4 Subaru's I know that it is. Planning on keeping this one for a few years to come... Fitted a Prodrive exhaust system and the very quiet exhaust note has changed to that very familiar lumpy burble I love so much. Great car

Pros: Great motor, handling, sound, agressive looks.

Cons: Brakes need upgrading, boy racer scoops and wing, really bad fuel consumption and pathetic standard soundsystem.

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
Jennifer writes:
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2008 Dream Machine, New Wrx Body Style — The engine has been amped up to the 2.5 L, much like the previous year's STi. Still a 5 spd transmission, but a dream to drive. The body style reminds me of a Honda... but it's still nice to look at. Also, the inside is a lot more roomy - which also takes away from trunk space (you can put down the back seats though). Surprisingly, these are going for around the same price as the 04-05 STi's.

Pros: more room, better engines, stiff suspension, bigger rims, average mpg display, tpms display, get up and gooo!

Cons: doesn't look like a subaru to me

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
Kenneth writes:
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I'm Just A Subaru Fan. — This is a great base to start with if you like to play with cars. The only thing I wish is that it had a better stock suspension. Other than that, the power is good, as is the acceleration. The premium package has some nice features such as a nav system and a very nice sound system. Overall, I would say that this is a fun car to drive. I can't wait for the winter, when I can really make use of the AWD.

Pros: This is a nice base for a project car.  I like the power coupled with the AWD.

Cons: The paint seems to lose its' luster very quickly.  The suspension could be a little tighter.

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
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General Review — Could use a little more turbo oomph like the older WRXs. Interior plastics scratch quite easily, but other than that, the WRX is a solid car. After lowering it, I have to worry about speed bumps and snow. But still goes where you want it to go. Best car I ever owned.

Pros: balanced, all around rally rocket

Cons: too refined and lacks the older model's "screw you" attitude

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
Baili writes:
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Smooth As Silk.. — This car is so SMOOTH! I love driving it, whenever I get the chance. Its acceleration is flawless, and gives you quite a rush. Anyone looking for a fun car to own, this is definitely one to consider! I generally prefer little two door cars, but this is still sporty, but gives you some room to move, and take friends with you!

Pros: Very nice ride, nice handling, amazing breaks (almost went through the windshield), great corning due to the all wheel drive feature, and exhilarating acceleration!

Cons: Little to big for my liking, I am into very little cars, but I wouldn't hate owning one of these beauties.

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
Justin writes:
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My Car — performance could be better off the lot, quality is great it is to quiet though. It has a stylish appearance, and the cost to own isn't that much, but it is turbocharged. Fun factor is a 10 hands down. I would tell someone to buy it. But not the same color

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
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Wrx 2008 — This car is one of my favotite; It got a lot of power a good handling and a little bit more classy than the previus versions of the WRX. At around 34 K for a sedan model, the ''Power VS COST ratio'' is one of the best on the market !!! Of corse the AWD system bring the WRX to a hole new level compare to most of the cars in the same category. Final Word; WOO HOO !!!

Pros: Power and handling

Cons: Space ... DUH !!! it's a sport car !!!

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX BaseReview
James writes:
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Wrx Rocks — Best economy sports car on the market today! Everything about it is perfect. The camaraderie with WRX owners is a great enthusiast's perk and a sign of a well made car that many can enjoy.

Pros: Great speed inexpensive pricetag

Cons: no sunroof?

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2010 Subaru Impreza WRX Reviews

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great car, even for a family. regardless the mpg. great performance & power. leather interior with heated seats, power windows & locks. power seats would be nice, but not needed. handles great around ... Read More

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Performance is great. Build quality is pretty good, some rattles and signal is kinda funk. The exterior is great, sporty but not too attention grabbing. Interior is very clean and classy, but the so... Read More

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