The WRX is amazing. I considered the
Altima and Jetta, but neither is as
fast, fun, or safe (awd) to drive as my
WRX. Also, the attention you get is
pretty cool. WRX drivers always wave,
as do other drivers. . . .its kind of
like Bugmania except the car isn't
The power and awd. It goes, and it
goes fast. AWD allowed me to drive
through snow and mountains without much
trouble, even with the summer tires. 6-
disc in dash system is also very
useful. Cars much more expensive than
this don't have this feature.
The gearbox feels a bit vague.
Especially first and reverse, they
don't engage very easily. No serious
problems yet, but gears sometime grind
when trying to shift to first or
reverse. Also, while I'm come to like
the exterior styling, your friends may
be slow to warm up to it.