The WRX wagon may look like a strictly
utilitarian vehicle, but drives like an
expensive sports car. Its acceleration,
handling and braking match those of cars
that cost thousands of dollars more and
have the sporting pedigrees to match. I
have been thrilled with this car!
This is a hard choice between
acceleration and handling, as both are
spectacular. When the turbocharger
kicks in, the WRX takes off with a real
kick. At the same time, its all-wheel
drive and firm suspension provide superb
control in the most difficult driving
One way the WRX does not match its more
expensive competition is its noise
level. A little more sound-deadening
material here and there wouldn't hurt.
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