2004 Subaru Impreza Consumer Review: Family man sees the light
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2004 Subaru Impreza Wagon - Consumer Review

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Family man sees the light
By formawi on

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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX AWD 4dr Sport Wagon (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 5M)

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I'd been sentenced to the past few years to a Volvo sedan. I've two little kids, and somewhere I'd heard that Volvos were safe. But I'd been eyeing the WRX for a couple years now, and finally took the plunge a couple weeks ago. It is a revelation. The feel is near- european, much superior to the mazdas and nissans I tested, though still not as vault-like as the Volvo. The acceleration is as filling-shaking as you'd expect. More interesting is the handling. Throw it into a curve and torque it up, and there's not an ounce of slide or wobble. I don't get where people say the back seat is small. I cram my kids in there and they love it.

Favorite Features

Cat-like handling, minimalist interior design, studied dorkiness in exterior design.

Suggested Improvements

Leather. I did come across a silver '03 that a dealership had cusomized with black and silver leather interior. Maybe Al Davis had ordered it. As bad as it looked, it made me wish a decent factory leather job was available.
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