I was deciding between the Mazda
Protege5 and the Subaru Impreza 2.5
TS. After a month of going back and
forth between two dealerships, I
purchased the Impreza. Here's why: 1-
AWD, 2-160hp (flat-four boxer purr), 3-
higher stance, 4-more substantial feel
to the vehicle, 5-1.8% financing for
60 months, and, 6-$800 below MSRP.
Both cars are excellent, but I feel
that the places where the MP5 excels
Things that are missing from the TS
(but can be added later ;-) are as
follows: no fog lights, no rear
spoiler, 15 inch steel tires, poor cup
holder design, sub-par radio and
speakers, no light in rear cargo area.
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