2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STi AWD 4dr Sedan w/Gold-Painted Wheels (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
I bought this car because of it's
performance combined with it's
versatility. I work closely with
several different doctors and have had
the opportunity to drive many of their
cars ranging from King Ranch F-350's
and H2's to Z06 Vettes and BMW Z3's.
This STI will easily keep pace with my
friends' Vette, plus I have a back seat
and a trunk and average 25 mpg. This
is the first turbo-powered car I have
owned, but the power deliver seems very
smooth to me. It is very easy to putt
around town in, but even easier to fly
on the interstate with.
The boxer engine sound is addicting.
Even better is the sound of the turbo
spooling up. I like the double
overdrive tranny. The lights are like
the Sun. I never have to worry about
seeing something with no time to stop.
The high beams will reflect light over
6/10 of a mile away!
Having the I/C water spray button on
the left dash is a reach. First gear
tends to rev up way too fast. The ride
will rattle your fillings out on the
crappy Oklahoma roads. I wish we could
have gotten last year's "bug-eyed"
model of the STI. It was a little less