Before I bought my Impreza RS I
researched compact sendans under
$20,000 for a few months. The cars that
I was looking at where: Toyota Corolla
S & Matrix, Nissan Sentra Type R, Honda
Civic, Ford Focus, Mitsubishi Lancer
Ralliart and the BMW Mini Cooper (base
model). Of all these vehicles I chose
the Impreza RS because it offers more
performace and features for the price
than the competition and Subaru's
exellent reputation for being reliable.
This is a high quality car.
I like the whole package. I think of it
as a poor man's Audi. The 2.5 liter
boxer engine kicks ass. Buy this car
and you will blow those Civics away.
The optional fog lamps are expensive,
there should be a clear plastic cover
that goes over it to protect it from
rocks and other debris. The optional
rear differential protector should come