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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI - Consumer Reviews

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06 Sti
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By bullmonkey118
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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI WRX STI 4dr Sedan AWD w/Gold-Painted Wheels (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M)


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i bought this car heavily modified knowing it had issues for the price. i bought it for 18,000 with bad piston rings but it was what i was looking for since i wanted to do my own motor build. this car is very user friendly, parts are cheap, and you can get a ridiculous amount of horsepower for the everyday reliability. i drive this car more often than i do anything else and i don't think i could be happier with an all around everyday/ race car.


Best Features

tunability, user friendliness, speed, reliability, looks


Worst Features

could have made the interior a little more comfortable. also the gears could be geared better to get better freeway gas mileage


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Best car I have ever had
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By hotrodinc
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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI WRX STI 4dr Sedan AWD w/Gold-Painted Wheels (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M)


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The STi is the perfect car for Idaho, its fun to drive in the summer and can go anywhere in the winter.


Best Features

The all-wheel drive and large turbo make it an ideal car.


Worst Features

Would love it if the back seat folded down for skis.


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Lovin' it
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By 1lap2go
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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI WRX STI 4dr Sedan AWD w/Gold-Painted Wheels (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M)


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This has been a great car. It is so much fun to drive, too bad the law doesn't let me experience this car to its fullest extend. Everything is well thought out. Can't get used to the new model so I'll stick with this one.


Best Features

Everything is so well laid out and driver friendly, really wouldn't change a thing.


Worst Features

Close ratio shifting could be a little better so that you have a better idea where you are at when you go from 2nd to 3rd. If you over do it, you find yourself way over at 5th.


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Best Car Under 40k
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By rpol8052
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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI WRX STI 4dr Sedan AWD w/Gold-Painted Wheels (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M)


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I bought this car as a "fun to drive commuter"...what a choice i made, This car is so fun that no matter where you are you just want to go over 100MPH. I have had other nice cars but I will never trade this car EVER!


Best Features

It has a nice 6spd transmission, also the Brembo brakes and BBS wheels. I dont have to do anything to this car.


Worst Features

The audio system is the only thing that needs improvements.


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Nothing ventured, everything gained.
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By Shawn
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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI WRX STI 4dr Sedan AWD w/Gold-Painted Wheels (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M)


Review

One tends to assume that something will be forfeited when buying a high performance sedan. The only thing sacrificed when purchasing the STI is MPG, and that's only half true. In no other car can you get impeccable performance, perfect reliability, comfort, style, and the camaraderie that you get from owning an STI. Even with performance mods to put the car at >300 AWHP, gas mileage remains above 20 mpg. Consider how much higher it would be if I did not drive over 90, everywhere!! This intrepid little car has never let me down, not while sideways on dirt roads looking out the wrong window, or taking a 270^ on ramp under full acceleration. Add 5 star crash rating and the STI is hands down, #1.


Best Features

AWD, engine reliability, power and torque, ease of maintenance (access to all areas without interference removal), steering response, braking power.


Worst Features

None.


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