I suggest if you ever get the opportunity to buy this car and it is within your grasp, do it. It is a really reliable car so fun to drive. Keep in mind however it can take a little getting used to if you're tall.
Fantastic vehicle, lots of fun to drive. Very low centre of gravity, amazing handling. Full time AWD unlike any other. Sound system could be better. other than that, 0 complaints. Very happy with purchase would recomend to anyone looking for reliability and fun factor. Also safety is top of the line in its class.
AWD, AWD, AWD
At very high speeds definetly a bit of understeer.
2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 4dr Sedan AWD w/Gold-Painted Wheels (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
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!
It has a nice 6spd transmission, also the Brembo brakes and BBS wheels. I dont have to do anything to this car.
The audio system is the only thing that needs improvements.
2006 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport Special Edition 4dr Wagon AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
This little wagon is one tough car. I love the car, drive it sanely (mostly). I took it deep into the woods of western Colorado and ended up 4-wheeling across a field of 9" snow at 40 mph, floored in third the whole time. I then accidentally sailed it right off a seven-foot embankment. There were three people in the car. It landed, HARD, and the whole front end tore off, which we ran over. One front tire exploded, the car swung to the left and rolled onto the pass. side. We escaped, pushed her back over; she started right up. DUMB mistake-but terrifically durable car. On a FLAT she made it outta the field, minus the bumper and badly leaking radiator, then made it 91 miles home on the spare.
Nice aesthetics, well-made little beast. Stereo is quite good with optional sub/amp. Nice standard options on long roadtrips. Still runs fine after the wreck and a few repairs. Airbags are quite stout without overpowering (adequate, seatbelts good plan). Buy one; drive it "normally"; not like me.
On normally-aspirated Subies, high mountain roads=more power needed. Bad wind noise over 90 mph.Seats hard; little guys like me need more padding. I really messed up this good car; if U buy one surely you would be happy with it. After all that crap, mine still runs great every day. More careful now.