This car drives awesome! If you are looking for something that handles well on the highway AND rougher dirt roads, gets great gas mileage and is an affordable vehicle, this is a sweet deal. I have already driven it on some pretty gnarly dirt roads in Colorado and it held up great. This car should get you almost anywhere there is some kind of road.
All wheel drive, Excellent feeling sus pension on rough roads.
More low end power. It takes awhile to get it up to speed when entering the highway. I guess that's what the WRX is for.