2007 Subaru Impreza 2.5 i 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
This car is fast, tight, solid and very nimble responds well and has plenty of room for a weekend get away. I needed a car to throw all my surfing gear into and this car is perfect for it. Body roll is almost non-existent, transmission feels smooth and crisp, throws are short. Engine sounds mean and agressive. Has a couple features usually found in BMWs and Mercedes. Cruising at 80 mph you still get great MPG, about 26-28 mpg. AWD works well, not too much understeer. Lots of power especially when you get around 3k RPM. Brakes are strong and work very well. Ride is smooth, a bit noisy but still comfortable. Stereo works well. This car is a blast to drive and I have no regrets.
Power, especially in the bottom end. Luggage capacity is great. Transmission is awesome, slick and crisp. Handling is amazing, all 4 wheels stay planted like glue. Climate control works well. Steering is very responsive. Sound of the exhaust is intimidating. Pretty much everything about this car.
Interior is a bit plasticky and cheap. Seats aren't very comfortable for long drives, bottom is a bit flat, needs more padding. My car had some problems with the interior lights, they kept flickering on an off an would go dim for no reason at all. Subaru fixed it for free so all was well.
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