This car is really FUN!! I'm using it as my highway traveler & it's a real kick to drive. This is my 3rd Impreza wagon upping the horsepower every time. This car is much more refined than the 06 WRX it replaces. It has a great ride & is faster, & handles better. I've had no problems with rattles, the overall fit & finish kicks my former WRX square in the back end! There is no comparison.
The engine. The aggressive look of the car, without the look of a "boy" speed racer (a ticket waiting to happen). The seats are much improved as is the interior space. Back seat passengers are much more comfortable.
1st gear is geared too low (you have to get out of it too quick). A car that is top of the line should come with an auto-dimming rearview mirror & the optional center armrest standard!! The all weather floor mats should also be part of the standard package.