We've only had this car for a short time, but already we can tell that it is built solidly. This car is unmatched going through snow. It's as good as my '98 Dakota 4x4. We also had two AWD Eagle Talons, and this car beats them in bad weather hands down. But with this being said, you must remember that the Talon's AWD was built for quick cornering and handling, not so much for the snow. The Subaru was made for rough terrain and bad weather. So if you want speed and torque, pass this car up. With only 165 hp what you see is what you get. This is a superior winter car and the heated leather seats are awesome. Plus it holds it's value well and for a sedan it looks pretty darn sporty too.
Cold weather package which includes heated seats, heated lower windshield where the wipers rest and heated mirrors. All wheel drive. Hood scoop and spoiler adds a nice sporty look. Comfortable interior.
Needs a little more power. Lousy cup holder. Hard to get used to the dimmer switch. (You have to push it forward to apply high beams, and pull it back to return to low beams.)