I've waited a year for this car since I
heard it was the 2003/2004 car of the
year in Japan. Always liked Subaru but
didn't buy one because of the lack of
power (and a WRX is too small for me).
This car is a steal. Does everything
well (while not great). I can't think
of another car in this price range that
does everything this car can do.
Steering feel and response is very
similar to a BMX530i I drove last year.
Smooth, but firm ride, very good
handling, feels like a RWD car. Love
the interior, very comfortable and
classy. Traded in a 2002 V-6 Altima for
this car and have not regretted it one
bit. Subaru has totally outclassed
Engine, sportshift, moonroof, turn
signals in the rearview mirrors, rims
(beautiful), love the projector beam
headlights AND foglights. And most
importantly, the factory installed
subwoofer right under the driver's
seat. Get it, it will change your mind
about the stereo.
Auto up on drivers side window, auto
up/down on passengers side. Should
steal an idea from Nissan, keyless
remote can open the front windows,
auxilary power after the key is turned
off, and what's with the moonroof
stopping half way when you close it?