This vehicle has been excellent. I could not be happier with my choice. It's fun to drive, it has an upscale look and feel to it, a comfortable interior, excellent Subaru reliability (rated #1 by Consumer Reports several times), and a friendly and helpful enthusiast following. And perhaps most importantly, it has received the highest marks possible for vehicle safety from the IIHS.
This car's single most impressive feature is its turbocharged boxer engine. Rated at 250 horsepower and 250 lb/ft stock, it is among the fastest sport sedans in production, and it is very easy to tune for even greater power!
Subaru of America could improve their available options. No navigation system with a manual transmission (unless you buy the Spec B, available in only one color) and no aux-in for the stereo are the biggest transgressions. The fuel economy is not the best, but acceptable as this is a sport sedan.