2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
Ultimate sedan sleeper! People underestimate this car's performance and it's wonderful to destroy that expectation. Smooth engine, transmission, and handling. Power is phenomenal for a 2.5L. Think STi but much more refined. This car rides very smooth and one would think that the suspension is too soft until you throw it in a corner. This car will amaze you how nimble and aggressive it can be when pushed. The interior cabin is very quiet and you never hear the engine strain. Fit and finish is top notch. For the price you will not find a more refined and powerful car on the market. I've only owned Hondas and I'm proud to say this car exceeded my expectations of Subaru; sorry Honda will miss you!
With all my favorites there are some required enhancements: HID headlights (com'n Subaru regular lights?); it's a limited production so why not a 6 speed?; stereo/climate control are married? (what if I want to upgrade the stereo later?) or just offer a much more powerful stereo. FASTER power windows!