The Subaru WRX STI S209 is revealed at the 2019 North American International Auto Show during Media preview days
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Why Does the Subaru WRX Have Such Hardcore Fans?

There are a number of cars with cult-like followings, from the Ford Mustang to the Porsche 911. Both of these cars have been around since the ’60s, but not all popular cars have such a long history. You may be surprised to find that Subaru has one that has a very enthusiastic, if less well-known, …

Subaru WRX crossing the finish line
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Is the 2020 Subaru WRX Just a Fast Jeep Wrangler?

Some vehicles’ success has less to do with facts and figures and more to do with how they make us feel. More specifically, how they make us feel about ourselves, these vehicles tend to be more of a lifestyle choice than a practical vehicle. The Jeep Wrangler might be the clearest examples of this sort …

A red 2020 Subaru Legacy Sport cruising down the highway.
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The Most Complained About Subaru Cars

The Subaru brand is a trusted name that inspires some serious brand loyalty. Overall, they have largely been regarded as reliable. There are many happy Subaru owners out there driving their first, second, or even third Subaru. Second or third-generation Subaru owners are a thing. But not every Subaru car is perfect. According to the …

Subaru WRX crossing the finish line
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You Can Do Better Than a Subaru for a Compact Car

If you don’t need a lot of passenger or cargo space in a vehicle like an SUV or sedan, a compact car might meet your needs well. The typical compact car on today’s market is easy to park and navigate on crowded city streets. They usually offer four-cylinder engines that offer decent power for most situations …

A gray 2007 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT Spec B
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The Subaru Legacy GT Spec B Was a Sleeper WRX

Flawed dream car though it is, the Impreza-based Subaru WRX has an extensive rallying history and dedicated enthusiast following. However, the Impreza isn’t the only sedan that the automaker modified for some extra performance. But unlike the WRX, the Subaru Legacy GT Spec B was less about standing out than blending in. Subaru Legacy GT …

2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
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Best Used All-Wheel-Drive Cars Under $10k

As someone who was born and raised in Florida — you know, where it never snows or gets cold in general — I never realized that all-wheel-drive cars and vehicles were for anything other than off-roading. My first all-wheel-drive vehicle was an Audi A7, and it was one of my favorite daily drivers of all …

Blue 1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi in front of a gray metal wall
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The Subaru Impreza 22B Is the Ultimate WRX

As a dream car, it has its flaws. But the Subaru WRX is nevertheless an impressive performance car, both on pavement and on a rally stage. It’s thanks to rallying that the first Subaru Impreza WRX was even built. Though, as is typical with many JDM cars, the US didn’t get the earliest models. Plus, …

2020 Subaru WRX
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Reddit Reveals the Dream Cars That Weren’t Worth It

Whether you dream of a Lamborghini Gallardo or a Subaru WRX, almost every enthusiast has their fantasy set of wheels. For some, they’re classic used cars; for others, they’re brand-new. That’s why people pay what seems like exorbitant sums for a machine that, logically, doesn’t seem worth it. But, as some Reddit users discovered, not …

a rusty vintage Chevy C-10 Pickup truck parked in the grass with the hood open
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Does Post Malone Have a G-Wagon?

One of American rapper Post Malone’s most well-known songs repeats the lyric: “G-Wagon, G-Wagon, G-Wagon…” But does he own one? According to one source, this Mercedes truck does not live in his garage. But he does own some pretty interesting cars. Let’s take a look at Post Malone’s car collection. But first, let’s put one …

2020 Subaru WRX driving on a canyon road.
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Is the 2020 WRX the Least Reliable Subaru?

Subaru is one of a few auto brands that are renown for reliability. However, not every model of even the most reliable brands can avoid being deemed unreliable. The WRX, one of Subaru’s most favored models, earned the lowest predicted reliability score of all Subarus. The 2020 WRX is not getting good marks so far. …

2020 Subaru WRX driving on a canyon road.
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What Does Consumer Reports Have Against the Subaru WRX?

This rally inspired Impreza spin-off is raw and absolutely created with the car enthusiast in mind. From the old school “bug eyes” to the new WRX generations that moved away from the Impreza name and now stand alone, this is a Subaru model that enjoys a large and loving fan base. Though Consumer Reports loved …

2020 Nissan 370Z parked by the side of a canyon road.
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The Most Fun Cars To Drive Under $35k

What cars offer the most smiles per mile? And what vehicles on that list can be had for under $35K? No, the answer isn’t always a Miata. A Miata might be one of them, but it isn’t the only answer. What are the most fun cars to drive under $35k? There are several familiar picks …

2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
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What’s the Best Year for the Subaru WRX?

Despite, or perhaps because of its performance-symbol status, the Subaru WRX hasn’t always proven to be the most reliable car. Or even the most reliable Subaru, for that matter. Then again, even well-regarded icons like the Nissan Skyline GT-R have their good and bad years. And, just like there are reliable BMWs, there are some …

2005 Saab 9-2X
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Saab 9-2X Aero: A More Refined Subaru WRX

With the demise of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, the Subaru WRX is the last rally-style sedan on the market. However, while the WRX may be fast, it’s not faultless. One repeated critique, especially with older models, is the general sense of cheapness in the interior. But there is a way to get a Subaru WRX …

NA Mazda Miata with Subaru WRX drivetrain
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Someone Made an AWD Rally Miata With a Subaru Drivetrain

Usually, if you’re going rallying, all-wheel drive is practically a necessity. Although rear-wheel drive rally cars have won races, after Audi’s Ur-Quattro debuted, AWD became the norm. The technology allowed the Mitsubishi Pajero, Toyota Celica, Nissan Pulsar, and Mitsubishi Lancer to compete on the world stage. The Porsche Cayenne and Rolls-Royce Cullinan are also rally …

2018 Subaru WRX STI Type RA is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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How Reliable is the Subaru WRX?

Sedans are great because they’re affordable and often easy to maneuver, making them a great option for new drivers. Despite this, many American automakers have recently discontinued popular sedans. Ford eliminated the Taurus, Fiesta, and Focus from its lineup this year. The Ford Fusion is also headed toward its final production year. We also can’t forget …

2019 Range Rover Sport
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According to Reddit, You Should Never Buy a Range Rover

It’s not unusual to feel some buyer’s remorse after getting a new car. Although some cars and trucks rarely disappoint, many more end up on ‘never buy’ lists. Luxury vehicles often appear, likely due to their often-expensive repairs and usually-quick depreciation. And despite high sticker prices, quite a few luxury cars suffer reliability issues. One …

The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek at the Annual Chicago Auto Show
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The Car That Gets in the Most Accidents Might Surprise You

Every year, vehicles of all types get into some sort of fender bender. Whether your car gets a small dent in the body or one side gets crushed, it’s still a scary and frustrating thing to experience. Have you ever wondered, though, whether there’s been a specific type of vehicle that’s more prone than others to get …

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Next-Gen Subaru WRX Reportedly Coming for 2021

We are getting a better view of the next Subaru WRX and we love it. Subaru unveiled its concept for the next WRX at the 2018 Tokyo Motor Show based on the previous year’s Viziv concept, and everyone had their checkbooks out ready to put down a deposit. Well, not so fast.  “These things take …