When the WRX first appeared here in 2002, we found this rally-car inspired version of the Impreza sedan very engaging: a genuine sports car with tons of power and super-sharp handling lodged within a mild-mannered, all-wheel-drive, four-door sedan. The current "Rex" carries on that tradition, and it tests out very well in some areas.
Subaru WRX Road Test

Best Version to Get

If you're planning to use a WRX for amateur racing, the base model is the best choice. More creature comforts in higher trims are nice particularly the heated seats. If you want a WRX exclusively for street driving, consider one with the CVT transmission. It works well with the turbo engine's power...
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