Subaru Impreza WRX

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

85
Priced From $33,995
MPG 20.0
Styles Reviewed
SedanSedan Scores for this style only
HatchbackHatchback Scores for this style only

LeftLane News

02/15/11
2011-02-15
85
100

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Mark Elias Mark Elias 7.2 out of 10 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan

Subaru’s legendary WRX continues to improve. Clearly, it is not everyone’s cup of tea, but it offers an exhilarating, if thrumming ride, that depending on your age, both chronologically and emotionally, might be just what the doctor ordered.

CarReview.com

01/24/11
2011-01-24
85
100

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David Colman David Colman Score Pending 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Hatchback

The 2011 Impreza WRX makes so much sense on so many levels that it’s hard to believe you only need to shell out $28,995 to buy the leather-shod Limited model. Though the WRX 5-door may be more purposeful than beautiful, beauty is as beauty does.

CarReview.com

11/24/10
2010-11-24
86
100

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Holly Roberts Holly Roberts Score Pending 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Hatchback

If you have a shred of willpower, love to drive fun sports cars and don’t have a family of 7 which you need to transport around, then the Subaru Impreza WRX just might be a great option for you.

AutoGuide.com

10/22/10
2010-10-22
86
100

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Huw Evans Huw Evans Score Pending 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan

These days, it seems that it’s getting harder and harder to find an automobile that truly delivers maximum fun for the dollar, but the 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX comes pretty darned close.

MotorWeek

01/24/11
2011-01-24
86
100

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Staff Review MotorWeek 7.2 out of 10 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan

The 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI seems to have both further matured and gained confidence. The STI’s jagged edges are long gone. But, it remains one super sharp ride.

MSN Autos

09/19/10
2010-09-19
86
100

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Evan Griffey Evan Griffey 7.0 out of 10 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan

Subaru has a potent one-two punch in the WRX and WRX STI; the only question is how sharp do you want the tip of your spear to be?

SpeedTV

07/20/10
2010-07-20
86
100

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Bob Golfen Bob Golfen Score Pending 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Hatchback

Pricing for the Subaru WRX is in bargain-basement territory, truly a lot of performance car for relatively small change. The suspension, body and interior improvements are substantial.

Jalopnik.com

07/19/10
2010-07-19
86
100

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Sam Smith Sam Smith 6.6 out of 10 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan

The Subaru WRX STI is still the most approachable and user-friendly all-wheel-drive speed demon on the market, a go-anywhere, do-anything piece of all-weather genius that wants to be your friend in a million different ways. The suspension updates merely sharpen the knife.

Boston Globe

06/28/11
2011-06-28
87
100

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Clifford Atiyeh Clifford Atiyeh 7.3 out of 10 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan

The man who buys a WRX STI knows he’s getting a street-legal race car, and all the gut-wrenching performance of a Porsche 911 for half the price. At the right moments, it’s an utterly outstanding piece.

Car and Driver

09/10/10
2010-09-10
87
100

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Jon Yanca Jon Yanca Score Pending 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan

The Subaru WRX has changed quite a bit in the years since its introduction, and the 2011 enhancements have produced the best-driving iteration yet. Perhaps best of all, it remains among the few standout enthusiast machines available for less than $30K.

Motor Trend

07/19/10
2010-07-19
87
100

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Carlos Lago Carlos Lago Score Pending 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan

The 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI can now be had as a sedan. While it’s heavier and there’s a wing in the rearview, it’s also very good.

Wall Street Journal

10/02/10
2010-10-02
87
100

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Dan Neil Dan Neil 8.6 out of 10 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan

The metabolism of the new WRX STi feels more acute, more present, focused like a preschooler on Adderall. The steering was heavy and accurate, with tons of road-reading feedback. The ride was stiff but well-planted. The brakes are heroic. The sport seats are some of the best in Christendom.

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