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#1 Old 03-24-2014, 11:56 AM
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Looking for WRX

Hey guys new to the forum and new to the WRX. The past couple of months i have been studying craigslist and auto trader looking for the wrx all over the midwest with not much luck!
I recently found this wrx with just over 100,000 miles and a great deal for the quality of the cars condition with a clean car fax, but the downside of an automatic
Cars for Sale: 2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan in Topeka, KS 66608: Sedan Details - 355218396 - AutoTrader.com

Just curious what your thoughts would be especially considering the automatic performance
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#2 Old 03-24-2014, 11:58 AM
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I wouldn't buy an EJ205 with an auto. The old 2.0L had no low end torque and the auto takes forever to get past 3500 RPM. 3500RPM is no biggie in a 5-speed manual. In a 4-speed auto it's life-sucking. The EJ255 was available with the auto in 06-08 and in 09 in the "GT" (not the WRX).

The new FB 2.0L and the CVT is pretty cool, but no out till 2015 and probably out of your pricerange.

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#3 Old 03-24-2014, 12:04 PM
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okay thanks for the response! from what i have been reading it looks like this is the case with the automatic! In all honesty i really want a manual but man its hard just having no luck finding these cars anywhere! i guess it goes to show the reliability of these Subarus!
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#4 Old 04-03-2014, 12:42 PM
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Hey guys! another WRX popped up on craigslist and wanted to see what you thought!
2008 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan For Sale PRICE REDUCED
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Any interest in a wagon or sedan only?
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