i use to drive a 2.3 mazda 3 and well i just broke in my wrx and started to have a little fun. first kill this wanna be thug rolled up next to me in a nissan maxima 3.2? i think or 3.5? anyway at the red light he rolled down his window and said to me my car isnt fast....long story short when the light turned green he gunned it and let him get a jump then i gunned it and got up to 4th i looked back in my mirror and he was about 5 cars back...it felt good! i love my subie no comparision to my 3 !