This is a discussion on What is the average age of a new WRX/STI owner within the Everyday Impreza Talk forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; Originally Posted by RayfieldsWRX Agreed from my time behind the wheel of the G35. Coming from my VF34, it seemed ...
I'm 33, bought a 2013 PBP wrx premium because I had to switch to a four door with a baby on the way. Always wanted a wrx, wife gave the okay.
Purchased my 2011 DGM WRX @ 21 w/o help from parents, but I was living at home. I also had a new Harley 48 1200 sportster, sold my bike and now living on my own.
If I could do it again I would buy an older model to save some $$, but I love my car!
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Love the car, but now I'm dissatisfied with my summer car (2000 Mr2 Syper) cuz its too SLOW.
19, besides two other wrx's on this air force base with me all the other wrx/sti owners are 26+
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hmmm, 40 here... a wife, 3 kids - my oldest (7 yr. old son) thinks I drive the fastest, baddest car on the road. Well... when you can beat almost anything on the street today, you kinda are I guess... lol.
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23 and just got my WRX a few months ago. Great upgrade from a mazda3. I love it!
23 with 2011 WRX, Came from a 2010 gti. I work at a dealership so I have access to some great cars at even better prices
First Post lol I am 23 and I just bought my 2013 wrx. Traded my 2009 Miata for it and never looked back!
Whew! I thought I was going to be the oldest one on the forum. 57 and just bought my first Subaru, a base WRX, after 33+ years of driving VWs. The last one, a 4-door Golf turbo that I modded with GTI suspension, sway bars, and a 3" cat-back exhaust, was a great ride - when I bought it in 2001. When I test drove a 2013 GTi before buying the WRX, I couldn't believe it. It was the same car! +20 HP, +leather upholstery, +$12k sticker, but the performance and handling hadn't changed in 12 years. If it weren't for the new-car smell I would have thought it was my old ride.Hi All Am I the oldies ??? 64 this year New 2013 Black 5 door WRX and I love it .
61 and 64 look great to me. I kept the last car for 12 years and would have kept it another 4 if some dingbat on a cell phone hadn't blown thru a stop sign and T-boned me. I'll count myself lucky if I last as long as the WRX!
So I'm a slow learner, but I got it. I'm enjoying the heck out of the car and can't wait until I get over 1,000 miles on it so I can open it up a little bit.
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I started a thread like this on a VW forum in 2002 - the mods shut it down "off topic." So I spent a few hours reading the thread.
346 responses to the OP question out of 748 posts. Not a bad S/N ratio compared to most forums I've frequented!
Average age at purchase is 30.4 years.
Mode (most common age) is 23, with 22 responses
25% are over 40
11% are over 50
7% over 55
4% over 60