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    WRX or Forester?

    Just bought an 02 WRX but my wife hates it and want me to keep my Forester, she says the Forester is more practical .

    What do you guys think? Should I keep my 99 Forester or 02 WRX? I like the space on the Fozy but the power and handling on the WRX.

    I like them both, is really hard to decide.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WronX View Post
    Just bought an 02 WRX but my wife hates it and want me to keep my Forester, she says the Forester is more practical .

    What do you guys think? Should I keep my 99 Forester or 02 WRX? I like the space on the Fozy but the power and handling on the WRX.

    I like them both, is really hard to decide.

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    Why not keep both? Reasons on why you have to choose between the two?
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    Dump the wife
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    I would personally keep the WRX, but if she says the WRX has got to go... I don't know what to tell you man Look on the bright side, you will still have a suby when all is settled regardless.
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    Why not get something in the middle? A Forester 2.5XT is a Forester with a WRX powertrain. You can probably find an '04-'05 for pretty cheap. And you can swap a WRX/STI suspension onto it with relative ease.

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    Just ask yourself which one you could live without,the old lady or the WRX and go from there.
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    Trade in the Forester for the XT model. thats the way to go! Best of both worlds.. I totally LOVE mine! You can do lots with the Forester.
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    Quote Originally Posted by josnroh View Post
    Just ask yourself which one you could live without,the old lady or the WRX and go from there.
    Hmmmm....[scratches head]
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    Or even look for a WRX Wagon...get some practical space, and its still a WRX. But practicality is better for family, ask the old man in the post above me

    Did you not consult the wife before getting the WRX?
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    Quote Originally Posted by brfatal View Post
    Why not get something in the middle? A Forester 2.5XT is a Forester with a WRX powertrain. You can probably find an '04-'05 for pretty cheap. And you can swap a WRX/STI suspension onto it with relative ease.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RayfieldsWRX View Post
    Hmmmm....[scratches head]
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    Quote Originally Posted by CJ05 View Post
    Why not keep both? Reasons on why you have to choose between the two?
    I also own a Nissan Murano 03, so maybe I only need one SUV. WRX suck up gas pretty good compare to my Fozy and also it needs premium.

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    How hard do you drive it? I have an 02 as well and get upwards of 24-26mpg straight city driving with some spirited driving in between. Highway i average well over 30.
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    Not that hard, oh forgot to tell you guys its an Auto.......sigh

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    Sell both and buy a 05 Forester XT and mod it with STI parts. And drop that bad boy...
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