Sorry if this is in the wrong section but I'm new here, from Canada(eh!). I was looking at getting a 09 WRX Hatch or Sedan(still undecided) but noticed a thread on another site(Nasioc) stating that the 09 model WRX's had engine failures and to stay away from them when purchasing a car, or at least do your research, which I've been doing religously for the past 2 or so months. I'd love to get the new '11 models with the wide body but I'm 21 and can only afford so much as I'll be paying for the vehicle myself.
My question is should I stay away from the '09 models all together, or are there specific '09 WRX's that experienced the engine failure? I'm really excited and serious about finding me one and can't wait the 2 or so months I have left before I get one! I need some feedback and some things to look for before purchasing one(I'll be financing it).
Any help would be much appreciated, cheers!
*BTW my dad will most likely come with me to look at the car(s) since he's really good at negotiating, and he usually gets the car he wants at the price he wants, I don't know how...