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    Last major upgrade for WRX

    I remember that, a few years ago, Subaru softened up the WRX and STI quite a bit. I also remember that when enthusiasts complained, they listened, and upgraded the car again the following model year. What I don't remember is what year that upgrade was in. 2011? I'm interested in buying a used WRX from the model year(s) after that upgrade. Your help is much appreciated!

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    2013 is the strongest year ever :not bias: lol

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    You don't want the 2008. No offense to anyone with a 2008. This is highly regarded as the worst year for the wrx.

    Also, 2011 is the year they significantly upgraded the suspension on the STi for the 3rd gen.
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    2011+ or wait for the 2015s
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    Quote Originally Posted by michaelwfox View Post
    2011+ or wait for the 2015s
    Agreed. Though, I'd never buy a new car during its first production year.

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    2009+ and I think you're good. 2008 WRX's are the bastard child in the family.
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