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    New Scooby Driver.

    Ok i've been a nissan guy all my life and now my girlfriend is buying an 04 wrx. I just wanted to know what pro's and con's there are with the 04's.

    I test drove this wrx and went up through the gears. Is the tranny supposed to have a whining sound or be louder than other car makes, I.E. 240's, celica's. etc. etc. etc.

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    Id bet this topic has been covered more then once here, but basically...

    Pro's:

    Reliable
    Relatively inexpensive
    Pretty quick stock
    Easily moddable
    AWD
    Handles well stock
    Boxer rumble!
    HOOD SCOOP (gets bigger over the years)


    Cons:

    Supposed crappy transmission (gets better over the years)
    poor gas milage
    negative police attention
    high insurance
    lack of luxury
    road noise
    turbo lag?
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    Quote Originally Posted by nocturnal_wrx
    Id bet this topic has been covered more then once here, but basically...

    Pro's:

    Reliable
    Relatively inexpensive
    Pretty quick stock
    Easily moddable
    AWD
    Handles well stock
    Boxer rumble!
    HOOD SCOOP (gets bigger over the years)


    Cons:

    Supposed crappy transmission (gets better over the years)
    poor gas milage
    negative police attention
    high insurance
    lack of luxury
    road noise
    turbo lag?



    i personaly believe that belongs in the pros police rarely look at me in my wingless 03 especialy compared to when i had my gsx i was gettin pulled over constantly even stage two with an angled fruit cannon i get left alone....

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    and welcome to The Club!!!!

    And your girl should be on here as well asking questions and introducing herself...after all, she's going to be part of the subaru enthusiast community with an '04 WRX!
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