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i'm currently own a 07 vw rabbit i always loved the wrx but with the vw being 12G with 19,000 i jump and took it.
i found a 2005 wrx wagon for 12,9 with 40,xxx miles here is the link to the car

Cars for Sale: 2005 Subaru Impreza WRX in Manassas Park, VA 20111: Wagon Details - 312655062 - AutoTrader.com

i just have a few questions...
1. has anyone switch from vw to subaru, if so tell me what you like and dont like. was it worth the switch
2. anything i should really worry when i'm looking at this car?
3. is the price good?
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I have gone back and forth between the VAG cars and the Subarus.. I personally love the subarus but am usually in something else EVERY day and my subaru just sits.. Until recently Ive had subarus as DDs.

Your going to miss the classy feeling extremely nice interior the VAG cars have, as well as the fit and finish.. But I bet you wont ever look back performance wise and modability (even tho the rabbit can be pretty pimp)
 

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Yeah I love the vag
How she was sitting this year


Even though I love the vag I feel like the wrx is a steal. I see on craigslist wrx going for like 10G with 100k but 12G for 44,000 miles seems good but I do have some concerns.
 

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Seems to good to be true.. Like salvaged title or it sat in a garage getting repaired or pieces back together after it was totaled but still has a clear title.
 

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hell it looks stock...and in good shape. Run some Carfax, take it to an independent mechanic to check it out. Spend a few bucks for compression tests.

And let me know when I can pick it up :)
 

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It looks really clean.
 

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I bought my car in another city this past weekend and found a very well reviewed mechanic to look at the car. Just do some research on Google and go from there. Pre-purchase inspections are done by just about every single shop these days. Mine was $42 for everything including a diagnostics test, test drive, pulling the wheels off to look at the brakes, putting the car on a jack to check for leaks and broken parts. The only thing they didn't do was a compression and leak down test.
 

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I just got mine today. 2004 wry wagon. same mileage and a bit lower price. It's my first car and i loved how it drove in the test drive. Don't know much about them in terms of mechanical problems and such but i would go for it.
 

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Well I search on google for a place to do a pre purchase inspection near Manassas Park, va but the cheapest I found was $143 anyone know a place I can get this done for cheaper
 

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Well I search on google for a place to do a pre purchase inspection near Manassas Park, va but the cheapest I found was $143 anyone know a place I can get this done for cheaper
Spend $150 now, save countless later!

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My last car was a 2002 Volkswagen GTI VR6. My 2012 subaru wrx is on the way. The subaru is much faster, much better in the winter, handles better, and is much more reliable with many less electrical problems hahaha......
I loved the volkswagen and it was tons of fun but the only drawback to the subaru in my opinion is the interior when compared to the volkswagen. The fit and finish and material quality was much better on the volkswagen than my new subaru. I also liked the 6 speed transmission much better, it shifted much smoother, yet the subaru's can handle much more power.
But you can't go wrong with the subaru if you are willing to sacrifice the interior quality for everything else.
 
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