The Truth About Cars » subaru wrx http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 20:50:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Ask Bark: Buyback is a Bitch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/barks-bites-buyback-bitch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/barks-bites-buyback-bitch/#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:30:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331466 Andre writes: Bark, I’ve lurked on TTAC for around eight months and just registered to ask for a recommendation. (Thanks! —Bark) My daily driver is a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI, and it’s likely I’ll be taking the buyback option on the vehicle based on the agreement-in-principle between VW and the government on the “defeat device.” It’s been a […]

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Andre writes: Bark, I’ve lurked on TTAC for around eight months and just registered to ask for a recommendation. (Thanks! —Bark) My daily driver is a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI, and it’s likely I’ll be taking the buyback option on the vehicle based on the agreement-in-principle between VW and the government on the “defeat device.” It’s been a […]

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2016 Subaru WRX: Five Thousand Miles Later http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-subaru-wrx-five-thousand-miles-later/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-subaru-wrx-five-thousand-miles-later/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 17:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271065 You may remember my decision three months ago to replace my aging Cadillac STS with a brand-new 2016 Subaru WRX. The “avoid highways” option has been selected on Google Maps ever since, as evidenced by the WRX’s above-average odometer reading. It’s not my fault that the Subie commands a twistier route every time I start it up. However, this relationship between the […]

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You may remember my decision three months ago to replace my aging Cadillac STS with a brand-new 2016 Subaru WRX. The “avoid highways” option has been selected on Google Maps ever since, as evidenced by the WRX’s above-average odometer reading. It’s not my fault that the Subie commands a twistier route every time I start it up. However, this relationship between the […]

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New or Used?: Should This Mustang Man Get a Minivan? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/new-used-mustang-man-get-minivan-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/new-used-mustang-man-get-minivan-2/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259457 Hi folks, I have a ’15 Subaru WRX and a ’68 Ford Mustang. I pick my daughter up from daycare everyday. When the weather is nice, I drive the Mustang. My wife and I are thinking of having a second kid, which would render my Mustang unusable since there’s no middle seat and zero space behind the […]

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Hi folks, I have a ’15 Subaru WRX and a ’68 Ford Mustang. I pick my daughter up from daycare everyday. When the weather is nice, I drive the Mustang. My wife and I are thinking of having a second kid, which would render my Mustang unusable since there’s no middle seat and zero space behind the […]

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New or Used?: German Car Lover Wants Germanic German From Germany http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/new-used-german-car-lover-wants-germanic-german-germany/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/new-used-german-car-lover-wants-germanic-german-germany/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1223785 TTAC commentator tedward writes: Hey Steejeev, I thought I’d finally throw my hat into the ring as my wife and I are on the hunt for a second family car. We currently own a ’91 BMW 318is and a ’13 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen 2.5 — both manual, of course. In our previous lives as NYC residents, […]

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TTAC commentator tedward writes: Hey Steejeev, I thought I’d finally throw my hat into the ring as my wife and I are on the hunt for a second family car. We currently own a ’91 BMW 318is and a ’13 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen 2.5 — both manual, of course. In our previous lives as NYC residents, […]

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A Tale of Two Dealers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tale-two-dealers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tale-two-dealers/#comments Thu, 29 Oct 2015 18:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1208049 The Ford Focus ST and Subaru WRX were the two finalists in my new car search and the Focus ST seemed to be winning out due the extra incentives that were being advertised. I emailed a few Ford dealers in my area to negotiate an ST2 and a few Subaru dealers to see if they […]

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The Ford Focus ST and Subaru WRX were the two finalists in my new car search and the Focus ST seemed to be winning out due the extra incentives that were being advertised. I emailed a few Ford dealers in my area to negotiate an ST2 and a few Subaru dealers to see if they […]

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Taking The Hard Road To Buying A New Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/taking-hard-road-buying-new-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/taking-hard-road-buying-new-car/#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2015 18:20:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1206041 The time has come to replace my Cadillac STS with a newer ride, so I have spent the last couple of weeks narrowing down the potential replacements. I have bought and sold enough vehicles that my evaluation process for resale vehicles is somewhat cut-and-dry, but buying a new personal vehicle seems to bring more questions […]

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The time has come to replace my Cadillac STS with a newer ride, so I have spent the last couple of weeks narrowing down the potential replacements. I have bought and sold enough vehicles that my evaluation process for resale vehicles is somewhat cut-and-dry, but buying a new personal vehicle seems to bring more questions […]

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Chart Of The Day: Subaru Sets Monthly U.S. WRX/STI Sales Record In July 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/chart-day-subaru-sets-monthly-u-s-wrxsti-sales-record-july-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/chart-day-subaru-sets-monthly-u-s-wrxsti-sales-record-july-2015/#comments Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:00:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1144009 After two consecutive years of growth, including record-setting U.S. sales achievements in 2014, what does the Subaru WRX do for an encore performance? An all-time monthly record of 3,716 WRX/STI sales in July 2015 starts the second-half off strongly after a first-half in which sales of Subaru’s rally-inspired nameplate jumped ahead of last year’s sales […]

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After two consecutive years of growth, including record-setting U.S. sales achievements in 2014, what does the Subaru WRX do for an encore performance? An all-time monthly record of 3,716 WRX/STI sales in July 2015 starts the second-half off strongly after a first-half in which sales of Subaru’s rally-inspired nameplate jumped ahead of last year’s sales […]

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Subaru Reviving The WRX Hatchback? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/subaru-reviving-wrx-hatchback/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/subaru-reviving-wrx-hatchback/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:33:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=904969 When the latest Subaru WRX was released, the enthusiast fan base was forced to suffer the indignity of a sedan-only lineup. Subaru’s company line was that there weren’t sufficient resources to develop a hatchback model as well. But that might be changing. A hatchback WRX mule was spied undergoing hot weather testing, with a WRX […]

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When the latest Subaru WRX was released, the enthusiast fan base was forced to suffer the indignity of a sedan-only lineup. Subaru’s company line was that there weren’t sufficient resources to develop a hatchback model as well. But that might be changing. A hatchback WRX mule was spied undergoing hot weather testing, with a WRX […]

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Capsule Review: 2015 Subaru WRX http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/capsule-review-2015-subaru-wrx/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/capsule-review-2015-subaru-wrx/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=811026 As the snow swirled in front of my headlamps, the radio crackled with a forecast of 18-22 inches for an early March Nor’Easter. Most people hate this weather. They huddle in their homes, presumably consuming the massive quantities of milk and bread they bought in a panic earlier that day. A public whipped into frenzy […]

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As the snow swirled in front of my headlamps, the radio crackled with a forecast of 18-22 inches for an early March Nor’Easter. Most people hate this weather. They huddle in their homes, presumably consuming the massive quantities of milk and bread they bought in a panic earlier that day. A public whipped into frenzy […]

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Reader Ride Review: 2015 Subaru WRX http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/reader-ride-review-2015-subaru-wrx/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/reader-ride-review-2015-subaru-wrx/#comments Thu, 05 Jun 2014 13:00:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=837689 When Eric pulled up in his properly blue WRX, I could see that he wasn’t entirely sure about the idea of letting me drive his car. To begin with, I’d changed the location of the meet three times in the past twenty minutes. Admittedly, that was because I hadn’t been to the Easton Town Center […]

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When Eric pulled up in his properly blue WRX, I could see that he wasn’t entirely sure about the idea of letting me drive his car. To begin with, I’d changed the location of the meet three times in the past twenty minutes. Admittedly, that was because I hadn’t been to the Easton Town Center […]

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Subaru May Revive The WRX Hatchback http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/subaru-may-revive-the-wrx-hatchback/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/subaru-may-revive-the-wrx-hatchback/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:10:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=787009 Strong sales of the WRX hatchback in America have led Subaru to re-consider their “sedan only” policy for the current generation WRX. An Australian enthusiast site spoke to WRX Project General Manager Masuo Takatsu, who said that strong demand for the hatch in America (where it accounted for half of WRX sales) has led them […]

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Strong sales of the WRX hatchback in America have led Subaru to re-consider their “sedan only” policy for the current generation WRX. An Australian enthusiast site spoke to WRX Project General Manager Masuo Takatsu, who said that strong demand for the hatch in America (where it accounted for half of WRX sales) has led them […]

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Los Angeles 2013: 2015 Subaru WRX, A Rex With A CVT? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/los-angeles-2013-2015-subaru-wrx-a-rex-with-a-cvt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/los-angeles-2013-2015-subaru-wrx-a-rex-with-a-cvt/#comments Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:49:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=658674 Though most of the information on the new 2015 Subaru WRX was leaked in advance of the Los Angeles Auto Show, they still had to give the new car a public introduction. Now that the car’s been introduced, we have more than just a couple of teaser photos and a few more details on the […]

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Though most of the information on the new 2015 Subaru WRX was leaked in advance of the Los Angeles Auto Show, they still had to give the new car a public introduction. Now that the car’s been introduced, we have more than just a couple of teaser photos and a few more details on the […]

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Subaru WRX Plays In The Dirt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/subaru-wrx-plays-in-the-dirt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/subaru-wrx-plays-in-the-dirt/#comments Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:06:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=656418 Jalopnik managed to snag a promo image of the Subaru WRX driving in the dirt, thanks to a now disappeared Edmunds video. Looks like the “Impreza with a Guy Fawkes mask” styling is here to stay. Expect an official reveal at tomorrow’s Los Angeles Auto Show.  

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Jalopnik managed to snag a promo image of the Subaru WRX driving in the dirt, thanks to a now disappeared Edmunds video. Looks like the “Impreza with a Guy Fawkes mask” styling is here to stay. Expect an official reveal at tomorrow’s Los Angeles Auto Show.  

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