2008 Subaru Impreza review

The Subaru Impreza WRX is the rare type of car that combines year-round drivability, day-to-day livability and reasonable comfort with versatility and is, all the while, a blast to drive. Along with a change in exterior styling, the 2008 has a better drivetrain, chassis and interior, and they make the WRX more tempting than ever.

Available as a sedan or a four-door hatchback, the WRX is basically the middle between the regular Impreza and the WRX STi, the latter of which is an uncompromising fire-breather that's modeled after Subaru's championship rally car. To see what's changed for 2008, check out a side-by-side comparison. There's also an Impreza Outback Sport, which is like the better-known Outback, a larger model.

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Engine
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Operation
The SRS side airbag and SRS curtain airbag can function only when the ignition switch is in the ON position. The drivers and front passengers SRS side airbags and SRS curtain airbags deploy ...

Non-turbo models
The non-turbo engine is designed to operate using unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 87 AKI or higher. ...