As an all-around performance value, it's hard to beat the AWD Impreza WRX. The WRX is powered by a 265-bhp turbo flat-4 coupled to a 5-speed manual. The sophisticated AWD powertrain allows the WRX to provide all weather performance and handling. The 2012 model is a generation behind the normal Impreza. A new model is due for 2013.
|Model/Trim/Package ||Engine || || ||Original MSRP
|Impreza WRX 5-door ||2.5l H4 T (265-bhp) ||M5 ||AWD ||$25,795|
|Impreza WRX 5-door Premium ||2.5l H4 T (265-bhp) ||M5 ||AWD ||$28,295|
|Impreza WRX 5-door Limited ||2.5l H4 T (265-bhp) ||M5 ||AWD ||$29,295|
|Impreza WRX 5-door STI ||2.5l H4 T (305-bhp) ||M6 ||AWD ||$36,295|