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2013 Subaru WRX

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  2013 Subaru WRX and STI Special Editions 2013 Ford Focus
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Invoice N/A $15,269
N/A 23/38
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Bottom Line The 2013 Subaru Impreza WRX and STI are fun to drive, tractable in a wide range of conditions, and surprisingly comfortable and versatile; but the lack of an automatic transmission and poor fuel economy are factors that might limit their appeal. Read Full Review Whether or not you consider the exciting new ST performance model, the 2013 Ford Focus lineup is evidence that small cars don't have to feel so appliance-like. Read Full Review
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  • Strong flat-four engines
  • Roomy interior
  • Ride quality
  • Excellent handling
  • A performance car for the Snow Belt?


  • Low gas mileage
  • Lacks automatic transmission option
  • STI can be pricy
  • Interior style lags behind Impreza


  • Excellent handling and steering
  • Composed, refined ride
  • Focus ST is a hoot
  • Extroverted styling
  • MyFord Touch is unrivaled in this class


  • Instrument panel design robs space
  • Cluttered audio controls (base layout)
  • Moderate road noise
  • Somewhat pricier than other compacts
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