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2013 Subaru WRX

2013 Mazda MAZDA3

  2013 Subaru WRX and STI Special Editions 2013 Mazda Mazda3
MSRP
N/A
$16,700
Invoice N/A $16,229
MPG
City/Highway
N/A 18/40
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
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 The 2013 Mazda 3 drives with a lot more sophistication and verve than you might expect for a small car this affordable, practical, and fuel-efficient. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Strong flat-four engines
  • Roomy interior
  • Ride quality
  • Excellent handling
  • A performance car for the Snow Belt?

Dislikes:

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

Likes:

  • Assertive handling
  • Great steering feel
  • Cockpit-like interior design
  • Disc brakes on all models
  • Refined powertrains

Dislikes:

  • Base and s still have mediocre gas mileage
  • Road noise
  • Moonroof cuts out headroom
  • Up-close look of materials and finishes
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