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Old 10-08-2012, 11:38 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by RonMaiden View Post
I get 20 city and 29hwy with my STI which isn't bad for having the capabilities to go with it and with well over 300hp helps me not worry about the MPGs. Around town it is a bit much tho' and one noisey car.
29hwy with your STI?? I get like 25 max in my nearly stock wrx...

As far as the ST, I say go for it. I don't know if there are any big advantages of AWD given where you live and hatches are definitely friendly for hauling kids/dogs/oversized stuff. But if a hatch isn't necessary, what about a used G35 sedan? I'm not sure how often they came with a manual though...
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