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Old 12-28-2012, 08:02 PM   #40
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Originally Posted by Bwill9886 View Post

My concerns with the WRX is actually a positive once you own it: resale value. THEY ARE RIDICULOUS. A 19,000 mile 2011 base WRX goes for near new sticker! It actually makes sense to buy new (which another member looking at STI's noted in another thread). That and the mileage is "meh" and that 5 speed... Interiors suck too, but that's not what I'd be buying it for.
Check out the CNET review of the WRX. They mention that the platform and the technology in the car are outdated. But they also say it's due for a total update in the next year or two, so you'd be wise to wait for the new version to come to market. Or if you like the current model, the resale value should drop a lot once the new version is put on sale.
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