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Unread 12-08-2015, 09:05 PM   #1
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I'm 18 never had a car just drive my parents car and I'm looking to buy a car. I was looking at the Subaru wrx but read that it was too powerful for a first car. So I would like to know what would be a good first car that's fun and isn't that slow. And I want to learn manual on that car. Looking to spend around 5k and I'm buying it off auction. It has to have 4 seats too. I was thinking about the Subaru impresa 2.5rs would that be a good first car?

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Unread 12-08-2015, 09:18 PM   #2
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Any non-turbo Subaru would be a good choice.
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I'm 18 never had a car just drive my parents car and I'm looking to buy a car. I was looking at the Subaru wrx but read that it was too powerful for a first car. So I would like to know what would be a good first car that's fun and isn't that slow. And I want to learn manual on that car. Looking to spend around 5k and I'm buying it off auction. It has to have 4 seats too. I was thinking about the Subaru impresa 2.5rs would that be a good first car?
Honda civic SI fits your description perfectly well


- Good as first car
- Not too fast but not too slow
- Manual aswell

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I have a WRX, you're going to have a tough time finding one in decent condition for that budget. Azi had a great recommendation, the EP3 Civic Si is a REALLY fun car and is definitely in that budget. The Impreza you mentioned would also be a good go.
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