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2022 Subaru Impreza a good buy?


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I currently have a dealer offering me $500 down and $391 a month to finance the base model Impreza. Because they have to get it from other dealer I can not test drive it as I have to put a deposit knowing saying I am going to get it. I currently have a 2008 Impreza and I've recently out in about 5k into it but I am sick of fixing one thing and another thing breaking. I am just trying to see if this is a good deal or not? The issue that has now come up now is my parking brake. The car thinks my brake is on when it's not it turns off and on randomly too. I have to get my steering wheel controls fixed at some point, my windows are getting worse with rolling up and down, and I already had to fix my suspension on the vehicle when getting new tires, and at some point my head gasket will need to be replace, right now they are not leaking but it is just a matter of time. I was wondering what you guys all think on what I should do. I do own the 2008 Impreza in full. 

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They're OK cars though not as good long term as most Toyotas and Hondas. No more inherent head gasket problems. The CVT transmission is the weak point if it has an automatic transmission, you'd want to change fluid regularly and ignore the "lifetime fluid" BS.

Luckily I do know about the BS like time fluid and do plan on changing it when I do. I do have some more information to add. The sale price of the vehicle is $23,456+ taxes & fees= $25,151.83. The interest rate may change depending on what credit score we pull. But based off of what you told us we are guessing you will qualify for a 4.49%. The loan is for 72 months. I am just trying to figure out if I should keep my current vehicle or not.

Well, on a 2008 Subaru if it hasn't blown head gaskets yet it probably will in the not too distant future. That's an expensive repair to look forward to if it has not been done yet. (On the other hand at least for me it's hard to imagine taking 6 years to pay off a car!)