Which used Subaru Impreza saloon should I buy?
Go for a WRX. The STi is too fast and furious for all but die-hards, while the non-turbo GX and TS are only worth it if a small car with four-wheel-drive is a must.
There have been two face-lifts since this model arrived in 2001. The first - in 2003 - made the Impreza better looking; the second - in 2006 - left it plain but added character. Funds allowing, go for the second, mainly because it gained a 2.5-litre engine, replacing a 2.0-litre unit.