Originally Posted by myrt1987
My guess is they kept the hole there from previous models to either add lighting to the cubby that they never finalized or to keep their options open for future models/trims. Maybe to reduce costs the new wrx will have the same cubby/control housing and that will recieve the lighting? hmmm...
Or it's possible that Imprezas sold in other countries have features/options that we don't get in the USA. I believe Canadian Imprezas get some features that we can't get without going aftermarket, and the same is likely true of Imprezas sold in Europe.