Originally Posted by 05bluesti
i see what you are saying, but I'm not only taking about reliable engine wise, since i've had my car i had misfires at idle, on a stock car(except the cbe), and the p/s pump **** out on me, I'm not saying that they are the least reliable cars, but for anything performance oriented, you are gonna lose some reliability, I'm not complaining about my car, i love it even when it pisses me off, but from what i've seen, they arnt a car i would describe as reliable compared to other cars of the same price range and performance
What 2005, $30k-35k, 300hp, 4cylinder, AWD cars are more reliable? Apples to apples here.
Also, I'm willing to bet your pump ate itself because it had PS fluid in it at some point and not ATF. I've seen that time and time again.
And did you get a code for misfires? Or are you just going by a rough idle (which Subaru's are notorious for)?
For what they are, they are a very good car. Until you **** with them. Then all bets are off.