The 3rd generation of the Impreza WRX has a cumulative PainRank™ of 1.26. That can be compared against other Subaru generations. Shopping for a Subaru? This generation is generally a good bet.
Owners of the 2009–2011 Impreza WRX model years have sent in 7 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the clutch (42%) followed by the body (14%) and the engine (14%).