Subaru WRX/ STI 1994-2003
Demand for turbo-engined Subarus has slumped and now might be the time to pounce if you have always wanted a WRX. Early cars are down a bit in numbers but prices still have barely moved since 2013 so negotiate on good cars and ignore bad ones. An outstanding 1994-97 sedan will be hard to find yet cost $12,000 or less. STI [Subaru Technica International] Type R two doors are scarce but apart for the limited-production 22B model the most collectible of ‘production’ WRXs. ‘Bugeye’ cars built from 2000-02 caused controversy but seemingly not a sales slump because there are plenty around. Currently they cost the same as early versions but that oddball appearance might work in their favour as the years roll by.
WRX 1994-96 $7500  WRX 1997-99 $8225  WRX 2000-02 $8660  WRX STI 5 & 6 1997-00 $49,275  WRX STI 2000-02 $20,490