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What would you guys choose and why? The Evo x or 2013 sti? I tried to watch top gear but they weren't really fair so I want personal opinion guys
 

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Subaru's new designs are so bland, front isn't bad but the back of the sedan is so generic it could be a Kia from the 90's. I've always liked the STi so it pains me to say that. The hatch is better I guess but it looks too "boy racer." Legacy looks awful too, the previous gen was worlds better.

So, Evo I guess lol.
 

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Are they both about the same with performance and technolegy
This is wrong. The STi performance wise and technology wise is no where NEAR the Evo X. The Evo X is the only US car to get the active YAW controller built in, which is how they handle so well. They may be "identical" from the factory, but they are no where the same.

I may be biased because I own an evo, but for someone who has been building race cars, race engines, and tuning cars for over 10 years, I can tell you this, the STi isn't even on the same level as an evo, and that's just not from me, it's proven, and still proven all the time. Honestly the only reason you'd want a subie is ride comfort (seats are more comfortable), and better out of the box off roading capabilities. Anything on pavement tho, the evo DOMINATES. It's proven, just do a little research.
 

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Ya that's what I've read that the Evo out performs the subi. What Evo x would be best to get? The MR or the GTR i think the GTR because it's a manual but I kinda want a six speed but that's only with the paddle shifter
 

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You mean GS-R lol. GTR is Nissan lol. It's all good, I'd get the MR as the shift points for upshifting and down shifting are perfect. The MR is a 6spd whereas the GS-R is only 5 spd. I'm not a fan of paddle shifters, but they work well for the X's. Personally, I'd get the MR just for all the upgraded options (thus why I have an MR, but mine isn't a X, it's an IX.
 

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whoops ment GS-R. idk how i feel abt paddle shifters, but i do want a 6spd for cruising

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just looked at new ones of both and they want 500+ for monthly payments

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so i was looking on youtube and for some reason they keep showing evo x GS-R with a manual
 

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Its really 2 levels of different vehicles, You should research for which drives you the most.
SUBARU IMPREZA WRX STi
1. being Subaru, most award winner of the WRC out of the 2, since the WRX is rally inspired, STi model that took almost a decade to hit the shores of the US market.
2. Subaru's technology of the Horizontally opposed engine, giving the engine a lower center of gravity along with their signature A-symmetrical differential, while keeping the engine/transmission in the center of the vehicle is best designed for any opposing road condition and proper delivery to each wheel in the AWD system.
3. Here's their flaw: The STi is a brilliant design, but it is not to be heavily modified in the aftermarket world. You will not hear any statement about Subaru's boost issues in the Impreza family of class when your cranking it up past 20psi, their transmission is not the stoutest compared to the Mistubishi Evolution (the helical gears and gear teeth are known to have issues once your hitting past the 450hp mark).

MITSUBISHI EVOLUTION X
1. Great car, overpriced for its name, drives superbly, and yet after the EvoVII first launch with transmission issues, they finally laid down a great car.
2. MMC's (Mitsubishi Motors Company *JDM*) have a 25 year+ history of the 4g63 engine block dating back to the Cyborg Evolution, released in Japan and Europe only in the late 80s. They have spent countless time building a 2.0L to cram out the best in fuel economy, performance, and longevity. Mitsubishi has had a horrible past with the US Domestic market with the FWD 3000GT, Starion, and everyone's favorite problem car in the 90s-2000 range, the Eclipse. The Eclipse turbo FWD and AWD was the only US car to share the 4g63 along with other in-on companies (Eagle Talon, Plymouth Laser). Ford bought out their design in the 90s to build their v6 version called the Mercury Cougar. Later on, Mistubishi redesigned the Eclipse and slapped that ford v6 engine and then Mitsubishi had lost almost all hope in the tuning world. The 3000GT VR-4 and Eclipse Turbo were the only 2 top cars they produced until the talk about the US version Evo coming to the shores. So there's a bit of history of Diamond Star Motors aka Mistsubishi.

Out of the 2, its based upon which manufacturer you would gain the most trust in, best quality of craftsmanship, and of course, warranty. If I had to choose, I would stick with the Evo, the STi is starting to wear off its name in the tuning world and designs are too focused towards the rally only inspired versus the average daily driven street car.
 

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sti brother.
 

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If I was to win an STi tomorrow, don't know if I would even sit in it to put the "FOR SALE" sign. I love the EVO but OEM parts are outrageously priced too high in Canada.
 

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I'd go sti. Because I don't have the money to build a 78997543 horsepower car. If Youre gonna build it up, go evo. If not then get whichever one you are more comfortable in

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While I understand the Evo is the 'better' all around car in ideal conditions, however, coming from a country where the 'ideal conditions' are few and far between, I'd have to go with the STi. I once had to help push an Evo X out of the snow, it ended up taking 4 grown men and a tractor to yank it out, where as it took my plain little FWD 30 seconds of shoveling and a traction aid to accomplish the same feat, hardly something I'd even dare to compare with a rally car. That being said, I believe the Evo belongs on a track, the Subie can go anywhere. Plus they don't offer any silly automatics in the Sti, bonus for us purists. :)
 
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