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As an option I added the Aero Crossbar (made by Thule) to my new Impreza-5

They are good and don't have a big impact on performance and fuel economy.
The added noise level is also ok.

I added a Thule bike rack to it and also plan to install a Kayak rack later.

Impreza a are made for active people!
 

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I did just about all of that (not the bike rack) on my Forester thinking that I would use it a bunch.

I didn't. :(

But, I used to when I was younger but I left my boat at the yacht club so I only had it on my car twice a year. :)
 

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Looks solid. I take it that the footing is static? I haven't removed the black covering to see where it mounts yet. It's not able to adjust across the roofline?

Does it make a wind "howl" on the hwy? My previous car made so much noise, I had to add a fairing, which made a big difference in silencing the wind noise. They were also aero-styled bars, which I thought would be better than round or square ones.
 

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On the highway, I hear the wind only if the roof is open.
Other than that, it is relatively quiet.

In windy condition, I also feel some resistance on some turn.

Fuel Consumtion is little higher with an average of 7.7 l/100km (31 mpg) instead of the usual 7.5l/100km (32 mpg)
 

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are your cross bars the ones that are a subaru accessory and have the subaru logo on the sides of the mounts?

i just got mine about a month ago. I'm using mine mainly for my snowboards this winter. still havent bought snowboard yet though
 
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