Yes I would get an STI if I wanted a cheaper less expensive car that was still fun to drive and relatively fast.
Nothing wrong with going to an STI if you want to save some cash IMO.
2016 M2 on order for June 2016 Euro Delivery
2011 BMW M3 Sedan Alpine White
Picked up via ED 9/27/2011 & Redelivered 11/23/2011 **SOLD**