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Subaru Impreza

Price $19,995 – $42,695
Fuel consumption 5.5 – 12.6 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 77%(view ratings)
The Subaru Impreza has had a facelift for 2012. However, this applies only to the base version. The sporty WRX remains untouched. The entry-level Impreza welcomes a new, more fuel efficient 2.0L flat-4 engine, while the WRX is equipped with a 2.5L flat-4 turbo that offers 265 hp and 244 lbs.-ft. of torque.

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Test Drives2018 Subaru Impreza: When Clark Kent Tries to Fit in
I know a Subaru review that focuses on all-wheel-drive is cliché, but in my case, if I hadn’t been driving a car fitted with the system on my drive back from Ottawa to Montreal during one of the most intense winter blizzards the province of Quebec has witnessed this year, …
Special Events2017 Subaru Impreza: the Safest
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), a U.S. organisation financed by insurance companies, has just completed its usual eight crash tests on Subaru’s latest model, the 2017 Impreza. We were there, in Virginia, to observe how the Japanese manufacturer’s new platform would react, especially during the small overlap test, …
First Drives2017 Subaru Impreza: More Rigid, More Dynamic and More Refined
MONTEREY, California – The Subaru Impreza is rightly regarded as a practical and reliable compact car that excels in any weather thanks to its full-time all-wheel drive system. Some even affectionately call it a “small tractor.” It’s a highly rational purchase, although one that’s infused with much less passion than …
Spotlight on2017 Subaru Impreza: We’re Driving it This Week
The Car Guide is heading to the Monterey peninsula in California in order to get behind the wheel of the new Subaru Impreza on the roads of that fantastic region. Developed on an all-new architecture called Global Platform, that will serve as the basis for many other of the brand’s …
Special Events2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards: the Small Car Category
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, or AJAC, will be holding their yearly CCOTY testing next week at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Clarington, Ontario. There will be eight categories this year, and the most interesting one for Canadian car shoppers is undoubtedly the Best New Small Car Category.
Special EventsWhy not a Subaru Sedan?
TORONTO, Ontario – According to Subaru, research has shown that a lot of people associate their brand with sport-utility vehicles and crossovers, but don’t realize the company also builds cars. That’s a curious finding, as the Legacy midsize sedan has been around for more than 25 years now, and is …
Spotlight onSubaru Sedans in the Snow
This week, The Car Guide will be heading up to the beautiful Muskoka area in order to drive Subaru’s Impreza and Legacy sedans in our Canadian winter climate. Sure, an SUV might be a good choice for its versatility, but especially for the capability of its AWD system. However, must …

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News2020 Subaru Impreza and Crosstrek Refreshed for More Value
For 2020, Subaru has made a number of revisions to two of its most popular vehicles, namely the Impreza compact sedan and hatchback, plus the Crosstrek sub-compact crossover. Despite the addition of new features, the former still costs less than $20,000 and retains the title of Canada’s most affordable AWD …
RecallsSubaru Recalls 135,000 Vehicles With a Braking Issue
Subaru has announced a recall on 135,814 vehicles in Canada due to a problem with the braking system. More specifically, their brake lamp switch could fail, which would cause the brake lamps not to turn on when the brake pedal is depressed. Needless to say, a malfunction of the brake …
News2017 Subaru Impreza Details Revealed Ahead of Los Angeles Auto Show
Earlier this year, at the New York Auto Show, Subaru unveiled their new Impreza sedan and hatchback to the world for the first time. The big news was the introduction of the all-new Subaru Global Platform. The latter brings with it more rigidity and even more built-in safety. The L.A.
News2017 Subaru Impreza leans heavily on concept car for styling
Somewhere, Tom Doll is saying 'I told you so.' Because it was last year at the Los Angeles Auto Show that Doll, president of Subaru of America, introduced the Impreza Sedan Concept , a car he called "a precursor for what you can expect from the next generation Subaru Impreza …
New York2017 Subaru Impreza: More For Everyone
During the New York Auto Show, Subaru invited us to a very special presentation where they unveiled their 2017 Impreza, a replacement for their best-selling compact. Saying the Impreza is popular in our market would be an understatement: its full-time AWD makes it unbeatable in winter conditions, it is pretty …
NewsSubaru Impreza 5-Door Concept previews design future
This is what future Subaru models will look like—kind of. Subaru at the Tokyo Motor Show unveiled the Impreza 5-Door Concept, a car that previews "the design not only of the next generation Impreza but Subaru’s future models as a whole." According to Subaru, the Impreza 5-door Concept "achieves a …
NewsPricing For The 2016 Subaru Impreza
Typically, when a model doesn't change in a given year, its manufacturer tries to make it more appealing by either lowering the entry price or by adding additional standard equipment. That's what happened with the 2016 Subaru Impreza ; while it didn't receive a new engine or revised styling (although …

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MOTORING TV: Small Car of the Year for 2017
Motoring TV recently held its 1 hour Car of the Year Special on the TSN network where we picked the best in class for 2017. Here are the nominees and winner of Small Car category. (This segment originally appeared on Motoring TV 2017 episode #6) …
Motoring TV
Subaru unveils the Impreza Sedan Concept
Subaru chose the L.A. auto show to unveil the Impreza Sedan Concept, a car that Subaru of America president and CEO Tom Doll said will act as "a precursor for what you can expect from the next generation Subaru Impreza sedan." This segment originally appeared on Episode 7 of Motoring …
Video Reviews
Review: 2015 Subaru Impreza
The 2015 model year represents much more than a mid-cycle refresh for the Subaru Impreza, according to Ted Lalka, vice-president of product planning and marketing with Subaru Canada. The Motoring TV team was in Kelowna, B.C., to find out just how true that statement is, and how “different” the compact …