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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First Drives2020 Subaru Impreza: The Winning Formula Continues
During our trip to Lafayette, Indiana to attend the media launch of the Subaru Crosstrek PHEV, we also had the opportunity to test drive the 2020 Impreza . What’s New for 2020? Originally introduced in 1992, the Impreza has had a great career. The current generation dates back to 2017, …
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.


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BuzzThis Subaru Impreza 22B STi For Sale Costs Half a Million
As many JDM enthusiasts know, Subaru produced a two-door widebody variant of the Impreza WRX STi in 1998. Called 22B STi, this model commemorated the 40th anniversary of Subaru and its third consecutive manufacturer’s title in the World Rally Championship (WRC). The 400 units built for the Japanese market sold …
RecallsNearly 80,000 Subaru Imprezas and Crosstreks are Being Recalled
Subaru Canada has announced two new recalls that involve nearly 80,000 Impreza and Crosstrek models across the country. In the first recall, which targets the 2017-2019 Impreza and 2018-2019 Crosstrek, 52,707 units are affected. Apparently, the engine control unit (ECU) may have been programmed incorrectly. As a result, the internal …
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 …


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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) …
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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 …
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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 …