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Subaru Impreza

Price $19,995 – $29,595
Fuel consumption 6.4 – 10.1 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 76%(view ratings)
The Impreza returns unchanged this year. Whether in four-door sedan or five-door hatchback configuration, it keeps attracting Canadians with standard all-wheel drive, technology fans with a 6.5-inch touchscreen featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability, and safety-conscious families with the available EyeSight advanced driver-assist system. The Impreza's 152-horsepower four-cylinder engine can be mated to either a five-speed manual gearbox or a CVT.

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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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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 …
RecallsBrake Problems for Subaru
Do you own a Subaru manufactured between 2005 and 2014? Does it have trouble braking? Don't worry, there's a recall for that! The Japanese automaker issued a recall for the majority of its sedans made in the last 10 years. Specifically, the 2005-2009 Legacy, 2008-2011 Impreza, 2005-2009 Outback, 2009-2013 Forester …
RacingSubaru Breaks its own Record at the Isle of Man TT
The Isle of Man TT is one of the last real road races. A treacherous 59.5 km circuit, it is usually only raced by Superbikes. It is also one of the deadliest automotive events, with an average of 2-3 deaths each year. So far, two riders have already died in …

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Motoring TV
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 …