Meet the 2017 Subaru Impreza

Meet the 2017 Subaru Impreza

The all-new 2017 Impreza debuts Subaru’s Global Platform architecture. This new Subaru design language includes features such as the brand’s signature hexagonal grille, along with a more sculptural body.

With a starting MSRP of $18,395, the Subaru Impreza is available in four-door sedan and five-door styles, and both are available in base, Premium, Sport and Limited trim lines.

2017 highlights

Impreza’s wheelbase has increased for 2017. It’s now 105.1 inches — up 1.0 inch over the outgoing Impreza model. Additionally, both sedan and 5-door models are 1.6 inches longer than the outgoing models, and both are 1.5 inches wider.

Another new feature is the revised version of the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder Subaru Boxer engine, which now produces 152 horsepower versus 148 horsepower in the previous model.

Inside, the 2017 Subaru Impreza offers the option of an available Harman/Kardon premium audio — this is the first time that this audio system is available in Impreza.

Under the hood

As mentioned earlier, a 152-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine powers the 2017 Subaru Impreza. This engine also produces 145 foot-pounds of torque.

Fuel economy ratings for the Subaru Impreza are 28 mpg in the city, 38 mpg on the highway and 32 mpg combined for four-door models, and 28 mpg in the city, 37 mpg on the highway and 31 mpg combined for five-door models.

Impreza amenities

Both four-door and five-door Impreza models are available in eight exterior colors, including hues such as Venetian Red Pearl and Crystal White Pearl. Additionally, five interior colors are available: Black Sport Cloth, Black Cloth, Black Leather, Ivory Cloth and Ivory Leather.

Rear seating dimensions — for both 4-door and 5-door models — are listed as 36.5 inches of rear legroom, 55.6 inches of rear shoulder room and 55.2 inches of rear hip room. Additionally, cargo volume is 12.3 cubic feet for four-door models and 20.8 cubic feet for five-door models with rear seats up. With rear seats folded down, the cargo volume for five-door models increases to 55.3 cubic feet.

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The Subaru Impreza is built at Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) in Lafayette, Indiana. To learn more about the 2017 Subaru Impreza, visit your local Subaru dealer or log on to www.subaru.com.

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