2017 Subaru Impreza

2017 Subaru Impreza

2017 Subaru Impreza


Vehicle Highlights

  • Fuel Economy: 24 mpg City, 32 mpg Hwy
  • Engine: 2.0 L Regular Unleaded H-4, 152 HP
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive Train: All Wheel Drive
  • Passengers: 5
  • Doors: 4

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The Subaru Impreza is a compact car that competes in a crowded segment with such stalwarts as the Ford Focus, the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla. Subaru's trump card has always been all-wheel drive however, and the new Impreza keeps with this tradition, offering more go anywhere capabilities than any of its competitors, while also offering more sure-footed performance in inclement weather conditions. The downside to all-wheel drive has classically been fuel economy, but Subaru has managed to sidestep that problem with their optional CVT automatic transmission, which can vary the gear ratios on the fly to maximize efficiency at all times. Prices start at just above $18,000.

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What's New For 2017

The Subaru Impreza is a full-on redesign for 2017. The new car features more of what made the previous generation such a hit amongst those in the market for a compact car that offers a bit more versatility than the everyday Civic or Corolla.


  • Basic Warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain Warranty: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles

A vehicle's warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer's lot, and it's important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission

NHTSA Crash Test Rating

  • Frontal Driver: 4 stars
  • Frontal Passenger: 5 stars
  • Side Driver: 5 stars
  • Side Passenger: 5 stars
  • Rollover Rating: 5 stars

The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) provides consumers with vehicle safety information based on independent testing, primarily front and side crash rating results, and more recently rollover ratings, to aid consumers in their vehicle purchase decisions.

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Specifications for 2017 Subaru Impreza

Standard Equipment

  • Safety Options
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver Knee Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Entertainment Features
    • 2 LCD Monitors In The Front
    • Integrated Roof Antenna
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, MP3 Player, Clock, Steering Wheel Controls and Radio Data System
    • Radio: Subaru Starlink 6.5" Multimedia System -inc: AM/FM stereo, multi touch gesture high resolution 6.5" LCD display screen, Bluetooth audio streaming connectivity, Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity, iPod control capability, rear vision camera, smartphone integration, AHA, Android Auto, CarPlay, Pandora, USB port, 3.5mm auxiliary input jack and 4 speakers Starlink enrollment cannot be applicable to Fleet Management Companies (FMCs) or to Commercial fleet accounts at this time.
  • Exterior Features
    • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Body-Colored Front Bumper
    • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
    • Body-Colored Door Handles
    • Black Side Windows Trim
    • Black Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
    • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
    • Light Tinted Glass
    • Variable Intermittent Wipers
    • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
    • Black Grille w/Chrome Surround
    • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
    • Auto Off Aero-Composite Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps
    • Steel Spare Wheel
    • Tires: P205/55R16 89V AS
    • Wheels: 16" x 6.5J Steel w/Full Wheel Covers
  • Interior Features
    • Reclining Front Bucket Seats -inc: driver's seat pump lever type height adjuster, driver and passenger full width fore/aft adjustment lever, height and tilt adjustable head restraints and whiplash protection front seats
    • 60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
    • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
    • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
    • Power Rear Windows
    • Front Cupholder
    • Rear Cupholder
    • Valet Function
    • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
    • Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Cargo Access and Mechanical Fuel
    • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
    • Manual Air Conditioning
    • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts
    • Locking Glove Box
    • Driver Foot Rest
    • Interior Trim -inc: Simulated Carbon Fiber Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Carbon Fiber Door Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
    • Full Cloth Headliner
    • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
    • Cloth Upholstery
    • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
    • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors
    • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Front Map Lights
    • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
    • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
    • Carpet Floor Trim, Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim and Carpet Mat
    • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
    • Cargo Space Lights
    • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
    • Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
    • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
    • Delayed Accessory Power
    • Power Door Locks
    • Systems Monitor
    • Trip Computer
    • Outside Temp Gauge
    • Digital/Analog Display
    • Seats w/Cloth Back Material
    • Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
    • Front Center Armrest
    • 1 Seatback Storage Pocket
    • Perimeter Alarm
    • Engine Immobilizer
    • 2 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Air Filtration
  • Mechanical Features
    • Engine: 2.0L DOHC 16V 4-Cylinder -inc: Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)
    • Transmission: 5-Speed Manual
    • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
    • 4.11 Axle Ratio
    • Battery w/Run Down Protection
    • 4299# Gvwr
    • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
    • Front Anti-Roll Bar
    • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
    • 13.2 Gal. Fuel Tank
    • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
    • Permanent Locking Hubs
    • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • Double Wishbone Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control

Tech Specs

  • Brakes Features
    • Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
    • Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 10.9
    • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 10.8
  • Engine Features
    • Engine Type - Regular Unleaded H-4
    • Displacement - 2.0 L/122
    • Fuel System - Gasoline Direct Injection
    • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 152 @ 6000
    • SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 145 @ 4000
  • Exterior Dimensions Features
    • Wheelbase (in) - 105.1
    • Length, Overall (in) - 182.1
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 70
    • Height, Overall (in) - 57.3
    • Tread Width, Front (in) - 60.6
    • Tread Width, Rear (in) - 60.8
    • Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.1
  • Fuel Tank Features
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 13.2
  • Interior Dimensions Features
    • Passenger Capacity - 5
    • Front Head Room (in) - 39.8
    • Front Leg Room (in) - 43.1
    • Front Shoulder Room (in) - 56.7
    • Front Hip Room (in) - 55.1
    • Second Head Room (in) - 37.2
    • Second Leg Room (in) - 36.5
    • Second Shoulder Room (in) - 55.6
    • Second Hip Room (in) - 55.2
  • Mileage Features
    • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 27
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 24
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 32
  • Steering Features
    • Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
    • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 35.4
  • Summary Features
    • Vehicle Name - Subaru Impreza
    • Body Style - Sedan
  • Suspension Features
    • Suspension Type - Front - Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear - Double Wishbone
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Double Wishbone
  • Tires Features
    • Front Tire Size - P205/55VR16
    • Rear Tire Size - P205/55VR16
    • Spare Tire Size - Compact
  • Transmission Features
    • Drivetrain - All Wheel Drive
    • Trans Type - 5
    • Trans Description Cont. - Manual w/OD
    • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.45
    • Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.89
    • Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.30
    • Fourth Gear Rato (:1) - 0.97
    • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.74
    • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.33
    • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.11
  • Vehicle Features
    • EPA Classification - Compact Cars
    • Annual CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 6.6
  • Weight Information Features
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 2955
  • Wheels Features
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 16 X 6.5
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 16 X 6.5
    • Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
    • Front Wheel Material - Steel
    • Rear Wheel Material - Steel
    • Spare Wheel Material - Steel

2017 Subaru Impreza Photos & Colors


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  • Crystal Black Silica Crystal White Pearl Ice Silver Metallic Island Blue Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Island Blue Pearl

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Redesigned for 2017, Subaru Impreza is sleeker and more crisply detailed than the previous generation of the compact sedan and hatchback, which hadn’t been updated since 2012.

The 2017 Impreza also boasts a more appealing cabin than before. Slightly increased in power, 2017 Impreza engines get direct fuel injection. Additional active-safety features are available. All Imprezas sold in North America, including Sport models, are now built in Indiana.

Every Impreza sold in the U.S. has all-wheel drive.

Two body styles are offered: four-door sedan and five-door hatchback.

The 2017 Subaru Impreza comes in four trim levels: base 2.0i, popular Premium, performance-focused Sport, and the more luxurious Limited.

Updated versions of the high-performance WRX and STI went on sale in spring 2017, with fresh front ends and revised suspensions, as 2018 models.

Output from the 2017 Impreza’s 2.0-liter flat-four engine is 152 horsepower (up 4 from the previous generation). Sport and lower-end trim levels have a standard 6-speed manual gearbox. Subaru’s continuously variable transmission is optional. This CVT is standard in upper models, which include a manual mode. Even without manual mode, simulated gear ratios are available when accelerating forcefully.

Striving to offer distinctive vehicles in the compact category, Subaru emphasizes mannerly road behavior. Imprezas compete against sportier compact sedans and hatchbacks, including the Mazda 3, Ford Focus, and Volkswagen Golf/Jetta.

Sport models feature lower-profile tires on unique 18-inch alloy wheels, with a suspension tuned to provide a more sporty feel. Standard active torque vectoring produces notably crisper and tighter steering feel while cornering.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has not yet crash-tested the 2017 Impreza, but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety issued a Top Safety Pick+ award for Imprezas that include the EyeSight active-safety system. Impreza earned Good scores in every IIHS crash-test. Slim pillars help provide excellent outward visibility.

Subaru claims a 40-percent increase in crash-energy absorption for the 2017 bodyshell. The display for the standard rearview camera now provides steering lines. Limited models include low- and high-beam LED headlights that swivel in accord with the steering wheel, for greater illumination when cornering.

The available EyeSight system includes automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning, and lane-keeping assist. Automatic braking in reverse, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert have been added to the system for 2017.


The 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i sedan ($19,215) or hatchback ($19,715) comes with a manual gearbox; a rearview camera; power windows, locks, and mirrors; cruise control; a 6.5-inch touchscreen; Android Auto and Apple CarPlay; a 60/40-split fold-down rear seatback; remote keyless entry; four-speaker audio; and 16-inch steel wheels. CVT adds $1,000 to price. (Prices are MSRP and do not include destination charge.)

Impreza 2.0i Premium sedan ($22,015) or hatchback ($22,515) has standard CVT with simulated 7-speed manual-shift mode, plus 16-inch alloy wheels, six-speaker audio, a cold-weather package; and automatic headlights. Options include a moonroof, EyeSight active-safety features, and a navigation system with mapping from TomTom.

Impreza 2.0i Sport sedan ($22,815) or hatchback ($23,315) has standard manual transmission, 18-inch alloy wheels with low-profile performance tires, a retuned suspension, and active torque vectoring. Sport models also get simulated leather upholstery, carbon-fiber and aluminum trim, an 8.0-inch touchscreen, and a rear spoiler. CVT adds $800 to price.

Impreza 2.0i Limited sedan ($24,915) or hatchback ($25,415) has standard CVT, 17-inch alloy wheels, pushbutton start, automatic climate control, leather-trimmed upholstery, power driver’s seat, 8.0-inch touchscreen, and automatic high beams.


Slightly longer and wider than before, the 2017 Impreza is sleeker and more sculpted in shape, though not dramatically modified. A lower nose contains a version of Subaru’s familiar hexagonal grille. Compared to its somewhat blocky, upright predecessor, the reworked model looks more fashionable, but no less straightforward and sensibly functional.

Headlights sweep back more noticeably. Accent lines highlight the shapely, flowing bodysides. Unlike some rivals, the front overhang is relatively long.


Despite improvements for 2017, upholstery materials and trim might still score no higher than average in quality, and short on style. Yet, the Impreza’s cabin looks less basic than before, and more expressive in theme.

Dashboards have added soft-touch surfaces with improved feel. Widening the console translates to a sense of greater space. Two-tone upholstery in upper trim levels can make the interior seem lighter.

Audio and climate controls are simple and intuitive. Instrument clusters and the touchscreen incorporate beveled-edge, rectangular shapes. A hooded auxiliary display sits at the dashboard center, just below the windshield base. Subaru’s basic infotainment system is impressive.

Eminently practical compared to many compacts, Subaru’s smaller model promises quiet comfort for four adults. Most passengers will be comfortable up front. A lever can raise the driver’s seat on most versions.

Back-seat headroom is sufficient, but not expansive. Because Subaru widened the door openings, getting into and out of the rear compartment is easier than before.

Five-door hatchbacks offer greater versatility and considerably more space, with 20.8 cubic feet of cargo volume (55.3 cubic feet with back seats folded). Sedan trunks are smaller than average, totaling only 12.3 cubic feet.

Driving Impressions

The Impreza stands tallest in handling talents, among compact competitors. Revising the suspension for 2017 promises improved roadholding and agility, along with a more rewarding driving experience.

Improved handling hasn’t impeded ride comfort, which is satisfying. Subaru claims a 50-percent improvement in body roll, along with a slightly lower center of gravity.

Higher-speed power is where the Impreza tends to fall short. That lack hasn’t been rectified by the engine’s slight horsepower boost. Drivers should expect to push harder on the accelerator than usual when passing or merging, to keep engine speed high. Still, typical Impreza buyers are likely to be more impressed by the car’s maneuverability and all-wheel drive.

Subaru’s CVT is among the best, though harder driving emits substantially more engine noise. Otherwise, the Impreza is comparatively quiet. Top models include a manual mode in the CVT, which permits paddle-shifting through seven simulated gear ratios.

Active torque vectoring helps make Sport trim the logical choice for more enthusiastic drivers. Low-profile tires yield a relatively comfortable ride, while enhancing roadholding prowess.

All-wheel drive operates seamlessly, giving little evidence of its presence.

While driving moderately, the CVT varies its ratios to keep fuel-efficiency high. All told, the Impreza is among the most efficient all-wheel-drive cars. The sedan is EPA-rated at 28/38 mpg City/Highway, or 32 mpg Combined. The hatchback comes close, at 28/37/31 mpg, while the Sport hatchback is EPA-rated at 27/35 mpg City/Highway, or 30 mpg Combined.


As in the past, Imprezas promise good value. Some competitors cost less, but Subaru’s standard all-wheel drive is a valuable bonus. So is the Impreza’s fuel-efficiency. Though optional at extra cost, Subaru’s EyeSight suite of driver-assist and safety features is an impressive package.

Driving impressions by John Voelcker, The Car Connection. James M. Flammang contributed to this report.

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