New: The 2012
Impreza is all-new, from its stylish exterior and more spacious interior
with a host of high-value convenience features, to its remarkably
fuel-efficient drivetrain and state-of-the-art safety
A new 2.0 liter DOHC Boxer 4, combined
with a lighter weight body and other efficiency enhancements, including
the addition of the LIneartronic CVT, has resulted in an impressive 36
mpg EPA highway rating. Model line changes
include: -Impreza 2.0i
is available in three trim levels - entry level 2.0i, 2.0i Premium, and
2.0i Limited, in a 4-Door or 5-Door body
active-lifestyle Impreza Sport models are available as Impreza 2.0i
Sport Premium and Impreza 2.0i Sport Limited, both exclusively in the
5-Door body style.
What's New -
horsepower @6200 rpm and 145 lb-of torque @4200
Chain-driven dual overhead
camshafts with Dual Active Valve Control (DAVCS) to optimize
power, efficiency, and emissions.
Direct ignition for
more precise control of the combustion
Engine oil level indicator for added
The available second-generation
Lineartronic CVT (continuously variable transmission), is lighter and
provides smoother overall performance. Combined with the
vehicle's lighter weight and aerodynamic body design, it enables the new
Impreza 2.0i to achieve much higher EPA fuel economy numbers - up to
mpg city/highway with
CVT -25/34 mpg
city/highway with 5-speed manual transmission
fact, the 2012 Impreza is the most fuel-efficient All-Wheel Drive
passenger car in America!
The revised, independent
struts in front and a double-wishbone design inthe rear to deliver both
responsive handling and a comfortable
ride. -A front stabilizer bar is fitted to all models to enhance
stability in curves. A rear stabalizer bar and rebound spring
in the front struts are fitted to Premium & Limited
New Electric Power Assisted Steering
- Safety In addition to the long
list of previous safety features:
Driver's side knee
Whiplash protection front-seat design
to help minimize occupant whiplash-type
Brake Override System
Narrower, but stronger A-pillars and greater glass
area enhance the driver's field of view.
headlights provide more expansive illumination for improved nighttime
What's New -
Sleek, new body reflects Subaru family design cues from the
popular Legacy and Outback models.
Greater use of
high-tensile steel has resulted in a stronger, yet lighter
body. Curb weight has been reduced by about 160 lbs. compared
to the previous generation.
New partition windows on
both the front and rear doors provide greater glass area for enhanced
15-inch steel wheels with full wheel
covers are fitted to Impreza 2.0i models.
silver-finish alloy wheels are on Impreza 2.0i Premium (17-inch
silver-finish alloy wheels are available as part of the Alloy Wheel
17-inch silver-finish alloy wheels are
standard on Impreza 2.0i Limited.
gray alloy wheels are fitted to all 2.0i Sport Premium and 2.0i Sport
What's New -
wheelbase for greater interior room.
The base of the
A-pillars was moved 7.9 inches forward making the passenger compartment
seem even more spacious.
Both the trunk (4-Door) and
the cargo area (5-Door) are
larger: -12.0 cu. ft.
space -22.4 cu. ft.
cargo space behind the rear seat; 52.4 with the rear
soft-touch materials are used throughout the passenger
New convenience features are standard on
column -Auto-up and
auto down driver's window with pinch
multifunction display with current/average mpg, distance to empty,
average speed, journey time, clock and ambient temp
What's New -
models - AM/FM stereo with single CD player and 4
On 2.0i Premium and 2.0i Sport Premium -
AM/FM stereo with single CD player and 6 speakers, Bluetooth capability,
i-Pod connectivity (USB and auxiliary input in center console) plus
steering wheel-mounted controls.
On 2.0i Limited and
2.0i Sport Limited - Display-type AM/FM stereo with single CD player, HD
radio, 6 speakers, a 4.3-inch LCD display and great i-Pod
Optional on Impreza 2.0i Premium, 2.0i
Limited, 2.0i Sport Premium, and 2.0i Sport Limited - A touch-Screen GPS
Navigation System with HD Radio. Features of the system
speakers -6.1-inch LCD
touch screen -AM/FM
stereo single-disc CD
player -Auxiliary input
jack -Bluetooth audio
connectivity -CD player
with MP3/WMA file
camera with navigation screen
audio & satellite
antenna -SMS text
capability -USB port in
center console -Voice
activated controls -XM
Satellite Radio (subscription
NavTraffic (subscription required)