Subaru of America, Inc. introduced the all-fresh 2017 Impreza 4-door sedan at the Intercontinental Auto Show in New York, along with the Impreza hatchback. The all-fresh 2017 Subaru Impreza sedan debuts the Subaru Global Platform structural design, which is designed to bring considerably higher levels of driving pleasure, nimbleness, accident protection and ride comfort. The new Impreza sedan will underpin a range of forthcoming Subaru vehicles, as well as hybrids.
As earlier, every Impreza model comes equipped with the Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive as standard, which is a boon to the driving flexibility, traction, and a vital benefit over the front-wheel drive contestants and its class rivals, like Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, and Mitsubishi Lancer. The more spacious 2017 Impreza versions also debut the new design lingo of the brand and innovative driver-assist expertise. Furthermore, the new vehicle also comes equipped for the first time with new, multimedia features. The innovative Impreza sedan will be available in base, Premium, Sport and Limited model lines when it arrives the market during late 2016.
2017 Subaru Impreza Sedan Changes, Exterior
The outside style is originated from the Impreza Concept that incorporates the revamped grille and blacked-out web and an innovative bumper with the lighter center intake and tailored side vents. The bumper comes included with smaller black inserts and comes lacking the chrome trim that can be seen on the earlier version. The front end of the new Impreza sedan comes outfitted with the restyled hawk-eye headlights, and they now appear more athletic. The new-fangled vehicle also comes outfitted with a brand new engine hood, but it would not extend into the grille similar to that its predecessor does.
The majority of the customized external features can be seen in the side division of the new sedan. It comes outfitted with the muscular back haunches and the curved front fenders, analogous to that of the Impreza Concept. The new vehicle also comes with a more athletic waistline, which offers it a sportier posture, even it is unsupplied with the WRX package. The design of the wheels of the vehicle is also originated from that of the 2017 Subaru Impreza Sedan Concept, whereas its side skirts are more intimidating than those of the earlier version are.
The rear part also receives some noteworthy modifications, which start with the fresh taillights and a revamped bumper. The design of the tail lamps is also originated from that of the concept. Consequently, they are somewhat bigger and are a sweeping exit when compared to the previous version, but for the model year 2017, they extend well into the trunk lid. The license plate bay in the vehicle is rather longer and thinner, providing the new sedan with a wider posture. Above the trunk lid, there is a black-finished innovative spoiler. Down beneath, the new-fangled sedan features the analogous black-tinted plastic section underneath the bumper.
The 2017 Subaru Impreza Sedan Premium trim comes outfitted with a suite of alloy wheels with the diameter of 16 inches, whereas the Sports trim will be provided with a suite of 18-inch diameter machined wheels.
As far as the Impreza Sedan dimension, the new model comes with the additional body length of 1.6 inches, an extra body width of 1.5 inches and it will be shorter by 0.5 inches when compared to the dimensions of the previous model. It also comes with the additional wheelbase length of an inch when compared to that of its predecessor. This time, the wheelbase length of the new sedan would be 105.1 inches.
2017 Subaru Impreza Interior
The interior will be designed in an innovative way. As a result, the dashboard within the cabin will be designed with many layers. The dash also comes mounted with revamped air conditioning excels at every corner, whereas the vents on the center stack are bigger and they are available on either side of the touch screen with the size of 6.5 inches as a standard feature. Those would like to have a bigger touch screen, they can opt for the one with the size of 8 inches.
2017 Subaru Impreza Sedan Interior
The touch screen comes together with the StarLink expertise of Subaru and it features the most up-to-date functions and menus. The superior controls for the infotainment system have now been shifted to the screen. The new sedan also comes equipped with a fresh center console, having reorganized storage spaces and an innovative gear shifter.
Even though the three-spoke guiding wheel is analogous to that of the Impreza Concept, it experiences some minor tweaks, as well. The new sedan also comes outfitted with new-fangled controls, a bigger aluminum insert for the lower spoke and a better-appearing center section. The rear part is now equipped with a fresh instrument cluster. Other inside changes that have been carried out in the cabin includes fresh door panels and sportier front seats that offer the cabin an additional upscale look.
Some of the discretionary features that are available with the base model and as the standard features with the other three luxurious trims the of the new Impreza 2017 comprises:
CVT shift boot border.
Latest Harman/Kardon premium acoustic system.
Keyless entry and push button start.
Leather-covered steering wheel.
The new sedan is also crammed with adequate safety features that comprise:
Driver’s knee airbags.
Adaptive cruise control.
Automatic pre-crash braking with lane departure and sway alert.
Blind Spot Detection.
Lane Keep Assist.
Rear Cross Traffic Alert.
Side curtain airbags.
Front seat side impact airbags.
Other innovative driver support technologies that come with the new Impreza 2017 consists of steering lines for the back view camera, reverse mechanical braking, and a 4-way tire pressure checking the setup, which can perceive any drop in pressure in all the wheels separately.
The new sedan will also be provided with a better multimedia package that consists of standard features, like the Near Field Communication connectivity, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay.
2017 Subaru Impreza Boxer Engine
Below the hood, the 2017 Impreza sedan comes outfitted with a finely tuned version of a direct fuel injection boxer engine with the capacity of 2.0 liters. This engine produces the highest power of 152 HP, which is 4 HP more power produced by the engine, that of the previous model. The powertrain also offers the new sedan the requisite amount of maximum torque. The Premium, Sport and Limited trims will be provided with a Lineartronic continuously variable gearbox, which features a seven-rate manual model function.
Enhanced acceleration is also accomplished through the powertrain that makes the new sedan reach the velocity of 60 mph from the stationary mode in 6.5 seconds with the highest speed of 155 mph.
Base price and the release date
The 2017 Subaru Impreza release date is anticipated to be the final quarter of 2016. While the base version of the new sedan is estimated with the preliminary cost of $ 20,000, the luxurious models will be available at a starting cost of $26,000.
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New Subaru Impreza Sedan 2017 Photos