2017 Subaru Impreza is all set for its release in the last quarter of the year 2016 as a 2017 model vehicle. Though the concept was showcased at the Tokyo Motor Show 2015 and it gave a glimpse of the incoming car, the production vehicle is under test run with layers of camouflage to make its features hidden from the public. The paparazzi who stumbled across the hatchback had found out the much awaited details. Let us quietly take a look at them.
2017 Subaru Impreza redesign review
There are a few hints about what has changed in the new 2017 Subaru Impreza compared to the outgoing one. The wheel base has increased little bit in length with the overhang in the front side becoming little shorter. The hood has also under gone reshaping. The headlamps are longer with LED clusters. The new taillights prolong more into the tailgate. The incoming vehicle does not have an aggressive apron or C-shaped units of light or roof with coupe-like appearance. It merely looks like an evolution of the present day styling language rather than a 5-door concept revolution.
2017 Subaru Impreza interior
Unlike the lukewarm attention given to the exterior, the interior 2017 Subaru Impreza has witnessed considerable attention as is evidenced by the build quality of the new features introduced. Subaru’s poor interior has always caused some trouble, and the present one is going to be a drastically different. Although most area of the dashboard still remains the same, the steer wheel with its center stack gives a premium feel. Covered in leather, the steer wheel has larger aluminum components on its spokes and the button clusters on sides are rearranged thoughtfully making it more user-friendly. The buttons on the right side cluster can be used to control several safety systems which include Lane assistant cruise control system also. One can boldly confirm that thenew Impreza has received very refined buttons and controls which add to the premium appearance of the vehicle. One can also expect improved legroom due to increased wheel base and reconfigured cabin layout.
2017 Subaru Impreza engine, specs
It is expected that the new 2017 Subaru Impreza will receive a 2.0 liter flat four newly developed engine for fuel economy which can be expected to pump out 160 HP with a minimum of 150 lb-ft torque. Subaru may also offer a smaller version turbo-four, 1.6 liter, and 190 lb-ft of torque for other markets. In the US one can expect the 2.0 liter engine power to be transmitted through continuously variable transmission or a manual transmission.
2017 Subaru Impreza release date and price
As the new model has already been brought out in the Tokyo Auto Show and as faster work is going on keeping the vehicle protected from the public eye, it will be immature prophase anything about its release date or its approximate price. Any how the general expectation is the incoming vehicle will be available in the dealer shops by the end of 2016 and will be marketed as a 2017 model vehicle. As the present version of this car is priced between $19,000 and 24,500 the incoming 2017 model vehicle is likely to cost at least $ 26,000 for the top model.
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