Subaru Impreza News

  • 2014 BMW 328d xDrive Sport Wagon, New York City, Jun 2014

    "I want a fuel-efficient car, but I live in a snowy area, and won't buy one without all-wheel drive; what's the best?" It's a question we hear often. Whether or not you agree that AWD is a must-have in wintry climes, the selection of cars with high fuel economy and AWD is limited. DON'T MISS: 2014 BMW 328d xDrive: 40-MPG Diesel Sport Wagon Reviewed Fuel prices may be cheap at the moment, but six years of steadily rising corporate average fuel economy rules have had an effect on EPA ratings for 2017 vehicles. For many years, the Subaru Impreza compact sedan and hatchback had the highest EPA...

  • 2017 Subaru Impreza, La Jolla, California, Dec 2016
    2017 Subaru Impreza: first drive of AWD compact sedan, hatch

    The 2017 Subaru Impreza is one of the most fuel-efficient all-wheel-drive vehicles in the U.S. market, and has been for many years. The entirely redesigned 2017 Impreza rides on new underpinnings, but it's easily recognizable as an evolution of the company's popular compact sedan and hatchback. One...

  • Subaru XV concept, 2016 Geneva Motor Show
    Subaru XV Concept hints at next Crosstrek due for 2018 model year

    The Subaru XV concept previews the next-generation Crosstrek.

  • 2015 Subaru Impreza
    2015 Subaru Impreza Updated, Fuel Economy Rises To 31 MPG Combined

    The 2015 Subaru Impreza gets slightly better fuel economy, slightly different styling, and other updates.

  • 2012 Subaru Impreza hatchback, Connecticut, Sept 2011
    2012 Subaru Impreza: AWD, 36 MPG Highway, First Drive Report

    Subaru is known for its no-nonsense, durable, all-wheel drive Forester and Outback crossover utility vehicles. What U.S. buyers don't seem to know is that the company also makes compact sedans and hatchbacks. For 2012, Subaru has restyled its Impreza compact, increasing interior space while keeping...

  • 2011 Subaru Legacy
    Subaru Hybrid For 2014 To Echo Honda, GM Mild-Hybrid Approach

    Beyond the obvious Toyota, if any other make were to build hybrid cars, you might expect it to be Subaru. The small Japanese company's cars are revered for durability and standard all-wheel drive, and their drivers are often assumed to be on the liberal side of center. Subaru owners tend to cluster...

  • 2012 Subaru Impreza

    The 2012 Subaru Impreza, unveiled at the New York Auto Show this spring, has the highest projected gas mileage of any all-wheel drive vehicle on sale in the U.S. this year: 27 mpg city and an impressive 36 mpg highway. Now Subaru has released pricing for its compact four-door sedan and hatchback models, and while the fuel efficiency has risen, the price hasn't. Subaru held the line entirely, pricing the base 2012 Impreza 2.0i sedan with a five-speed manual gearbox at $17,495 (plus a mandatory $750 delivery fee on all models). That's exactly the same price as the comparable model last year...

  • 2012 Subaru Impreza at New York Auto Show, April 2011
    2012 Subaru Impreza: Video Walkaround Of New 36-MPG AWD Car

    The list of compact cars offered with all-wheel-drive as an option is short. The list of compact cars that come with all-wheel-drive standard is even shorter: Subaru Impreza. For 2012, Subaru has restyled its Impreza compact sedan and hatchback, and fitted them with a new and more fuel-efficient...

  • 1997 Subaru Legacy Wagon XA Brighton
    Advice: Downsizing From A Subaru Wagon, Seeking Better MPGs

    We tend to get a lot of "What car should we buy?" questions at GreenCarReports, and we'll usually respond with a list of questions to narrow down the choices. Recently, though, our high-school friend Sarah Sette in Baltimore sent the following note: We are car shopping, seriously this time. The...

  • 2012 Subaru Impreza
    AWD 2012 Subaru Impreza: 36 MPG Highway--NY Auto Show Preview

    All-wheel-drive is an increasingly popular option in new vehicles, especially in areas of the country that get snow. But the security of having all four wheels powered in your car can be offset by the price of the option and, in most cases, a significant gas mileage penalty. And these days, it's...

  • Sarah Palin speaking about Subaru drivers in Searchlight, Nevada, on March 27, 2010
    Sarah Palin Shilling for Socialist Subaru Liberals? Not So Much

    Usually it's a good thing when a major political figure mentions an automotive brand. Unless, perhaps, it involves tax dollars and automaker bankruptcy rescues, but hopefully we're past that now. Still, some Subaru drivers may wonder whether they should feel a little nervous now that telegenic...

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