2017 Subaru Impreza release demonstrates a new style for future cars


Los Angeles auto show Subaru unveiled a concept model of the new Impreza. The manufacturer explained that about such a new car will be a 2017 model year. The concept demonstrates a new style for future cars and the production model of 2017 Subaru Impreza.

It is known that the production of new items will happen in the USA, at the plant in Lafayette. Assembly will begin in the second half of next year. The manufacturer is to increase the volume of produced cars a year to 400,000, in connection with this will be created 1200 jobs at the plant.

2017 Subaru Impreza Release date

Release date: The new generation of this car expected to appear in 2017.

The manufacturer refused to such comments, but said that the novelty will be the first production car developed on a completely new platform. Management team hopes that new 2017 Subaru Impreza will be a real hit.

Manufacturer is serious, his words speak for themselves: — “We returned to the market, so how are you going to be better than ever”.

2017 Subaru Impreza price

The price for the basic starting model of the 2017 Subaru Impreza will likely be inbetween $17.000 and $19.000

2017 Subaru Impreza dimensions

The basis for the car – the new SGP (Subaru Global Platform) global platform, the foundation we hope not only for the Impreza, but for all upcoming Subaru cars. With it body rigidity of new car grew by more than 70%. As usual, the cars overrun the representatives of the last generation. The wheelbase has increased from 2645 to 2670 mm, length has grown by 45 mm – up to 4625 mm for the sedan and 4460 mm in 5-door car. By the way, “a spreading” cars even visible in the images, and it is not an illusion: Subaru became wider by about 40 mm and at the same time lower by 10 mm.

2017 Subaru Impreza redesign

The exterior design of Concept 2017 Subaru Impreza has received recognizable body parts, such as headlights, in the shape of a boomerang and a hexagonal grille. If to compare with the current version, the body lines and overall shape have become more aggressive.

Japanese management has indicated that increased arches for the wheels demonstrate the complete reliability of all-wheel drive system used in the car.

Rear and front fog lights will also be changed in the production version.

2017 Subaru Impreza specs

2017 Subaru Impreza will be the first model of the company, which will try the latest architecture which in the future will be the base for most manufacturer models, including the crossover. This architecture will be lighter weight and different higher strength compared with that applied to today’s Impreza, but there is no more detailed information about it.


Many sources say that the new Impreza will have a new two-liter four-cylinder boxer power unit, a maximum power of 152 HP.

This engine will be equipped with cylinder deactivation technology and direct fuel injection. Power will be evenly distributed on each wheel on the CVT transmission.

New Impreza as the compact car will have a symmetrical AWD system.

«Hot» WRX and WRX STI was not presented, and at first, to quench the hunger of driver have cars with 2.0-liter atmospheric engine of FB family received direct fuel injection instead of a distributed injection (power increased from 148 to 152 hp) working together with Lineartronic CVT with seven programmed transmissions. Provided the Sport version, equipped migrated chassis and system simulating thrust vector control by operating the brakes and 18-inch wheels and tire pressure monitoring function. In terms of the equipment Impreza has a complex of active safety EyeSight assistants and multimedia system with 6.5-inch touch screen that supports Android Auto interface and Apple CarPlay.

2017 Subaru Impreza interior

Impreza interior do not always have high build quality, but with this 2017 Subaru Impreza all will be very different.

The first object that catches the eye is the steering wheel clipped in aluminum and covered with leather. All the buttons on it were neatly organized on both sides. Half allows you to activate safety systems.

2017 Subaru Impreza equipment

In the list of equipment includes interior infotainment system, HD Radio and AM/FM radio, the ability to connect a smartphone to the “multimedia”, built-in Bluetooth and USB port. The new Impreza will be equipped with the most basic security features – airbags, stability control, traction control system, rear view camera system that warns of leaving the lane, and others. Space in the cabin will be more, and, in General, the interior of the car will be more comfortable and safe.

Also read about the 2018 Subaru WRX

2017 Subaru Impreza video review

2017 Subaru Impreza hybrid

Also the company is considering the use of hybrid drive that will combine an electric motor with high power data two-liter engine. The engine is equipped with a lithium-ion battery that receives a charge in a surprisingly short time.

If you believe the rumors, the new generation of  Subaru Impreza will differ more economical engines that will be equipped with cylinder deactivation technology to reduce emissions of hazardous gases and reduce fuel consumption.

2017 Subaru Impreza model history

The first generation of this compact car was released in 1992. At this point we got acquainted with four generations, but soon to the light will come the new 2017 model year Subaru Impreza. In contrast to the model of the WRX, the exterior of which was dull and inconspicuous, the new product will have a completely new style, new equipment, an excellent interior and a number of other enhancements.

2017 Subaru Impreza pictures

Editor's rating
4.5 overall
  • Safety4.6
  • Performance4.6
  • Design4.5
  • Features4.5
  • Fuel economy4.5

Completely new Subaru Impreza 2017 will keep boxer engine and all-wheel drive option, get new exterior and interior, available in sedan and 5-door hatchback, just as before.

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