Care was taken not to harm the environment when taking this photo. Whatever comes first concludes the warranty. That's not to say it isn't good next to other inexpensive small cars; it's just a different competitive set—more the likes of the Ford Focus and Hyundai Elantra than serious sports cars and sport sedans. The automatic has gears that are spaced too far apart, though, and has an annoying tendency to downshift early. Care was taken not to harm the environment when taking this photo. The base Juke also comes with more standard features. However, both options feel a bit underpowered when taken out in traffic but the 2.
The monthly payment amounts herein are estimates, are subject to change based on current rates and exclude all official fees, state, local, property, sales or luxury taxes and insurance that may be assessed in your district. Destination and delivery includes handling and inland freight fees and may vary in some states. Skip to details on the: , and New for 2011 Subaru has added an optional TomTom navigation system that has a removable 4. Competitors include the Mazda3 and Volkswagen Jetta. The brakes use Brembo-brand four-piston front and two-piston rear calipers. The center differential has three driver-selectable performance modes and variable torque distribution settings. All models except the base Impreza 2.
Given Subaru's messaging and the brand's reputation for having socially and environmentally conscious followers , you might assume that this brand has especially green vehicles, that's not the case—or at least not in the case of the Impreza. On the other hand, Subaru's excellent all-wheel drive systems, included in all Impreza models, do add to these cars' driving dynamics in some situations—allowing them a more surefooted feel out of sharp, slick corners, for instance. The trunk in sedans is surprisingly spacious, though there are drawbacks to both setups: In the sedan, the cargo floor has an odd slope to accommodate the rear suspension, while hatchbacks are a little disappointing for having a shorter shelf. A five-speed manual is the only transmission, and the standard all-wheel drive uses a viscous coupling center differential rather than the more sophisticated system that works with an automatic transmission in the more modest Imprezas. It's torquey and responsive at low revs, making it especially well suited to the four-speed automatic transmission, though the five-speed manual also brings good performance.
Destination and delivery includes handling and inland freight fees and may vary in some states. On each of these models, you'll find more accurate, better-weighted steering than is typical among inexpensive small cars, but there's a lot of give and body roll that keeps the standard Impreza and Outback Sport from having enthusiast appeal. Subaru has the utmost respect for the environment and is a proud partner of Leave No Trace. Skip to details on the: , and New for 2011 Subaru has added an optional TomTom navigation system that has a removable 4. Backseat space is also better than typical for adults, with six-footers able to sit front and back—with enough headroom in back, although legroom is a little tight.
Metallic inlays flank the center controls, and the center console houses an optional navigation system. The information provided here in is for illustration only and is an estimate only. Even in base form, the 2011 Subaru Impreza comes pretty well-equipped—and with all sound systems upgraded for 2011 the Impreza now includes standard Bluetooth hands-free capability. All information is subject to credit approval. All information is subject to credit approval. .
Driver-wise, the area surrounding the steering wheel looks rugged as if it came off a pickup truck but the driving posture is comfortable even on longer trips, while visibility rounds up the package. A and Alcantara is produced by Toray Group. The base engine is rated at 170 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. The effect of the Outback Sport, which is only offered in hatchback form, is that it's a slightly more rugged-looking, well-equipped version of the Impreza. And with Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, balanced power is sent to each wheel for maximum grip and efficiency. Prices, specifications, options, features and models subject to change without notice.
Its version of the turbo-four produces 305 hp and 290 pounds-feet of torque. Please see your Subaru retailer for information on actual terms and conditions of purchase agreements, which will vary based on the specific vehicle, options and purchase or lease terms that you select. The federal government hasn't yet tested the Impreza in its revised and more stringent battery of tests for 2011, but in previous model years this model has received a mix of four- and five-star results. It also includes larger wheels, a slightly raised suspension, fog lamps, a roof rack, body color mirrors, a wiper de-icer, heated front seats, leather trim, and special two-tone paint schemes. Practicality Boot space stands at 301 liters for the hatchback, placing the Subaru Impreza behind the likes of Citroen C4 314 liters and Hyundai i30 340 liters. The four-speed automatic, however, feels outdated, makes the engine thirstier than it already is and fails to impress during hard acceleration sessions.
Backseats fold nearly flat in either model, though, to expand cargo space. The Impreza remains offered either as a four-door sedan or a five-door hatchback. For this model it musters power and torque figures of 113. Ride comfort is quite good in the Impreza, with a relatively soft, compliant suspension, and the interior is well-hushed from wind and road noise. In the Legacy family, the Outback is a very different model, with its own feature set and significantly more ground clearance, but here in the Impreza family, the Outback Sport is only a trim level of the Impreza.
Metallic inlays flank the center controls, and the center console houses an optional navigation system. However, it lacked refinement compared to other units in its segment. While the Impreza sedan isn't a bad-looking vehicle, it does feel more conservative and a bit dowdy from the back. Please see your Subaru retailer for information on actual terms and conditions of purchase agreements, which will vary based on the specific vehicle, options and purchase or lease terms that you select. Prices, specifications, options, features and models subject to change without notice.