Read more about the 5 Things You Need to Know About the 2017 Subaru Impreza at AutoGuide.com.We got our hands on the 2017 Subaru Impreza and while it looks like a slight update, the truth is that it’s received a huge retooling for this generation. Here’s the lowdown.
First of all let’s set the stage. The old Impreza was a solid but slightly boring compact. Despite it being the only AWD compact car on the market and well priced for that privilege, it was missing a few important elements to help it stand above the rest of the segment.
For starters, it wasn’t very engaging to drive. The all-wheel drive added surefootedness, but not fun. Then we have to talk about the interior. When it came to the Impreza, they made a solid car, but seemed to have forgotten to design an interior until the last second.
With the 2017 Impreza, Subaru took the opportunity to redo its compact, addressing its low points while hopefully maintaining or improving its advantages. We had a brief test of the new car, and here’s what we found was worth mentioning.