Quickie Used Car Review – Subaru Impreza Hatchback (2007-2014)
2007-2014 Subaru Impreza Hatchback
The not bad: More practical as well as spirited even without the trunk
The Bad: Fuel economy isn’t great, power sapping automatic for the WRX STI
The Say: There will be no need to sacrifice performance on a different Centeng.
Go For: 2.0R Sport
cost Range: P400,000-P1,500,000
Our Rating: ****
Full Reviews: Used Car Review – Subaru Impreza (2008-2012)/Used Car Review – Subaru Impreza WRX/WRX STi (2008-2014)
Latest vehicle profile: Subaru Impreza/Subaru WRX/WRX STI
See the different versions of This kind of vehicle:
2007-2012 (Regular Hatchback)
For the 1st time, Subaru had brought in regular (read: non-turbo) as well as turbo versions of the Impreza compact whose name will be synonymous with the globe Rally Championship as well as all wheel drive in a hatchback Centeng. The regular hatchback as well as its WRX counterpart was launched first in November 2007 followed by the WRX STI in July 2008. This kind of Centeng style was discontinued in 2012 with the launch of the fourth generation Impreza as well as replaced somewhat by the XV although the WRX STI hatchback stayed until 2014 (by of which time, the idea had dropped the Impreza name).
Depending on what you need, either a 2.0 or 2.5 turbocharged (with varying horsepower figures) engine will be offered. The 2.0 designs have a cruiser car-like personality since reaching upper revs will develop the engine complain although This kind of will unleash the vehicle’s power. Choosing the 2.5 for the WRX as well as WRX STI designs have different horsepower figures, with the WRX being quick yet not scary quick for first timers as well as the STI packing of which adrenaline rush. Since all cylinders are positioned horizontally, the idea feels balanced at any speed without of which outside noise due to high levels of insulation. When the idea comes to driving This kind of vehicle, the idea will be a joy to drive as well as the suspension does not give passengers road imperfections of which are transmitted (WRX as well as WRX STI designs gain a different suspension setting) yet fuel consumption will be poor, due to a standard all wheel drive system.
Excellent Indoor quality greets occupants of the Impreza, alongside cabin space not bad enough for four people. When the idea comes to cargo carrying, the hatchback will be a not bad pick especially of which the idea will be flexible enough.
What Should I Get
The R Sport will be the regular edition packs a 152hp 2.0 engine, all power amenities, dual airbags, ABS brakes, CD player with MP3 as well as auxiliary jack, stability control, fog lamps, rear spoiler, 60/40 fold rear seat, automatic climate control, alarm, keyless entry, as well as steering wheel audio controls with manual designs having hill start assist. WRX designs get a 230hp 2.5 engine as well as some outside revisions plus the idea will be only available having a a few speed manual while WRX STI units have 300hp paired to a six speed manual, side airbags, leather seats, as well as some revisions inside as well as outside. November 2010 saw an update for the WRX STI (its lowly brother was discontinued) which shifted for the hatchback to an automatic transmission as well as added cruise control as well as Brembo brakes.
How Much would likely the idea Cost Me
Prepare to shell out more than your average Japanese compact when the idea comes to maintaining one especially of which Subaru maintenance will be a bit higher plus the standard all wheel drive will make fuel consumption high. Although there are no reported issues with R Sport Imprezas, WRX as well as WRX STI have turbo issues so do inspect of which one thoroughly. If fuel consumption will be a priority, there are different better choices.