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Subaru Impreza Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Subaru Impreza Reviews

The Subaru Impreza is a sedan, wagon . The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 (148 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual and CVT transmissions. It is AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 27 mpg city to 36 mpg highway. The Impreza wagon Sport Premium 4-cyl CVT uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Kia Forte, Honda Civic , Hyundai Elantra, Toyota Corolla and Mazda3.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012

Reviewed Subaru Imprezas from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2012 Subaru Impreza wagon Sport Premium 4-cyl CVT
  • 2009 Subaru Impreza sedan WRX 4-cyl MT
  • 2008 Subaru Impreza wagon WRX STi 4-cyl MT
  • 2006 Subaru Impreza sedan 2.5i 4-cyl

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