Revealed at present on the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Present, the redesigned 2024 Subaru Impreza is noteworthy for what it features, and for what it loses. Gone is an accessible handbook transmission, and extra considerably a sedan variant. Returning for ’24 is the sporty RS trim degree. An RS model of the Impreza was final provided in 2007.
Mechanically just like the Crosstrek small crossover, the Impreza shares that widespread Subaru’s primary structure and powertrain choices, however is taken into account a automobile, and thus rides decrease to the bottom, and isn’t marketed with the pretense of off-road functionality. For 2024, solely a 4-door hatchback can be provided.
The brand new Impreza options up to date exterior and inside styling, and an enhanced EyeSight security and driver-assistance system.
The 2024 Impreza can be accessible in three trim ranges: base, Sport, and the aforementioned RS. Base and Sport Imprezas are powered by a 152-horsepower 2.0-liter engine. Unique to the RS is a 182-horse 2.5-liter powerplant. The ’24 Impreza comes solely with a CVT-automatic transmission. And, like all Subarus besides the BRZ sports activities automobile, the Impreza will include customary AWD.
The brand new Impreza is predicted in showrooms this Spring.
We’re bummed concerning the sedan, however there’s nothing just like the practical utility of a small, well-sorted hatchback. We’re going to overlook the handbook transmission, however Subaru isn’t the one automobile model taking away stick shift. If the brand new Impreza is something just like the final, it’s going to be fairly enjoyable to drive, and an inexpensive means for customers to get into an AWD automobile. For these of us within the Snowbelt, that’s a fairly large deal.
2024 Subaru Impreza Gallery
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