Revealed immediately on the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Present, the redesigned 2024 Subaru Impreza is noteworthy for what it beneficial properties, and for what it loses. Gone is an accessible guide transmission, and extra considerably a sedan variant. Returning for ’24 is the sporty RS trim stage. An RS model of the Impreza was final provided in 2007.
Mechanically just like the Crosstrek small crossover, the Impreza shares that well-liked Subaru’s fundamental structure and powertrain choices, however is taken into account a automotive, 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 might 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 might 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 automotive, the Impreza will include normal AWD.
The brand new Impreza is predicted in showrooms this Spring.
We’re bummed in regards to the sedan, however there’s nothing just like the purposeful utility of a small, well-sorted hatchback. We’re going to overlook the guide transmission, however Subaru isn’t the one automotive model eliminating stick shift. If the brand new Impreza is something just like the final, it’s going to be moderately enjoyable to drive, and an reasonably priced means for shoppers 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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