2012 Subaru Impreza teased for NY debut

2012 Subaru Impreza - 6.4.2011
2012 Subaru Impreza - 6.4.2011

Will deliver up to 36 mpg

Subaru has released the first picture of the redesigned Impreza, ahead of its debut at the New York Auto Show.

Available in four- and five-door body styles, the new Impreza appears to be a vast improvement over its homely predecessor as it features elegant styling with chrome accents, a kinked rear window and muscular wheel arches. Furthermore, Subaru says the car will have a "roomier interior and improved levels of comfort and refinement."

Power will likely be provided by the new 2.0-liter Boxer engine that develops 148 PS (109kW / 146 hp) and 196 Nm (145 lb-ft) of torque. While that hasn't been confirmed, Subaru said the Impreza will be able to achieve 36 mpg which is the best fuel economy rating of any all-wheel drive vehicle in the United States.

Source: Subaru

Subaru to Debut All-New 2012 Impreza at New York International Auto Show

CHERRY HILL, N.J., April 6, 2011 -- Subaru of America today announced the world debut of the all-new Subaru Impreza 4-door and 5-door models at the 2011 New York International Auto Show. The new 2012 Impreza will deliver 36 MPG, the highest fuel economy* of any all-wheel drive car on sale in the U.S. The new design will provide a roomier interior and improved levels of comfort and refinement.

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theonearmedman theonearmedman
at least they updated the engine. the 2.5L was old and tired. Hopefully a turbo option will be available
Apr 13th, 2011 1:22am
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MM, don't know about this. What about the power, a 2.0 without turbo could do better than 148 ps these days.
Apr 12th, 2011 1:06am
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GTurbo GTurbo
Typically inoffensive design. Subaru need to push their designers to show some class for a change! Not Imprezzed either.
Apr 7th, 2011 4:50pm
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fernan_wrx fernan_wrx
An improvement over the current model, but nothing to write home about!
Apr 7th, 2011 5:01am
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Renegade Renegade
I like it so far, let's see the face.
Apr 7th, 2011 2:40am
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Faithback Faithback
Ford Modeo (2002) if you ask me...
Apr 7th, 2011 2:06am
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supercharged supercharged
Apr 7th, 2011 1:43am
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NYyanks NYyanks
i swear i thought it was a chevy cruze at first when i clicked on this lol
Apr 7th, 2011 1:18am
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wmgtxi wmgtxi
So did I!
Apr 7th, 2011 3:30am
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kinda looks like a gb body just a newer looking one i like it
Apr 7th, 2011 12:39am
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rcw rcw
Nothing horrible OR exciting either. As said earlier, lots of other cars can be seen in this design. A little disappointing because the concept car (as usual) had a much racier and progressive appearance.
Apr 7th, 2011 12:01am
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apwozniak apwozniak
I like the current one better. this one looks...plain
Apr 6th, 2011 11:34pm
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Cale24 Cale24
As you guys say, looks like a tired Corolla. Add budget wheels, crap colour and what appears to be BASE spec and you have something that makes sense to Subaru for a new model teaser. They need to fire themselves and get a design team. Same story for years, great drivetrains let down by useless design decisions.
Apr 6th, 2011 10:31pm
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lol It's not a Corolla! awhk! It's the new Subaru Impreza sedan
Apr 6th, 2011 10:09pm
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cyberac cyberac
Looks like a Mazda-3, last-generation Civic & Corolla all mixed in one! ... Not "Imprezzed"!! :)
Apr 6th, 2011 10:02pm
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Edison Edison
Yeah, you're absolutely right. Mazda 3 front end, Civic green house, Corolla rear end (with undersized rear wheels/arches). Subaru can do better, they seem to get the Legacy right, but the Impreza wrong consistently.
Apr 6th, 2011 11:38pm
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You may be right, but I would need to see different views of the car before a final judgement could be made. In the meantime with regards to the side, it looks big for an Impreza sedan.
Apr 7th, 2011 12:26pm
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N20_Purge N20_Purge
That is a huge improvement over the current impreza. That actually looks quite good. Now lets see the performance version(s)!
Apr 6th, 2011 10:01pm
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Ok, now it's just a a shorter Toyota Camry right?
Apr 6th, 2011 9:56pm
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awhk awhk
Nice Corolla!
Apr 6th, 2011 9:37pm
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Much better than current. What's about WRX or STI?
Apr 6th, 2011 9:23pm
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