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SUBARU Impreza Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 11
First production year: 1993
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel
 

2016 - Present

In a market with a varied choice of small sedans, the Impreza stood out with its standard all-wheel-drive system. Among the roomiest vehicle in the segment, the Impreza had a nicely designed cabin and came with a great suspension to make sure the occupants were not bothered by poorer roads. Available as a small sedan or hatchback, the Impreza came in three trim levels: the 2.0i, the 2.0i P...

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  SUBARU Impreza 5 doors 2.0 5MT AWD (152 HP)

  SUBARU Impreza 5 doors 2.0 CVT AWD (152 HP)

2016 - Present

Subaru unveiled the fifth generation of the Impreza at the New York Auto Show in 2016, and it made the car available as a sedan or hatchback right from the start. The fourth generation of the Impreza was on the market for only five years before Subaru replaced it. It was unusual for a carmaker to make that fast changes. Worth mentioning that the 2011 Impreza was facelifted in 2014, and it did...

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  SUBARU Impreza 4 doors 2.0L 5MT AWD (152 HP)

  SUBARU Impreza 4 doors 2.0L CVT AWD (152 HP)

2012 - 2016

The Subaru Impreza was redesigned for 2012 with the aim of attracting a wider range of customers. Thew new model was available as a sedan or a hatchback body shape. The sedan was available in three trim levels: 2.0i, 2.0i Premium, 2.0i Limited, and the hatchback added two more: 2.0i Sport and 2.0i Sport Limited. The high-performance models, namely the WRX and the STI were not renewed for 2012...

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  SUBARU Impreza 4 doors 1.6L 5MT AWD (114 HP)

  SUBARU Impreza 4 doors 1.6L CVT AWD (114 HP)

  SUBARU Impreza 4 doors 2.0L 5MT AWD (148 HP)

  SUBARU Impreza 4 doors 2.0L CVT AWD (148 HP)

2012 - 2016

The Subaru Impreza represented a good alternative to other small sedans and hatchback in its class, with its standard all-wheel-drive system and an impressive safety record. For 2012, Subaru redesigned the Impreza to make it more attractive. The new styling brought the Impreza closer to Subaru’s Outback and Legacy. While the exterior design was not considered very flattering, the major upd...

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2007 - 2011

Subaru introduced the third generation of the Impreza at the New York Auto Show, and it was a shock for everybody since it was no longer a three-box sedan. Subaru finally decided to give more money to the design department when it started to work on the third-generation Impreza. Gone were the bug-eye and the weird design language, which nobody understood. But being a hatchback also had its dr...

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2005 - 2007

Subaru introduced the Impreza's second generation in 2000 and added two facelifts for it in 2002 and 2007. Just two years after the car's launch, Subaru changed the front fascia to calm the spirits. It managed to create a better-looking car with that. But it felt like it could do more. This time, the design department had more time to design it. The so-called "hawkeye"...

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2005 - 2007

Unlike the previous release, the 2005 Subaru Impreza is actually a real facelift, the base model being improved with a new interior and a couple of new features which were not installed on the earlier models. First of all, the new Impreza has a new console and door panels while the materials used inside the car were also changed. Moreover, Subaru installed an automatic air conditioning system on...

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2003 - 2005

Subaru introduced a much-awaited facelift for the Impreza range in 2003 and got rid of those ugly headlights that earned its name as the "bugeye." Let's face it! The Subaru customers never bought an Impreza for their design, or otherwise, the car would have died after the first generation. They bought it for handling, powertrain, reliability factor, and almost anything else. Bu...

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2000 - 2003

Based on the same platform as the Impreza Sedan, Subaru developed the Wagon to offer more trunk space, so the husbands could claim that they bought a family vehicle. Subaru became a highly successful vehicle due to the World Rally Championship, where it gained a great image. Despite its look, the car was rock-solid on the reliability index and great on slippery surfaces, regardless of the eng...

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1998 - 2000

Subaru introduced the Impreza lineup in 1993 as a replacement for the Leone, and it brought a station wagon version as well, which was refreshed along with the rest of the range in 1998. The Impreza was already a renowned name on the market after its first rally victories, and the GT-Turbo version started to be more appreciated on the streets. Thanks to its all-wheel-drive system, the car pro...

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1993 - 1998

Subaru introduced the Impreza lineup in 1992 as a replacement for the Leone, and like its predecessor, it built it as a station wagon as well. The carmaker finally decided to use the Legacy platform for a smaller, compact-segment vehicle like the Impreza. It also to dropped the wedged shapes from the early '80s and switch to the rounded shapes of the early '90s before the biodesign ...

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