There must be something very special about an automobile that has over 75% of owners saying they would buy another one. So says the trustworthy organization Consumer Reports in a recent survey about one of the top performers in the Subaru family of fine vehicles, the popular Impreza. It is easy to understand why this family sedan got the name as you will be impressed with what it offers inside and out. Subaru engineers didn’t sit on their laurels as they slightly redesigned the Impreza for 2017.
That is quite a task as the Impreza was one of Consumer Reports Top Picks last year. The CR people said: “Despite its compact size, the car’s ride and overhaul comfort will surprise you”. So get ready to get surprised again with a visit to see the new Impreza from Subaru up close and personal with the friendly folks at Five Star Subaru of Grapevine located at 2651 William D. Tate Avenue or by calling the dealership at 817.438.1700 today!
This very practical car with Subaru’s famous standard four-wheel drive is also one of the safest cars on the road. That is important as you always have precious cargo on board. The Impreza has excellent crash tests and was named as a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS and received the top award with a “Plus Mark” when equipped with the available Eyesight Driver Assist feature from Subaru. This year the safety aspect gets stronger with the new global platform that improves crash energy absorption by 40%.
What else has really changed for the 2017 Impreza? You will quickly see that the sleek looking headlights and taillights are more stylish, especially with the five-door hatch model. The taillights wrap around from the rear on the hatchback, just like the sedan in a classy and attention getting way. Also, standard daytime running lamps, body-colored side skirts, a sporty looking black finish front grille and more.
Depending what model you choose for that enjoyable test drive from Five Star Subaru, you could be riding on 15, 16 or 17-inch machine finished alloy wheels. The Sport trim of the hatchback offers even larger 18-inch rollers. When you slide into those wide and comfy seats for that test drive, you and yours will appreciate how much room the cabin has with upscale features.
The Impreza base model has a 6.5-inch multi-media touch screen featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Moving up to the other trims brings Subaru’s popular Starlink 8-inch touch screen and the option for the rocking Harman/Kardon premium audio system. Also available is the very important Starlink’s safety and security system. Do check this out as it has an abundance of features to keep you away from accidents.
The other big news is the revamped 2.0-liter four-cylinder boxer engine which now has direct fuel injection. This lively four punches out more horses to 152 and is mated with a manual or CVT automatic transmission. Since it is a Subaru the Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive setup comes standard and is a huge asset in harsh weather conditions. What you will also experience is the new Impreza’s improved ride comfort and a quieter experience.
Owners will tell you that their Impreza is just as much fun to drive as it is to be seen in. So, just make the short drive to Five Star Subaru of Grapevine and find out for yourself what the excitement is all about. You will be impressed with the Impreza whether a sedan or hatchback.