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Тест-драйв Subaru Impreza 2017 модельного года

Тест-драйв Subaru Impreza 2017 модельного года

В последние годы понятие «совершенно новый» в автомобильном мире стало утрачивать свой истинный смысл. Многие производители не гнушаются присваивать статус абсолютной новизны моделям, получившим лишь немного изменённую внешность или другое оформление интерьера. Хорошо, что в случае с возрождённым Subaru Impreza всё иначе. Все элементы автомобиля 2017 модельного года – от колёс до стёкол – разрабатывались, что называется, с нуля.

Кузов Subaru Impreza 2017 стал крепче, рулевое управление улучшилось, а салон теперь удобнее и просторнее, чем раньше. Традиционно для Subaru машина уже в стандартном исполнении имеет полноприводную систему, оказывающую значительное влияние на её продажи. Пожалуй, единственным существенным недостатком новинки можно назвать отсутствие заметного увеличения мощности.

Экстерьер Subaru Impreza 2017

Внешний облик Subaru Impreza не стал откровением и уж точно не претендует на «революцию дизайна», при этом стоит отдать должное японским дизайнерам, которые сделали автомобиль более сдержанным и солидным. «Морда» обновленной Impreza увенчана фирменной шестигранной решеткой радиатора, новым бампером со встроенными прорезями воздухозаборников и расположенными по углам противотуманками.

Капот автомобиля практически гладкий, с небольшими рельефными выступами. Профиль новинки отличается клинообразной формой кузова с компактной кормой, куполообразной крышей и округлыми колесными арками «правильной» формы.

Нельзя не обратить внимание на крупные передние и задние двери, делающие посадку и высадку из автомобиля более удобной. Корма седана и хэтчбека несколько отличается, но обладает стильными со сложной формы габаритными фонарями, массивным бампером, нижнюю часть которого прикрывает вставка из черного пластика. Обязательным атрибутом Impreza в модификации «Спорт» является небольшой спойлер, расположенный на крышке багажника.

Эксперты Subaru подчеркивают, что новая «Импреза» построена на инновационной «глобальной платформе», на которой будут в дальнейшем будут строиться практически все модели автоконцерна. В сравнении с предшественником, новинка стал заметно больше. Габариты новой Impreza:

  • Длина – 4,62 м (седан) и 4,46 м (хэтчбек). Прирост в кузове «седан» составил 41 мм;
  • Ширина – 1,78 м (на 38 мм больше, чем в предшественнике);
  • Высота – 1,455 м, что на 10 мм меньше, чем у Impreza четвертого поколения.

Увеличилась и колесная база автомобиля – прирост составил 25 мм (2670 мм), благодаря чему в салоне добавилось места не только передним, но и пассажирам заднего дивана.

В целом, новая генерация Impreza смотрится значительно солиднее и современнее, чем предыдущее поколение, при этом дизайнеры смогли сохранить фирменную линию дизайна модели, даже несмотря на переход автоконцерна к совершенно новой концепции.

Продажи этой модели начнутся в конце этого года либо в начале следующего 2017-го.

  1. Модификация базовая 2.0iBase в нее включаются: кондиционер, эл. стеклоподъемники на всех стеклах, эл. регулировка задних зеркал, регулировка рулевого колеса по вылету и высоте, салон обит тканью, противобуксовочная и антиоткатная системы, цветной дисплей на консоли по центру.
  2. Модификация Премиум – имеет 16-ти дюйм. диски колес из легких сплавов, электроподогревом стекол, задних сидений, панорамный люк на верху крыши и сигнализацию.
  3. Топовая модификация Лимитед – в ней преобладает светодиодная светотехника спереди с опцией подсветки поворотов, 17-ти дюйм. легкосплавные диски колес, система климата 2-х зонная, новейшая мультимедиа система с 8-ми дюйм. дисплеем, пуск авто с клавиши и бесключевой доступ внутрь.
  4. Модификация Спорт – помимо всего будет иметь спортивную подвеску с ее улучшенными настройками и 18-ти дюйм. диски колес из легких сплавов.

Кроме всего модель будет иметь такие функции:

  • Круиз-контроль
  • Новую систему аудио
  • 9 ПБ

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    from the Cars.com expert editorial team

    The redesigned 2017 Subaru Impreza made its debut this week at the New York Auto Show with fresh styling, updated technology and a new trim level that should be both more luxurious and more fun to drive.

    A redesign for 2017 morphs the Impreza from unlovable underdog to a promising player in the compact class thanks to a slick new multimedia system, composed road manners and an impressive value proposition, though some quirks — like an unrefined powertrain — remain.

    Although it’s at times slower and louder than many other compacts, the Impreza still offers something special that they don’t: standard all-wheel drive.

    The 2017 Impreza is a significant redesign for Subaru. Not only is it the first Impreza built in the U.S. (in Indiana), it’s also the first to ride on Subaru’s new Global Platform, which will eventually be used throughout the lineup. The new model still comes in sedan and hatchback versions, but both have grown about 1.6 inches longer for 2017.

    The Subaru Impreza competes against sedans like the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla and Hyundai Elantra; compare them here. The hatchback version goes up against hatchback versions of the Chevrolet Cruze, Honda Civic and Mazda3; compare them here.

    Exterior & Styling

    The previous Subaru Impreza’s styling emitted an air of economy, but the new model sheds that dullness with a look that’s much more upscale and expressive. And though it’s not as evocative as the concept version that debuted in 2015, the production model doesn’t disappoint.

    Its wider, lower stance adds a sporty flair, and several distinctive cues have carried over from the concept, including a strong bodyside character line, muscular wheel arches, a larger grille and hook-like LED headlights. Instead of blending into the class, it holds its own solidly next to the Honda Civic’s crisp lines and sharp angles and the Hyundai Elantra’s sweeping, classy curves.

    How It Drives

    The Impreza’s comfort and driving dynamics impress. Bumps are well-damped, and it handles well, with reactive steering, a planted feel at highway . Show full review

    The 2017 Impreza is a significant redesign for Subaru. Not only is it the first Impreza built in the U.S. (in Indiana), it’s also the first to ride on Subaru’s new Global Platform, which will eventually be used throughout the lineup. The new model still comes in sedan and hatchback versions, but both have grown about 1.6 inches longer for 2017.

    The Subaru Impreza competes against sedans like the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla and Hyundai Elantra; compare them here. The hatchback version goes up against hatchback versions of the Chevrolet Cruze, Honda Civic and Mazda3; compare them here.

    Exterior & Styling

    The previous Subaru Impreza’s styling emitted an air of economy, but the new model sheds that dullness with a look that’s much more upscale and expressive. And though it’s not as evocative as the concept version that debuted in 2015, the production model doesn’t disappoint.

    Its wider, lower stance adds a sporty flair, and several distinctive cues have carried over from the concept, including a strong bodyside character line, muscular wheel arches, a larger grille and hook-like LED headlights. Instead of blending into the class, it holds its own solidly next to the Honda Civic’s crisp lines and sharp angles and the Hyundai Elantra’s sweeping, classy curves.

    How It Drives

    The Impreza’s comfort and driving dynamics impress. Bumps are well-damped, and it handles well, with reactive steering, a planted feel at highway speeds and flat cornering. Aside from the CVT drone, it’s pleasant on long trips.

    All-wheel drive is again standard on both the hatch and the sedan, and mileage is similar to the outgoing model. The five-door hatchback with the CVT is EPA-rated 28/37/31 mpg city/highway/combined, lower fuel economy than the automatic Cruze (29/38/32 mpg), the Civic hatch with a CVT (31/40/34 mpg) and the automatic Mazda3 hatch (28/37/31 mpg). The sedan’s fuel economy numbers tell a similar story. With an EPA rating of 28/38/32 mpg, it trails base automatic versions of the Civic sedan and Hyundai Elantra by a couple of mpg, and it nearly matches the Corolla’s mileage.

    Interior

    The Premium model’s name is deceiving. It’s a step up from the base model but feels very base inside. Hard plastic lines the cabin, though surfaces are padded in key areas, such as the door armrest. What’s chintziest is the unconvincing faux metal along the dashboard and plastic that’s painted to look like metal near the gear selector. Not fooling anyone.

    The Limited’s cabin, however, befits its spot at the top of the lineup. Its leather seats and surfaces feel high-end, as does the detail stitching on the dash. It still wears faux-metal plastic paneling, but it looks and feels more believable here. Both models have wider, more bolstered seats than the outgoing car, and they provide long-drive comfort.

    In the backseat, legroom has increased a bit in both the sedan and the hatchback, and I found the backseat roomy except for the middle spot. A narrow seat and large floor hump make it usable only for short trips. By the numbers, both the sedan and hatchback are mid-pack when it comes to rear headroom and legroom.

    Cargo & Storage

    Ergonomics & Electronics

    The new Subaru Impreza is the first vehicle to use Subaru’s next-generation multimedia system. All trim levels offer a standard touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration; I tested the 6.5-inch screen in the Premium and the 8-inch unit in the Limited. Both are straightforward, with a logical menu structure, clear home button, and large tuning and volume knobs. It looks fresh, too, with crisp resolution and modern-looking graphics.

    Safety

    The 2017 Subaru Impreza earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s top score. Subaru says the Impreza’s collision energy absorption rate is 40 percent better than the old model’s, which also got top safety scores from IIHS and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

    A backup camera is standard. In terms of active safety features, the Impreza is among the more advanced cars in the compact lineup thanks to an optional EyeSight collision avoidance system that’s available on all models except the base version. Newly available safety features include a cruise control that is adaptive, lane-keeping assist, backup automatic braking system and steering-responsive headlights that swivel as the car turns. An automatic high-beam system joins EyeSight on Limited models; the system automatically turns the high beams on and off based on driving conditions. Subaru’s subscription-based Starlink Safety and Connected Services system returns, as well.

    Value in Its Class

    Value is often a high priority for compact-car shoppers, and the Subaru Impreza delivers big there. Prices are up only slightly this year; the hatchback starts at $19,715 (all prices include destination). Similar body-type competitors such as the Mazda3 hatchback ($19,930), Honda Civic hatchback ($20,535) and Chevrolet Cruze hatch ($22,115) start higher and don’t offer all-wheel drive even as an option. The sedan’s value is also strong. With a base price of $19,215, it’s a bit less expensive than the base Civic and Corolla sedans, but costs about $1,000 more than a base Elantra.

    With this redesign, Subaru now has an underdog worth cheering for. The new Subaru Impreza has its quirks, but so did baseball’s ultimate underdog, the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs.

    История Subaru Impreza

    Subaru Impreza 2017

    Длина колесной базы Impreza 2017 модельного года — 2700 мм, что на 25,4 мм больше, чем у модели предыдущего поколения. Модель стала длиннее (+41 мм) и шире (+38 мм). Такое увеличение размеров позволило создать более просторный салон, а меньшая на 10 мм высота поспособствовала меньшему коэффициенту аэродинамического сопротивления.

    Новая Impreza опционально оснащается системой помощи водителю EyeSight, которая включает в себя функции адаптивного круиз-контроля, автоматического торможения для предотвращения столкновения, предупреждения о выходе из занимаемой полосы движения и приближении к разметке, а также активного контроля движения по полосе. Предусмотрены также функции обнаружения объектов в «слепых» зонах и предупреждения о возможном столкновении при движении задним ходом.

    The 2017 Subaru Impreza is as all-new as a car can be, but it’s still all-Subaru, with standard all-wheel drive, sporty handling and a funky-sounding flat-4 engine. But everything is better. The new chassis is stiffer, the suspension more refined and the steering sharper; put it together and even mid-level models are fun to drive. It’s quieter, too, whether cruising down the highway or at full-throttle acceleration. The roomy interior offers rear seats even adults can like, the next-generation of EyeSight improves on Subaru’s camera-based driver assist and safety technology, and Subaru’s Starlink infotainment system now includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Best of all: Prices hardly budge, making the Impreza an all-wheel-drive alternative to the Mazda3, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra and many others.

    Compared to its predecessor, the first thing you’ll notice about the 2017 Subaru Impreza is the quiet, a credit to the new architecture’s refinement. Beyond that, there’s the quicker and more responsive steering, which gives the new Impreza a livelier feel from behind the wheel. The suspension varies depending on what model you choose, but even the mid-level Impreza Premium provides surprising grip; step up to the Impreza Sport and the car’s new chassis makes the most of the lower-profile tires. One downside is power: The 2.0-liter engine puts out 152 horsepower, but it has more than 3,000 pounds of Subaru to lug around, and it never feels sporty. The new continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) is smooth and quiet, and its paddle shifters imitate a 7-speed traditional automatic, but enthusiasts will gravitate to the 5-speed manual, or hold out hope for a more powerful engine in the future.

    STANDARD ALL-WHEEL DRIVE
    Maybe a little on the nose for a favorite Subaru feature, but you won’t find this kind of all-weather peace of mind at a lower price. And this is a sophisticated system, with torque vectoring on higher-end models that makes the most of your traction, no matter the road conditions.

    EYESIGHT DRIVER ASSIST
    Subaru’s EyeSight driver-assist technology uses stereo cameras to literally look down the road and observe things like other cars for active cruise control and collision avoidance, lane lines for active lane keeping, and more. It’s also available on nearly all Impreza models.

    The interior has been thoroughly redesigned yet will be familiar to Subaru fans. Subaru designed the logically laid-out gauges, infotainment and controls to look far more upscale than you’d expect for a car with a base price that’s less than $20,000. Top-notch materials include soft-touch surfaces, and a classy stitched look on the dash and doors. The comfortable front seats are complemented by rear seats that finally offer decent legroom for adults. Cargo space in the Impreza sedan is a smallish 12.3 cubic feet; the hatchback’s 20.8 cubic feet of cargo space expands to 55.3 with the rear seats folded.

    The 2017 Subaru Impreza is longer, lower and wider than its predecessor, and the styling reflects its new proportions without exaggerating any of it. The grille and headlight treatments immediately mark this car as a Subaru, and some of the surfacing details still look like an Impreza. But the long roof and coupe-like shape of the sedan are much more modern and eliminate the stubbiness of the old car’s lines. Hatchback models make up 60 percent of Impreza sales, and the new one is a looker. For the first time, sedans as well as hatchbacks have built-in attachments for roof racks.

    Like all Subaru models, the 2017 Impreza comes standard with all-wheel drive, which isn’t even available in most of its competitors. However, note that the base model is a price-leader because it’s pretty basic. Standard features on the base model Impreza 2.0i include a new Starlink audio system that includes a 6.5-inch touch screen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a rearview camera and air conditioning. Base models also get air conditioning, cruise control and incline-start assist. The standard transmission is a 5-speed manual on base models; the CVT is optional but standard on the rest of the lineup.

    Subaru says the 2.0i Premium will be the volume leader, and it adds a 7-speed manual shift mode for the CVT, better shocks, an updated audio system, and welcome lighting and illuminated power window switches. The Sport is a distinct model for the 2017 model year, offering more aggressive wheels, tires and suspension settings, red stitching on the dash and doors, and a better audio system with a bigger touch screen. The Limited adds more comfort features like a 6-way-power driver’s seat, an instrument cluster with a color LCD display, steering-responsive headlights and more. Stand-alone option packages include EyeSight and a moonroof.

    There’s only one engine available for the 2017 Subaru Impreza: a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder putting out 152 horsepower and 145 lb-ft of torque. While similar to last year’s engine, Subaru points out that it’s 80-percent new, with the biggest improvement being a new advanced fuel-injection system. It’s connected to either a 5-speed manual or a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT), and being a Subaru, all-wheel drive is standard. While fuel economy is pretty good, and on paper it’s competitive with other cars in its class, the engine strains to move the 3,000-pound Impreza with authority, and the CVT’s occasionally slow reactions only exacerbate the problem. Hopefully Subaru will offer an upgrade engine; may we suggest the 175-horsepower flat-4 under the hood of the Legacy?

    2.0-liter flat-4
    152 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm
    145 lb-ft of torque @ 4,000 rpm
    EPA city/highway fuel economy: 24/32 mpg (manual, sedan), 28/38 mpg (automatic, sedan), 24/31 mpg (manual, hatchback), 28/37 mpg (automatic, hatchback)

    Note: Due to changes in EPA testing to more effectively reflect real-world conditions, some 2017 models show slightly lower fuel-economy scores than their 2016 versions.

    Small overlap front: driver-side

    Rating applies to 2017-20 models

    Tested vehicle: 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 4-door 4wd

    The Subaru Impreza was redesigned for the 2017 model year and the Subaru Crosstrek was redesigned for the 2018 model year. Two driver-side small overlap frontal tests of the Impreza were conducted, one by the Institute and the other by Subaru as part of frontal crash test verification. Ratings are based on both tests and apply to both the 4-door sedan and wagon versions of the Impreza as well as 2018 and later models of the Crosstrek wagon.

    The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, a plug-in hybrid electric variant of the Crosstrek wagon, was introduced in the 2019 model year. Ratings also apply to the Crosstrek Hybrid.

    Action shot taken during the Institute’s driver-side small overlap frontal crash test.

    The dummy’s position in relation to the door frame, steering wheel, and instrument panel after the crash test indicates that the driver’s survival space was maintained very well (Institute test car shown).

    The frontal and side curtain airbags worked well together to keep the head from coming close to any stiff structure or outside objects that could cause injury (Institute test shown).

    The driver’s space was maintained well in both tests, and risk of injuries to the dummy’s legs and feet was low.

    Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

    Test IDCEN1704VTN1701
    Lower occupant compartment
    Lower hinge pillar max (cm)24
    Footrest (cm)47
    Left toepan (cm)34
    Brake pedal (cm)34
    Parking brake (cm)
    Rocker panel lateral average (cm)2
    Upper occupant compartment
    Steering column
    Upper hinge pillar max (cm)22
    Upper dash (cm)23
    Lower instrument panel (cm)34

    Driver injury measures

    Test IDCEN1704VTN1701
    Head
    HIC-1578261
    Peak gs at hard contactno contactno contact
    Neck
    Tension (kN)0.71.3
    Extension bending moment (Nm)107
    Maximum Nij0.210.22
    Chest maximum compression (mm)2127
    Femur (kN)
    Left0.91.1
    Right1.71.1
    Knee displacement (mm)
    Left11
    Right11
    Knee-thigh-hip injury risk (%)
    Left
    Right
    Maximum tibia index
    Left0.620.64
    Right0.680.34
    Tibia axial force (kN)
    Left2.82.9
    Right4.02.0
    Foot acceleration (g)
    Left6066
    Right6779

    2017 Subaru Impreza

    What is it?

    According to Subaru managing director, Colin Christie, it’s the most important model launch in the brand’s history. The fifth generation of Subaru’s iconic Impreza sedan and hatch is officially on sale and if the above statement is anything to go by, it’s got to be good. Really good. The Impreza is Subaru’s ‘bread and butter’ car – the volume seller in its range.

    What are its rivals?

    The Impreza competes in the small car class against popular models such as the Volkswagen Golf, Mazda3, all-new Holden Astra, Toyota Corolla, Hyundai i30, Kia Cerato and Honda Civic.

    While sales in this segment are declining as buyers flock to SUVs, the small car market is still a high volume area.

    Subaru is changing tack for this model?

    Yes – females account for almost 60 per cent of small car buyers yet purchase comparatively few Imprezas, so Subaru’s advertising, social media and purchasing strategies are heavily focused on women and younger buyers.

    In a bid to further tap into the youth market, Subaru has decided to sell the Impreza via a ‘click and collect’ style option. Like the BRZ, the Impreza can be built and paid for online and the buyer goes to the dealer of their choice to pick the car up when it’s ready. Subaru says about 20 per cent of buyers opted to purchase their BRZ online.

    While many of us can’t fathom buying a car without driving it, Subaru says 700 people have already placed their orders for the new model without test driving one.

    How much is it?

    Pricing starts from $22,490 plus on road costs for the base 2.0i sedan ($22,600 for the hatch). The sedan is the same price as the equivalent Mazda3 Neo sedan and $350 cheaper than the entry level Golf, despite the Impreza featuring all-wheel-drive standard across the range.

    It should be noted servicing costs are cheaper with the new model as Subaru has moved from a six-monthly service schedule to a 12,500km, annual capped price servicing plan (three year/37,500km), which it says «removes a major obstacle» for customers. In the first three years, the total cost of servicing is $1298.19, $918.86 less than the superseded model.

    How different is it from the old model?

    According to Subaru, the new Impreza is 95 per cent new and built on the all-new Subaru Global Platform. This Impreza is 10mm lower and 35mm wider than the superseded car and the wheelbase has increased by 25mm.

    Improvements have been made throughout the car to reduce noise and vibrations, such as more insulation, different sound-absorbing materials and stronger components.

    The Impreza features a newly developed engine that is more aerodynamic, lighter, lower and more efficient. The continuously variable transmission is lighter, feels sportier and has less vibration and noise.

    The new model has improved front, side and rear collision safety, improved pedestrian protection, reduced low speed collision repair costs and improved blind spot visibility.

    While it may not look that different to the previous model, the new car has had a number of styling changes, including a redesigned grille, headlights, dynamic style lines that run the length of the doors for a more sculptured profile, differently positioned rear lights and new fog light inserts.

    But it is not just about looks, as many design tweaks improve aerodynamics and aid fuel efficiency, sportier driving and stability. The Impreza’s bumper, for example, provides better pedestrian protection and safety in minor collisions and the new aluminium bonnet saves approximately 5.2kg. The windscreen wiper blades are now flat and have a thinner profile to help visibility.

    Thicker outer door panels increase rigidity and also improve the sound of doors closing and provide a solid feel. The glass thickness has increased and the cross-section of sealing parts has changed to reduce noise levels. The new door mirrors and front pillar covers improve aerodynamics and reduce noise.

    There is now an auto open/close function is for the driver and front passenger windows and, in a first for Subaru, the windows have a speed control function, with the window rise slowing slightly before fully closing.

    The previously shelf-mounted brake light for the sedan is now located at the upper edge of the rear screen for better styling and visibility. It sits flush against the glass, preventing light seeping into the cabin. The rear bumper and spoiler aid aerodynamic performance and fuel efficiency.

    The Impreza also now offers Subaru’s EyeSight driver assistance in mid and top-spec models.
    Inside, the Impreza has had a major overhaul. The increased wheelbase provides more cabin width, greater distance between the seat centres, better rear leg room, rear foot and ankle space and improved hip, shoulder and elbow room.

    The airflow of the centre and side air-con vents has been improved, while the new unit is quieter and performs better. More outlet modes offer better temperature regulation. In the 2.0i-L, Premium and S models, the air con can be controlled by voice recognition.

    The seats are redesigned for better safety and comfort. Increased sliding adjustment allows for more driving positions and the thinner front seats have better cushioning while also increasing room in the rear.

    The seats are more supportive, while better side bolstering helps maintain a good driving posture. Attention has also been given to rear seat support, design and comfort, and the outer rear seats now have larger head rests with better adjustment to minimise neck injuries in a crash.

    Cargo space has increased in both body styles. Capacity in the hatch is up by 24 litres and the length has increased by just over 40mm. The cargo opening is wider with a lower edge, and the sedan’s lower edges improve ease of loading and unloading.

    WHATS IT LIKE TO DRIVE?

    It wasn’t far into a relatively short drive program that the considerable improvements in noise and vibration reduction became evident. On the road there were only low levels of road or wind noise – even on coarse bitumen. Noise from passing cars was also minimal. The trademark drone from the CVT was intrusive but only harsh under strong acceleration, although the new seven-stepped gear ratios helped to make it sound a little more like a conventional automatic.

    Ride quality is excellent, potentially class leading. Only once on some pretty rough back roads did we find the end of the suspension travel and that was over a very large pothole which, in many cars, would have sent an almighty thud and crash through the cabin. While still maintaining a luxurious ride, the suspension damping is not floaty and has good rebound. The Impreza has excellent body control – an almost perfect balance between comfort and dynamism, which few car makers achieve.

    While on paper the Impreza has better power and torque figures than most of its rivals (115kW and 196Nm (compared with the Golf’s 92kW/200Nm and Mazda3’s 114kW/200Nm), the Impreza feels underpowered. Despite considerably more power than the Golf, the Impreza is slower to 100km/h.

    The Impreza’s real-world performance is stunted by the relative heaviness of the car (due to the weight of the AWD system). The Impreza is significantly heavier than both the Golf and Mazda. This also sees a fuel consumption penalty. The Impreza has a claimed combined consumption of 6.6L/100km versus 5.4L for the Golf and 5.8L for the Mazda.

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