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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC

4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan

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2008 Subaru Impreza
(2008 Subaru Impreza 4dr Sedan shown)
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MSRP $24,350
Destination Charge $645
Invoice Price $22,997
Total List Price $24,995
Available Engines 224-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (premium)
Available Transmissions 4-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 5-speed manual w/OD
Fuel Economy City 19 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 24 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data  
Front, Passenger's
Front, Driver's
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
IIHS Crash Test Data  
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good
Side, Driver Torso Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good
Other, Head Restraint Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good
Side, Overall Side Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good
Overview 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview all wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, integrated roof antenna
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 10, automatic equalizer
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 10, automatic equalizer
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
5, amplifier
radio steering wheel controls
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, automatic equalizer
Interior 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Air conditioning, front automatic
Air filter Standard
Underseat ducts Standard
Cargo concealed storage Standard
Cargo net Available
Clock in-dash
Compass Available
Cruise control Standard
Cup holders front and rear
Gear shift knob trim Standard:
12V DC power outlet 2
Ashtray Available
Floor console full
Floor mats Standard:
carpeted front & rear
rubber front & rear
Front windows power
Rear windows power
1-Touch Window Down driver
Programmable garage door opener Available
Instrumentation analog
Tachometer Standard
Trip computer Available
Water temp gauge Standard
Low fuel warning Standard
Service interval warning Available
Exterior temperature display Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard
Lighting - map lights front
Lighting - dome light fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard
Rear window defogger Standard
Rearview mirror Standard:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Fuel door release mechanical
Remote trunk release mechanical
Seatback storage pockets 1
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard
Steering wheel material leather/metal-look
Seats 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Front seat type sport
Seating capacity 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way
Front armrests center
Front head restraints fixed
Heated front seats Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats 60-40 bench
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth
Entertainment 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Radio Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player Standard:
in-dash mounted single
in-dash mounted 6-disc
MP3 capability Standard
Auxiliary audio input Available
DVD-Audio Available
Steering wheel audio controls Available
Speakers Standard:
Amplifier Available
Equalizer Available:
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard
Entertainment system Available:
with DVD and digital media
Navigation system Available
1st row LCD screen Available:
Safety and Security 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front
Seatbelt pretensioners front
Headlights halogen
Exterior light control auto off
Daytime running lights Standard
Illuminated entry Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard
Ignition disable Standard
First aid kit Available
Low tire pressure warning Standard
Warranty 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 36/36,000
Exterior 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Antenna integrated roof
Body material fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings Available:
Grille trim Standard:
black w/chrome surround
black w/body-color surround
Fog/driving lights Available:
Door count 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk
Tinted windows light
Rear window type fixed
Mirrors dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Available
Spoiler Available:
Roof rack Available
Tires P205/50VR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
17" silver aluminum
silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent
Mud flaps Available
Mechanical 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Engine 2.5L H-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC
Turbocharger intercooled turbo
Brakes 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard
Drive type all wheel
Engine block heater Available
Exhaust stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard
Suspension tuning sport
Front suspension type strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized
Front springs coil
Rear suspension type independent double wishbone
Rear anti-roll bar Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil
Electronic stability system Standard
Tiptronic automatic Available
Transmission Standard:
5-spd man w/OD
4-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.90
Remote vehicle starting system Available
Specifications 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Exterior length 180.3 "
Exterior body width 68.5 "
Exterior height 58.1 "
Engine 2.5L H-4
Horsepower 224 @ 5,200 rpm
Torque 226 @ 2,800 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard
Fuel economy - city 19 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 24 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.92 / 3.11 "
Curb weight Standard:
3,142 lbs.
3,241 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,050 lbs.
Wheelbase 103.1 "
Front track 58.9 "
Rear track 59.0 "
Turning radius 17.4 '
Drag coefficient .33
Front legroom 43.5 "
Rear legroom 33.5 "
Front headroom 40.3 "
Rear headroom 37.6 "
Front shoulder room 54.8 "
Rear shoulder room 53.2 "
Luggage volume 11.3 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 11.3 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 94 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 16.9 gal.