2016 Subaru Impreza
- Excellent AWD value
- First-rate multimedia system
- Driving visibility
- Ride quality, handling
- Fuel efficiency with CVT
- Noise in cabin
- Modestly sized sedan trunk
- Stale interior design
New emergency communication services available
Sedan and hatchback body styles
All-wheel drive standard
Manual or automatic transmission
What Is the 2016 Subaru Impreza?
The 2016 Subaru Impreza is a five-seat compact car that competes with the Honda Civic, Ford Focus, Toyota Corolla, Volkswagen Jetta, Chevrolet Cruze and Mazda3. Trim levels include 2.0i, 2.0i Premium, 2.0i Sport Premium, 2.0i Limited and 2.0i Sport Limited. The 2.0i Sport Premium and 2.0i Sport Limited models are available only in the hatchback body style; all other trims are available as either a sedan or hatchback. Every 2016 Subaru Impreza comes equipped with all-wheel drive.
What's New on the 2016 Subaru Impreza?
The 2016 Subaru Impreza is mostly unchanged from the previous model year but is now available with security technology such as remote locking and unlocking, automatic collision notification and a stolen vehicle recovery service.
How Does the 2016 Subaru Impreza Compare to Other Small Cars?
The base 2016 Impreza 2.0i sedan is surprisingly feature-rich, coming with a versatile multimedia system, cruise control, power accessories and a backup camera. The only vehicle in its class that clearly outdoes its feature-to-price ratio is the Toyota Corolla LE.
While the 2016 Impreza offers decent ride quality, it's overshadowed by that of the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Jetta, as well as the segment's standout in this regard, the Chevrolet Cruze. That said, AWD further differentiates the Impreza from its competitors.
What Features in the 2016 Subaru Impreza Are Most Important?
The 2016 Subaru Impreza comes equipped with a 148-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission. A continuously variable automatic transmission is available. Significant standard features include a tilting and telescoping steering wheel, cruise control and air conditioning. As is required in all new cars, the 2016 Subaru Impreza features antilock brakes, front airbags and an electronic stability system.
Significant available features include leather seats, heated front seats, heated side mirrors, the EyeSight collision-avoidance system, keyless access with push-button start, a navigation system and a power moonroof.
Should I Buy the 2016 Subaru Impreza?
Ride quality and handling are the obvious standouts of the 2016 Subaru Impreza, especially given the standard AWD system, but its multimedia system is also top-notch. It doesn't have the quietest ride, its interior isn't the most stylish, and sedan models are lacking in cargo space, but CVT-equipped models of either body style offer a notable increase in fuel economy. In terms of capability, driving dynamics and features, the 2016 Impreza is a winner, even if its styling is a bit plain.
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The 2016 Subaru Impreza is mostly unchanged from last year. It's available in sedan and four-door hatchback body style... Read More
Very reliable car
I leased the Impreza for 3 years and not a single problem. That?s exactly what I would expect from a new car. Never had zero problems before. What a great car for the money. Read full review
Best all wheel drive car for safety and reliabilit
For a compact car, it has plenty of room and leg room for four people. It handles well. It gets great gas mileage, and when the seats are down it has ample cargo space. Read full review
The 2016 Subaru Impreza currently has 0 recalls
Crash and Rollover Test Ratings
New Car Program Benefits
36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
36 months / 36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits
5 years/80,000 miles
Basic Warranty Terms
Coverage available for purchase
Dealer Certification Required