What’s new with the 2014 Subaru Impreza
Subaru is attacking the small-sedan market in a big way with the new 2014 Impreza and their making a challenge to the new Honda Civic EX, Hyundai Elantra GLS and Mazda3 iTouring sedans. What’s new for the 2014 model Impreza?
Subaru is a brand that is growing quickly around the globe as new buyers are attracted to the brand for reasons that the new Impreza provides. It’s fun to drive and offers buyers a feeling of confidence with the all-wheel-drive.The new Impreza gets some new convenience and technology upgrades for 2014. It also comes with fuel economy compared to two-wheel drive compacts, but with the benefits of Subaru’s Symmetrical full-time All-Wheel drive.
And who wouldn’t want that kind of all-weather security along with great fuel mileage? Subaru has announced the new Impreza will get better mileage than the outgoing model. The 2014 Impreza with CVT will offer outstanding fuel efficiency with ratings of 36 mph highway and 27 mpg city. What’s new for the 2014 Subaru Impreza?
What’s new for 2014?
The new 2014 Impreza comes with a host of new technology goodies to keep buyers connected. It comes standard with Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity. All models also gain a MediaHub with Bluetooth streaming audio, allowing quick and easy connection to an iPod or USB.
Buyers can choose more technology with the Impreza Limited Package that features a voice-activated in-dash GPS navigation system with back-up camera. This feature is part of an audio system that includes XM Satellite Radio and XM NavTraffic (subscription required) as well as Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity with voice activation.
The 2014 Impreza also grew in passenger and cargo room. A newly-designed scalloped-style front seat backrest design offers rear-seat passengers more legroom than the outgoing model. Impreza gets new upgrades to the instrument panel and 3-spoke steering wheel with integrated controls. All models feature an information display or a 4.3-inch color multi-function display (on Sport and Limited models) with trip computer, located in the center of the dashboard.
The 2014 Impreza is powered by the same 2.0-liter Boxer engine and comes with a choice of a five-speed manual transmission or the second-generation Lineartronic Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). It comes in four-door sedan and five-door hatchback models. And Performance enthusiasts can choose the newly revealed sporty 2015 WRX.