AWD Subaru Impreza comes with 2WD compact fuel economy
The new all-wheel-drive 2014 Subaru Impreza now comes with fuel economy that is comparable with two-wheel-drive compacts. Subaru has announced the new Impreza will get better mileage than the outgoing model. The 2014 model gets up to 36 highway mpg highway, and it’s the most fuel-efficient AWD car in its segment. Subaru has just released an online interactive dynamic brochure to give buyers a first look at the fuel-efficient sedan.
Subaru is attacking the small-to mid-size sedan market in a big way with the new Impreza and their making a challenge to the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord that have long been the leaders in the segment. And Subaru is making a compelling argument for new first time Subaru buyers to take a look at the all-wheel-drive sedan. The two-wheel-drive Camry comes in at 35 mpg highway, Honda Accord gets 34 mpg highway fuel mileage. It also compares well with the new Honda Civic EX, Hyundai Elantra GLS and Mazda3 iTouring sedans.
Subaru is beginning to challenge the sedan market and is an automaker that is growing quickly around the globe. 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 Subaru Symmetrical all-wheel-drive. Who wouldn’t want that kind of all-weather security along with great fuel mileage?
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. Performance enthusiasts can choose the new sporty 2014 Impreza WRX and the high-performance Impreza WRX STI.
And Subaru just released a new dynamic online brochure for the 2014 Impreza that offers 25 pages with cool interactive tools where fans can zoom in, bookmark pages or print all or select pages and share online. Subaru is challenging the sedan market and makes a compelling argument with the new 2014 Impreza’s excellent fuel mileage, all-wheel-drive security, performance models and the technology to stay connected.