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One Used Subaru With The Greatest Price Increase You Should Avoid Buying Now

The Subaru Impreza is an excellent used car to buy this winter, but there is one state where you'll pay too much. Check out where to avoid purchasing an Impreza compact car. Check out the used Impreza report here.


Are you shopping for a used Subaru Impreza compact car? There is one state with the highest used Impreza prices and where you will pay the most. A recent iSeeCars report says a used Subaru Impreza has the highest used car price increase, has gone up the most over last year, and will cost 9.8 percent more in Maine. That's a year-over-year price increase of $2,035.

What makes the Subaru Impreza an excellent used car pick for shoppers? The Impreza compact is sought after for its standard all-wheel-drive system, fuel mileage, reliability, and safety scores.

2019 Subaru Impreza

It's not just the Impreza as used car prices are up 3.0 percent over last year as the microchip shortage continues to impact the automotive industry; according to's latest analysis of over 1.9 million used car sales, used car prices decreased 3.0 percent in December 2022 compared to the previous year. But not the hot Impreza.

What is the best used Impreza year to buy now?

The 2019 Subaru Impreza is the best three-year-old wagon, according to iSeeCars data.

iSeeCars Quality Score: 8.6
Reliability Score: 8.0
Retained Value Score: 8.7
Safety Score: 9.0

2019 Subaru Impreza

What is the price of the 2019 Impreza?

Average 3-Year-Old Used Car Price: $23,238

The Subaru Impreza wagon offers more cargo room than most subcompact SUVs and has an above-average fuel economy. The compact wagon also has standard all-wheel drive, rare for the small car class.

Other used Subaru models to consider

iSeeCars Best Used Cars and SUVs Under $15,000

2013 Subaru Forester $12,970
2013 Subaru Outback $13,523
2013 Subaru Impreza $13,669

iSeeCars Best Used Cars and SUVs Under $20,000

2016 Subaru Forester $19,758
2017 Subaru Impreza $19,252

iSeeCars Best Used Cars and SUVs Under $25,000

2017 Subaru Forester $22,495
2018 Subaru Crosstrek $24,785
2017 Subaru Outback $24,214
2021 Subaru Impreza $23,916

Consumer Reports and the IIHS say the best Subaru models under $20,000 are the Subaru Forester (2016 or newer), Subaru Outback (2013 or newer), Subaru Crosstrek (2018 or newer), Subaru Impreza (2014 or newer), and Subaru Legacy (2013 or newer).

iSeeCars Executive Analyst Karl Brauer says it's challenging to find a deal on many low-mileage used Subaru models in today's market, but expanding your search radius can provide consumers with the best chance to see more savings.

"Even if you can't travel to the city with the greatest savings on your car, you will probably find greater savings beyond your local area, making the travel worth it," said Brauer.

If you need help finding a well-priced used Subaru Impreza in your city, check outside your local area. You could see better pricing and availability. Impreza shoppers will pay the most in Maine.

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Denis Flierl has invested over 30 years in the automotive industry in a consulting role working with every major car brand. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press. Check out Subaru Report, where he covers all of the Japanese automaker's models. More stories can be found on the Torque News Subaru page. Follow Denis on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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