2012 Subaru Impreza Consumer Review: Big Improvement
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2012 Subaru Impreza - Consumer Review

2012 Subaru Impreza

Average Consumer Rating

79 Total Reviews

2.0i 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual)

Performance
Comfort
Fun-to-Drive
Interior
Exterior
Build Quality
Reliability Value
40 of 43 people found this review helpful
Big Improvement
By bng77 on

Vehicle

2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.0L 4cyl 5M)

Review

This car is light years ahead of the previous generation Impreza. It looks better, has a much nicer interior, has more room for both passengers and cargo, and handles much better. The 2nd generation CVT is much smoother and more efficient than the old 4 speed automatic transmission it replaces. I just drove it about 60 miles in a snow storm, and even with the lower resistance tires Subaru has switched to, it handled great. I have been averaging 31 MPG in mixed driving which is right where the EPA says it should be. I was able to coax 35 MPG out of my last tank of gas by driving the car more like you would a Prius i.e., easing up on the gas pedal while cruising letting the CVT do its thing.

Best Features

Awd, bluetooth, heated seats/mirrors.

Worst Features

Not as quiet as some other cars in the same class ( Chevy Cruze for one ). Stop/start technology to save gas while in city traffic. Possibly a diesel engine option to get even better gas mileage.
Recommend (40) (3)

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