2012 Subaru Impreza Long Term Road Test


2012 Subaru Impreza: Brake Break-in Procedure

May 09, 2012

2012 Subaru Impreza: Brake Break-in Procedure

While flipping through the owner's manual for the engine break-in procedure on our 2012 Subaru Impreza, I found this page for new brake pads and linings. This sort of break-in occurs during normal driving. So it isn't something we'd typically acknowledge. But the parking brake section is interesting.

How many of you take the time to break-in your new parking brake as this manual suggests?

Mike Schmidt, Vehicle Testing Manager @ 813 miles

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The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2012 Subaru Impreza in VA is:

$126 per month*
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