Used 2010 Subaru Impreza

2010 Subaru Impreza
List price range
$5,888 - $7,995
2010 Subaru Impreza

Pros

  • Standard all-wheel drive, roomy seating front and rear, punchy turbocharged engines, highly capable handling in WRX and WRX STI trims, wide variety of styles.

Cons

  • Outdated four-speed automatic transmission, below-average fuel economy, high-tech features are unintuitive to use, unpleasant sound systems.
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Used 2010 Subaru Impreza for Sale

Subaru Impreza 2010 WRX Premium 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
100,848 miles
Used 2010
Subaru Impreza
WRX Premium
(1)
Quality Auto
4.7 mi away
List$13,977
Est.Loan: $286/mo
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Subaru Impreza 2010 2.5i Premium 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)
127,233 miles
Used 2010
Subaru Impreza
2.5i Premium
Auto Buying Service
17.5 mi away
List$6,495
Est.Loan: $133/mo
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$179 Below Market
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Subaru Impreza 2010 2.5i Premium 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
96,633 miles
Used 2010
Subaru Impreza
2.5i Premium
(6)
Maximum Auto Outlet
18.2 mi away
List$7,995
Est.Loan: $164/mo
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Dealer Notes
***ONE OWNER, MANUAL TRANSMISSION..................................2010 SUBARU IMPREZA 2.5i PREMIUM ALL WHEEL DRIVE WAGON, BLACK WITH A BEIGE INTERIOR, 5 SPEED MANUAL, HEATED SEATS, POWER SUNROOF, IN DASH 6 DISC CD CHANGER, KEYLESS ENTRY, LEATHER WRAPPED STEERING WHEEL, TINTED GLASS, FOGLIGHTS, VENT VISORS, ROOFRACK, ALLOY WHEELS, 96K MILES, CLEAN CARFAX***MUST PRINT AND PRESENT INTERNET AD FOR SPECIAL INTERNET PRICING BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT. PLEASE CALL MAXIMUM AUTO OUTLET AT 703.822.7998. GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVALS FOR EVERYONE. FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS 2.99 APR. WE ARE LOCATED AT 8503-O EUCLID AVE, MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.PRICE EXCLUDES TAXES, TITLE, LICENSE, $595 DEALER PROCESSING FEE, & FINANCE CHARGES. ALL VEHICLES SOLD AS-IS, SEE BUYERS GUIDE FOR WARRANTY OPTIONS.
Subaru Impreza 2010 Outback Sport 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)
138,935 miles
Used 2010
Subaru Impreza
Outback Sport
AutoPlaza
19.8 mi away
List$9,888
Est.Loan: $202/mo
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<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***COMPLIMENTARY 3 MONTHS/3,000 MILES ENGINE, TRANSMISSION, DIFFERENTIALS WARRANTY INCLUDED*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';"> <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* GUARANTEED FINANCING * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* VA INSPECTION * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* CLEAN IN AND OUT * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* 4-Cyl, 2.5 Liter * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* WELL MAINTAINED * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* GREAT CONDITION* <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* ICE COLD A/C * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* AM/FM RADIO * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* CRUISE CONTROL * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* LUGGAGE RACK * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* FOG LIGHTS * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* POWER MIRROR * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* POWER WINDOWS * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">* POWER DOOR LOCK * <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">Autoplaza offers car buyers competitively priced vehicles and service with a smile. Our friendly and experienced staff will help you find a vehicle that fits your budget and lifestyle. <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">Call us today to schedule a test drive! We look forward to serving you and the community for many, many years! <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">We pride ourselves with being the best local used car dealership that offers not only quality used cars, but also best prices in the area. The combination of quality and value in our cars guarantee that you are getting the best deal on a used car in Northern Virginia, Washington DC and Maryland. Hurry up to call us and schedule your test-drive today! <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***COMPLIMENTARY 3 MONTHS/3,000 MILES ENGINE, TRANSMISSION, DIFFERENTIALS WARRANTY INCLUDED*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***RUNS AND DRIVES PERFECTLY*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***CLEAN IN AND OUT*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***AUTOMATIC 4 SPEED TRANSMISSION*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***POWER WINDOWS/DOOR LOCKS*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">***NEW VA SAFETY INSPECTION*** <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">CALL US FOR ANY QUESTION OR TO SCHEDULE A TEST DRIVE. FOR IMMEDIATE RESPONSE CALL (703) 310-6900 <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">EASY AND GUARANTEED FINANCING PROGRAMS.We offer guaranteed financing no matter how bad your credit is (or no credit at all). We can and will get you approved. If you have questions about submitting online loan application please contact us at (703) 310-6900! <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">About the Company: <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">Autoplaza LLC is one of the top pre-owned vehicle dealers in Northern Virginia. We provide quality vehicles of various makes and models with the most competitive prices in the region. Autoplaza LLC is dedicated to make your vehicle shopping experience hassle free and straight forward. With that in mind we fully inspect, service and detail all cars in our lot. We hand pick each and every car from all the sources possible around the area and provide it to you <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp; <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">Disclaimer: <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">Listed price for any car, truck, minivan or SUV does not include Virginia or any other state title, tax, registration fees or $499 processing fee. <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">Autoplaza LLC will never sell, share, or spam your mobile number. Standard text messaging rates may apply. <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';">&nbsp;
Subaru Impreza 2010 Outback Sport 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)
119,529 miles
Used 2010
Subaru Impreza
Outback Sport
Y2K Auto Sales
31.4 mi away
List$7,942
Est.Loan: $162/mo
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One Owner; Well Maintained; Clean; Heated Seats; OEM All Weather Floor Mats; All Wheel Drive; SPORT; Not Too Many Of These Around! Here At Y2K Auto Sales Great Customer Service Along With A Positive And Welcoming Experience Is Our Priority! We Use Many Pricing Resources To Price Our Vehicles Below Market Value To Ensure Each And Every Customer Gets A Great Deal! The Prices You See Online Are The Same Prices In Store With No Hidden Fees. Tax, Tag, Title, And Dealer Processing Fee&nbsp;$250 (Not Required By Law)&nbsp;Not Included In Listing Price. We Provide Our Customers With A Complementary Bumper To Bumper Warranty (Some Exclusions Do Apply) On Each And Every Vehicle We Sell. All Of Our Vehicles Go Through A Rigorous Inspection Before Being Delivered To Our Customers To Ensure A Quality Used Vehicle. No Additional Charge For Maryland State Inspection. See For Yourself How Our Customers Feel About Us By Reading Our Reviews! We Hope To Make You Our Next Happy Customer!
Subaru Impreza 2010 Outback Sport 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)
94,821 miles
Used 2010
Subaru Impreza
Outback Sport
Car Expo
47.2 mi away
List$8,890
Est.Loan: $182/mo
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Subaru Impreza 2010 Outback Sport 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)
116,815 miles
Used 2010
Subaru Impreza
Outback Sport
Kyner Auto Sales
61.7 mi away
List$8,495
Est.Loan: $174/mo
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Subaru Impreza 2010 2.5i 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M)
187,762 miles
Used 2010
Subaru Impreza
2.5i
(1)
Reynolds Subaru
63.8 mi away
List$5,659
Est.Loan: $116/mo
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Subaru Impreza 2010 WRX STI Special Edition 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
86,729 miles
Used 2010
Subaru Impreza
WRX STI Special Edition
Umansky Toyota
86.5 mi away
List$19,000
Est.Loan: $346/mo
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Subaru Impreza 2010 2.5i 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)
147,803 miles
Used 2010
Subaru Impreza
2.5i
New Millennium Auto Sales
92.2 mi away
List$5,888
Est.Loan: $121/mo
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Subaru Impreza 2010 Outback Sport 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)
80,544 miles
Used 2010
Subaru Impreza
Outback Sport
(3)
Heritage Subaru Catonsville
42.4 mi away
ListNot Listed
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Dealer Notes
JUST ARRIVED. PENDING INSPECTION. Recent Arrival! Odometer is 26464 miles below market average! 20/26 City/Highway MPG *Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, any dealer-installed options (if applicable) and a $299 dealer processing fee (not required by law). Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded from these offers. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer.
Subaru Impreza 2010 2.5i Premium 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A)
97,323 miles
Used 2010
Subaru Impreza
2.5i Premium
(6)
Maximum Auto Outlet
18.2 mi away
List$7,995
Est.Loan: $164/mo
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$220 Below Market
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***ALL WHEEL DRIVE, POWER SUNROOF.........................2010 SUBARU IMPREZA PREMIUM SEDAN, BLACK WITH A BEIGE INTERIOR, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, AIR CONDITIONING, POWER WINDOWS, LOCKS, AND MIRRORS, AM/FM CD PLAYER, HEATED SEATS, POWER SUNROOF, KEYLESS ENTRY, LEATHER WRAPPED STEERING WHEEL, TINTED GLASS, DUAL EXHAUST, ALLOY WHEELS, CLEAN CARFAX***MUST PRINT AND PRESENT INTERNET AD FOR SPECIAL INTERNET PRICING BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT. PLEASE CALL MAXIMUM AUTO OUTLET AT 703.822.7998. GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVALS FOR EVERYONE. FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS 2.99 APR. WE ARE LOCATED AT 8503-O EUCLID AVE, MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.PRICE EXCLUDES TAXES, TITLE, LICENSE, $595 DEALER PROCESSING FEE, & FINANCE CHARGES. ALL VEHICLES SOLD AS-IS, SEE BUYERS GUIDE FOR WARRANTY OPTIONS.

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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2010 Subaru Impreza's impressive performance and range of styles make it an appealing small car choice. But it's not an overall class leader in any of the niches it occupies.

vehicle overview

Few vehicles have such a wide breadth of body styles, engines and target buyers as the 2010 Subaru Impreza. From a mountain-visiting outdoors enthusiast who desires the extra ground clearance of the Outback Sport, to the track-addicted driving enthusiast who desires the high-tech mechanicals of the WRX STI, there's an Impreza for practically everyone.

The Impreza is available as either a four-door sedan or a four-door hatchback. In base 2.5i form, it competes with compact cars like the Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Mazda 3 and Volkswagen Golf. Though not as fuel-efficient as those models, its standard all-wheel-drive system sets it apart for those who live in areas where rain and snow are a way of life. The Outback Sport hatchback shares the 2.5i's engine but adds features like increased ground clearance and rugged body cladding, making it a unique offering in this segment.

There are also several performance-oriented Imprezas with increasing levels of spice. The 2.5GT provides considerably more punch than the base car, thanks to a turbocharged engine, but with its automatic transmission and moderate suspension tuning, it's designed for those who desire speed without any compromises in comfort. The performance-tuned WRX is a card-carrying member of the sport compact club along with the Chevy Cobalt SS, Mazdaspeed 3, Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart and VW GTI -- and a strong member too, with swift acceleration that tops all comers in the class.

The Impreza WRX STI is a rally-bred performance machine. Though tamed a bit when redesigned a few years ago, it remains a compelling choice for "Fast & Furious" types drawn to big turbos, all-wheel drive and limited-slip diffs. Of course, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X is an omnipresent thorn in its side and arguably more appealing considering its sharper handling.

Certainly, there's plenty to choose from in the lineup of 2010 Subaru Imprezas. We're fond of the Impreza, and each variant deserves a look from interested small car buyers. However, drawbacks like lackluster fuel economy, a quirky navigation interface and poor stereo sound keep it from being a clear-cut leader in any of the classes it competes in. Cross-shopping with one of the previous mentioned rivals is certainly a good idea.

2010 Subaru Impreza configurations

The 2010 Subaru Impreza is available in four-door sedan and four-door hatchback body styles. Both are available in 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5GT, WRX and WRX Premium trims, while the hatchback also comes in Outback Sport and WRX STI trims.

The 2.5i comes standard with 16-inch steel wheels, full power accessories, keyless entry, air-conditioning, cruise control, a 60/40-split-folding rear seat, a tilt steering column and a four-speaker stereo with CD player. The 2.5i Premium adds 16-inch alloy wheels, leather-wrapped steering wheel and a 10-speaker stereo with six-CD changer, auxiliary audio jack and steering-wheel controls.

Opting for the 2.5i Premium's Special Edition package adds foglights, sunroof and the contents of the All-Weather package (heated side mirrors, heated front seats and a windshield wiper de-icer). The Navigation & Power Moonroof package, meanwhile, further equips the Impreza with a sunroof, an automatic transmission, Bluetooth, a touchscreen navigation system, satellite radio and an RCA audio/video jack.

The Outback Sport is similar to the 2.5i Premium trim level but has 17-inch alloy wheels, a raised suspension, foglights, roof rails, bumper under-guards, different exterior trim special interior upholstery, the 10-speaker stereo and a standard All-Weather package. The 2.5GT adds to the 2.5i Premium a turbocharged engine, an automatic transmission, 17-inch alloy wheels, larger brakes, a mildly sport-tuned suspension, a hood scoop, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, automatic climate control, electroluminescent gauges and the All-Weather package.

The WRX is essentially a higher-performance version of the GT with a mandatory five-speed manual transmission, a more powerful engine, summer tires, a more aggressively tuned suspension, special WRX trim and aerodynamic body pieces. The WRX Premium adds the extra items from the 2.5i Premium. The Navigation and Power Moonroof package is optional. The WRX Limited adds to the Premium a sunroof, leather upholstery and satellite radio.

The WRX STI is equipped similarly to the WRX, but ups the performance ante even more. It gains a six-speed manual, 18-inch wheels, high-performance tires, Brembo brakes, front and rear limited-slip differentials, SI-Drive vehicle settings, an even more aggressively tuned suspension, a bigger hood scoop, xenon headlights, sport seats and faux-suede and leather upholstery. The STI's BBS Package adds multi-reflector foglights and 18-inch BBS wheels in either silver or gold (the latter not available with all colors). The BBS + Navigation Package adds the previous items, plus a navigation system, Bluetooth, RCA audio/video jacks and the single-CD player. The STI Special Edition brings with it the wheels and suspension from Japan's STI spec C model, and decontents the car with halogen headlights, a four-speaker stereo, a single-CD player and manual climate control. In addition to the normal STI colors, the latter will also be available in a limited run (125 units) wearing Aspen White paint.

2010 Highlights

For 2010, the Subaru Impreza receives minor changes throughout its extensive lineup, including a new grille design and new Special Edition packages for certain models. The WRX also gains a Limited trim level.

Performance & mpg

Every 2010 Subaru Impreza comes standard with all-wheel drive. The 2.5i and Outback Sport models are powered by a 2.5-liter horizontally opposed (boxer) four-cylinder engine that produces 170 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. A five-speed manual with hill-start assist is standard and a four-speed automatic is optional. In performance testing, this engine with the manual went from zero to 60 mph in 8.2 seconds. Estimated fuel economy is below average for a small car -- the manual gets 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined, while the automatic drops the highway number to 26 mpg.

The 2.5GT is powered by a turbocharged version of the 2.5-liter engine producing 224 hp and 226 lb-ft of torque. The four-speed automatic is the only transmission available. Its 0-60 time should be about 6.5 seconds. Fuel economy estimates are 19/24/21. The WRX has a revised version of the 2.5GT's engine that cranks out 265 hp and 244 lb-ft of torque. A five-speed manual is the lone transmission choice. Its 0-60 time in testing was a snappy 5.2 seconds, while fuel economy estimates are 18/25/21. The WRX STI gets even more boost for 305 hp and 290 lb-ft of torque. With its standard six-speed manual, the STI achieves fuel economy of 17/23/19 and, more importantly, reaches 60 mph in a blazing 4.5 seconds.

Safety

Standard on all Impreza models are antilock disc brakes, stability control, front-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags and active front head restraints to help mitigate crash-induced whiplash.

In government crash tests, the 2010 Subaru Impreza scored a perfect five stars for frontal crash protection, five stars for front occupants in a side crash and four stars for rear occupants in a side crash. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Impreza its highest-possible rating of "Good" in the frontal-offset and side-impact crash tests.

Driving

The base 2010 Subaru Impreza rides and handles satisfactorily for a compact car, and its tenacious all-wheel-drive grip is a boon for wet-weather driving. The naturally aspirated 2.5-liter boxer has more aural character than your typical economy-grade four-cylinder, and it delivers adequate punch when called on. The 2.5 GT is decently fast in a straight line, but its performance is perceptibly blunted by the lazy four-speed auto. Moreover, the GT is uninspiring when the road gets twisty, owing to its incongruously soft suspension.

The WRX, however, is an impressive performance machine for the money, featuring upgraded power and considerably more athletic and confidence-inspiring moves through the corners thanks to its firmer suspension and summer performance tires. The WRX STI kicks it up a few more notches via its twin limited-slip differentials, powerful Brembo brakes, six-speed manual transmission and potent rush of acceleration whenever the throttle is wide open. Ride quality on the WRX models is acceptable considering the performance, but some drivers may object to the extra levels of road noise.

Interior

Whether you opt for the sedan or hatchback, the Subaru Impreza provides a spacious cabin with loads of head- and legroom. The hatch obviously provides more cargo room, with a maximum 44 cubic feet of space. Seat comfort in the 2.5i models is only so-so, and the driving position suffers from the lack of a telescoping steering wheel (it only comes on the 2.5GT trim level and higher). The seats are also much better on the performance-oriented models, though the STIs lack lateral support relative to their rivals.

The interior design is pleasant enough and materials quality is about what you'd expect for the compact class, though it starts to seem cheap when you're paying $35,000 for the STI. Stereo and especially climate controls are simple and straightforward. Opting for the navigation system increases the complexity of the stereo, as its menus and graphics aren't the cleanest around. Sound quality, regardless of stereo, is notably poor.


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2010 2.5i Subaru Sedan
Anonymous,12/08/2010
I purchased my Subaru Impreza about 5 months ago after trading off my Honda Pilot. I was hesitant because of the large amount of snow we get in North Dakota. However, I could not be happier with the trade. The gas mileage is much better, no problems in the first 8,000 miles, and it is fun to drive. We ended up with 12 inches of snow in 24 hours and I had no issues commuting to and from work. Probably the funnest car I have owned, and it is number 6.
Second and LAST Subaru
weegian,08/20/2012
This is my second Impreza. The first one, a 2006, was a much better car. I had no problems with the 2006. The 2010 has 31k miles on it and feels like it's rattling apart. It's been idling rough for a few months, but according to the dealership that I brought it to, that's what makes a Subaru a Subaru. I just dropped it off for an oil change and found out that the rear brakes are completely worn down to the metal. The paint is also pretty terrible. It scratches if you look at it funny. After less than a year, I had scratches around all of the door handles. It's my personal theory that Toyota is not so slowly trying to kill the Impreza.
2010 2.5 I Manual
okkphil1,04/26/2011
This car burns a ton of oil and they will not fix it. It has to burn more than 1 quart every 1,200 miles or they will not fix it. I am unhappy with Subaru for this reason alone. I will not buy another Subaru or promote buying any of their cars. If something breaks or is flawed, like my engine, they won't make it right.
terrible car
dhbsn,07/04/2014
i was expexcting so much more out of this car.bought it new in 2010. after about 3000 miles realized that i had no oil thought that was weird. but let it go happen again.so i took it to the dealership where i had bought the car and they said they had been getting a lot of these kind of complaints. So i sold that thing as soon as possible and got my self a wry and could not be happier. same car just much better all around except for gas milage. glad i sold that car
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Features & Specs

MPG
20 city / 26 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
170 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
20 city / 26 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
170 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
20 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
170 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
18 city / 25 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
265 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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The Subaru Impreza WRX STI has a strong — one might say rather rabid — following. On the order of Celtics and Lakers fans. We have a colleague here who regularly flies the Subaru flag via his WRX T-shirts and baseball caps. And why not? The Subie is a hoot to drive, with plenty of speed and attitude to go 'round.

Still, we've had a long-standing gripe with the STI: When driven hard, it feels rather soft in terms of steering response and body control compared to its archrival, the razor-sharp Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. The upside is that the STI is a better daily driver due to its more compliant ride. That's a considerable advantage for those who live in neighborhoods where road maintenance is about as common as Ron Artest making both free throws.

With the 2010 Subaru WRX STI Special Edition, the company attempts to appease us (OK, not just us) with a unique STI that sports the JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) "Spec C" suspension calibrations and wheel fitments. That translates into crisper response and handling as the SE responds with more immediacy and less body roll when you're slicing up a curvy road. So now the STI handles like it should, right?

Well...almost. Whereas before, the STI ran out of suspension before it ran out of tire grip, now with the Special Edition it's the other way around. But that's nothing that replacing the tires (after you've suitably worn them out) can't fix. Overall, it's an agreeable setup and we'd like to see Subaru put this suspension on the standard STI, and put the standard STI's suspension on the standard WRX.

Another bonus is that this slightly beefed-up but also slightly decontented STI (halogen headlights versus HIDs, a four-speaker/single-CD player versus 10-speaker/CD changer audio system and manual versus automatic climate control) stickers for $2 grand less than the standard STI. That said, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR still has the edge in terms of sharpness and communication, though its ride is notably stiffer. And if blistering acceleration and all-wheel drive are not mandatory, you could save big money by considering the feisty Mazdaspeed 3.

Used 2010 Subaru Impreza Overview

The Used 2010 Subaru Impreza is offered in the following submodels: Impreza Hatchback, Impreza Sedan, Impreza WRX STI Special Edition, Impreza WRX STi. Available styles include Outback Sport 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5i Premium 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5i Premium 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5i 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A), Outback Sport 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M), 2.5i 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 4A), 2.5i Premium 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M), 2.5i Premium 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M), WRX STI Special Edition 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M), WRX STI 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 6M), 2.5i 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M), WRX 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5M), WRX 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5M), WRX Premium 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5M), 2.5i 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 5M), WRX Limited 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5M), WRX Premium 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5M), WRX Limited 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 5M), 2.5GT 4dr Hatchback AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A), and 2.5GT 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl Turbo 4A).

What's a good price on a Used 2010 Subaru Impreza?

Save up to $272 on one of 11 Used 2010 Subaru Impreza for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $5,659 as of12/11/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from2.5 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2010 Subaru Impreza trim styles:

  • The Used 2010 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport is priced between $7,942 and$9,888 with odometer readings between 94821 and138935 miles.
  • The Used 2010 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Premium is priced between $6,495 and$7,995 with odometer readings between 96633 and127233 miles.
  • The Used 2010 Subaru Impreza 2.5i is priced between $5,659 and$5,888 with odometer readings between 147803 and187762 miles.
  • The Used 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX Premium is priced between $13,977 and$13,977 with odometer readings between 100848 and100848 miles.
  • The Used 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Special Edition is priced between $19,000 and$19,000 with odometer readings between 86729 and86729 miles.

Shop with Edmunds for perks and special offers on used cars, trucks, and SUVs near Ashburn, VA. Doing so could save you hundreds or thousands of dollars. Edmunds also provides consumer-driven dealership sales and service reviews to help you make informed decisions about what cars to buy and where to buy them.

Which used 2010 Subaru Imprezas are available in my area?

Shop Edmunds' car, SUV, and truck listings of over 6 million vehicles to find a cheap new, used, or certified pre-owned (CPO) 2010 Subaru Impreza for sale near. There are currently 11 used and CPO 2010 Imprezas listed for sale in your area, with list prices as low as $5,659 and mileage as low as 86729 miles. Simply research the type of car you're interested in and then select a used car from our massive database to find cheap prew-owned vehicles for sale near you. Once you have identified a used vehicle you're interested in, check the Carfax and Autocheck vehicle history reports, read dealer reviews, and find out what other owners paid for the Used 2010 Subaru Impreza. Then select Edmunds special offers, perks, deals, and incentives to contact the dealer of your choice and save up to $272 on a used or CPO 2010 Impreza available from a dealership near you.

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Should I lease or buy a 2010 Subaru Impreza?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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