All 2023 Subaru Impreza trims go up $550 with no new upgrades
Subaru should have announced a complete redesign of the 2023 Subaru Impreza, but the compact sedan and hatchback remain unchanged. The all-new redesign from the ground up will now come for 2024 models. Subaru typically introduces a new Impreza every five years.
How much has the price of the 2023 Impreza increased?
All 2023 Subaru Impreza trim levels receive a $550 price increase, including destination and delivery charges (+$25).
What is the price of the 2023 Subaru Impreza?
The 2023 Impreza is available in four trim levels for customers. The seven different models are available as Base Sedan ($20,815), Base Sedan ($21,315), Premium Sedan ($24,215), Premium Sedan ($24,715), Sport Sedan ($25,615), Sedan Sport ($25,015) and Limited sedan ($28,415). Destination and delivery ($995) are included in the prices above. Models with a CVT automatic transmission add around $1,300 depending on trim level.
All Impreza trims feature a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine producing 152 horsepower and 145 lb-ft. of torque. Subaru still offers the standard 5-speed manual transmission in all three trims (base sedan, hatchback, and sport hatch).
What is the fuel consumption of the 2023 Impreza?
The EPA says the 2023 Subaru Impreza gets 31 mpg combined city/highway and 28/36 mpg city/highway in non-Sport CVT trims. The 2023 Impreza 4-Door Sedan gets 26 combined mpg city/highway and 23/31 mpg city/highway in non-Sport CVT trims. The 2023 Impreza 4-door sedan with the 5-speed manual transmission has the same fuel mileage.
What sets the Subaru Impreza apart from the rest?
The 2023 Impreza is still the only compact car in North America with standard all-wheel drive, and that’s the compact car’s best feature. A few competitors offer it, but you’ll have to pay extra to get the all-weather capability the Impreza comes standard on all trim levels.
Impreza base trim
Base trims also come standard with Subaru Starlink, a 6.5-inch infotainment system with touchscreen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, power windows, door locks and side mirrors, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, multifunction display with fuel economy. information, tilt and telescopic steering column, remote keyless entry, security system with immobilizer and carpeted floor mats.
The top trim adds a 7-speed manual mode feature with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters on CVT-equipped models. The Premium also adds Starlink 6.5-inch Multimedia Plus, Starlink safety and security features, fog lamps and the all-weather pack with heated front seats, windshield and exterior mirrors. 5-door models are equipped with roof rails as standard. New for 2021, the Premium version adds a SI-DRIVE performance management system.
What is the best Impreza trim level?
The 2022 Impreza Sport hits the sweet spot for features, price and suspension tuning for improved driving dynamics. The Sport trim comes with 18-inch machine-finished alloy wheels and Active Torque Vectoring (ATV). What difference will driving enthusiasts feel?
ATV is a performance system introduced on the Subaru WRX that helps reduce understeer. Without it, the forward motion wants to keep the vehicle moving in a straight path. With ATV, it will help the Impreza Sport carve out a tight turn.
Sport trims also feature the Subaru Starlink 8.0-inch Multimedia Plus system, keyless access with push-button start, aluminum pedals, leather-wrapped steering wheel, gear shift handle speed and a CVT shift boot.
The top-of-the-line Limited trim adds LED headlights and LED daytime running lights. The Limited also features 18-inch machine-finished black alloy wheels and body-color exterior mirrors with integrated turn signals.
Limited is upgraded with a leather-trimmed interior with double stitching on the door armrests and dash, 6-way power driver’s seat, automatic climate control system, and leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter .
Safety Features for 2023
Subaru’s EyeSight driver-assist technology is standard on models equipped with the Lineartronic CVT automatic transmission. The Limited improves safety with reverse automatic braking and blind-spot detection with lane-keep assist and rear cross-traffic alert. High beam assist and steering responsive headlights are also standard on Limited trims.
What’s next for the 2024 Impreza?
The 2023 Impreza should have been the next-generation model customers have been waiting for. Due to microchip shortages and supply chain issues, Subaru of America elected to carry over the 2023 Impreza unchanged for the second year. Customers will have to wait until the 2024 models arrive to get the next-generation Impreza compact sedan and hatchback.
2023 Subaru Impreza sedan and hatchback models built at the U.S. plant in Lafayette, Indiana, will arrive in Subaru of America showrooms with a $550 price increase this fall without an upgrade .
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