Think you know everything there is to know about the redesigned 2012 Subaru Impreza? If you read our deep dive on the model, you're probably right. Except for one important tidbit: its price.
Subaru has announced that it is holding the line on the Impreza, with the 2012 starting at $17,495 (*plus $750 for destination). That's the same price as the older 2011 model. Those wishing for a five-door hatch bodystyle in place of the standard four-door sedan will need to spend an extra $500.
Those base prices include a five-speed manual transmission, which can be replaced with a completely new CVT automatic for an additional thousand dollars. Buyers can opt to upgrade their rides with the 2.0i Premium package ($18,795), Sport Premium ($20,295) or Limited ($21,595), each with additional content over the package it replaces.
Naturally, all Impreza models feature the company's excellent all-wheel-drive technology, and they'll be in dealerships in November of 2011. For all the details....
Subaru of America Holds the Line on Pricing for 2012 Impreza
--Starting at just $17,495 the 2012 Impreza matches outgoing model
CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced pricing for its much-anticipated 2012 Impreza. Starting at just $17,495 for the base model 4-door Impreza 2.0i with a five-speed manual transmission, the car's starting price remains unchanged compared with last year's. The automatic version, offered exclusively with Subaru's newly designed continuously variable transmission (CVT) starts at $18,495. The base 5-door Impreza 2.0i starts at $17,995 when equipped with a five-speed transmission and $18,995 for the CVT-equipped model.
The 2012 Impreza is also offered in 2.0i Premium, Sport Premium and Limited models – the Limited a new addition for this year. The 4-door 2.0i Premium starts at $18,795, while the 5-door Premium starts at $19,295. For the 2.0i Limited, prices start at $21,595 for the 4-door and $22,095 for the 5-door version. Finally, the Impreza 2.0i Sport Premium starts at $20,295 and is only offered in the 5-door body style. A new Sport Limited model is also available. These prices all reflect MSRP before the $750.00 destination charge.
Changes for this year's Impreza include the all-new 148 horsepower 2.0-liter SUBARU BOXER® engine with projected EPA fuel economy of 27 mpg city and 36 mpg highway. When equipped with the new Lineartronic® CVT transmission, the 2012 Impreza is the most fuel-efficient all-wheel drive car in America. All 2012 Imprezas feature Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. The 2012 Impreza will arrive in dealerships November 2011.
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