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Impreza
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23 city / 31 hwy

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What you must know before buying the Subaru Impreza

John Diether
Automotive Editor - October 5, 2020
  • 2020 Impreza still easy to find; 2021s coming soon
  • Dealer discounting common
  • Lease from $175 for 36 months
  • 0% APR for 63 months continues

Take your pick:

The 2020 Impreza remains widely available across the country. Subaru's Eyesight safety system is now standard on all trims.

As usual, the versatile hatchback is most abundant, especially in Premium and Sport Limited trim. The base 2.0i Impreza isn't nearly as popular, so locating one can be a chore.

The carryover 2021 Impreza is scheduled to arrive any day now. Factory incentives have already been announced.

Current lease and APR offers vary by region and will remain in effect through November 2, 2020. Examples shown here are for California.

Go shopping for deals:

Subaru doesn't usually offer cash rebates on its models, but that doesn't mean you can't get a great deal. Most dealers will be open to discounting the Impreza to some degree.

Strong lease value:

As in previous months, the 2020 Impreza 2.0i sedan with automatic starts at $175 for 36 months (12,000 miles a year) with $2,169 due at signing. The effective monthly cost is $235, a very good value for this price class.

There is no special offer currently on the 2020 hatchback.

The same 2021 Impreza model will start at $219 a month with $2,019 at signing. That falls short of a good value in our analysis, but there's plenty of time for offers to improve in the year ahead.

Pay no interest:

Subaru continues to offer 0% financing for 63 months on the 2020 Impreza, which is very unusual for this model. Take advantage of it while you can.

The initial finance offer on the soon-to-arrive 2021 Impreza is 1.9% for 48 months.

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2.0i Sedan with CVT
$219Monthly Payment
Term Length (months): 36
Due at signing: $2,019
Mileage: 12k
MSRP: $21,020
Deal Valid in: Los Angeles
Expiration: 11/2/20

This ranks as an excellent deal based on our expert analysis of: vehicle price, length of lease term, amount due at signing, monthly payment, etc.

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CarsDirectPricing as of 10/22/20 in 20149
MSRP
$21,020
Sales Price
$20,920
Cash Rebates
$0
Target Price
$20,920
Lease Estimate
$238/mo
Finance Estimate
$282/mo

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Based on 2021 Subaru Impreza Base 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan - MSRP $21,020

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2021 Subaru Impreza: Preview, Pricing, Release Date

Willis Kuelthau
Automotive Editor

Model Preview

Subaru works on a five-year model schedule, with vehicles receiving a refresh in their fourth year and a redesign for the sixth. That means that the 2021 Subaru Impreza is likely to carry forward with no changes after a 2020 refresh. Expect a full redesign for 2022.

Last year’s refresh brought mild changes to the exterior, but no one would blame you for not noticing. The biggest tweaks came at the front fascia, but the taillights saw an update as well. The Impreza should look familiar regardless — it’s essentially the same car as the Subaru Crosstrek, minus the fender flares and some ride height.

Inside, the current Impreza is surprisingly spacious for a compact sedan. Trim isn’t luxurious, but the layout is intuitive and a 6.5-inch infotainment screen comes standard. We expect the practical hatchback to continue as the Impreza of choice, boasting an impressive 55.3 cubic feet of cargo capacity with the seats folded.


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The Impreza will likely keep the same 2.0-liter engine for 2021, producing a pedestrian 152 horsepower. Most Imprezas will leave dealerships with CVTs, but a five-speed manual is available on some trims. Regardless of transmission, every Impreza comes with standard all-wheel drive. That’s a blessing for snow-state buyers, and even more so given the Impreza’s impressive 31-mpg combined rating with a CVT.

There’s another good reason to get the CVT: safety equipment. 2020 brought Subaru’s EyeSight suite of active safety features to all CVT-equipped Imprezas, including automatic emergency braking, active lane control, and adaptive cruise control. Those features join an impressive crash-test record, landing last year’s Impreza a Top Safety Pick award and five stars overall from the NHTSA. We don’t expect any major changes for 2021, but family buyers should rest easy.

Pricing & Release Date

A release date hasn’t been finalized, but based on previous years we expect the 2021 Impreza to land in the fall of 2020.

After the 2020 refresh, the Impreza saw a price increase of only $100. We’d expect starting prices to remain where they are for 2021: $19,595 for a base sedan, $22,995 for the Premium trim, $24,395 for an Impreza Sport, and $26,695 for a Limited (all including destination). Opting for a hatchback adds a reasonable $500 to starting price.

The Impreza has relatively little competition among compact economy cars — only the Mazda Mazda3 is available with all-wheel drive. For buyers who don’t need the all-weather capability, competitors like the Honda Civic may be worth a look.

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Pictured: 2020 Subaru Impreza

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