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Just to make sure we're all on the same page of understanding the 2017 Impreza, the press release linked below is essential reading before going forward, it will answer a lot of questions you may already have on your mind

Quoted below is just a small sample of the wealth of information in the attached document. (link is secure)

World Premiere of All-New Subaru Impreza at New York International Auto Show
The first of Subaru’s next-generation vehicles laid out in its mid-term management vision

  • Employing new Subaru Global Platform, which significantly enhances safety, ride comfort, and agility
  • Embodying Subaru’s DYNAMIC x SOLID new design philosophy while greatly enhancing interior and exterior finish
  • EyeSight, a reverse automatic braking, and other innovative driver assist technologies deliver
  • outstanding preventive safety
  • A newly-developed 2.0-liter direct injection Boxer engine and Symmetrical AWD System are standard on all models
  • First Impreza to be built in U.S. in late 2016

Tokyo, March 24, 2016 – Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, has unveiled the all-new Impreza (North American specifications) at the 2016 New York International Auto

The fifth-generation Impreza is the first strategic offering under the company’s Prominence 2020*1 mid-term management vision. This model employs the completely revamped Subaru Global Platform architecture for the first time, significantly enhancing the body and chassis rigidity and strength. The Impreza also offers world-class collision safety and hazard avoidance performance, as well as far more driver-responsive handling and ride comfort.

The new Subaru Global Platform, together with Subaru’s core technologies such as the newly developed 2.0-liter direct injection Boxer engine, Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD), and EyeSight driver assist system, represents a major advance in Subaru’s delivery of “enjoyment and peace of mind” for customers as the foundation of the next generation of Subaru vehicles.

The Impreza is the first production model to fully incorporate the company’s DYNAMIC x SOLID design philosophy. It also features a greatly enhanced interior and exterior finish as a next-generation C segment model that far surpasses its class.

The company plans to switch production for the North American Impreza from Japan to the United States*2, with the first units rolling off the line in late 2016.

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