The 2021 Subaru Impreza is a facelift version of the fifth-generation Impreza. Subaru actually is a replacement for Subaru Leone, which launched in 1992. It offers car and hatchback variants since its inception. Subaru also offers a coupé version from 1995 to 2001. Impreza (also including Impreza WRX and Impreza WRX STI) are the main competitors of the Mitsubishi Lancer (and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution).
The fifth-generation Impreza is currently making its global debut. The 2021 model that comes as an online product in Japan itself stands out with a revised front fascia. There is some upgrade in wide air intake on the lower bumper. Chrome L-shaped trim on both ends. And the revised grille.
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2021 Subaru Impreza Redesign Exterior & Interior
Subaru still carries Impreza with a 5-door hatchback body. There are some improvements to the exterior of the Subaru Impreza 2021, but not all of them can be easily seen. So, what makes this upcoming release different from the previous ones? Read these below
Considering that Impreza only gets a facelift. Of course, there is no overall change from the exterior of the car. A few changes give a more minimalist look. But still ‘kicking’. This is to emphasize the strong driving appearance of Subaru.
The front exterior of the Subaru Impreza 2021 comes with the addition of a new front bumper. A simple design featuring more air intake with the L-shaped chrome inserts. While the optional LED headlamps also upgrade with the addition of adaptive light beam features that automatically from close to far lights depending on the driving situation.
Also, clear changes can be seen in the new rim design. You can choose with three diameter choices. Starting from 16 inches to 18 inches. The exterior of the Subaru Impreza 2021 leaves more of an impression on technology.
The mirror automatically tilts down when you are going backward.
The back is still the same as the fifth-generation Impreza. But some of the exterior differences behind the Subaru Impreza 2021 are changes in the rear fascia. Most of these are limited to design improvements. Also, starting from the bottom bumper, door, until all parts of the stern still use the same style.
Interior of the Subaru Impreza 2021
In the cabin, Subaru has made various improvements to improve driving comfort and ease. The interior of the Subaru Impreza 2021 that distinguishes this car from the pre-facelift edition is some black piano-colored plastic parts. This new design is mainly around AC control and faux metal highlights that are brighter.
Just like before, the Subaru Impreza 2021 dashboard relies on various futuristic luxurious looks. The car, which is more than 27 years old, is equipped with a Starlink infotainment system. With a choice of 6.5 or 8.0-inch touchscreen using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The dashboard also comes with premium finishing which upgraded by a very touch-sensitive display.
There are no changes to the steering wheel of the Subaru Impreza 2021. The facelift edition still uses a multi-function steering wheel. With a few settings buttons to make it easier for you to access the settings in driving. In addition to steering, the driving position has been updated with mirrors that fold automatically. It is available during locking and unlocking to help you while driving.
The Subaru Impreza 2021 chair also didn’t get functional changes. By still providing enough space for five adult drivers. But there is a memory management feature that can save the seat settings you want. In addition to seats, all the memory features also remember the side mirror position.
Features & Safety
As previously explained. The latest Impreza will be equipped with side mirrors that lock together. The mirror will move face down when you move backward. Make maneuvers easier. The mirror also displays a memory function with automatic storage, depending on whether the car locked or not by the driver.
But what concerns the Subaru Impreza 2021 feature is the latest generation of autonomous technology. With the EyeSight Touring Assist driving assistance system. In previous trials, this system was very helpful to reduce accidents. Eyesight will reduce driver fatigue when carrying the car on highways with traffic jams and stop-and-go conditions.
As mentioned before, the buyer will get more standard equipment than the previous model with a small price increase. The range of active safety features of the Subaru Impreza 2021 in addition to Eyesight technology is lane centering and lane prevention technology. And pre-collision warnings, automatic emergency braking, adaptive roaming control, and steering intervention.
Aside from the changes above, the rest of the cars remain the same. The Impreza continues to be powered by the same power from a 1.6-liter FB inline four-cylinder engine. Which produces 113 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and 148 Nm of torque at 3,600 rpm.
While the Subaru Impreza 2021 operating system with a 2.0-liter injection engine produces 152 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and torque of 196 Nm at 4,000 rpm.
2021 Subaru Impreza Price & Release Date
Subaru still hasn’t announced pricing information for this facelift version. However, the price of the Subaru Impreza 2021 is certain to increase. Because taking into account the addition of standard security features. Subaru 2021 is currently valued at $19,480 while hatchback versions start at $19,980.
Exterior enhancements make the 2021 Subaru Imprezahave a fresh look, even if it only gets a few cosmetic changes. The addition of features for standard variants also helps you while driving. One of them is EyeSight Touring Assist that will help you while driving on the freeway or in a traffic jam with stop-and-go conditions.