Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Impreza Offers Economy, Elegance

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Impreza Offers Economy, Elegance

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SUBARU'S fourth generation Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive Impreza has a with a new level of sophistication, sporty style and technology to position it at the premium end of Australia's small car segment.

Both hatch and sedan offer massive improvements in fuel efficiency and emissions, and introduce multiple new features including:

Fuel-saving auto start stop

New generation horizontally opposed Boxer engine

Interactive multi-function display computer options

Choice of Lineartronic Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) and six-speed manual.

The Impreza 2.0i with a manual transmission has a starting price of $23,990.

Impreza's spacious cabins, high grade interior trim and stylish exterior design combine with technological advances to present a formidable high quality package.

New Impreza is the most efficient generation of Subaru's small car to date a[pounds sterling] making a strong case to build on the fantastic sales success of the third generation version, itself the best-selling small Subaru so far.

Impreza with CVT consumes just 6.8 litres of fuel per 100 kilometres in the combined cycle, a massive 22 per cent ahead of the superseded Impreza automatic.

The manual consumes just 7.1 l/100 km (combined), which is 20% ahead of the outgoing model.

Emission reductions are even more impressive a[pounds sterling] Impreza with CVT produces just 157 grams of CO2 per km, 24% ahead of the superseded four-speed automatic.

The manual produces 164g/km a[pounds sterling] a 21% improvement.

Inside, soft touch surfaces, high-grade switchgear and generous occupant space distinguish Impreza, which also offers the option of a premium multi-function display, with a vast array of information at the driver's fingertips.

The Impreza 2.0i comes with paddle shift in the CVT, steering wheel audio and cruise controls, climate control air conditioning, Bluetooth wireless technology, USB connection, multi-function display (fuel efficiency, temperature and clock) and body coloured wing mirrors and door handles. …

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