2016 Subaru Impreza Altoona PA
Some might say there are too few cars available with all-wheel drive as an option, let alone as a standard feature. Subaru fans tend to agree, which is why the 2016 Subaru Impreza near Altoona PA remains a popular choice. The model is not only attractive in appearance, but proves itself time and again as a vehicle that can hold up to slippery weather conditions. Many drivers crave this extra feeling of security, whether it’s in consideration of their family or safety during long commutes.
Under the hood of the 2016 Subaru is a 2.0-liter DOHC turbocharged four-cylinder engine which delivers 148 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque. Paired with the engine is a standard five-speed manual transmission, though an optional continuously variable transmission is available for ease behind the wheel and improved fuel economy. The standard option receives a 25 city and 34 highway mpg rating, while the CVT pushes the numbers up the 28 city and 37 highway mpg for less time at the pump.
Subaru built a name for itself by offering standard all-wheel drive across the lineup, which is one of the reasons the 2016 Subaru Impreza is a favorite for compact cars. It provides a feeling of safety, while also coming in with an affordable price tag. Choose from the standard manual transmission or the CVT.
Though it may not have all the bells and whistles of a luxury model, the Subaru Impreza impressa with a standard rearview camera, USB port, Bluetooth, power windows, locks and side mirrors, and the 6.2-inch StarLink multimedia system, which includes four speakers and a single-disc CD Player.
The standard Impreza may not be as flashy as its WRX and WRX STI counterparts, but this doesn’t mean it isn’t an attractive model. The vehicle is available in either a standard sedan or a hatchback body style, with the latter option obviously offering some appeal as it increases the maximum cargo capacity.
Features of the 2016 Subaru Impreza
All-wheel drive may be the feature that first catches the attention of many drivers, especially when considering it doesn’t detract much from the fuel-economy numbers, but it isn’t the only reason shoppers opt for Subaru. The interior is simple and intuitive, which is a relief to some motorists who find many modern vehicles are bogged down with controls that aren’t intuitive or easy to use. A straight forward design pairs well with comfortable seating and an overall spacious interior for plenty of legroom. Interior volume tops out at a total of 96.9 cubic feet for the sedan and 97.5 cubic feet for the hatchback, making it feel surprisingly roomy for a model within the compact class.
As alluded to previously, the model has far more cargo room when the hatchback body style is chosen, with the sedan having just 12 cubic feet of space, while the hatchback can expand up to 52.4 cubic feet thanks to the ability to simply fold the rear seats down. Standard features may seem minimal, with a rearview camera, Bluetooth and power windows and locks filling the basics most drivers desire. Available features include heated front seats, leather upholstery, navigation, automatic climate control and more.
Think the 2016 Subaru Impreza may be the right model for you? Stop by Stuckey Ford Subaru to take it for a test drive and find out for yourself.