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Editors' Page: 2014 Subaru Impreza

By KBB.com Editors on December 9, 2013 5:47 PM
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Affordable all-season transportation.

The 2014 Subaru Impreza continues the model's tradition of providing affordable all-wheel drive capability to consumers who need a car to handle all forms of weather. Even the base Impreza at well under $20,000 comes with Subaru's Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive System and fuel economy competitive with other compact cars in its price range. For more adventurous drivers, the WRX and STI trim levels bring rally-inspired performance at impressive prices.

Driving the Impreza

From our 2014 Subaru Impreza review: "Unlike most AWD setups, the Impreza's is permanently engaged, sending power to whichever wheel or wheels need it most and providing excellent traction on dry and wet pavement. The CVT transmission may not be to everyone's liking, but it does manage to milk the little 2.0-liter engine for maximum power and fuel efficiency." Read the full review.

Awards

The 2014 Subaru Impreza is a Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value Award winner for 2014 in the compact car category. From the awards note: "If your new-car budget is in the neighborhood of $20,000 and a significant chunk of your annual miles are spent in the snow, the 2014 Subaru Impreza is the new car to beat." Read more here.

Build and Price

A base 2014 Subaru Impreza sedan starts just under $19,000, and 5-door hatchback models are $500 extra. A well-optioned Impreza can reach about $25,000, while WRX and WRX STI performance models range from about $27,000 to closer to $40,000. Build and price your own 2014 Subaru Impreza right here at KBB.com to unlock its Fair Purchase Price, 5-Year Cost to Own and more.

More Power
Performance-minded shoppers can step up from the 148-horsepower Impreza range to the sport-tuned, 265-horsepower WRX, or all the way to the 305-horsepower WRX STI.

Owners Say

KBB.com visitor Mochi: "I chose my WRX because I felt like it was the most car I could possibly get for the money...It's always raining here and I don't fear puddles, this car is planted to the ground. It's very smooth and solid, not too stiff like the other cars and road noise is not an issue." Read more consumer reviews of the current-generation Subaru Impreza.

Other Compact Cars

In the sub-$20,000 range, there is plenty of competition for the 2014 Subaru Impreza. When you consider the standard all-wheel drive, however, the inherent value of the Impreza makes it a standout in the compact category. Take a look all your compact car options for 2014 and see if the Impreza is the right choice for you.

 

 

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