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2017 Subaru Impreza recalled for rear-view camera fix

Subaru has issued a recall for 4312 of its 2017 model-year Impreza line over concerns the rear-view camera may freeze. The Japanese manufacturer reports the camera's display on the infotainment screen may freeze when the vehicle is in reverse. If the condition occurs, Subaru says it may create an "unsafe situation" by not "representing the true nature of the conditions behind the vehicle", posing a risk to other road users and pedestrians...

CarAdvice podcast 35, LIVE from Detroit: Astra sedan, Steed review, Holden's Sean Poppitt and hits & misses of Detroit!

Direct from the 2017 Detroit Motor Show, join Paul, Mike Costello, Mike Stevens and Matt Campbell. Catch all the car news from Detroit with the reveal of the Toyota Camry, Astra sedan, Astra hatch pricing, Lexus LS, Ford Bronco/Ranger and Mercedes-Benz Project One. Mike Costello reviews the Great Wall Steed and Matt discusses the comparison between the Holden Astra, Renault Megane and Subaru Impreza...

2017 Subaru Impreza detailed: New generation expected to double in sales

Subaru Australia is expecting its much-improved new-generation Impreza sedan and hatch range to achieve twice as many sales in 2017 as the outgoing car did this year. The dramatic sales growth in the relatively flat small-car segment — still Australia’s largest by sales, at 19 per cent market share — is expected to spearhead Subaru’s drive to pass its all-time local sales record next year, beating 2016's tally...

Subaru dramatically cutting its servicing costs, starting with 2017 Impreza

Subaru Australia’s importer is finally addressing one area we’ve long considered a grievance on its cars —service costs. The 95 per cent new Impreza range launching this week will be the first Subaru models sold here with 12-month or 12,500km service intervals (whichever comes first) instead of the existing six-month/10,000km intervals across the rest of its range...

500X, E-Class, Impreza receive five-star ANCAP safety rating

Crash-testing authority ANCAP has awarded the maximum five-star safety rating to three of the latest models to hit the Australian market; the Fiat 500X, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Subaru Impreza. Both the 500X and Impreza achieved high scores in the destructive crash tests, however autonomous emergency braking (AEB) is only available in higher grades in both model lines - something that ANCAP's CEO, James Goodwin, thinks should be addressed...

2017 Subaru Impreza crowned Japan car of the year, Honda NSX lands 'Special Award'

The new-generation 2017 Subaru Impreza has been named the Japanese car of the year for 2016-2017. It's the second time one of the brand's models has received the award in its home country, with the other title won by the Liberty (known in Japan and the US as the Legacy) in 2003...

Subaru Forester, Impreza added to Takata airbag recall: 34,500 vehicles affected

Subaru has issued a recall for 34,563 of its 2008 to 2009 model-year Impreza small cars and 2009 model-year Forester SUVs as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. In this latest notice, affected models are fitted with front passenger airbag inflators that could shoot metal fragments into the cabin when deployed, posing a significant risk of injury, even death, to occupants...

2017 Subaru Impreza pricing and specs: Australian details for all-new hatch and sedan

Local pricing and details for the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza sedan and hatch have been released today, with the new range now available to order in Australia ahead of December customer deliveries. Launched to the Australian media in Japan last month (catch Matt Campbell's review here), the new Impreza is the first car to debut on Subaru's all-new modular platform that will eventually underpin just about every future offering from the brand...

Subaru Liberty GT, Impreza WRX/STI and Forester XT recalled for air pump fix: 22,000 vehicles affected

Subaru has issued a recall for 22,726 vehicles from its turbocharged Liberty GT, Impreza WRX and STI, along with Forester XT models from various model years over concerns a faulty air pump could pose a fire risk. The company reports that certain vehicles may contain a faulty secondary air pump relay, which could cause the secondary air pump to overheat...

2017 Subaru Impreza range expected to see sales boost

The all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza hatch and sedan will go on sale late in 2016, and while we don’t know pricing and specifications just yet, the brand’s local head is adamant sales will increase when the car arrives. Subaru Australia managing director Nick Senior told CarAdvice at the launch of the 2017 Subaru Impreza in Japan that the current sales levels of about 400 units per month should increase when the new model arrives...

2017 Subaru Impreza hatch and sedan gallery

The 2017 Subaru Impreza has been revealed at the 2016 New York motor show, along with at a private event the night before. We have uploaded an image gallery in the Photos tab to see the Impreza in more detail. The debut marks the next generation of Impreza for Subaru, which has seen a recent sales slump in Australia...