I've owned this vehicle for a little over 4 years now. Model value: The 2011 Subaru Impreza and Impreza Sport are surprisingly affordable vehicles, and among the only ones in this low-priced class to offer all-wheel drive, and Subaru's reputation for reliability, toughness and safety are not to be ignored. Also new are the standard 18-inch wheels that are four pounds lighter per wheel than the 2010 model. Interior is sorta cheap with hard plastic and a boring design and the stock audio system is horrible. Head gasket is original still, so that's a plus I guess but that's only a matter of time I'm sure. Blip the throttle while braking—the pedals are well-spaced, even for big feet—and drop a gear or two, trailing off the brake as you turn in, and there's no understeer, no tendency to push when it should grip. A pair of racing-style bucket seats is positioned up front, and while they are incredibly supportive, we did have some qualms.
Headroom in back, a sore spot for most small and even mid-size cars, is fantastic even for those unusually long in the torso. Three auto settings allow novices to vary the feel of the car, or adjust for weather conditions, while a manual setting calls out to the experienced rally or autocross drivers. If it didn't require so many repairs I'd consider it a good choice but it's just constantly more in the shop than we have it on the road. As you've gathered by now, there are plenty of flavors of the Subaru Impreza. Anyway you have Inteligent driving I, Sport driving, and Sport sharp driving. The 2011 Subaru Impreza and Impreza Sport are surprisingly affordable vehicles, and among the only ones in this low-priced class to offer all-wheel drive, and Subaru's reputation for reliability, toughness and safety are not to be ignored. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager.
So far in 2010, Subaru has done even better. Gone are the cheap silver dash accents and the ancient radio technology. Subaru does not have technology for a twin-clutch automatic transmission now, but product planners are open to the idea for next generation car. A navigation system that replaces the head unit with a seven-inch touchscreen remains the sole factory option. Had Blizzak snow tires put on this winter, car had nary a fishtail in the snow and ice although we had a milder winter this year. Hatchbacks have slightly less cargo space, but the rear seats fold fully forward in both body styles.
But the dashboard is still plagued by hard plastics. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. In government crash tests, the 2011 Subaru Impreza scored a perfect five stars for frontal crash protection, five stars for front occupants in a side crash and four stars for rear occupants in a side crash. A touch-screen nav system with Sirius Satellite Radio remains optional. Powertrains and Performance Every 2011 Subaru Impreza comes standard with all-wheel drive. Also, a new touch-screen TomTom navigation system is optional on the 2. Now, 6 years later, we have a four year old and a one year old.
With such a wide-ranging lineup, it can actually take a bit of time to figure out what kind of Impreza you want. Manual models also get hill start assist. Both 5-door hatchbacks and 4-door sedan bodystyles are available. The key to this is a new pillow-ball bushing setup—at steering pivot points—that essentially helps isolate road harshness while preserving the responsive, communicative feel just at turn-in and preserving the geometry off-center that would lead to more driver confidence. From rear three-quarter angles in person, where the sedan has looked a bit dowdy and awkward since its redesign, the flared sheetmetal makes the whole design pop. Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options The 2011 Subaru Impreza is available in four-door sedan and four-door hatchback body styles.
Without and modifications i made 13. No change in power One of the few things unchanged for 2011 is the powertrain. It was very capable in the snow. I have never had a problem with it starting, or any weird serious issues, it just goes. Both models remain offered in four-door sedan or five-door hatch bodystyles. For both style and practicality, we think the hatchback's the way to go.
I get regular oil changes and other routine maintenance, and keep it in a garage at night. The suspension overhaul starts up front with the same 16-percent-stiffer springs from the Special Edition. Adult owned subaru by athena h on Mar 20, 2017 Vehicle: 2011 Subaru Impreza 2. Is having the best 4x4 sistem in the world, and quality price is the best! There's something here for everyone, ranging from the sensible base Impreza 2. This is a good smallish car that will get you from point A to point B.
There's an Auto, Auto+, Auto-, and six levels of manual center-diff lockup, all accessed through a little flip switch in the center console. Interior Design and Special Features Whether you opt for the sedan or hatchback, the Subaru Impreza provides a spacious cabin with loads of head- and legroom. The Outback Sport is similar to the 2. Definitely a compact car but you would be surprised how much you can stuff in it with the seats down. .