New for 2017: Subaru

New for 2017: Subaru

By Christian Wardlaw, November 22, 2016
  • 2017 Subaru Impreza sedan photo

    Subaru 2017 Model Overview

    Subaru’s big news for 2017 is the redesigned Impreza, which wears new styling intended to set the tone for all future models from the company. The BRZ sports car and Forester crossover SUVs get mild updates, the Legacy lineup has a sportier-looking if not performing variant, and the Outback lineup is offered in a new luxury-themed Touring trim level. Subaru also enhances safety technologies nearly across the board.

    Detailed changes for each 2017 Subaru car and SUV model are shown on the pages that follow.



  • 2017 Subaru BRZ Series.Yellow photo

    2017 Subaru BRZ

    • Updated styling with full LED lighting, new wheels
    • Upgraded interior with new driver information display
    • More power and torque, plus a revised axle ratio with manual gearbox
    • Standard incline-start-assist system
    • Modified suspension tuning, improved body rigidity for better handling
    • Revised stability control settings with new Track driving mode
    • New Performance package option with Brembo brakes, sport shocks, wider wheels and tires
    • Series.Yellow special edition with 500 cars to be produced
  • 2017 Subaru Crosstrek Special Edition photo

    2017 Subaru Crosstrek

    • Final year before complete redesign
    • Hybrid version cancelled; Premium Special Edition added
    • Premium Special Edition offers blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-change assist, and keyless access with push-button engine starting
  • 2017 Subaru Forester photo

    2017 Subaru Forester

    • Updated exterior styling, new wheel designs
    • Quieter interior thanks to added soundproofing measures
    • Enhanced EyeSight driver-assistance and collision-avoidance technologies
    • Blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-keeping assist, reverse automatic braking, and automatic high-beam headlights with steering responsive action, heated steering wheel, keyless access with push-button engine starting are newly available
    • 2.5i models benefit from improved fuel-economy ratings
    • 2.0XT models add Active Torque Vectoring when equipped with EyeSight option
    • All Foresters have quicker steering; most Foresters get X-Mode traction-assist technology with hill-descent control
    • Saddle Brown leather is available
    • Sepia Brown paint color newly available
  • 2017 Subaru Impreza hatchback photo

    2017 Subaru Impreza

    • Redesigned for 2017
    • Introduces new Subaru design themes
    • Returns as a 4-door sedan and 5-door hatchback
    • Base, Premium, Sport, and Limited trim levels
    • Larger outside, roomier inside
    • Significant improvement in structural rigidity, crash-energy absorption
    • Direct-injection, 2.0-liter, boxer 4-cylinder engine making 152 horsepower
    • Upgraded infotainment with near-field communication, smartphone-projection technologies
    • Optional Harman Kardon premium audio system
    • Available with full menu of Subaru driver-assistance and collision-avoidance technologies
  • 2017 Subaru Legacy Sport photo

    2017 Subaru Legacy

    • New Legacy 2.5i Sport trim level debuts
    • Limited trim level offers blind-spot warning, automatic high-beam headlights, and reverse automatic braking
  • 2017 Subaru Outback photo

    2017 Subaru Outback

    • New luxury-themed Touring trim level offered with 4- and 6-cylinder engines
    • Java Brown leather, heated steering wheel, unique interior trim and stitching included for Touring trim level
    • Limited and Touring trim levels equipped with standard blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic high-beam headlights, and reverse automatic braking
  • 2017 Subaru WRX photo

    2017 Subaru WRX and WRX STI

    Standard automatic up/down operation for front windows
    WRX STI adds standard automatic headlight and wiper operation
    EyeSight package adds steering-responsive fog lights
    New option package for WRX Limited installs EyeSight, blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-change assist, reverse automatic braking, navigation, Harman Kardon premium sound system, and keyless access with push-button engine starting


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