The Japanese automaker has just unveiled the 4-door and 5-door versions 2012 Subaru Impreza in New York today, releasing photos and details with this new generation which looks ‘bolder’ and ‘more dynamic’.
Powered by an all new 2.0-litre Boxer engine developing 148 HP and fitted with a 5-speed manual transmission (second-generation Lineartronic CVT also available), the 2012 Subaru Impreza is now 30 percent more fuel efficient, with an estimated EPA rating of 27 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.
Just like before, all 2012 Subaru Impreza models come with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive as standard and besides the basic version, the automaker is offering four other equipment grades badges as Premium, Sport Premium, Limited and Sport Limited. 
This new model features a longer wheelbase measuring 104.1 inches, offers more room for its passengers and their luggage, and even though the vehicle length remained the same on both the sedan the the 5-door version, Subaru says that occupants will feel an increase in hip and shoulder room.
Besides the all new engine the 2012 Subaru Impreza features a new electric power steering system, Strengthened suspension components and low rollings residence tires that contribute in lowering consumption.
As far as standard equipment the all Imprezas come with a new knee airbag for the driver, plus systems like Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist. Also the interior features a telescoping steering wheel, power windows, an outside temperature gauge, a multi functional display and carpeted floor mats.

Source: Subaru