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Showing posts with label Subaru Impreza. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Subaru Impreza. Show all posts

Friday, February 25, 2022

Subaru Has Earned More Top Safety Pick Awards Than Any Other Carmaker

Subaru earns six more Top Safety Picks awards from the U.S.-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) underlying the brand’s continued safety-conscious approach to vehicle design and engineering.

Sunday, April 18, 2021

You Can Now Own A Piece Of Subaru History With This Restored 2004 WRC Impreza

If you want to own a piece of Subaru history, here’s your chance. One S10 Subaru Impreza World Rally Car, driven by no less than rally legend Petter Solberg is being auctioned off.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Subaru Expands STI Offering with 2021 Impreza STI Sport

Subaru continues to “STI-fy” their line-up with the introduction of the latest STI Sport model: the 2021 Impreza STI Sport.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Subaru Now Offers EyeSight-inspired Safety Tech as Retrofit Kit for Impreza, XV

Subaru is taking vehicle safety very seriously, and to show that, they’ve begun to offer a retrofit kit (at least in Japan) that gives owners the ability to add one important EyeSight-like function: pedal misapplication mitigation.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

You Can Now Get a 5-Year, 140,000-km Warranty on Your Subaru

Motor Image Pilipinas, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the country is now offering an extended warranty program called Subaru Vehicle Protect.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

2020 Subaru Impreza Delayed for PH Market

The global COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another victim: the refreshed 2020 Impreza. Previewed at the Singapore Motor Show last January (alongside an infamous tricked out Forester), Subaru’s compact car was expected to bow in (or at least previewed) at the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS).

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The Refreshed 2020 Impreza Finally Gets One Feature That Subaru Owners Really, Really, Really Want

For all of Subaru’s advanced set of features—from its direct-injected Boxer engine to its EyeSight driver assist system most owners lament one thing: the lack of speed-sensing door locks. Well, the seemingly eternal wait is over as this feature’s finally coming to Subaru models starting with the 2020 Impreza.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Subaru Plans to Combat Boring with More GT Edition Variants

Motor Image wants to combat boring by launching even more GT Edition variants of its popular models. After the Subaru XV, and now the Forester getting GT Editions, soon, the Levorg and Impreza will join them in receiving the same sporty treatment.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Three New Recalls Hit Subaru XV, Impreza, and Forester Models

Attention Impreza, XV, and Forester owners: Subaru has just confirmed that three new recalls affect these three best-selling vehicles in the Philippines, and that Motor Image Pilipinas is working closely with Subaru Corporation of Japan to assist all affected customers.

Monday, September 9, 2019

2020 Toyota Corolla Altis vs Mazda3 vs Honda Civic vs Subaru Impreza vs MG 6

Forget crossovers, SUVs, and pickups for a minute—there’s a compact car war brewing resulting in a wider, more competitive range of choices. Starting with the arrival of the refreshed Civic early this year, the battlefield is now joined by two other compact car stalwarts: the 2020 Mazda3 and 2020 Toyota Corolla Altis. All these tables are high-res, so feel free to download them (please, no cropping of the watermark though...we know who does this).

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The 2020 Subaru Impreza Gets a New Face, Added Safety

After getting a minor equipment bump in Japan last year, Subaru has now given its Impreza a much more noticeable makeover. The mid-cycle refresh for Subaru’s compact car, the 2020 Impreza will go on sale later this year in Japan with other markets soon to follow.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Subaru Hit with Massive 2.26 Million-Unit Global Recall; Philippine Units Affected

Subaru is getting hit with another recall, this time to the tune of 2.26 million units or more than double its annual global sales.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Motor Image Says No Customer Affected by Subaru Steering Issue

Motor Image Group (MIG), the distributor of Subaru vehicles in 9 markets across Asia sprung to action immediately and clarified that its customers are not affected by the power steering defect announced by Subaru Corporation last night.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Subaru Shows Hits of Hotter Impreza, Forester with STI Concepts

As the Tokyo Auto Salon 2019 nears, Japanese automakers are ramping up the tease leading to the annual aftermarket auto show. Subaru, through their motorsports arm, Subaru Technica International or STI is no different, showing off two new concepts—the Impreza STI Concept and the Forester STI Concept.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Subaru Just Updated the Impreza and XV for 2019

Subaru has given its Impreza compact sedan and XV compact crossover a minor refresh for the 2019 model year. Though the changes are so far limited to its home country of Japan, these minuscule changes may find its way eventually to export markets such as the Philippines.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Subaru Shows How A Lifestyle-Oriented 2018 Subaru XV and Impreza Could Look Like

While the Viziv Performance Concept took centerstage at the Subaru’s 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017 display, Subaru is showing something even more showroom ready with two spruced up models: the Impreza Future Sport Concept and the Subaru XV Fun Adventure Concept.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

These 2017 Cars Have the Easiest-to-Use Interiors

WardsAuto, a leading provider of automotive reporting and insights revealed the cars with the best user experience for the 2017 model year. Evaluating 23 vehicles under several parameters including connectivity, infotainment, controls, driver-assist technology, and overall value, WardsAuto revealed this year’s recipients of Wards 10 Best User Experience (UX).

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Review: 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i-S

Subaru is one of the most stubborn of carmakers. Whereas others would try dabbling in a particular technology only to abandon it altogether when all seems lost, Subaru would more or less tread the same path for years, if not decades. This explains the trademark ingredients that now make a Subaru, a Subaru: the horizontally-opposed Boxer engine and Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. These key technologies have been carefully tweaked, honed, and polished to where they are today. Once in a while though, Subaru takes a leap of faith and makes something more revolutionary than evolutionary. The 2017 Impreza is one such example and one that comes with its own set of problems.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wards Reveals 10 Best Car Interiors for 2017

Wards Auto, an American-based organization that has covered the automotive industry for over 80 years has awarded the winners of this year’s 10 Best Interiors. With no restraint on pricing, these 10 vehicles bested 21 other nominees based on the following criteria: aesthetics, comfort, ergonomics, materials usage, fit and finish, and user-friendliness.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

First Drive: 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i-S

It’s not every day you have a committed man thinking of having an illicit affair, but that’s exactly what happened when I got introduced to the shapely new 2017 Subaru Impreza. As a proud owner of an immaculate 2008 model (the rare hatchback no less), I’ve always found it difficult to find a suitable replacement to her charms. After every test drive, I always come back to my beloved Empress’s sweet embrace and I think to myself: ‘till death do us part. That is until I met Empress’s sultry younger sister.