At the international motor show in New York, which took place in March, the Japanese designers presented an updated “Subaru Impreza” 2019-2020 lineup. In the photo production car as with regret experts state less effect than a year ago, presented a concept. Yet the model meets all the requirements of today’s automotive market. Build quality and safety, as always, at the highest level.
The first-born of the family perspective
Carmaker “Subaru” has developed a universal platform SGP. On this basis, it planned to create a whole family of cars. Subaru Impreza will be 2019-2020 first serial production model. Geometrically new ground longer and wider. Increased base. One aspect is the reduction of metacentric height of the vehicle, which has a positive impact on handling and stability. The application of new steel alloys and composite materials could increase by 70% rigidity. As a consequence – reducing the level of noise and microvibrations. Universal platform will significantly reduce the cost of production of prospective models until 2025.
External changes of the fifth generation while not revolutionary, but still significantly refreshed appearance. The architecture is characterized by a smooth relief. Designers maximum smoothed sharp edges dies body parts bumpers and fairings. Accordingly changed and features of the head and the back lighting. Lights based on LED-technology have got a function of lateral illumination sector when turning. The bow of the radiator grille adorns the new form, laced with plastic grille stretched horizontally hexagonal cells. Similarly decorated the lower side air intakes. Extended sills and fenders, corrected on the boot lid spoiler and exhaust vents. Based on the saloon designed hatchback.
Decent Class C
Due to the elongated base in the cabin was spacious. On the back row can comfortably accommodate tall passengers. For the new “Subaru Impreza” in 2019-2020 created the modern front panel and center console. The cockpit is more representative. Devices saved by mixed orange backlight. Trip display board processor increased up to 4.3 inches. At the same time preserved the authentic features of the model: surrounded by a large vertical baffles screen media system in the upper part of the console.
Basic equipment but not generous different equipment, but very worthy. Clients are offered ABS, cruise control, and protivoprobuksovochnaya Protivootkatnaja system, parking sensors, air conditioning, adjustable in two planes steering, all four doors are equipped with power windows. Media Center with 6.5-inch monitor has a switching function to the mobile devices of all types. The multifunction steering wheel is equipped with gearshift paddles. Redesigned seats are equipped with an effective lateral support.
Optionally available a set of active safety Eye-Sight, parking pilot with reverse parking, keyless access to the interior, dual-zone climate control, seat heating, winter package, sunroof, 8-inch media system STARLINK, nine airbags, automatic system braking, a tracking system for road markings and signs.
“Subaru Impreza” in 2019-2020 increased slightly in length and width and began as follows:
- length of body sedan – 4 620 mm, hatchback – 4460 mm;
- width – 1833 mm;
- height – 1453 mm;
- clearance – 135 mm;
- wheelbase – 2670 mm;
- curb weight – 1450 kg.
Standard wheels – R17, tire size – 235/45. Basic type of body – a sedan. Doors – four, the number of seats – five.
Engine and transmission
Despite the fact that the SGP platform provides the ability to set power units of different configurations, in 2019-2020 for the Subaru Impreza WRX STI is provided only one boxer engine:
- 4-cylinder petrol engine in volume of 2 l, capacity – 150 liters. with torque -. 350 Nm.
The motor is equipped with cylinder deactivation at light loads. With the engine is mounted continuously variable transmission Lineartronic CVT, which imitates 7 gear ranges. For the distribution of torque between the axles meets the original all-wheel drive system Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. Sport is equipped with a special modification of the suspension to function customization and alloy wheels R18. Active Torque Vectoring system securely holds the car on the road when cornering at high speed, as well as a sharp interchange on the highway. For a hybrid power plant with total capacity of 320 liters. from. developed two-liter turbo engine and 40 kW electric motor powered by lithium-ion batteries.