2023 Subaru Impreza: Release Date, Price, and Specs

The Subaru Impreza is due for a major refresh, and we’re likely to see it this year. Subaru typically updates their cars on a strict five-year schedule. However, the 2022 Impreza carried over unchanged from the year before. This hints that we can expect a full 2023 Subaru Impreza redesign for this year—though we’re still waiting on a few key details.

When does the 2023 Subaru Impreza come out?

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The Subaru Impreza is due for a redesign | Robert Hradil/Getty Images

Subaru hasn’t provided an official 2023 Impreza release date, but we imagine that it will align closely with that of the 2023 Subaru Legacy. We’re likely to see both of these all-wheel drive cars in the fall.

Most likely, the all-new Impreza will continue to offer its regular lineup of trim levels, including the 2023 Impreza Base, Premium, Sport, and Limited. Shoppers should still be able to choose between a 2023 Impreza sedan and hatchback when the new model is released.

How much does the 2023 Subaru Impreza cost?

We don’t have official pricing details for the new model yet, but we can make an educated guess. The new WRX costs about $2,000 more per model after its significant redesign, but it’s also a lot more powerful and technical than the Impreza. Because of that, we can estimate that a redesigned Impreza would cost around $1,500 more than last year’s model.

  • 2023 Impreza Base: $20,795 ($21,295 for hatchback)
  • 2023 Impreza Premium: $24,195 ($24,695 for hatchback)
  • 2023 Impreza Sport: $25,595 ($26,095 for hatchback)
  • 2023 Impreza Limited: $28,395 (possible hatchback model only)

A fully loaded Impreza hatchback can easily run $30,000 or more. We’ll update these details when Subaru releases official information.

2023 Subaru Impreza specs, changes, and updates

What will the 2023 Impreza look like? Edmunds estimates that the 2023 model will follow in the footsteps of the 2022 Subaru WRX, which received a major redesign and platform change last year. Historically, the WRX, Impreza, and Crossover have all shared a platform—will the 2023 Impreza and Crosstrek hop onto the bandwagon?

One thing we can be certain of is that the new Subaru Impreza will come standard with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive on every trim level—it would be a crime not to. 

The 2023 Impreza will also likely keep its four-cylinder BOXER engine. It may see a horsepower bump over the typical 152 hp (pretty please) and maybe, maybe this will be the year that an all-new Impreza will show up with a turbo engine.

Manuals are slowly disappearing, so there is a chance that the 2023 Impreza may lose its stick. But, if any brand is going to keep a standard manual, it’s Subaru, so I’m going to keep the faith.

2023 Subaru Impreza interior features

We’ll likely see improved cabin quality in the 2023 Impreza’s interior if it receives the full redesign that we’re anticipating. Supply chain issues leading to a lack of certain materials may delay the arrival of some features. However, we expect that the new model will offer most of the cabin features and interior accessories found in the 2022 model.

Base Impreza models are sparsely decorated, but overall comfortable. Subarus get a bad reputation for being boring, but the brand knows how to take care of a driver. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard on all models. A 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system comes standard on Base and Premium models, bumping up to an 8.0-inch screen on higher trims.

We anticipate that the 2023 Impreza sedan and hatchback will offer a similar list of features.

2023 Subaru Impreza vs. competitors

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The Subaru Impreza hasn’t changed much since 2020 | Subaru

The 2023 Impreza compact car will compete with a number of other small sedans and hatchbacks. Some of its biggest rivals are the Honda Civic, the Toyota Corolla, Mazda3, and the Kia Forte

The Impreza has always stood out as one of the most affordable cars in the class, and the only car that offers AWD standard on every model. With seven configurations, additional package options, and a nicely-equipped trim for under $25,000, the 2023 Impreza should remain a tough competitor.

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