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2017 Subaru Impreza is all new, but looks familiar

The new Impreza may not be the most distinctive car on the road, but it's shaping up to be one of the best.

Tim Stevens
Tim Stevens got his start writing professionally while still in school in the mid '90s, and since then has covered topics ranging from business process management to video game development to automotive technology.
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This is the 2017 Subaru Impreza!

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It's about as new as it gets for an existing model, with some 95 percent of the car having seen changes.

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The car is longer and wider, but lower, and weighs no more than the outgoing model.

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The engine has been updated as well, making a few more horsepower but, crucially, enabling 38 mpg on the highway.

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The chassis is completely new, and the car drives remarkably well.

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It also looks very new, these LED foglights one of the few traces of the brand's history.

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Starting at just over $18,000, the Impreza is an affordable car.

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And with the five-door wagon model costing just $500 more, it's practical, too.

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Fully kitted out you're looking at around $30,000, which isn't bad for all that you're getting.

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Cars are hitting dealerships now! Click through for a bunch more photos.

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