Safety

As of this writing, the all-new Impreza hasn't been crash-tested. The WRX retains its Top Safety Pick designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway safety, having earned top scores of Good in all the tests, but its results don't represent or foretell the redesigned Impreza's crashworthiness.

The Impreza has seven airbags: the frontal pair, seat-mounted side-impact airbags for the front occupants and side curtains that cover the front and rear door windows. The seventh is a new driver's knee airbag.

Four-wheel disc brakes are standard. As is federally mandated for all 2012 models, the Impreza also has antilock brakes and an electronic stability system. The front seats have active head restraints that also adjust forward and back across five positions. Click here for the full list of safety features.

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    Valet mode
    When you choose the valet mode, the alarm system does not operate. In valet mode, the remote transmitter is used only for locking and unlocking the doors and rear gate (5-door) and panic activation. ...

    Windshield washer fluid
    CAUTION Never use engine coolant as washer fluid because it could cause paint damage. If you spray washer fluid on the windshield but the windshield washer fluid warning light illuminates or the ...

    Front seats
    WARNING ● Never adjust the seat while driving to avoid the possibility of loss of vehicle control and of personal injury. ● Before adjusting the seat, make sure the hands and feet of r ...