Ride & Handling

There's no question you're going to feel the road when driving the Impreza 2.5GT, but while the sport suspension always lets you know when you've driven over a large bump in the road, the impact from those bumps and holes isn't jarring to occupants. The shocks do a nice job absorbing impacts, and the car remains poised when driving on undulating roads. Body roll isn't a problem when pushing the car hard through a corner, as the 2.5GT feels nicely planted.

The 2.5GT's steering is worth highlighting, too, as it's precise. It takes some effort to turn the wheel, as there isn't a lot of power assistance, but that pays off when driving on the highway. The car doesn't feel twitchy or skittish in those circumstances, but rather locked-in and ready to track wherever you point it. It doesn't hurt that the steering wheel feels great in your hands, too, thanks to its thick leather-wrapped rim, which is standard.

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    System alarm operation
    The alarm system will give the following alarms when triggered: ● The vehicle’s horn will sound and the turn signal lights will flash for 30 seconds. ● If any door (or the rear gate/tr ...

    Map light
    Models with moonroof Models without moonroof To turn on the map light, press the switch. To turn it off, press the switch again. When leaving the vehicle, make sure the lights are turned off t ...

    Page scroll
    If the registered name or phone number has more than 12 characters, press the “TEXT” button for more than 1.5 seconds to scroll the name or phone number. ...