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.

    See also:

    Instrument panel
    1) Door locks (page 2-4) 2) Electronic parking brake switch (page 7-34) 3) Hill Holder switch (page 7-36) 4) Trunk lid opener switch (page 2-24) 5) Vehicle Dynamics Control OFF switch (page 7-31 ...

    Unfastening the front seatbelt
    Push the button on the buckle. Before closing the door, make sure that the belts are retracted properly to avoid catching the belt webbing in the door. ...

    Tilt/telescopic steering wheel
    WARNING Do not adjust the steering wheel tilt/ telescopic position while driving. This may cause loss of vehicle control and result in personal injury. 1. Adjust the seat position. Refer to “Fro ...