Thread: ('11+) 2014 Impreza
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Old 07-17-2013, 02:32 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by ocellaris View Post
I am not convinced their would even be a MPG hit in real world driving. Going from a Impreza to a Legacy I lost 1 MPG. Presumably this smaller than expected hit is from the Legacy operating at a much lower RPM compared to the Impreza. I live in the Northeast when flat ground is rare. This is measured over 30+ tanks of gas in each car on the same roads and during the same time of year.

Also with the Legacy I can regularly beat the highway MPG value on trips, with the Impreza I got over the highway MPG number once. Ever.

The 2.0 looks decent on paper however it is a bad pairing in the car. Maybe it works out better for people that live on flat ground in the south.

I would gladly buy another Impreza if I could get one with a 2.5
Amen to that! ESPECIALLY IN THE XV CROSSTREK!!
I've been saying this since I bought my 12' Impreza. I would rather have the 2.5/6mt as at least an option.
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