Most Subaru fans know that the brand is a subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries, which was originally the Nakajima Aircraft company back in 1917. Like many quality automakers today, Subaru's designs hail back to its airplane days. In fact, it wasn't until 1954 that Fuji Heavy Industries decided to take on the task of building an automobile. The name of this car was the P-1 which stood for Prototype-1- a name that was later changed to the Subaru 1500. It was in this model that the Subaru I as we know it today was born. The name Subaru translates to reference the star cluster Pleiades- the the same famous star cluster that makes up the Subaru logo today. Over the next few decades Subaru continued to build motor cars and made its first 4WD car in 1972 with the Subaru Leone 4WD Station Wagon. From that point on, Subaru made something for a name for self by trademarking its famous AWD system. The Subaru Impreza was born in 1992, and for eight years it remained more or less unchanged as far as the exterior was concerned. At this point, Subaru decided to update the Impreza Sedan for the 21st century. This change was met with mixed reviews. Early versions of the new Impreza were met with disdain, frequently due to their "bug-eyed" appearance. Subaru took notice and updated Impreza's headlights with WRC HI-Definition (HiD) lamps or a more aggressive Morette cluster.
The 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium 4-Door Sedan is one of many trims the new Subaru Impreza offers, including: the 2.0i 4-or 5-door basic, 2.0i Premium, the 2.0i Traditional, the 2.0i Sport Premium, and the 2.0i Sport Limited. The Premium package comes with the following upgrades: 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, Bluetooth hands-free audio and phone, a six-speaker audio system with iPod connectivity, and an available power moonroof. The 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium 4-Door Sedan has a starting MSRP of $19,295 and is a great buy with just the right amount of extra features. It averages 36 mpg on the highway- a 38 percent increase from last year's model. The city mileage estimate has jumped to 27 mpg from 20 mpg last year-a leap of 35 percent. Overall, in review, we find the 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium 4-Door Sedan to be an excellent choice for a fun-loving individuals or families. The added features give us just the right amount of gadgets and increased level of comfort.