The RS was the "base" model of the Subaru Impreza, offering sedan and sport wagon bodies. The cars shared many of the style features of their WRX and other Impreza counterparts.
Subaru's Impreza 2.5 RS pumps out 165 horsepower from its 2.5-liter Boxer engine. The car produces 166 foot-lbs. of torque at 4,000 revolutions per minute (rpm). It also offers a sport-tuned transmission and symmetrical all-wheel drive.
Not a large car, the Impreza sedan measures 173.8 inches long, 56.7 inches wide and 68.5 inches high, with a wheelbase of 99.4 inches. The wagons are slightly different, with a height of 58.5 inches and a width of 66.7 or 67.3 inches. The sedan weighs 2,972 lbs., while the sport wagon weighs 3,062 lbs.
The 2.5 RS offers safety features such as a keyless-entry system, child safety locks driver and passenger air bags. It also comes with a ring-shaped reinforcement frame body structure and daytime running lights.
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