2010 Subaru Impreza  RealSafeCars73Safety Rating

#36 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#74 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Subaru Impreza
The Impreza, part of Subaru's lineup since 1993, is a midsize sedan/hatchback/wagon with seating up to 5. The Impreza has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Subaru offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Subaru Impreza is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Subaru Impreza has a score of 73, implying a 0.051% chance of driver death (4.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Subaru Impreza has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.051% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.8242%, meaning the average driver has a 0.051% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.8242% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Subaru Impreza is 6% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Subaru Impreza is 1% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8923Toyota Scion tCChrysler PT CruiserJeep PatriotPontiac VibeToyota MatrixMitsubishi LancerJeep CompassSubaru ImprezaVolkswagen JettaMazda TributeMazda 3Dodge CaliberComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Subaru Impreza with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 23 to 89. The 2010 Subaru Impreza is safer than the 2010 Toyota Scion tC, the 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser, the 2010 Jeep Patriot, the 2010 Pontiac Vibe, the 2010 Toyota Matrix, the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer, the 2010 Dodge Caliber, the 2010 Mazda 3, and the 2010 Mazda Tribute and less safe than the 2010 Jeep Compass.

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