2021 Subaru Impreza  RealSafeCars70Safety Rating

#53 of 2021 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#131 of all 2021 vehicles

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

The 2021 Subaru Impreza is somewhat unsafe 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 2021 Subaru Impreza has a score of 70, implying a 0.055% chance of driver death (4.9% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.047%, and the chance of injury falls to 4.2%.

We estimate that the 2021 Subaru Impreza has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0551% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.2954%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0551% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.2954% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Subaru Impreza is 18% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2021 Subaru Impreza is 9% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2021 Subaru Impreza offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.

Active safety features on the 2021 Subaru Impreza can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2021 Subaru Impreza: EyeSight Driver Assist Technology (Forward Collision Warnings / Automatic Emergency Braking & Lane Departure Warnings).

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9352Volkswagen JettaKia ForteKia SoulSubaru ImprezaHonda CivicHyundai VelosterToyota C-HRMazda CX-30Mazda 3Toyota CorollaChevrolet TraxNissan SentraComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2021 Subaru Impreza with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 52 to 93. The 2021 Subaru Impreza is safer than the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta and less safe than the 2021 Nissan Sentra, the 2021 Chevrolet Trax, the 2021 Toyota Corolla, the 2021 Mazda 3, the 2021 Mazda CX-30, and the 2021 Toyota C-HR. It is about as safe as the 2021 Kia Soul and the 2021 Honda Civic.

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