The Impreza comes in four different trim levels, with both body styles available every step of the way. Trim levels are 2.0i, 2.0i Premium, 2.0i Sport and 2.0i Limited.
The base 2.0i trim still comes relatively well equipped from the factory. Standard features across the entire Impreza line include power windows and side mirrors, cruise control, steering wheel mounted audio controls, a locking glovebox, a 6.5-inch multimedia display and a rearview camera.
The Premium trim comes standard with a CVT, boosting fuel economy to 28 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway in the sedan, though the less aerodynamic hatchback gets only 37 mpg on the highway. Beyond the trick transmission, the Premium trim also adds 16-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors and front seats, automatic headlights and a nicer sound system with more speakers.
The Sport Trim aims to bring a little bit of fun to the Impreza lineup, and as such it does away with the CVT as standard, though that transmission is still available should buyers want it. The biggest trick up the Sport Trim's sleeve is an active torque vectoring system, which works in conjunction with stability control to actively improve the car's handling, at times braking an inside wheel mid corner to help the car turn in. Further aiding handling are the Sport's wider tires and 18-inch wheels. The Sport also gets unique side skirts, mirror-mounted turn signals, a spoiler, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, and unique upholstery. Keyless access and a bigger 8-inch multimedia display round out the features that come standard on the Sport.
Top-of-the-line Limited Imprezas come standard again with the CVT transmission along with 17-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, chrome door handles, a power driver's seat, leather-trimmed upholstery and an automatic climate control system.