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2012 Impreza WRX and Impreza WRX STI

Quick Reference Guide

Subaru of America, Inc., Subaru Plaza, P.O. Box 6000, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034-6000

MSA5B1205A Issued July 2011 Printed in USA 11/11

Complete U.S. specifications and illustrations may not have been available at time of publication. Specifications are based on the latest product information available at time of publication. Some images shown are for illustration purposes only. Some equipment shown may be optional at extra cost. Specific options may be available only in combination with other options. Specific combinations of equipment or features may vary from time to time and by geographic area. Certain accessories and equipment may not be available at the time of publication.

This Quick Reference Guide applies to all Impreza WRX & Impreza WRX STI models. Therefore, some explanations may be for equipment not installed on your vehicle. Subaru of America, Inc., reserves the right to change or discontinue at any time, without notice, prices, colors, materials, equipment, accessories, specifications, models and packages without incurring any obligation to make the same or similar changes on vehicles previously sold. Colors shown may vary due to reproduction process.

For detailed operating and safety information, please consult the Owner’s Manual.

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Table of Contents

Getting Started

Instrument Panel




While Operating

Safety / In Case of Emergency

Additional Information

2 - 3

4 - 7

8 - 11

12 - 13

14 - 21

22 - 29

30 - 31

32 - 33

Remote Keyless Entry Lock/Arm (cid:1) (cid:116)(cid:1)(cid:1)(cid:49)(cid:83)(cid:70)(cid:84)(cid:84)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:80)(cid:1)(cid:77)(cid:80)(cid:68)(cid:76)(cid:1)(cid:66)(cid:77)(cid:77)(cid:1)(cid:69)(cid:80)(cid:80)(cid:83)(cid:84)(cid:1)(cid:66)(cid:79)(cid:69)(cid:1)

rear gate or trunk.

(cid:1) (cid:116)(cid:1)(cid:1)(cid:42)(cid:71)(cid:1)(cid:66)(cid:79)(cid:90)(cid:1)(cid:80)(cid:71)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:73)(cid:70)(cid:1)(cid:69)(cid:80)(cid:80)(cid:83)(cid:84)(cid:1)(cid:80)(cid:83)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:73)(cid:70)(cid:1)(cid:83)(cid:70)(cid:66)(cid:83)(cid:1)

gate (or trunk) are not fully closed, an electronic chirp will sound five times and the hazard lights will flash five times to alert you that the doors or the rear gate are not properly closed.

(cid:1) (cid:116)(cid:1)(cid:1)(cid:53)(cid:80)(cid:1)(cid:66)(cid:68)(cid:85)(cid:74)(cid:87)(cid:66)(cid:85)(cid:70)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:73)(cid:70)(cid:1)(cid:87)(cid:70)(cid:73)(cid:74)(cid:68)(cid:77)(cid:70)(cid:1)(cid:253)(cid:79)(cid:69)(cid:70)(cid:83)(cid:1)

function, press three times (within five seconds). If you are within 30 feet of the vehicle, the horn will sound one time and the hazard lights will flash three times.

Unlock/Disarm (cid:1) (cid:116)(cid:1)(cid:1)(cid:49)(cid:83)(cid:70)(cid:84)(cid:84)(cid:1)(cid:80)(cid:79)(cid:68)(cid:70)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:80)(cid:1)(cid:86)(cid:79)(cid:77)(cid:80)(cid:68)(cid:76)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:73)(cid:70)(cid:1)

driver’s door.

(cid:1) (cid:116)(cid:1)(cid:1)(cid:49)(cid:83)(cid:70)(cid:84)(cid:84)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:88)(cid:74)(cid:68)(cid:70)(cid:1)(cid:9)(cid:88)(cid:74)(cid:85)(cid:73)(cid:74)(cid:79)(cid:1)(cid:253)(cid:87)(cid:70)(cid:1)

seconds) to unlock all doors.

(cid:1) (cid:116)(cid:1)(cid:1)(cid:56)(cid:73)(cid:70)(cid:79)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:73)(cid:70)(cid:1)(cid:105)(cid:54)(cid:79)(cid:77)(cid:80)(cid:68)(cid:76)(cid:16)(cid:37)(cid:74)(cid:84)(cid:66)(cid:83)(cid:78)(cid:119) button is pressed, the dome and map lights will illuminate if the dome light switch is in the middle position.

Unlocking the Rear Gate/Opening the Trunk Lid Press the button to unlock the rear gate (5-Door). Press and hold to unlock the trunk (4-Door).

Trunk Lid Release Lock (4-Door only) Prevent unauthorized entry into the trunk by locking the trunk release lever. Insert the ignition (cid:76)(cid:70)(cid:90)(cid:1)(cid:74)(cid:79)(cid:85)(cid:80)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:73)(cid:70)(cid:1)(cid:76)(cid:70)(cid:90)(cid:1)(cid:68)(cid:90)(cid:77)(cid:74)(cid:79)(cid:69)(cid:70)(cid:83)(cid:1)(cid:66)(cid:79)(cid:69)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:86)(cid:83)(cid:79)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:73)(cid:70)(cid:1)(cid:76)(cid:70)(cid:90)(cid:1)(cid:68)(cid:80)(cid:86)(cid:79)(cid:85)(cid:70)(cid:83)(cid:68)(cid:77)(cid:80)(cid:68)(cid:76)(cid:88)(cid:74)(cid:84)(cid:70)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:80)(cid:1)(cid:85)(cid:73)(cid:70)(cid:1)(cid:105)(cid:45)(cid:48)(cid:36)(cid:44)(cid:119)(cid:1)(cid:81)(cid:80)(cid:84)(cid:74)(cid:85)(cid:74)(cid:80)(cid:79)(cid:15)


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Seat Controls 1. Forward/Backward

Pull up on the lever below the front of the driver’s seat to move the seat forward or backward.

2. Raise/Lower Seat Cushion

To adjust the height of the driver’s seat, push or pull the seat height adjustment lever located on the lower left front of the seat.

3. Recline Seatback

To adjust the seatback to the desired position, pull up on the recline lever located on the lower left rear of the driver’s seat or lower right rear of the passenger’s seat. Do not adjust seats while driving.

Heated Seats (if equipped) The switches are located on the center console between the driver and passenger seats. Choose low (bottom of switch) for normal heating or high (top of switch) for rapid heating. Choose the center position to turn off the seat heaters. Folding Down the Rear Seats Lower the headrests. Pull up on the release knob on the seat side that you want to fold down. To return the seatback to its original position, raise the seatback until it locks into place making sure that it is securely locked.

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